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  • Facebook+WhatsApp, a bold move in mobile war: Pro Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 9:18 AM ET

    Facebook's $16 billion purchase of WhatsApp launches an audacious salvo in the new war for time spent on mobile devices, tech analyst Richard Greenfield tells CNBC.

  • WhatsApp-ing with Facebook?     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 7:06 AM ET

    This really gives Facebook a tremendous share of time spent on mobile devices, says Rich Greenfield, BTIG analyst, sharing his thoughts on whether Facebook's $16 billion bet will pay off.

  • Facebook acquiring startup WhatsApp     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 7:03 AM ET

    Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the deal is about connecting more people, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin, with the latest details of the $16 billion acquisition.

  • Winter's impact on home improvement retailers     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 6:52 AM ET

    It all depends on when the weather cracks, says Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer & Co. analyst, providing perspective on how retailers like Home Depot and Lowe's will likely weather the harsh winter.

  • Fed's tapering remains on pace     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 6:38 AM ET

    I don't expect Janet Yellen's Fed to raise the federal funds rate before the end of the year, says Mark Luschini, Janney Montgomery Scott, discussing where interest rates are likely headed from here. And Bob Gelfond, MQS Management, shares his outlook on the markets. I think stocks are probably more concerned about the continuing potential weakness in emerging markets, says Gelfond.

  • CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, shares highlights of her interview with the Netherlands' speedskating coach and provides the latest tally on medals.

  • Expect sustained instability in Ukraine: Pro     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 6:18 AM ET

    At this point it's hard to put the genie back into the bottle, says Jeffrey Mankoff, CSIS Russia & Eurasia program, sharing his thoughts on the political and global repercussions of the recent violence of anti-government protesters in Ukraine. There is an East/West dynamic that has broken out, explains Mankoff.

  • Ukraine violence continues after truce     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 6:16 AM ET

    The situation in Kiev has taken a turn for the worse after violent clashes between anti-government protesters and police have left as many as 28 dead and 450 injured, reports NBC News Correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin.

  • Facebook buying WhatsApp in $16B deal     Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 6:11 AM ET

    Bob Peck, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey analyst, discusses Facebook's acquisition of messaging startup WhatsApp. The price they're paying is about $42 dollars per user, it's not a bad deal, says Peck.

  • AMC's focus on content     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 8:44 AM ET

    Charles Collier, AMC Networks president, discusses the changing habits of television viewers as competition heats up among content providers. Content will win out, predicts Collier. With Danai Gurira, "Walking Dead" actress.

  • AMC's Michonne is in the house     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 8:41 AM ET

    Charles Collier, AMC Networks president, and Danai Gurira, "Walking Dead" actress, discuss the upcoming season of AMC's "The Walking Dead."

  • Bad weather: Economy's 'get out of jail free' card Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 9:57 AM ET
    File photo of planes being de-iced at New York's LaGuardia.

    Wall Street continues to believe that the weather is the primary reason for the slowdown, and this will change soon.

  • January PPI up 0.2%; housing starts down 16.0%     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on housing and producer prices. CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in on how the winter weather impacted the data.

  • Olympic update: US & Russia tied for gold     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 8:17 AM ET

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan provides highlights from Olympic competition and reports on the latest medal count.

  • Inside Whitebox's black box: Puerto Rico     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 8:06 AM ET

    Paul Twitchell of Whitebox Advisors talks about trading in Puerto Rico bonds. In the long run, he said, it's a pretty good buying opportunity.

  • 25 killed in violent clashes in Kiev     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 8:01 AM ET

    There is a call for more protesters to join in the clash with police, reports CNBC's Richard Engel from the Ukraine. It is a split nation, says Engel.

  • Big banks fight to keep young analyst     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 7:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports on the efforts of big banks to retain young talent on Wall Street.

  • Eric Spiegel, President & CEO of Siemens U.S.A. Corporation, discusses his company's partnership with Cincinnati State to help Ohio prepare a highly-skilled workforce. Software has radically transformed the manufacturing process, says Spiegel.

  • Guru Gartman's gold play     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 7:08 AM ET

    Dennis Gartman, "The Gartman Letter" founder and editor, explains why he likes gold when it is measured in terms of the Japanese yen.

  • It's still a bull market: Gartman     Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 7:06 AM ET

    In the short run markets move more by psychology than fundamentals, says Dennis Gartman, "The Gartman Letter" founder and editor, sharing his thoughts on the outlook on the markets.

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