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  • Orszag's parting shots on Obamacare     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 7:52 AM ET

    Peter Orszag, Citigroup global banking vice chair, shares his thoughts on total health-care spending and the slowdown in Medicare.

  • Micron's big bet on diversified memory     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 7:43 AM ET

    Mark Durcan, CEO of Micron Technology, breaks down his company's first quarter earnings and provides his thoughts on the tech landscape in 2014 and making money on "memory systems."

  • Obamacare slows spending—not economy: Pro Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 10:52 AM ET

    President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act has indeed driven the slowdown in health-care spending, Obamacare architect Peter Orszag told CNBC.

  • Here's what your flight delay cost you this week Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 8:56 AM ET
    Travelers wait in line to check-in for flights at O'Hare International Airport.

    The massive flight delays and cancellations this month due to the winter storms and then the bitter cold have cost the airlines and passengers $1.4 billion, according to masFlight.

  • Private job creation is 'off and running': ADP Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 8:32 AM ET

    Private sector job creation continued at a healthy clip in December, with companies adding 238,000 positions despite the inclement weather.

  • Weill Cornell's $75M 'precision' gift     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 7:31 AM ET

    Edward Meyer, Ocean Road Advisers chairman, and Laurie Glimcher, Weill Cornell Medical College dean, discuss the upward trend in philanthropy and how donations provide seed money for innovative research projects and recruit top talent.

  • Expect less drama on Capitol Hill: Orszag     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 7:15 AM ET

    Peter Orszag, Citigroup global banking vice chair, provides a preview of what lawmakers will be facing when Congress resumes its full schedule, including the looming debt ceiling debate and the likelihood of reaching a grand bargain.

  • Airlines 'let the weather win'     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 7:07 AM ET

    I think what JetBlue did was the right thing, says Michael Boyd, The Boyd Group chairman, discussing how the historic cold snap lead to the airline industry's decision to ground planes. You can't really prepare for this because it really is a one off, Boyd points out.

  • Polar vortex snarls air travel     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 7:02 AM ET

    The recent deep-freeze grounded flights and caused cancellations and delays across the country costing airlines and passengers about $1.4 billion, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Crude realities: Key drivers of energy prices     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 6:51 AM ET

    Stephen Schork, The Schork Report editor, explains how the recent polar vortex has impacted the nation's energy supplies. The cold has interrupted the viscosity of the oil, explains Schork, making it heavier and harder to transport.

  • Boost fixed income returns with junk: Pro     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 6:42 AM ET

    Jeff Peskind, Phoenix Investment Adviser, says if you need income, junk bonds have the lowest interest rate sensitivity of any bond class.

  • Deep freeze relief on the way     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 6:18 AM ET

    The Weather Channel's Alex Wallace reports the arctic air mass that covered a major portion of the nation is retreating and warmer weather is on the way.

  • CES update: Yahoo's Mayer focuses on mobile     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 6:11 AM ET

    Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer gave her keynote speech at the Consumer Electronics Show where she unveiled her company's plans to focus on a more coherent mobile strategy, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • Global markets update: Europe shares lower     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 6:09 AM ET

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as the euro zone's November jobless rate remains at 12.1 percent which is in line with forecasts.

  • Rising rates play mind games with banks, stocks Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 10:22 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The belief that 2014 will see higher interest rates is the primary story so far.

  • Where New York power players 'do lunch'     Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 8:45 AM ET

    It's like a dinner party at your house. You have this beautiful guest list and you're putting it together, says Michael McCarty, Michael's New York proprietor, sharing the secrets of his restaurant's success.

  • Tech Talk: CES underway in Las Vegas     Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 8:38 AM ET

    Marissa Mayer is likely to talk about advertising, content and mobile, says Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor, providing a preview of the Consumer Electronics Show where Yahoo's Marissa Mayer is set to give the keynote speech.

  • November trade deficit $34.25 billion     Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    TJM International Services' Jim Iuorio breaks down the latest numbers on international trade. And CNBC's Steve Liesman and Russ Koesterich, BlackRock, discuss what it indicates about the economy and likely impact on the markets.

  • These 2014 predictions may surprise you     Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 8:21 AM ET

    Rob Cox, Breakingviews global editor, provides a sneak peek at what the future holds for House Speaker Boehner and M&A activity.

  • Deep South in deep freeze     Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 8:15 AM ET

    Freezing temperatures are setting records as far South as Georgia, reports The Weather Channel's Julie Martin.

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