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  • Obama's speech was 'small ball': Rep. Paul Ryan Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 8:59 AM ET
    Rep. Paul Ryan

    Rep. Paul Ryan tells CNBC that President Barack Obama's State of the Union address didn't contain any new ideas.

  • Hey Loeb, Buffett has my back: Dow Chemical CEO Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 11:38 AM ET
    Andrew Liveris

    Facing pressure from activist investor Dan Loeb, Dow Chemical chief Andrew Liveris told CNBC that Warren Buffett supports his vision for the company.

  • Obama's dual message on tax reform: Rep. Portman     Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 7:35 AM ET

    Sen. Rob Portman, (R-OH), shares his thoughts on President Obama's promise to implement tax reform, develop natural gas resources and fill the nation's skills gap.

  • Boeing caps off record year with Q4 earnings beat     Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau breaks down Boeing's quarterly numbers, and provides a look at its guidance.

  • President Obama's 'significant' message on jobs     Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 7:19 AM ET

    Don Baer, former senior advisor to President Clinton, and Joe Watkins, former aide to President George H. W. Bush, discuss key points from President Obama's State of the Union address, including his promise to increase the minimum wage and get Americans back to work.

  • Dow CEO: We are 'open to ideas'     Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 7:04 AM ET

    Andrew Liveris, President, Chairman & CEO of Dow Chemical, breaks down the chemical company's fourth quarter results and shares his thoughts on Dan Loeb's call to spin-off its petrochemical business.

  • Turkish central bank imposes drastic rate hike     Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 7:01 AM ET

    Despite opposition from Turkey's prime minister, Turkey's central banks hiked all of its key interest rates in an effort to defend the crumbling lira, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Taming bitcoin's virtual world     Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 6:51 AM ET

    This is a very significant technology for the distribution of assets, says Jeremy Allaire, Brightcove chairman, sharing his thoughts on the future of bitcoin and regulating the virtual currency. This is like the early days of the Internet, Allaire says.

  • Fed expected to stay the course on tapering     Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 6:36 AM ET

    I think the Fed will stick to what they said and taper around $10 billion, says Beth Ann Bovino, Standard & Poor's chief economist, and Richard Steinberg, Steinberg Global Asset Management, providing their take on the Fed's likely course on tapering and interest rates after the departure of Ben Bernanke.

  • Yahoo's long term concern is Alibaba: Expert     Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 6:23 AM ET

    Shebly Seyrafi, FBN Securities, breaks down Yahoo's earnings and provides perspective on the company's value, CEO Mayer's management style, and the outlook on Alibaba.

  • President Obama address issues on the economy     Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 6:12 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on highlights from President Obama's State of the Union address, including income inequality, immigration reform and a new kind of retirement account named "MyRA."

  • Turkey delivers massive interest rate hike     Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 6:04 AM ET

    Turkey's central bank raised overnight interest rates from 7.75% to 12% in an effort to defend a crumbling lira, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Parsons picks Steve Jobs for CNBC's top 25     Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 8:57 AM ET

    But I would put Amazon's Jeff Bezos close to Steve Jobs, says Richard Parsons, former Time Warner chairman & CEO, sharing his picks of who he thinks should top CNBC' s list of most influential people in the past 25 years.

  • What the Fed needs to worry about now: Pro Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 8:51 AM ET

    Too much of a good thing—in this case, wage growth—could trouble the Fed in the coming year, Pantheon's Ian Shepherdson tells CNBC.

  • Mark Mobius of Templeton Emerging Markets Group explains why he has faith, despite recent volatility amid global currencies such as the Turkish lira and Argentine peso.

  • If we don't have the economy growing at 3 percent plus, then there is going to be a difficult situation particularly for the lower income side, reveals Richard Kovacevich, former chairman & CEO of Wells Fargo, sharing his thoughts on growing the economy, income inequality and Fed policy.

  • Durable goods down 4.3% in December     Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on the economy. We may have to rethink the momentum we saw at the end of last year, says Santelli. CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in.

  • Fed survey: New FOMC will be more hawkish     Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 8:22 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reveals the results of the latest survey on the Fed as Ben Bernanke prepares for his final meeting as chairman.

  • Perez: Education is the great equalizer     Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 8:07 AM ET

    Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, discusses the importance of credentials to obtain middle class jobs.

  • This is Obama's 'year of action': Perez     Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 8:04 AM ET

    President Obama won't hesitate to take executive action to move forward, says Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, sharing his thoughts on what he expects to hear tonight from President Obama's State of the Union address, which will include such topics as jobs creation; immigration reform, and fair wages.

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