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  • Housing stocks that stayed hot through winter: Pro Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 11:03 AM ET
    A sign advertising available homes is posted at a housing development in Dublin, California.

    Home builders outside the Northeast had a much better quarter than their weather-battered counterparts, Susquehanna Financial's Jack Micenko says.

  • Wall Street's 'beauty pageant' judgment of Yellen Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 9:53 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference March 19, 2014 at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, DC.

    Traders responded to Wednesday's Fed statement by reacting to what they though other traders would do, says Westwood Capital's Len Blum.

  • Brewing profits with high-end beer: CEO     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 7:50 AM ET

    Simon Thorpe, Brewery Ommegang CEO, discusses his company's collaboration with HBO's "Game of Thrones," and shares his thoughts about how social media is impacting the craft brew business.

  • Will spring fever heat up retail sales?     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 7:42 AM ET

    Wal-Mart has a plan to attract consumers into their stores, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Interest rate hint rattles markets     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 7:32 AM ET

    Kathy Lien, BK Asset Management, and Michael Gregory, BMO Capital Markets, provide perspective on how rising interest rates will likely impact currencies and fixed income.

  • Premier, providing ethical health care: Survey     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 7:22 AM ET

    Susan Devore, Premier president & CEO, discusses how her company is working to provide an ethical workplace. One of the processes we have made available at Premier is an anonymous hot line for employees, says Devore.

  • Fed's shift in qualitative language got me: Pro     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 7:08 AM ET

    The "squishy" employment target added a lot of "dovish room," says Michael Farr, Farr, Miller & Washington president, providing his thoughts on Janet Yellen's comments following Wednesday's FOMC meeting. Eric Marshall, Hodges Funds, add perspective on corporate earnings.

  • Unraveling Yellen's comments     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 7:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman provides highlights of Fed Chair Janet Yellen's comments after yesterday's FOMC meeting and market reaction.

  • CNBC's Matt Taylor reports Australian authorities have sent search aircraft to an area of the southern Indian Ocean to investigate two objects that could be from the missing Malaysian airline.

  • Blog me big money     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 6:52 AM ET

    Elisa Camahort Page, BlogHer co-founder and CEO, discusses how she was able to make her mark on the web and help people get paid for their work.

  • Tone at top sets stage for ethics: Realogy CEO     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 6:35 AM ET

    Ethical people attract ethical people, says Richard Smith, Realogy CEO, sharing his thoughts on how his company promotes ethics in the workplace.

  • Madoff's biggest problem in prison? Boredom     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 6:24 AM ET

    In a wide-ranging interview, convicted fraudster Bernie Madoff talks with MJ Lee, Politico finance reporter, about what life is like in prison. He seems to be doing fine, says Lee.

  • Reading the Fed's tea leaves     Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 6:04 AM ET

    Drew Matus, UBS senior U.S. economist, and Len Blum, Westwood Capital, discuss Janet Yellen's hint of a rise in interest rates and its impact on the markets. It's kind of a non-event, says Blum.

  • Traders jittery as Yellen implies earlier rate hike Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 5:50 PM ET
    A trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange reacts to an announcement from the Federal Reserve during the afternoon of March 19, 2014.

    Comments from Janet Yellen are likely to keep traders jittery as the Fed chair raised the possibility of an earlier-than-expected increase in interest rates.

  • Why equities sold off despite a dovish Fed: El-Erian Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 4:39 PM ET
    Mohamed El-Erian

    Why did equities sell off despite what appeared to be dovish outcome of the Fed meeting? Mohamed El-Erian offers three possibilities.

  • 'Old school' tech stocks rally: What's up? Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 2:52 PM ET
    The company's HP Enterprise Services unit in Plano, Texas

    Old-school tech stocks, like Hewlett-Packard, soar this week. One theory: Many of the super-growth tech names have maxed out.

  • White House doles out investment advice on Russia Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 1:30 PM ET
    White House press secretary Jay Carney speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, March 18, 2014.

    The White House is doling out investment advice on Russia, but not all investors agree with its take.

  • Create a Department of Cupcakes, O'Leary jokes     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 7:50 AM ET

    Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary talks about his investment in Wicked Good Cupcakes and how he'd like the government to butt out when it comes to small businesses.

  • Take cover! The dam is breaking on IPO flood Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 10:22 AM ET
    NYSE trader

    Stocks could move to new highs if Russia behaves, and if the Fed soothes on rates. Elsewhere, the dam is breaking on 2014's flood of IPOs.

  • 'It is the way the world is going'     Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 9:45 AM ET

    Here are three reasons former Chrysler chief Robert Nardelli says direct sales from a company like Tesla can and should coexist with car dealers.

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