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  • Self-made billionaire's quest for value     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 8:22 AM ET

    I'm doing more building than buying these days, says Lynn Tilton, Patriarch Partners CEO sharing insight on where she is building value across companies. Also Tilton weighs in on the growing cost of health care and the problem with the "permanently unemployed."

  • Russia 'hard place' for PE: Blackstone CEO     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 8:11 AM ET

    Steve Schwarzman, Blackstone Group CEO, shares his thoughts on investing in Russia. We've looked but we haven't found anything at this point, says Schwarzman.

  • This opens up a Pandora's box for GM: Nardelli Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 8:40 AM ET
    Robert Nardelli, founder XLR-8 and senior advisor at Cerberus Capital Management

    Former Chrysler CEO Robert Nardelli tells CNBC what Toyota's $1 billion settlement with the government means for GM's recall troubles.

  • Housing loses 'big pop': Blackstone's Schwarzman Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 8:56 AM ET
    Stephen Schwarzman, chairman and chief executive officer of Blackstone Group LP

    Blackstone Group CEO Stephen Schwarzman tells CNBC why his firm plans to slow down its real estate purchases after spending billions in the sector.

  • Housing's big pop is out: Blackstone CEO     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 8:04 AM ET

    Steve Schwarzman, Blackstone Group CEO, shares his thoughts on the housing sector and explains why he is cashing in on profits now. For us an exposure in the $7-$8 billion range is big enough.

  • Sweet success in a 'Wicked' investment     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 7:49 AM ET

    Tracey Noonan, Wicked Good Cupcakes co-founder and president, discusses how she got the idea to ship her cupcakes in a jar and shares some of the business lessons she learned from "Shark Tank" host Kevin O'Leary.

  • Cisco, staying ahead in the cloud space: CFO     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 7:35 AM ET

    Frank Calderoni, Cisco CFO, discusses how the tech giant plans to positioning itself as a global leader in the big data space while dealing with cybersecurity concerns.

  • The dealer network is very strong, very tenured, and they have tremendous state support, says Robert Nardelli, XLR-8 founder, sharing his thoughts on Tesla's efforts to sell directly to customers.

  • Who knew what and when at GM?     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 7:21 AM ET

    Robert Nardelli, XLR-8 founder, weighs in on General Motor's recall woes and how the automaker handled the ignition crisis.

  • Jeffrey Rosenberg, BlackRock's chief investment strategist for fixed income, shares his thoughts on the future path of the Fed's interest-rate policy.

  • Apple's Cook: 'Haunted Empire' nonsense     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 7:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Becky Quick shares comments Apple's CEO Tim Cook made about Yukari Kane's new book, "Haunted Empire: Apple after Steve Jobs."

  • Diagnosing the Affordable Care Act: CEO     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 6:51 AM ET

    We expected to see some lumps and bumps in the rollout, says George Barrett, Cardinal Health CEO, and Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, discussing how Obamacare is prompting change within the health care industry.

  • Michelle Girard, RBS chief economist, and Dan Veru, Palisade Capital Management, share their thoughts on what investors will likely hear from Fed Chair Janet Yellen after today's FOMC meeting. The markets will be looking for guidance, says Girard.

  • Rebuilding the nation's 'long game': CEO     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 6:24 AM ET

    Mike Petters, Huntington Ingalls CEO, shares some of the key takeaways and hot topics from Yale's annual CEO caucus in Washington, DC. We've got to build a better bridge with the U.S. government and foreign relations, says Petters. Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, and John Lundgren, Stanley Black & Decker CEO, weigh in.

  • Fears rise as China denies bailout talks     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 6:08 AM ET

    Property developer Xingrun reportedly owes roughly $600 million to banks and individual investors, reports CNBC's Eunice Yoon, with the latest details on the impact of the possible default.

  • Putin remains defiant     Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 11:33 AM ET

    Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a treaty today officially making Crimea a part of Russia. CNBC's Steve Sedgwick has the latest details on whether Putin's future plans include seizing other Ukraine territories.

  • 3 Reasons: Disney gets a lot of money     Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 9:45 AM ET

    A quick look at how Disney continues to be a "best in class franchise" by expanding profits in movies and theme parks.

  • No intention of splitting Ukraine: Putin     Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 9:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports Russian President Vladimir Putin says Russia respects the "rest" of the territorial integrity of Ukraine. Also, Ukraine PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk will be speaking to Ukrainian armed forces in Crimea.

  • Michael Morris, Guggenheim analyst, shares his thoughts on who will likely succeed Disney's current CEO Bob Iger. Most people I've talked to say it comes down to two candidates; Thomas Staggs, Chairman of Disney's parks and resorts or Jay Rasulo, Disney's CFO. Morris also weighs in on the high price of admission at Disney's theme parks.

  • Cramer's stocks to watch: HRTZ & URI     Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 8:50 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer shares his thoughts on investing in Russia. I prefer to invest in American companies that are doing quite well, says Cramer. Also Cramer weighs in on Hertz Global.

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