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  • Minerva Project vs liberal arts education     Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 7:36 AM ET

    The Minerva Project offers 4 years of free tuition for its first matriculating class. Its founder Ben Nelson, and former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey (D) of The Minerva Institute for Research and Scholarship, discuss what the project offers compared to a traditional liberal arts education.

  • NTSB will interview NY train engineer     Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 7:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports a train engineer and 60 others were injured when a train derailed in New York. 4 people are dead from the accident.

  • Dow Chemical exits commodity chemicals     Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 7:21 AM ET

    Dow Chemical announced its intention to sell parts of its commodity chemicals business. The company's Chairman and CEO Andrew Liveris, explains why this is the necessary move right now.

  • Discussing why college tuition has skyrocketed, with former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey (D) of The Minerva Institute for Research and Scholarship. "It's time for the regional creditors to grant now," he says.

  • FedEx projects busiest day ever     Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 7:08 AM ET

    FedEx forecasts a record 22 million packages will be in the system today, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Iran says it wants stronger cooperation with Saudi Arabia. "This is a modest loosening of the sanctions," explains Former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey (D).

  • "Lots of businesses have had a longer runway to recover," says AlixPartners CEO Fred Crawford, in discussing corporate America's health amid "easy money."

  • eBay surprised me: Analyst     Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 6:45 AM ET

    Victor Anthony, Topeka Capital Markets internet analyst, explains why he thinks eBay is headed higher.

  • Amazon is testing deliveries by drones. Victor Anthony, Topeka Capital Markets internet analyst, says he didn't see this coming, and weighs in on Bezos' leadership at Amazon.

  • PNC's Christmas price index rises 7.7%     Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 6:34 AM ET

    James Dunigan, PNC Wealth Management CIO, digs into the trust cost of Christmas.

  • 4 killed, 60 injured from train derailment     Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 6:14 AM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports from New York where a train derailed and killed 4 people. The NTSB expects the investigation to find out why this happened will take 7-10 days.

  • 'Squawk' goes shopping     Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 6:11 AM ET

    Eyeing the retail sector just after Black Friday, with Dana Telsey, CEO of Telsey Advisory Group. "More retailers will open on Thanksgiving next year," she says.

  • CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including upbeat China PMI data which boosted commodity currencies, as well as resources.

  • Bitcoin’s surge due to ‘excess liquidity’: Faber Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 11:47 AM ET

    "Dr. Doom" Marc Faber told CNBC on Friday that bitcoin's price surge was a sign of too much money.

  • Marc Faber: 'In a massive, speculative bubble' Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 9:32 AM ET
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    Marc Faber told CNBC on Friday he believes a "massive speculative bubble" has encroached on almost all financial markets.

  • Black Friday in Middle America     Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 9:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on the Black Friday retail action and what electronics are at the top of consumers shopping lists. Reagan says IBM reports online retail sales are were up 11.5 percent on Thanksgiving Day.

  • CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on protests over low wages at stores around the country. Only 3 of the 75 or so protesters outside a Chicago store are actually employees, he reports. Wal-Mart CEO Bill Simon says he is going to all he can to assist employee advancement.

  • Claudio Del Vecchio, Retail Brand Alliance (Brooks Brothers) CEO, discusses why they do not discount on Black Friday and explains and the actual difference in quality of high-end luxury materials compared to low-end.

  • Bobby Kotick, Activision Blizzard CEO discusses gaming ratings and parental responsibility when it comes to monitoring "inappropriate" games.

  • As bitcoin tops $1,200, its fate could rest in China Friday, 29 Nov 2013 | 8:27 AM ET

    A surge in Chinese demand underlies bitcoin's astronomical rise over the past few months, but the question lingers: is it only a matter of time before the government steps in?

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