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  • U.S. stock index futures held their slight gains across the board Friday, as investors digested the latest round of economic reports and ahead of next week's Federal Reserve policy meeting.

  • August retail sales up 0.2%, PPI rose 0.3%     Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on the economy, and discusses its likely impact on the markets. And Marc Lasry, Avenue Capital chairman & CEO, shares his views on the outlook on the hedge fund industry.

  • Squawking Twitter IPO, Hank Paulson, & BBQ squirrel Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 8:24 AM ET

    Talking Squawk—the official blog of everything "Squawk Box"—is back from hiatus and chock-full of goodies.

  • Richard Kovacevich, former Chairman & CEO of Wells Fargo, provides his thoughts on how the government handled the financial crisis five years ago, and why he thinks the TARP program actually made the crisis worse.

  • Twitter 'tweets' IPO filing     Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 8:06 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the latest details on Twitter's plans to go public. And Rocco Pendola, TheStreet.com, and Mike Isaac, All Things D senior editor, discuss the outlook on Twitter's IPO and whether going public will eventually "degrade the user experience."

  • Boardwalk blaze sweeps NJ shore town     Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 7:52 AM ET

    An area rebuilt after it was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy was consumed by a raging fire on the boardwalk in Seaside Park, New Jersey on Thursday, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • You have to have a lot of confidence in what you are doing and believe in your analysis over the long term, said Marc Lasry, Avenue Capital chairman & CEO, discussing the difficulty in going against market sentiment and buying distressed assets during the financial crisis.

  • How much is Twitter worth?     Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 7:30 AM ET

    A new rule under the "JOBS" Act may make it more difficult for investors to determine how much the social website is worth because companies with less than a billion dollars in revenues can keep the details of their finances hidden for now, reports Eamon Javers.

  • Delivering alpha on distressed debt     Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 7:19 AM ET

    Marc Lasry, Avenue Capital chairman & CEO, explains how his company managed to make billions of dollars for investors through the financial crisis.

  • Financial crisis was a 100-year storm: Hank Paulson Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 7:18 AM ET
    Hank Paulson

    No one had ever seen anything like it, former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson told CNBC on Friday—nearly five years after Lehman Brothers went down.

  • Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson, shares his recollections on what went on behind the scenes when the "massive credit bubble" burst five years ago.

  • According to a report, some companies are actually paying executives to fly their own private jets and not only on business trips but on vacation too. They claim it's more convenient, safer and even saves the company money.

  • CNBC's John Harwood breaks down the latest NBC-WSJ poll results showing Republicans are gaining support on several key issues ahead of the 2014 elections.

  • Twitter files IPO with SEC     Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 6:09 AM ET

    The social website "tweeted" its plans to go public, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin. And Jon Steinberg, BuzzFeed president and COO, discusses how much he thinks the company is really worth and why Twitter is the "first pure mobile social company."

  • CNBC's Carolin Roth reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as the U.S. dollar gains against the Japanese yen.

  • Twitter spices up market day, before retail sales Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 | 8:28 PM ET

    Auto sales should give a boost to Friday's August retail report, among the last big piece of data for the Fed to consider before it meets next week.

  • This is why Atlantic City won't catch Las Vegas Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 | 1:10 PM ET
    Caesar's Palace in Atlantic City.

    Atlantic City is not likely to give Las Vegas a run for its money anytime soon, Caesars Entertainment Chairman and CEO Gary Loveman told CNBC.

  • Next crisis would be a 'bad bellyache': AIG chief Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 | 10:23 AM ET
    Robert Benmosche, CEO and president of AIG.

    Policies designed to prevent the next financial crisis should give regulators the latitude to "use their noodle," AIG CEO Robert Benmosche told CNBC.

  • Hear us now? The meaning of Verizon bonds Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 | 10:06 AM ET

    The September global market rally is fading a bit today. Still, it's clear shifting expectations over Syria have had an impact on trading.

  • Cramer's stocks to watch: Cisco Systems     Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 | 8:53 AM ET

    Don't start your trading day without finding out what CNBC's Jim Cramer is watching ahead of the opening bell. Today Cramer explains why he thinks Cisco's business is great.

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

  • Becky Quick is co-anchor of "Squawk Box," CNBC's signature morning program. She's also a columnist for Fortune.

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