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  • How is monthly jobs report compiled? CNBC explains Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 7:13 AM ET

    Knowing the number of people who are unemployed is a key way to measure the state of the economy. So how is unemployment actually measured? CNBC explains.

  • Stuart Hoffman, PNC chief economist, digs through the results of a recent survey which shows small business owners expect to hire more employees and increase wages in the next 6 to 12 months.

  • Cramer's stocks to watch: Citigroup     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 8:52 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer shares his thoughts on the Fed's investigation of Citi's Banamex. It was very clear that this outfit was dirty, says Cramer.

  • Chanos: Why I'm short Sotheby's     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 8:43 AM ET

    Hedge fund manager Jim Chanos, a well-known short-seller, explains why shares of Sotheby's have peaked in every financial bubble since 1987.

  • Chanos: Speculative fever hits IPOs     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 8:42 AM ET

    James Chanos, Kynikos Associates founder, takes a look at whether the IPO market is reaching a bubble. And Chanos wonders whether equity prices are now part of the Fed's mandate.

  • Interest rates left unchanged: ECB     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 8:41 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest details on Mario Draghi's news conference, where the European Central Bank confirmed rates will remain at current levels, as Draghi hints at using unconventional methods.

  • 3 reasons small biz plans to hire and pay more Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 12:33 PM ET

    Small business owners are feeling the most optimistic since before the Great Recession, says PNC's Stuart Hoffman.

  • Here's Jim Chanos' 'ultimate' bubble indicator Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 10:35 AM ET
    Sotheby's employees re-hang LS Lowry's painting 'Piccadilly Circus, in London, on March 21, 2014.

    Short-seller Jim Chanos tells CNBC that investors should watch the stock price of this company for proof of a speculative bubble.

  • China 'panicking' in face of sluggish growth: Chanos Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 9:27 AM ET
    Jim Chanos, president and founder of Kynikos Associates.

    Short-seller Jim Chanos tells CNBC that China is "panicking" now that its economy faces a slowdown and lending bubble.

  • Initial jobless claims up 16,000 to 326,000     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment and international trade.

  • Watch why this smart AC caught GE's eye     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 8:21 AM ET

    Ben Kaufman, Quirky founder and CEO, and Garthen Leslie, "AROS" inventor, demonstrate how this reinvented air conditioner can predict household usage and save money.

  • Chanos' short play on PCs slow death     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 8:04 AM ET

    James Chanos, Kynikos Associates founder, explains why he is selling short PCs but is long disruptive companies like Apple and Samsung.

  • Wildcat's road to Final Four no slam dunk     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 7:54 AM ET

    Eli Capilouto, University of Kentucky president, discusses school pride and the big business of college basketball.

  • Federal authorities have opened a criminal investigation into a recent $400 million fraud involving Citi's Banamex, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Absolutely short CAT: Chanos     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 7:35 AM ET

    The oil companies are now saying we can buy Chinese companies that we like, says Jim Chanos, Kynikos Associates founder, sharing his derivative play on Caterpillar, as companies find a way to save money on capital expenditures.

  • Panic prompts China's mini stimulus: Chanos     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 7:31 AM ET

    One has to keep in mind that if you are a Western investor in stocks and bonds in China, you are participating in a scheme, not a market, says Jim Chanos, Kynikos Associates founder, sharing his views on investing in China.

  • PwC strikes deal to buy Booz     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 7:16 AM ET

    Bob Moritz, PricewaterhouseCoopers chairman and senior partner, discusses the company's plan to boost its consulting business by extending its global reach.

  • Peeking into the order book     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 7:06 AM ET

    James Chanos, Kynikos Associates founder, discusses whether gaining first-hand access to information is deceptive.

  • Is front running fraud?     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 7:03 AM ET

    James Chanos, Kynikos Associates founder, shares his thoughts on whether the practice of dealing advance information is fraud upon the markets.

  • Small biz outlook optimistic: PNC survey     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 6:50 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman and Stuart Hoffman, PNC chief economist, dig through the results of a recent survey which shows small business owners expect to hire more employees and increase wages in the next six to 12 months.

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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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