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  • Hubbard: 'We still have a health-care problem'     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 8:09 AM ET

    The slowdown in health spending does not indicate that "we're out of the woods," said Glenn Hubbard, one-time advisor to Mitt Romney and George W. Bush.

  • Cramer's stocks to watch: JCP & MU     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 8:53 AM ET

    Don't start your trading day without finding out what CNBC's Jim Cramer is watching ahead of the opening bell. Today Cramer explains why he is watching JC Penney and keeping tabs on Micron.

  • Rubio: This is why lower-income workers are stuck Thursday, 9 Jan 2014 | 12:39 PM ET
    Marco Rubio

    The problem with the U.S. labor market isn't income inequality, it's opportunity inequality, Sen. Marco Rubio told CNBC on Thursday.

  • No January jitters thanks to Fed: Hedge fund pro Thursday, 9 Jan 2014 | 8:35 AM ET

    The bottom line in the debate over the Fed's QE moves is that investors are not scared of a market meltdown, hedge fund manager Dinakar Singh says.

  • Confide wipes the record clean     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 8:41 AM ET

    Jon Brod, Confide co-founder & CEO, explains how his new app allows professionals to send and receive secure text messages that disappear after you read them.

  • When will the cold air leave?     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 8:35 AM ET

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

  • CNBC's Rick Santelli provides his thoughts on the latest employment data from ADP and weighs in on growth.

  • ADP: Private sector employment up 238,000     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 8:15 AM ET

    It's a big number, says CNBC's Steve Liesman, breaking down December's payroll numbers. Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics, weighs in. We've jumped to a new level of growth, says Zandi.

  • Is economy as good as it gets?     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 8:03 AM ET

    Glenn Hubbard, Columbia Business School dean, explains why he thinks the country "needs a jolt," and why he is alarmed by the labor force participation rate.

  • 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.

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