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  • CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as positive earnings from French bank Credit Agricole and upbeat economic data from the United Kingdom helped push stocks into positive territory.

  • Higher mortgage rates may mean easier credit Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 12:42 PM ET

    As mortgage rates rise and refinancings fall dramatically, banks are in search of new business. That, in turn, has them easing lending standards for some borrowers.

  • Pension over-promises need renegotiating: Hubbard Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 10:32 AM ET
    Glenn Hubbard Dean of the Columbia University Graduate School of Business.

    Many governments have too much debt and "too generous public pensions," said Glenn Hubbard, the Columbia Business School dean who advised Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign.

  • Obama first to politicize Fed pick: Romney advisor Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 10:11 AM ET
    Janet Yellen and Larry Summers

    President Obama is playing politics with his choice for Fed chair, but he'll get his nominee confirmed, said Glenn Hubbard, advisor to Romney's 2012 presidential campaign.

  • Fed outlier! No taper before year-end: Strategist Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 9:18 AM ET

    Bucking widespread expectations on Wall Street, the Fed won't begin to scale back its bond buying before year-end, said Jeffrey Saut, chief investment strategist at Raymond James.

  • What to watch ahead of the bell     Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 8:45 AM ET

    A preview of Monday morning's trading action ahead of the opening bell, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.

  • Glenn Hubbard, "Balance" author, joins to discuss the president's new tax reform plan, and shares his stance on a successor for Ben Bernanke at the Fed.

  • US downgrade marks 2nd anniversary     Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 8:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers takes a look at the impact of the S&P cutting the U.S. debt rating two year ago as a series of political battles looms in September.

  • Is Europe making comeback?     Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 8:16 AM ET

    "It's not getting worse," said Colin Moore, Columbia Management, sharing his views on Europe's economic recovery amid mixed data from the EU and U.S., with Charles Campbell, MKM Partners.

  • Glenn Hubbard, campaign adviser to Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign, told CNBC's "Squawk Box" Monday that state and local governments, like Detroit, have over-promised and need to re-calibrate expectations.

  • Are US politics keeping up with economics?     Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 8:06 AM ET

    Glenn Hubbard, former Council of Economic Advisers chairman, shares his thoughts on how the nation's growing debt crisis is impacting the economic recovery.

  • Fed getting 'cold feet?'     Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 7:50 AM ET

    Barry Knapp, Barclays, and Ben White, Politico, share their final thoughts on how the Fed's tapering program will likely impact the markets.

  • Faceoff for Nassau Coliseum facelift     Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 7:41 AM ET

    As one of two finalist, Bruce Ratner, Forest City Ratner Companies, discusses his plans to revamp the indoor arena.

  • Trading buzz before the bell     Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 7:32 AM ET

    Peter Schiff, Euro Pacific Capital, and Matt Smith, Schneider Electric, provide a check on gold and energy action this week.

  • Will Larry Summers lead the Fed?     Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 7:15 AM ET

    Michael Barr, University of Michigan law professor, discusses why he is backing Larry Summer as the likely choice to replace Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.

  • Jeffrey Saut, Raymond James Financial; Barry Knapp, Barclays, and Ben White, Politico, discuss what's likely driving markets into record territory, and when the Fed will likely begin its tapering strategy.

  • Motorcycle wars: Indian takes on HOG     Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 6:52 AM ET
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    Scott Wine, Polaris Industries CEO, discusses his company's plans to increase distribution of Indian motorcycles and compete with Harley-Davidson.

  • The fees war between CBS and Time Warner Cable is heating up, as negotiations between the two media conglomerates break down, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Are suburbs dying a slow death?     Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 6:33 AM ET

    The growing trend among Americans to choose urban living over the suburbs is causing many home builders and mall operators to change their business models, says Leigh Gallagher, "The End of Suburbs" author.

  • Executive Edge: JetBlue goes first class     Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 6:20 AM ET

    Low-cost carrier JetBlue plans to add premium seats to some of its plane; New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez will likely face suspension today from major league baseball; some banks are going high tech with the use of interactive teller machines; the wealthy are hoarding their cash, and California Gov. Jerry Brown has adverted a transit strike in San Francisco, reports CNBC's Becky Quick.

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  • Joe Kernen is co-anchor of "Squawk Box," CNBC's signature morning program.

  • Becky Quick is co-anchor of "Squawk Box," CNBC's signature morning program. She's also a columnist for Fortune.

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