Squawk Box


  • Sen. Portman: American businesses shrinking     Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 7:37 AM ET

    Ohio Sen. Rob Portman (R), provides perspective on lower tax rates around the world compared to the U.S., saying the international taxation system needs to be changed.

  • Merck acquires Idenix     Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 7:31 AM ET

    Merck announced it will buy biotechnology company Idenix for $24.50 per share in cash, with the "Squawk Box" crew.

  • Pharma industry 'Shakespearean drama'     Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 7:19 AM ET

    Discussing the evolution of big pharmaceutical companies, and Valeant's old and new R&D model, with Michael Porter, Harvard Business School professor. Bill Ackman, founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, weighs in.

  • Ackman says Chanos wrong on Valeant     Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 7:09 AM ET

    Bill Ackman, founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, discusses James Chanos' short thesis of Valeant Pharmaceuticals.

  • Ackman: My new friend Icahn should sell Herbalife Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 7:08 AM ET
    Carl Icahn (L), Bill Ackman (R)

    Now that they've made-up, Bill Ackman tells CNBC he's trying to get Carl Icahn to sell Herbalife.

  • Ackman: Valeant 'not just a rollup'     Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 7:05 AM ET

    Bill Ackman, founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, addresses what a bad rollup looks like in business, and defends why Valeant Pharmaceuticals is "not just a rollup."

  • What makes craft beer special     Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 6:55 AM ET

    The Brooklyn Brewery founder Steve Hindy, discusses the likelihood he'd sell his brewing company to one of the larger beer companies.

  • Sweden loves Brooklyn beer     Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 6:51 AM ET

    The Brooklyn Brewery founder Steve Hindy, says it seems important Europe gets its beer delivered which has been brewed in Brooklyn, and its potential plan to brew in Asia and grow internationally.

  • Start of turn in data     Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 6:38 AM ET

    Drew Matus, UBS senior economist, questions what jobs data signals about the U.S. economy. Barbara Reinhard, Credit Suisse, discusses the potential direction of U.S. interest rates.

  • Discussing the health of the economies in Europe amid a low rate environment, and what could help boost the U.S. economy, with Mark Grant of Southwest Securities. He does not see the 10-year Treasury getting to 3 percent for years.

  • Former Federal Housing Administration head David Stevens tells CNBC that student loan debt and the jobs outlook are holding back housing.

  • All that glitters in jobs data isn't Goldilocks Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 9:51 AM ET

    Last month's employment report can be classified in one way: steady as she goes. The data were basically in-line.

  • Belmont ups the stakes     Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 8:56 AM ET

    Christopher Kay, NYRA president & CEO, discusses the business of horse racing, as California Chrome looks to end a 36-year drought of Triple Crown winners.

  • Cramer: It's a good jobs number     Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 8:48 AM ET

    Even though the jobs number appears to be better-than-expected, don't take your cues from the bonds, says CNBC's Jim Cramer, sharing his perspective on Friday's employment report. Also Cramer explains how corporate taxes are impacting wage earners.

  • Jobs slack story hasn't changed: Pro     Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 8:34 AM ET

    Interest rates are going to be tame for a while, says CNBC's Rick Santelli, sharing his thoughts on how Friday's jobs number will likely impact the markets. And Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics; Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities, and CNBC's Larry Kudlow, share their thoughts on Friday's employment numbers.

  • Squawking Quirky foot fetish & wealth inequality Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 2:00 PM ET

    Talking Squawk, the official "Squawk Box" blog, provides tidbits, insights, and some sarcastic reflections on the WEEK THAT WAS and the WEEK TO COME.

  • Crushing student debt stalls housing: Ex-FHA head Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 12:13 PM ET

    The housing comeback is stumbling, in part, under the weight of student loan debt in excess of $1 trillion, former FHA head David Stevens tells CNBC.

  • Why I'm ready to invest more in Europe: Wilbur Ross Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 10:01 AM ET
    Wilbur Ross

    Private equity billionaire Wilbur Ross tells CNBC he's more likely to put money to work in Europe, after the ECB's interest rate move.

  • Wilbur Ross on ECB rate cut     Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 7:03 AM ET

    Billionaire Wilbur Ross, who invests in distressed assets, weighed in on the ECB's move to negative interest rates.

  • May nonfarm payrolls up 217,000     Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson breaks down the latest numbers on jobs.

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  • "Squawk Box" is the ultimate "pre-market" morning news and talk program, where the biggest names in business and politics tell their most important stories. Anchored by Joe Kernen, Becky Quick and Andrew Ross Sorkin, the show brings Wall Street to Main Street. It's a "must see" for everyone from the professional trader to the casual investor.

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