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  • Richest towns in America     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 1:14 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank provides a ranking of the richest neighborhoods in the country.

  • CNBC's Phil LeBeau speaks with Consumer Reports' managing editor Jon Linkov about its auto top brand survey, and what's the problem with Ford.

  • Drugmakers focus on hepatitis C     Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 1:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports the pharmaceutical companies are developing oral therapies for the condition that could replace current treatments.

  • The Fed is 'out of touch' with US economy: Polcari Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 9:59 AM ET
    Janet Yellen, the new Federal Reserve Board chairwoman, appears before the House Financial Services Committee on February 11, 2014 in Washington.

    The Fed keeps telling us the economy is getting better. But has it seen the reports lately? HAS IT?, asks NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari.

  • Potential cybersecurity acquirers & targets     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports from the RSA cybersecurity conference on what characteristics of a small cybersecurity company make it attractive for acquisitions.

  • JPMorgan facing investors     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 1:48 PM ET

    JPMorgan is expected to announce a broad strategy regarding its retail branches, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche. A look at the bank's agenda for its investor conference.

  • Sallie Mae CEO Jack Remondi discusses its company split into two publicly traded companies.

  • Port of New Orleans reopens     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 1:46 PM ET

    The Port of New Orleans is back in business after the coast guard reopened a portion of the Mississippi River. Gary LaGrange, Port of New Orleans CEO says the coast guard did an excellent job.

  • Credit Suisse's 'cloak & dagger' methods     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 1:04 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports much of the hearing on off shore tax evasion was on the "cloak and dagger" methods of Credit Suisse uncovered.

  • Cyclical comeback: Tech, materials & more     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 1:41 PM ET

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports defensive sectors are up better than 6 percent this year. Experts continue to watch cyclical stocks amid economic weakness.

  • Sallie Mae CEO Jack Remondi discusses mounting student debt. "Students need to graduate, and keep their debt balanced in relation to their starting income," he says.

  • Pentagon committed to new F-35     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 1:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports that the Defense Department plans to request $496 billion for its base budget in 2015.

  • Zelman confident on housing     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 1:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick spoke to Ivy Zelman of Zelman & Associates about the current housing industry conditions.

  • More snow this week     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 1:39 PM ET

    The Weather Channel's Tom Niziol reports cold air is moving across the Eastern U.S. down into the Southeast.

  • Americans waste 31% of food supply in 2010     Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 1:28 PM ET

    The cost of buying groceries is expected to rise 2.5-3 percent this year, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. A look at the USDA's report on food pricing.

  • Defense department's budget request     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 1:32 PM ET

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is speaking at the Pentagon on defense budget cuts. CNBC's Jane Wells reports the defense department is requesting $496 billion this fiscal year.

  • "The Profit" host Marcus Lemonis shares his opinions on the Wall Street Journal's report that Bill Gross argued openly with CEO Mohamed El-Erian as investors pulled billions from the firm, as well as the reportedly bullying Miami Dolphins player.

  • Changes for defense     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 1:27 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood is monitoring Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's remarks on cuts to the defense industry.

  • Cai Von Rumohr of Cowen and Co. discusses the likelihood Congress will support Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's proposed defense cuts.

  • Hagel's defense cut plan     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is speaking at the Pentagon on defense budget cuts. CNBC's Jane Wells reports Hagel is hoping Congress will support another round of base closings.

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