Squawk Box


  • Q2 worker productivity up 2.5%  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on the U.S. economy. And CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective on its impact on the markets. And Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, explains why interest rates could drift higher from here.

  • Hurricane Iselle and Julio losing strength  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 8:23 AM ET

    Two hurricanes headed for Hawaii will likely be downgraded, reports NBC's Mike Taibbi, with the latest details on the tropical storms.

  • Ebola an international emergency: WHO  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 8:08 AM ET
    In this handout from the Center for Disease Control, a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen.

    NBC's Kate Snow, reports the World Health Organization has warned the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa is an "extraordinary event" and a public health risk to other countries.

  • Kurds need to defend themselves: Expert  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 8:05 AM ET

    The administration is risk adverse, says David Phillips, Columbia University, sharing his thoughts on the Iraq crisis, and why the U.S. should not put additional boots on the ground but rather give the Kurds the means to defend themselves.

  • How strong is ISIS?  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 7:50 AM ET
    Iraqi security forces pull down a flag belonging to Sunni militant group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) during a patrol in the town of Dalli Abbas in Diyala province, June 30, 2014.

    Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group, and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, discuss President Obama's decision to authorize airstrikes in Iraq.

  • Russia-Ukraine tensions rise  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 7:46 AM ET

    Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group, and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, discuss how the escalating situations in Russia and Ukraine are impact on the markets.

  • Obamacare a windfall for insurers: Ex-Obama advisor Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 11:15 AM ET
    Norma Licciardello sits with an agent from Sunshine Life and Health Advisors as she tries to purchase a health insurance plan at a store setup in the Mall of Americas in Miami.

    Don't believe the hype that insurance companies are getting squeezed on Obamacare. That's the message from Ezekiel Emanuel, one of the law's architects.

  • Russian invasion of Ukraine more likely: Bremmer Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 8:53 AM ET
    Russian President Vladimir Putin

    Amid reports that Russia may be open to de-escalating the crisis in Ukraine, Eurasia Group President Ian Bremmer told CNBC on Friday that he's not buying it.

  • This is what may keep Fed on sidelines: Analyst Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 7:52 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    World market turmoil could keep the Fed on the sidelines longer, even if U.S. economic growth continues to strengthen, BK Asset Management's Boris Schlossberg tells CNBC.

  • Not a pretty picture for McDonald's: Pro  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 8:14 AM ET

    R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar senior analyst, breaks down the data on McDonald's worst-than-expected sales numbers, and its likely impact on earnings and possibly the CEO.

  • Squawking One Direction, Danica, and Super Mario Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 6:36 AM ET
    One Direction

    Talking Squawk, the official "Squawk Box" blog, provides tidbits, insights, and some sarcastic reflections on the WEEK THAT WAS and the WEEK TO COME.

  • Changing Obamacare's cost curve  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 7:34 AM ET

    Ezekiel Emanuel, M.D., University of Pennsylvania, discusses the upshot of those people who do not sign up for health care insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

  • WHO: Ebola outbreak public health emergency  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 7:31 AM ET

    Ezekiel Emanuel, M.D., University of Pennsylvania, discusses the outbreak of Ebola and how health officials plan to contain the virus.

  • Bracing for Hurricane Iselle  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 7:17 AM ET

    Mark Cooper, Wal-Mart's emergency management senior director, discusses how the big box store is preparing for the impact of the hurricanes on Hawaii.

  • Rapid fire reports on market fear  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 7:08 AM ET

    Dan Colarusso, Reuters Digital, and Peter Eavis, The New York Times, discuss how global stress is impacting the markets and prompting deal activity as debt gets cheaper.

  • Two missions: Airdrops vs. airstrikes  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 7:02 AM ET
    Air Force airmen conduct an operational check on a F-16 Fighting Falcon at Balad Air Base, Iraq, in this March 22, 2007 file photo.

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on two separate U.S. missions in Iraq - one humanitarian and the other against terrorists.

  • IBM's brain-inspired chip  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 6:49 AM ET

    The "Squawk Box" news team discusses some of the morning's most provocative headlines, including a new computer chip make by IBM that works like a brain, and the latest details from the front lines of the Ebola outbreak.

  • Glaxo trial begins in China  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 6:43 AM ET

    British investigators are on trial in a sex tape case in China, reports CNBC's Eunice Yoon, with the latest details on the case.

  • Global markets shaken up  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 6:32 AM ET

    Anika Khan, Wells Fargo Securities, and Craig Hodges, Hodges Small Cap Fund, discuss how a growing list of global hot spots is putting pressure on investors right now. Use cash to be opportunistic when great companies go on sale, suggests Hodges.

  • World Health Organization reports on Ebola  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 6:20 AM ET

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports the World Health Organization declares the deadly Ebola outbreak an international health emergency.

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  • Andrew Ross Sorkin is a co-anchor of "Squawk Box," a financial columnist for "The New York Times" and the editor-at-large of NYT's DealBook.