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  • 2014 Holiday spending trends—not what you think Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 2:20 PM ET

    MasterCard says holiday shoppers spent most of their money on restaurants and travel, while spending on new electronics "fell flat."

  • Sorry, but no Dow 19,000 in 2015: Pro Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 2:15 PM ET
    Traders wear caps reading "DOW 18,000" as they work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Dec. 23, 2014.

    The Dow will fail to crack 19K next year as earnings growth becomes muted and rising interest rates cap multiple expansion, analyst Hugh Johnson says.

  • Power Pitch: Gaming for cash  Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    Skillz Founder & CEO Andrew Paradise talks about his company Skills, which brings cash competitions to mobile games. Are investors in or out?

  • L.L. Bean's hot boots  Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan says the rise in popularity of the "lumberjack chic" look has caused a rise in demand for L.L. Bean's boots.

  • People seek 'experiences' over stuff  Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 1:10 PM ET

    Insight to the major trends in this year's holiday shopping behavior, with Sarah Quinlan, MasterCard Advisors SVP.

  • Consumers spend more overall  Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 1:09 PM ET

    Traffic's picked up at the Newport Centre in New Jersey, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu. The NRF estimates this holiday season will hit $617 billion.

  • Follow strength or laggards?  Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 1:04 PM ET

    Discussing the best places to put your money, with Hugh Johnson, Hugh Johnson Advisors, and Scott Wren, Wells Fargo Advisors.

  • CNBC Explains: Santa Claus Rally  Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 1:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports what Santa Claus has to do with the stock market.

  • Market up & away  Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the Santa Claus rally is underway, and S&P Utilities are among the sectors driving the action.

  • Stressed about holiday tipping? An expert's advice Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 3:33 PM ET

    Here's whom to tip and how much to give, etiquette expert Lizzie Post told CNBC.

  • Santa Claus delivers early present to Navy Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 3:04 PM ET
    The US Navy's GhostSwimmer drone

    The U.S. Navy unveiled the Ghostswimmer, a sharklike surveillance drone capable of swimming in waters as deep as 300 feet.

  • Where to watch ‘The Interview’ online Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 12:38 PM ET
    A man walks by the poster for the film "The Interview" outside the Alamo Drafthouse theater in Littleton, Colorado December 23, 2014.

    "The Interview" may be coming soon to a theater near you after all.

  • Holiday tipping: Do's and don'ts  Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 1:57 PM ET

    Tips on tipping, with Lizzie Post, The Emily Post Institute.

  • Art for tech's elite  Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 1:55 PM ET

    Artist Zio Ziegler describes tech companies as the new patrons of the arts. Details, with CNBC's Josh Lipton.

  • Gel stops bleeding instantly  Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 1:42 PM ET

    Vetigel is a plant-based get that stops internal and external bleeding in seconds. Suneris CEO and co-founder Joe Landolina provides perspective on the innovation.

  • Polcari: GDP disconnect  Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 1:37 PM ET

    Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities, reacts to strong GDP numbers and what the data may mean for the markets.

  • Holiday bonuses stolen  Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 1:26 PM ET

    Employees of a business in Washington State will be going without their holiday bonuses this season. Details, with CNBC's Susan Li.

  • Navy's newest shark drone  Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 1:15 PM ET

    Mark Smithers, Boston Engineering, explains uses for an underwater drone which measures 5 feet long and weighs 100 pounds.

  • Dow 18,000 a little toppy: Pro  Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 1:10 PM ET

    Jack Rivkin, Altegris CIO, is looking at specific stocks instead of playing the market going into year's end. Insight, with Burns McKinney, NFJ Investments Group.

  • 5-Year note auction yield: 1.739%  Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports weak demand at the sale of 5-Year notes.

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