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  • Airline sector flying high     Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 8:57 AM ET

    Patrick Kaser, Brandywine Global, discusses why airline stocks are up more than 20 percent so far this year, as the industry becomes the S&P 500's top performer.

  • Cramer: Tesla is a cult stock     Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 8:51 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer shares his thoughts on why he thinks there are too many other fabulous companies to choose from besides Tesla. This is a press release company right now, says Cramer.

  • Managing your retirement money: Expert     Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 8:45 AM ET

    Donald Marron, Lightyear Capital chairman and CEO, discusses why investors are flocking to money managers for advice on how they can grow their retirement funds.

  • How to get a job at Google: Friedman     Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 8:36 AM ET

    Thomas Friedman, The New York Times foreign affairs columnist, discusses his takeaways after interviewing Laszlo Bock, Google's head of human resources. Google doesn't put a lot of stock in GPAs and to some extent college degrees now, the company cares about what you do with what you know, says Friedman.

  • CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment and consumer spending. CNBC's Steve Liesman explains why he thinks the data is not just about the weather.

  • Thomas Friedman, The New York Times foreign affairs columnist, discusses the economic and political toll of helping a country like Ukraine.

  • Thomas Friedman, The New York Times foreign affairs columnist, shares his thoughts on turmoil in Syria, and Russia's role in Ukraine's revolution. This is really strategic for the Russians to project themselves as a global superpower, says Friedman.

  • Sen. Rob Portman, (R-OH), discusses ways to reduce taxes, grow the economy, and work with Democrats to move the economy and create jobs.

  • Tesla CEO Elon Musk intends to build the world's largest battery factory that could shake up the power industry, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • US: Majority-minority nation     Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 7:44 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood takes a look at the changing demographics of the U.S. and its implications for the nation's economy and culture.

  • Best Buy's results not as bad as expected: Pro     Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 7:34 AM ET

    Anthony Chukumba, BB&T Capital Markets analyst, discusses the big box retailer's quarterly numbers and weighs in on the company's turnaround plan.

  • JCP's stock price depends on margins: Expert     Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 7:31 AM ET

    Dana Telsey, Telsey Advisory Group CEO, breaks down the retailer's Q4 numbers and shares her thoughts on whether J.C. Penney's turnaround plan is working.

  • CNBC's CFO survey results     Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 7:24 AM ET

    According to the Global CFO Council, this winter's harsh weather has chilled the outlook on the U.S. economy, reports CNBC's Becky Quick.

  • US role in helping Ukraine     Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 7:17 AM ET

    Western economic aid to Ukraine is slow to come, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman, with the latest details on rising tensions in the area. There has to be a government in place first, says Liesman.

  • Choppy markets ahead of Yellen testimony     Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 7:06 AM ET

    The market is looking for direction, say Joseph Tanious, JPMorgan Asset Management. And Chris Retzler, Needham Small Cap Growth Fund, explains why he is still bullish on equities and expects a better second half in technology.

  • How this CEO is dealing with Obamacare     Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 6:52 AM ET

    John Bardis, MedAssets founder, chairman, and CEO, discusses how the Affordable Care Act is impacting the medical industry and how his company is helping hospitals streamline best practices.

  • US-China ties could end badly: Scholar Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 8:10 AM ET

    The United States needs to break out of its "unhealthy reliance" on with China before it's too late, said Stephen Roach, former chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia.

  • Escalating tensions in Ukraine roil global markets Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 6:48 AM ET
    Anti government protests keep going on in Kiev, Ukraine on February 20, 2014. Many public buildings are occupied by protestors. Some protestors are making preparations to support others while clashes are going on. Protestors make molotov cocktails, breake paving stones, strengthen the roadblocks while others clash with police.

    Investors are worried that the tensions in the strategically important peninsula may take the crisis into a new, more dangerous phase.

  • China's economy is on the ascendancy, while the U.S. needs to change or its economy will continue to decline, says Stephen Roach, "Unbalance" author, and Yale University senior fellow, discussing the economic relationship between China and the U.S.

  • South Africa's Zuma on currencies     Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 6:13 AM ET

    In an exclusive interview, CNBC Africa's Bronwyn Nielson talks with South Africa President Jacob Zuma about the impact of weakness in the U.S. dollar on the African rand.

About Squawk Box

  • "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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  • Joe Kernen is co-anchor of "Squawk Box," CNBC's signature morning program.

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  • Andrew Ross Sorkin is a co-anchor of "Squawk Box," a financial columnist for "The New York Times" and the editor-at-large of NYT's DealBook.