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  • EM turmoil an exclamation point to choppy 2014 Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 10:15 AM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on the evening of January 23, 2014 in New York City.

    Turbulence in emerging markets has become the main course for what has been a rather unappetizing start to 2014.

  • Virgin Group's Sir Richard Branson, says he put some money in bitcoin because he likes to learn about things. He thinks there will one day be a global currency that will be the future, but he suspects it will not be bitcoin.

  • Snowden 'deserves credit' for NSA debate: Schmidt Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 8:52 AM ET
    Eric Schmidt at WEF in Davos, Switzerland.

    Edward Snowden, the contractor at the center of the NSA controversy, deserves credit for starting a debate, Eric Schmidt told CNBC on Friday.

  • Google's Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, explains why he thinks the NSA's spying program was "bad policy," and its likely economic impact on American companies.

  • It's hard to get the space to innovate, and they have to fix that, says Google's Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, sharing his concerns about growth prospects in Europe.

  • U2 to appear on Fallon's first night     Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 8:37 AM ET

    Jimmy Fallon, what an extraordinary man, says musician Bono, discussing his upcoming performance on The Tonight Show when Jimmy Fallon makes his debut as the show's host.

  • Joe & Becky try Bavarian curling     Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Becky Quick and Joe Kernen take a swing at the Bavarian version of curling.

  • Blankfein's emerging market plays     Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 8:10 AM ET

    In good times, emerging markets feel like a credit business, but when things get bad, it's a macro market, says Lloyd Blankfein, Goldman Sachs chairman & CEO, discussing his views on emerging markets and the outlook on U.S. markets.

  • We are in a "muddling through" phase, says Lloyd Blankfein, Chairman & CEO at Goldman Sachs, sharing his views on the outlook on the global economy and markets. The U.S. is probably half a cycle ahead of Europe, says Blankfein.

  • It tells you how people are going to behave in the coming year but it doesn't tell you what the outcome is going to be, says Glenn Hutchins, Silver Lake Partners co-founder, providing some key takeaways from the economic summit in Davos. Everybody seems very optimistic about the global economy right now, adds Hutchins.

  • Should Puerto Rico be allowed to borrow?     Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 7:44 AM ET

    Puerto Rico is under pressure from ratings agencies to prove they can borrow money or face a downgrade, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • QE's impact on currencies: SocGen CEO     Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 7:21 AM ET

    Frederic Oudea, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Societe Generale Group, provides his thoughts on whether there is a currency crisis looming and how the Fed's tapering program is likely to impact global economies.

  • 'The wizard of Winton' at Davos     Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 7:08 AM ET

    We bring complete objectivity to the investing process. We don't invest on the basis of what we want to happen, says David Harding, Winton Capital Management founder, discussing his approach to investing and providing his outlook on commodities in 2014.

  • Rep. Cantor brings politics to Davos     Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 6:46 AM ET

    Rep. Eric Cantor, (R-VA), shares his thoughts on ways to reform entitlement programs, health care, and create jobs.

  • Sergio Ermotti, UBS AG group CEO, shares his thoughts on the world's currency markets and the Fed's efforts to unwind its QE program.

  • Behind the wheel with Audi's CEO     Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 6:29 AM ET

    Rupert Stadler, Chairman & CEO of Audi AG, discusses his company's red-hot growth story and how he plans to keep rolling profits into the future. Also Stadler offers insight on the automaker's plans to break ground in Mexico.

  • U2's game plan to fight AID at Super Bowl     Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    Musician Bono discusses his partnership with Bank of America to create funds to fight and prevent AIDS. We have to keep public pressure to get money from government budgets, says Bono.

  • Sir Richard presents 'Plan B' at Davos     Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 6:15 AM ET

    Virgin Group's Sir Richard Branson, shares his proposition that companies have a larger responsibility beyond profits.

  • George Soros on US-Russia relations     Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 6:12 AM ET

    Billionaire investor and philanthropist George Soros told CNBC in an interview that aired on Friday that Russian President Vladimir Putin is acting out from a point of weakness.

  • Soros on crisis in Syria     Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 6:06 AM ET

    Billionaire investor George Soros, shares his thoughts on the "humanitarian catastrophe" in Syria.

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