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  • 'Big uglies' profit in a mixed market     Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 7:05 AM ET

    Gary Kaminsky, Morgan Stanley, and Phil Orlando, Federated chief equity strategist, weigh in on what investors should make of the market's lack of direction, and why it pays for investors to have fixed income in their portfolios.

  • Aspirin and suntan lotion? Bayer, Merck do deal Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 7:13 AM ET
    Merck employees walk past a Merck sign in front of the company's building in Summit, New Jersey.

    Bayer will acquire the consumer care business of U.S.-based Merck & Co for $14.2 billion in cash, the company said in a statement Tuesday.

  • Bayer buys Merck's over-the-counter unit     Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 8:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports the latest details on Bayer's deal to buy Merck's U.S. consumer care business for $14.2 billion. The brands include Claritin, Coppertone, Afrin and more.

  • CNBC's Robert Frank rolls out the results from the first CNBC Millionaire Survey, where respondents sound off on achieving the American dream.

  • What the yield curve shows     Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 6:37 AM ET

    Jim O'Sullivan, High Frequency Economics chief economist, shares his outlook on GDP for 2014. And Greg McGreevey, Invesco head of fixed income, explains what's keeping Treasury rates down.

  • Global markets: European stocks mixed     Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 6:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as investors focus on violence in Ukraine and mixed earnings results.

  • I am not a big fan of sanctions: Bayer CEO     Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 6:10 AM ET

    Marijn Dekkers, Bayer CEO, shares his thoughts on imposing additional sanctions on Russia. I think it's important to sit around the table and come up with diplomatic solutions, says Dekkers.

  • Bayer CEO: Growth huge part of Merck deal     Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 6:05 AM ET

    Marijn Dekkers, Bayer CEO, discusses the details of his company's acquisition of Merck's consumer unit. Bayer can take these products and position them stronger outside the United States, says Dekkers.

  • Ukraine vs economy: What matters to market? Monday, 5 May 2014 | 4:30 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday.

    Two pros agree that the crisis in Ukraine shouldn't have a long-term effect on the market.

  • Realogy's ugly Q1 can't all be blamed on prices Monday, 5 May 2014 | 12:40 PM ET

    Home seller Realogy confirmed on Monday it is facing a slower housing market. Yet is it all because of higher prices?

  • Five key things Warren Buffett said on CNBC     Monday, 5 May 2014 | 9:45 AM ET

    Here are five things Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett said during an interview with CNBC's Becky Quick today.

  • The great mystery: US growth picks up, yields fall Monday, 5 May 2014 | 10:23 AM ET

    Why exactly are U.S. bond yields falling if growth is picking up after a flat first quarter?

  • This stuff is like the top soil of Iowa, says Berkshire Hathaway's Charile Munger, expressing his views on the nation's energy policy. Bill Gates, Microsoft founder, and Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, weigh in. I would always want to have enough to take care of national defense, says Warren.

  • Gates' Microsoft sell strategy     Monday, 5 May 2014 | 8:55 AM ET

    I've sold over a decade the same number of shares every quarter, says Bill Gates, Microsoft founder, discussing his divestment strategy of Microsoft stock.

  • Patents are too easily granted: Munger     Monday, 5 May 2014 | 8:54 AM ET

    Charlie Munger, Berkshire Hathaway vice chairman, and Microsoft's Bill Gates, share their views on patents.

  • HFT equivalent of rats in a granary: Munger     Monday, 5 May 2014 | 8:42 AM ET

    It does the rest of civilization no good at all, say Berkshire Hathaway's Charlie Munger, discussing the impact of high-frequency trading on the markets. Bill Gates, Microsoft founder, and Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, share their thoughts.

  • Bill Gates, Microsoft founder; Charlie Munger, Berkshire Hathaway vice chairman, and Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, share their thoughts on activist investors. An immediate bump in the stock price should not be the measure if someone accomplished something successfully in a corporation, adds Buffett.

  • We look for directors who are shareholder oriented, business savvy, and interested in Berkshire, says Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway chairman & CEO, talking with Bill Gates, Microsoft founder, and Charlie Munger, Berkshire Hathaway vice chairman, about the criteria they look for when selecting board members.

  • Gates: New CEO pushes Microsoft to move faster Monday, 5 May 2014 | 10:13 AM ET
    Bill Gates at the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholder's Meeting in Omaha, Nebraska.

    Sitting next to Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger, Gates also said he's excited about taking a more hands-on approach again at Microsoft.

  • Warren Buffett and Bill Gates prepare to do the 'newspaper toss' at the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholder's Meeting in Omaha, Nebraska.

    Warren Buffett also told CNBC he didn't want to "go to war" with Coca-Cola, despite its "excessive" pay plan.

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