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  • Five things US can do to lead the world in education Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 11:21 AM ET
    M. Night Shyamalan

    Filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan found five ways to improve the schools and close the racial gap in U.S. education. He talked about it on Squawk Box.

  • Gut check time! Yields, US data feed Fed agita Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 10:02 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Taper anxiety is feeding a sell-off that some argue should be embraced. Stocks dropped at the opening bell, with the 10-year spiking.

  • M. Night Shyamalan gets 'schooled'     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 8:43 AM ET

    M. Night Shyamalan, filmmaker, explains how he got to see the disparities between two public schools in Philadelphia while scouting for a movie location, and that prompted him to take a closer look at what needs to be done to improve schools in the U.S. He also shares the five key things people must do to close the education gap.

  • Putting higher education to the test     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 8:31 AM ET

    Sebastian Thrun, Udacity co-founder & CEO, shares his thoughts on how to disrupt and innovate the way students learn in the U.S through enhancing the interactive learning experience.

  • Data point of the day: October trade deficit     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    The U.S. saw a trade deficit of $40.6 billion last month which was close to expectations, reports CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the latest numbers on jobs. And Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics, provides analysis of the ADP results and why it is "good news" going into next year.

  • Is market throwing a taper tantrum?     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 8:04 AM ET

    Ed Keon,Quantitative Management Associates, and Michael Tyler, Eastern Bank Wealth Management, share their investment strategies on how to play the pullback in the markets and this morning's ADP report.

  • Cognizant moving to Texas     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 7:53 AM ET

    Gordon Coburn, Cognizant Technology Solutions president, discusses his company's plan to expand hiring and move its corporate headquarter from New Jersey to the Lone Star State.

  • Stocking stuffer stock picks     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 7:41 AM ET

    Eugene Profit, Profit Investments, weighs in on whether investors can expect to see a "Santa Claus" rally and provides his top retail and tech stock picks.

  • Expert remains skeptical of Chinese yuan play     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 7:32 AM ET

    Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, and Sean Hyman, Ultimate Wealth Report, provide their outlooks on currencies and precious metals.

  • The Ron Burgundy effect drives Durango sales     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 7:22 AM ET

    AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson discusses the success of the Ron Burgundy advertising campaign for the Dodge Durango.

  • AutoNation scores big on Black Friday     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 7:16 AM ET

    Mike Jackson, AutoNation chairman & CEO, discusses his company's blowout November sales numbers as consumers put automobiles on the top of their holiday wish list.

  • Expert predicts 3 percent GDP in 2014     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 7:08 AM ET

    Bruce Kasman, JPMorgan Chase chief economist, explains why he expects to see a "solid" number in this morning's ADP employment report and shares his outlook on the economy next year.

  • OPEC oil ministers are widely expected to hold oil output to nearly 30 million barrels daily after Iran announced it will increase its oil output, reports CNBC's Steve Sedgwick.

  • Expert predicts 7.1% unemployment rate     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 6:45 AM ET

    Jim O'Sullivan, High Frequency Economics, provides a preview of this morning's ADP report and provides his outlook on the U.S. economy

  • 'Tis the season for bull markets     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 6:17 AM ET

    Lou Brien, DRW Trading Group, and Jim Swanson, MFS Investment Management, discuss whether investors can expect to see a Santa Claus rally, as the markets keep a close eye on the Fed for signs of quantitative easing.

  • Global markets: 'Stocks fairly flat'     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 6:11 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as equities tread water after steep losses on Tuesday.

  • These two factors are crucial to 'Santa' rally Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 7:28 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Market watchers say stocks can break out of their funk and usher in a strong year-end finish—IF ...

  • Call it the Ron Burgundy effect for Chrysler! Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 9:20 AM ET
    Ron Burgundy's Dodge Durango advertisement.

    The fictional anchorman's campaign for Chrysler's Dodge Durango has boosted sales of the SUV, AutoNation's Mike Jackson says.

  • Cramer: This tech stock is ‘incredibly cheap’ Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 11:08 AM ET
    Jim Cramer at MM2K show on Wall Street

    This company just hit "the trinity" of tech plays, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Tuesday.

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