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  • Small business hurdles: Regulations & wages     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 7:04 AM ET

    The environment that small business works in has changed over the last decade, says Kevin O'Leary, "Shark Tank" co-host, sharing his thoughts on what's ailing small business in the U.S. and the impact of raising the minimum wage.

  • Polar vortex heats up Ace Hardware sales     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 6:53 AM ET

    John Venhuizen, CEO of Ace Hardware, discusses how his company was able to profit from this winter's harsh weather. Our salt business is up 235%, says Venhuizen.

  • Venezuela's 'ludicrous' economic policies: Pro     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 6:40 AM ET

    The country has neglected the energy sector, says Robert Hormats, Kissinger Associates vice chairman, sharing his thoughts on widespread political instability in Venezuela.

  • The Ukrainians will have to figure out a solution for themselves, says Robert Hormats, Kissinger Associates vice chairman, sharing perspective on widespread political instability in Ukraine.

  • Ukraine's central bank lets currency weaken     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 6:33 AM ET

    It is a change in policy by the central bank, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, as Ukraine's hryvnia falls to a record low.

  • Lowe's Q4 results in line with expectations     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 6:10 AM ET

    Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer senior equity analyst, breaks down the fourth quarter numbers for the home improvement retailer, and explains why he would pick Home Depot over Lowe's. Both companies are positioned to profit from pent-up demand as the weather warms, says Nagel.

  • Big data buzz in Barcelona     Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 6:08 AM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports the conversation at the Mobile World Congress in Spain is all about ways to monetize big data.

  • Why it pays to be paranoid in the tech game     Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 8:37 AM ET

    Craig Barrett, former Chairman & CEO of Intel, shares his thoughts on Facebook's acquisition of WhatsApp, and net neutrality.

  • Peter Elston, Aberdeen Asset Management, says that growth across the globe is losing steam while concerns about the PBOC's grip over the Yuan are unwarranted.

  • Winter weather stalls Macy's earnings     Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 8:23 AM ET

    Macy's beat is on the margins, says Matthew Boss, JPMorgan analyst, breaking down the retailer's Q4 results and explaining why investors should consider buying the stock on the dip.

  • Costco's no hassle car buying plan     Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 8:56 AM ET

    The big box retailer has come up with a way for consumers to buy the new car they want quickly and without the hassle of haggling, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Former Intel chief praises FB-WhatsApp deal     Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 8:37 AM ET

    Craig Barrett told CNBC that he applauded Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for following the adage coined by Intel's Andy Grove: "'Only the paranoid survive.'"

  • Beware the bear: Sectors, retail struggle in rally Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 9:36 AM ET

    While the major indexes rallied on Monday, most people failed to notice the poor close.

  • Craig Barrett, former Chairman & CEO of Intel, explains why something has to be done to upgrade the U.S. educational system.

  • CNBC's top 100 candidates     Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 8:17 AM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen provides a preview of CNBC's top candidates for the most influential names in business over the past 25 years.

  • Barrack's biggest bets     Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 8:07 AM ET

    Tom Barrack, founder, chairman, and CEO of Colony Capital, shares his top investment strategies, including his outlook on real estate.

  • It's investor day at JPM     Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 8:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche provides a preview of what investors can expect to hear from JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon at today's event.

  • Fredric Tomczyk, TD Ameritrade president & CEO, shares his thoughts on the state of the retail investor. We are seeing a broader base of investors right now, says Tomczyk. Forty percent of our trade volume is options and futures right now, reveals Tomczyk.

  • I'm thrilled VW workers voted down UAW: Sen. Corker Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 7:36 AM ET
    Sen. Bob Corker

    The UAW was looking at employees at the Volkswagen plant as a "dollar bill" to further its union agenda, Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., told CNBC.

  • Only the paranoid survive in tech: Former Intel CEO Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 9:49 AM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc.

    Former Intel chief Craig Barrett told CNBC he applauded Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for following that adage coined by Intel's Andy Grove.

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