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  • Power Lunch's top 5 stories: Best Buy     Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 1:43 PM ET

    The "Power Lunch" crew looks back on its top 5 stories of the year, including a big year for Best Buy. Stacey Widlitz of SW Retail Advisors, says new management has helped turn around the retailer.

  • Housing starts surge in November     Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 1:05 PM ET

    Housing starts, down in September and October for the first time since 2011, rose 22.7 percent last month, CNBC's Diana Olick reports. Also, a look at the recent drop in mortgage applications.

  • Looking for better growth in 2014: Economist     Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 1:13 PM ET

    Is current economic data good enough for the Fed to begin to taper? Vincent Reinhart, Morgan Stanley, and Michael Feroli, JPMorgan, discuss.

  • QE boost to the wealthy     Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 1:12 PM ET

    Many of the gains from QE have gone to financial assets, reports CNBC's Robert Frank. The intent of the program was to help the overall economy.

  • Banks await Fed news     Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 1:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports Deutsche Bank and Goldman Sachs are speaking out about the taper.

  • Who's the best Fed chairman in recent history? Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 3:40 PM ET

    As the Federal Reserve marks its 100th anniversary, market observers ponder who might be the central bank's greatest chairman.

  • Forget the Fed, here comes the Santa rally: Pro Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 2:48 PM ET
    Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen

    The Fed's done for the year. But Santa isn't. The market's going to rally back to the year's highs, says trader Kenny Polcari.

  • Sen. Coburn's '2013 Wastebook'     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 1:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports which federal spending Sen. Tom Coburn believes was wasted by the government in 2013.

  • Financial support among families     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 1:39 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports multi-millionaires are contributing so much to their families that they're being called the "family bank"

  • Tech CEOs depart White House     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 1:35 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the White House meeting between technology CEOs and President Obama has finished.

  • Precious metals pressured ahead of Fed     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports gold ended its 2-day winning streak as traders await news from the Fed.

  • The Wall Street Journal's Greg Zuckerman wrote "The Frackers." He discusses the energy revolution, and the flexibility it's giving politicians.

  • Hard to prosecute stupidity: WSJ's Zuckerman     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 1:26 PM ET

    Greg Zuckerman of The Wall Street Journal responds to Judge Jed Rakoff's comments on a lack of prosecution during the financial crisis. "There were individuals who knew this was coming, but even the top executives didn't," he says.

  • Judge Rakoff unplugged     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 1:24 PM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports Judge Rakoff is speaking out on a lack of prosecution during the financial crisis.

  • Under ACA, payments to doctors made public     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 1:17 PM ET

    CNBC's Sara Eisen reports GlaxoSmithKline is becoming the first to stop paying doctors to promote drugs.

  • In-store foot traffic data     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 1:11 PM ET

    According to ShopperTrak, in-store shopper traffic fell nearly 26 percent on Saturday, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • The end of easy money     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 1:10 PM ET

    If the Fed decides to taper on Wednesday, how should you invest? Andrew Slimmon, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, and Gary Thayer, Wells Fargo Advisors, discuss the potential market impact.

  • CNBC Fed survey: Yellen vs. Bernanke     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 1:06 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reveals results of CNBC's Fed Survey in which participants were surveyed on whether Janet Yellen will lead similarly to Ben Bernanke, and the impact of QE3.

  • On track for budget deal passing     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 1:03 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports the Senate cleared a potential filibuster hurdle in passing a procedural vote for the budget deal.

  • White House access battle     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 1:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the ongoing conflict between the administration and photojournalists.

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  • CNBC's Sue Herera and Tyler Mathisen take you through the heart of the business day with intelligent and lively debate on the day’s biggest stories, whether they originate on Wall Street or in Washington. "Power Lunch" delves into the economy, the markets, real estate, media and technology –- anywhere there’s money to be made. "Power Lunch" also takes you outside the studio and into some of the hottest spots where news is being made, broadcasting live from conferences, trade shows and even restaurants where the real power lunches are taking place.

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