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  • Gold on track for 2nd month of gains     Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 1:31 PM ET

    Gold is on pace for a 7 percent gain in August, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs. However, the metal snapped a 5-day winning streak due to a Syria threat seemingly less imminent.

  • Cheating the health care system     Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 1:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Andrea Day reports the Feds are fighting back against tax fraud. One pharmacy owner allegedly had customers bring in their prescriptions for cash.

  • Tensions rise in Syria     Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 1:20 PM ET

    NBC News' Richard Engel reports UN inspectors are still on the ground in Syria conducting inspections, and likely to leave the country on Sunday. Egypt and The Red Cross say they do not support any kind of military action.

  • Will Brin's split from wife hurt Google?     Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 1:18 PM ET

    Google co-founder Sergey Brin and his wife have split. CNBC's Robert Frank and Jon Fortt offer insight on Brin's wealth, as well as what this means for the company.

  • The conflict in Syria     Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 1:14 PM ET

    Discussing where the conflict in Syria currently stands, and their opinions on whether the U.S. will strike, with William Cohen, The Cohen Group, and Theodore Kattouf, AMIDEAST CEO.

  • Investing outside the US     Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 1:06 PM ET

    Better than expected GDP and jobs data gave the market a boost today. Paul Christopher, Wells Fargo, discusses whether the "buy low" market adage holds right now.

  • Q2 GDP revised to 2.5% in US     Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 1:02 PM ET

    U.S. GDP for the second quarter was revised up to 2.5 percent. CNBC's Bob Pisani, and Steve Grasso, Stuart Frankel, discuss the latest action in the markets.

  • Cashin: Volume may pick up Friday     Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 1:54 PM ET

    Dissecting the latest action in the markets, and what to expect ahead of Monday's holiday, with Art Cashin of UBS.

  • The 'french fry burger' at Burger King     Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 1:48 PM ET

    Syrian hackers claimed responsibility for taking down The New York Times and Twitter's websites, and a look at Burger King's "french fry burger." CNBC's Simon Hobbs and Bob Pisani, discuss.

  • Put brakes on emerging markets?     Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 1:40 PM ET

    India's rupee is hitting another new low. CNBC's Seema Mody reports it is unrealistic to expect the government to make any dramatic changes to its policy ahead of India's election next year. Richard Madigan, JPMorgan Private Bank, discusses the play on emerging markets.

  • Slight comeback in tech     Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 1:34 PM ET

    Tech stocks are staging a rebound today, and the best performing stock on the Nasdaq is Avago Technologies, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.

  • US, a bargain manufacturer?     Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 1:20 PM ET

    A new report shows the U.S. is quickly becoming one of the lowest cost countries for manufacturing in the developing world, with CNBC's Phil LeBeau and Steve Liesman. "We may get manufacturing back, but we may not get manufacturing jobs back," says Liesman.

  • Arab League declines to back US strike     Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 1:11 PM ET

    The Arab League said today it doesn't really want the U.S. to attack. Discussing his opinions on what President Obama should do, with Frank Gaffney, Former Assistant Secretary of Defense.

  • Navigating Syria & taper concerns     Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 1:08 PM ET

    Discussing the likelihood of a Fed "taper" in September, with Richard Madigan, JPMorgan Private Bank.

  • July pending home sales fell 1.3%     Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 1:06 PM ET

    Signed contracts to buy existing homes fell 1.3 percent in July month-to-month, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Oil & gold surge on Syria jitters     Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 1:04 PM ET

    Oil prices surged with Brent crude up 4 percent since Monday. Alan Harry, Spartan Commodity Fund, and Thomas Vitiello, Aurum Options Strategies, weigh in.

  • Cashin: No easy answers to Syria     Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 1:54 PM ET

    Discussing the difficulties facing Syria, and the broad impact on the market, with Art Cashin of UBS.

  • 'Winging' retirement is trending     Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 1:42 PM ET

    When it comes to retirement, many people just want to "wing it." CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports.

  • Hiring Americans with disabilities     Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 1:35 PM ET

    Discussing what hiring people with disabilities means for an organization, with Rodger DeRose, Kessler Foundation CEO, and Gregory Wasson, Walgreen CEO. "People with disabilities want to work, and can absolutely be qualified to work," explains Wasson.

  • Syria driving up gold & silver     Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 1:29 PM ET

    Traders are seeing a renewed interest in gold as a result of a potential military strike on Syria, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.

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