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  • New Cuba rules: Cigars & travel   Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 1:15 PM ET
    New Cuba rules: Cigars & travel

    The U.S. is taking the first steps to ease its embargo against Cuba. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports $100 of Cuban cigars are now permitted directly from Cuba, among other rules on travel.

  • Top global investments: Europe, Disney & more   Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 1:11 PM ET
    Top global investments: Europe, Disney & more

    Insight to the currency move by the Swiss National Bank, and the best places to put your money globally, with Scott Colyer, Advisors Asset Management, and Tom Sudyka, LK Balanced Fund.

  • Swiss move stuns market   Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 1:07 PM ET
    Swiss move stuns market

    Discussing the potential impact of the Swiss franc announcement on the Federal Reserve and the ECB, with CNBC's Sara Eisen, Michelle Caruso-Cabrera and Steve Liesman.

  • Google to release new version of Glass: Report   Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 1:06 PM ET
    Google to release new version of Glass: Report

    Dow Jones is reporting Google will stop selling the first version of its Glass device, and instead release a new version in 2015, with CNBC's Josh Lipton.

  • IMF not warned by Swiss   Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 1:04 PM ET
    IMF not warned by Swiss

    CNBC's Steve Liesman shares highlights of his interview with IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on the Swiss announcement saying it would remove a 3-year-old cap of 1.20 francs per euro, and the impact of low oil prices.

  • Swiss move; Why now?   Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 1:00 PM ET
    Swiss move; Why now?

    CNBC's Sara Eisen explains the move by the Swiss National Bank that shocked the market.

  • Peek inside Ashlee Simpson's former home Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    16187 Royal Oak Road, Encino, Calif.

    Sitting atop the Hollywood Hills, this gorgeous home boasts 360-degree views of Los Angeles and was once owned by Ashlee Simpson.

  • A Swiss bombshell: Why the franc soared 30% Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 10:21 AM ET
    An employee exchanges one hundred euro notes for Swiss francs, right, at a currency exchange in Effretikon, near Zurich, Switzerland.

    The reason for the Swiss decision: It was getting very expensive for the Swiss National Bank to defend that 1.20 level.

  • IMF's Lagarde on Swiss move: 'A bit of a surprise' Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 1:06 PM ET
    International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde in Washington, January 15, 2015.

    IMF chief Christine Lagarde says she was surprised by the Swiss central bank's move to unlink the franc from the euro.

  • What the Swiss franc shock means for markets Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 8:04 AM ET
    A woman takes a picture of a display showing the Swiss franc's exchange rate against the Euro and other currencies at the Swiss stock exchange in Zurich January 15, 2015.

    Dennis Gartman says the Swiss decision to abandon a key part of its monetary policy is the worst central bank move he's ever seen.

  • Gold rallies to a 4-month high; ends above $1,264 Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 3:04 PM ET

    Gold prices jumped more than 2 percent after earlier hitting a 4-month high on Thursday as European shares and the dollar turned lower.

  • Stunned: Swiss banks, watchmakers hit hard Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 11:03 AM ET

    Voices from two of Switzerland's most famous industries have expressed their dismay at the SNB's shock decision to scrap its peg to the euro.

  • Your age, worth + politics = your stock picks Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 9:31 AM ET
    Businessman looking in mirror

    We are what we own. Stock portfolio ownership reveals characteristics about age, wealth and politics

  • Obamacare year two: Still a mystery to many Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Health-care counselors help clients navigate the second round of open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act in Manassas, Va.

    An increasing number of people said they failed to get health insurance last year because they didn't know how to apply.

  • Heed these red flags for global growth: Ron Insana Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 12:01 PM ET

    The US economy may be chugging along but pay attention to these red flags for global growth, says Ron Insana.

  • Volatility perfectly normal: Pro   Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 1:55 PM ET
    Volatility perfectly normal: Pro

    Discussing today's volatile trading session and how long it will continue, with Peter Costa, Empire Executions, and Ben Willis, Princeton Securities Group.

  • Pitney's global strategy   Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 1:48 PM ET
    Pitney's global strategy

    Marc Lautenbach, Pitney Bowes CEO, discusses the company's diverse growth platforms and global business strategy.

  • Finding opportunity in fixed income   Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 1:35 PM ET
    Finding opportunity in fixed income

    Discussing the markets ability to price risk based assets, and where he sees opportunity in fixed income, with Tad Rivelle, TCW CIO of fixed income.

  • How to steer in a whipsaw market Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 8:54 AM ET
    market volatility bull bear markets

    a volatile market has going down, up, down again ... and may be sideways for a little while. What should investors do?

  • Top equity safe haven plays   Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 1:40 PM ET
    Top equity safe haven plays

    CNBC's Dominic Chu provides the best safe haven plays for equities.

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