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  • Margaret Kelly, RE/MAX CEO, shares her thoughts about rising interest rates and its likely impact on the housing sector. Builders are very confident in the recovery after the 22 percent jump in housing starts, says Kelly.

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin has freed jailed billionaire Mikhail Khodorkovsky and now the former inmate is on an airplane and headed for Germany, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • CNBC's CFO survey results     Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 8:39 AM ET

    Some of the nation's top chief financial officers offer up their 2014 predictions on the economy and markets, reports CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin with the results.

  • Q3 GDP up 4.1 percent 'final'     Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest real numbers on the nation's gross domestic product and what it indicates about the economic recovery. John Lonski, Moody's Capital Markets, weighs in.

  • Market opportunities in 2014: Pro     Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 8:23 AM ET

    Ron Florance, Wells Fargo Private Bank, shares his top investment strategies for next year, including the global play on oil. The Middle East is going to have some challenges, says Florance.

  • There's no oil glut in the US: Hamm     Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 8:18 AM ET

    Harold Hamm, Continental Resources founder, chairman & CEO, shares his thought on why he had to make other plans to ship oil due to delays in the building of the Keystone XL pipeline.

  • CNBC's Jon Fortt takes a look at the future of the smartphone maker as it announces a 5-year strategic deal with Foxconn, after reporting worse-than-expected Q3 results.

  • Holiday food fight     Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 7:49 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan and Jane Wells set up a race between Whole Foods and AmazonFresh to determine which company can deliver Christmas dinner first.

  • 'Tis bonus season on Wall Street     Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 7:39 AM ET

    Ilana Weinstein, IDW Group founder & CEO, takes a look at who is likely to score some hefty cash this holiday season, and compares compensation structures between banks and hedge funds.

  • BlackBerry Q3 results disappoint     Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 7:31 AM ET

    CNBC'sJon Fortt breaks down the latest numbers on BlackBerry, as the company reports a loss of $0.67 a share versus $0.44 estimate.

  • Healthcare.gov plagued by problems: CEO     Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 7:22 AM ET

    Jonathan Bush, Athenahealth chairman, CEO & president, provides his perspective on the outlook on Obamacare.

  • Taper rally faces cross currents into 2014     Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 7:06 AM ET

    Alec Young, S&P Capital IQ, and Phil Orlando, Federated chief equity market strategist, weigh in on whether stocks and Treasurys are in for a significant correction in 2014. We are in the sweet spot of the cycle in multiple expansion and Treasury yields, say Orlando.

  • Luxury malls still a draw for consumers     Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 6:51 AM ET

    Nate Forbes, The Forbes Company, has the update on brick and mortar shopping, as more consumers turn to the Internet to fill their shopping needs. The online experience supplements the shopping experience, Forbes points out.

  • China's wildly popular appetite for bitcoins     Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 6:44 AM ET

    The Chinese government is getting tough on the digital currency but that's not discouraging investors from getting in on the action, reports CNBC's Eunice Yoon.

  • Fed's taper decision early but expected: Pro     Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 6:35 AM ET

    Anthony Chan Wealth Management, and Kevin Giddis, Raymond James, provide their outlook on the economy and fixed income, as investors focus on the direction of interest rates.

  • Mexico signs oil production reforms into law     Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 6:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on reforms in Mexico's oil industry, as the country seek to increase energy production.

  • Global markets: Europe rally cools down     Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 6:12 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as equities were mixed in early morning trading.

  • Looking for fear in all the wrong places Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 2:38 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    With the VIX Index so tame, traders are looking for fear in the market and not finding it.

  • Merry Taper and a Profitable New Year Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 | 4:32 PM ET

    Steve Liesman as Nostradamus on the Fed taper and Mickey Drexler on why retailers are racing to the bottom are among the pieces in this week's Talking Squawk blog.

  • Obamacare needs a 'sexy' makeover: Health CEO Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 8:38 AM ET

    The only way to get more Obamacare signups is to cut minimum requirements, athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush tells CNBC.

About Squawk Box

  • "Squawk Box" is the ultimate "pre-market" morning news and talk program, where the biggest names in business and politics tell their most important stories. Anchored by Joe Kernen, Becky Quick and Andrew Ross Sorkin, the show brings Wall Street to Main Street. It's a "must see" for everyone from the professional trader to the casual investor.

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

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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.