Power Lunch


  • Income inequality & minimum wage     Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 1:27 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman and Robert Frank question whether a $15 minimum wage for fast-food workers is the solution to the American wealth gap.

  • Greece finally back in credit market     Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 1:17 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Portugal, Ireland and Greece plan to return to credit markets in 2014.

  • Concerns over jobs data     Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 1:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman and Eamon Javers provide insight into how the Fed will examine Friday's jobs data.

  • How the market is preparing for a potential taper, with David Sadkin, Bel Air Investment Advisors, and CNBC contributor Joe LaVorgna.

  • Ron Burgundy ad paying off     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 1:53 PM ET

    Anchorman 2 will hit theaters December 18th. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Will Ferrell's spots for Chrysler's Durango have been viewed 15.3 million times on YouTube.

  • Hot venture capital opportunities     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 1:40 PM ET

    Scott Sandell, N.E.A. general partner, discusses attractive investments now, and where his venture capital firm is putting money to work.

  • Metal traders await jobs report     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 1:30 PM ET

    Momentum is across the board in the metals complex, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • Weather Woes: Citrus crop fears     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 1:22 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports California produces 80 percent of the nation's fresh citrus. Farmers are used to a freeze this time of year.

  • Should the wealthy worry?     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 1:18 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports according to the Washington Post says the new study showing a third of U.S. bank tellers rely on public assistance, was released by a labor-backed group.

  • Income inequality reality check     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 1:15 PM ET

    A new study shows a third of U.S. bank tellers rely on public assistance. CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the 540,000 bank tellers make an average of roughly $26,000. Robert Frank breaks down the wealth gap in the U.S.

  • Madigan talks US, Japan & Europe for 2014     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 1:08 PM ET

    Looking ahead to 2014, with Richard Madigan, JPMorgan Private Bank CIO. He says 2014 may see a "rocket start" if the government doesn't get in the way.

  • Deconstructing home sales     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 1:04 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on 2 months worth of home sales data. Refinance applications are now down 50 percent from their peak in May.

  • Secret millionaire leaves $187M to charities     Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 1:53 PM ET

    An unlikely man from Seattle donated millions to three institutions in his will, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • Big law bonuses going nowhere?     Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 1:45 PM ET

    Elie Mystal, Abovethelaw.com editor, and David Lat, AbovetheLaw.com founder & managing editor, discuss why law firms will be trimming bonuses this year.

  • Investment bankers brace for pay cuts     Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 1:45 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche explains how lower bank revenues are impacting compensation bonuses this year.

  • Biotech's $177 million deal     Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 1:36 PM ET

    Barbara Ryan, FTI Consulting, discusses the partnering of OncoMed and Celgene to make potential cancer treatments.

  • Apple big holiday winner     Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 1:25 PM ET

    Shares of the tech giant are bucking the trend and moving higher after its upgrade at UBS, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.

  • Another bad year ahead for PCs?     Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 1:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt takes a look at whether China is eyeing iPhones, Google's cloud service and the outlook for personal computer makers.

  • US lags world in education     Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 1:17 PM ET

    Michael Block, BASIS CEO, and Craig Barrett, former chairman & CEO of Intel Corp, discuss the results of PISA test, which measures the performance of high school students in science, reading and math.

  • Great Friday for auto makers     Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 1:08 PM ET

    Black Friday gave auto sales a bump higher while Delta bumps passengers for a basketball team, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

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