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  • Shovel-ready concept misguided: Lazear  Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 7:06 AM ET

    Ed Lazear, Hoover Institution senior fellow, discusses the effectiveness of the government's "shovel-ready" stimulus program. Obama led us astray, contends Lazear.

  • Brazil: Investment opportunities and challenges  Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 6:51 AM ET

    Ilan Goldfajn, Itau Unibanco chief economist, discusses Brazil's economy and the economic impact of the World's Cup. We need more competition, less government and more private companies, says Goldfajn.

  • Expect 3% GDP in Q2: Strategist  Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 6:35 AM ET

    David Joy, Ameriprise Financial, and Mark Vitner, Wells Fargo Securities, share their outlook on the market and economy and discuss whether the economic rebound will be robust enough.

  • Retail sales on display  Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 6:12 AM ET

    Jan Kniffen, J. Rogers Kniffen Worldwide CEO, weighs in on news that Sears' is exploring alternative for its 51 percent stake in Sears Canada, and provides a preview of what to expect when retailers begins reporting first quarter results.

  • GSK China head faces bribery allegations  Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 6:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports Chinese police say the former China head of drugmaker GlaxoSmithKine ordered employees to commit bribery, generating billions of dollars in illegal revenue.

  • Platinum portfolio picks  Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 8:57 AM ET

    Oscar Schafer, Rivulet Capital chairman, provides his top stock trades.

  • Cramer's stocks to watch: Media deal-making  Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 8:51 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 is keeping an eye on shares of AT&T and DirectTV after rumors surfaced "Ma Bell" was nearing a bid for the DirectTV.

  • Investing in innovation  Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 8:45 AM ET

    Ann Winblad, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, shares her top technology plays

  • AT&T in talks to buy DirecTV: Report  Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 8:37 AM ET

    Walter Piecyk and Rich Greenfield, BTIG, share their thoughts on reports AT&T may make a nearly $50 billion bid for DirecTV.

  • Retail sales up 0.1% in April  Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on consumer spending and trade.

  • Have activist investors gone too far?  Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 8:16 AM ET

    Not every management is doing a good job, says Paul Roth, Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP partner, sharing his thoughts on shareholder activism in the boardroom.

  • Why this expert is long Asian currencies  Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 8:11 AM ET

    Brian Singer, William Blair, shares his outlook on the markets and where he sees the best investment opportunities.

  • Pfizer CEO pitches innovation to UK lawmakers  Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 8:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports the latest details on U.S. drug maker Pfizer's bid to buy AstraZeneca.

  • The next 25 years in defense  Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 7:45 AM ET

    Peter Skibitski, Drexel Hamilton defense analyst, shares his thoughts on the future of the defense industry.

  • Future face of defense industry  Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 7:41 AM ET

    From drones to robot armies, CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at what the U.S. defense industry might look like in 25 years.

  • NFIB Index bumps up to 95.2 in April  Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 7:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman and Bill Dunkelberg, National Federation of Independent Business, break down the latest data on small business.

  • Hillshire & Pinnacle a powerful combination: CEO  Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 7:16 AM ET

    Sean Connolly, President & Chief Executive Officer of Hillshire Brands, discusses his company's plans to acquire Pinnacle Foods and explains how the deal will create a leading branded food company

  • M&A investment strategies  Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 7:06 AM ET

    Oscar Schafer, Rivulet Capital chairman, shares his thoughts on the M&A space and investing in a low-growth environment.

  • Weak DirecTV makes little sense for AT&T: Analyst Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 6:16 AM ET
    A DirecTV technician puts on a helmet before installing new satellite TV service at an apartment building in Lynwood, Calif., May 5, 2014.

    AT&T is in active talks to buy satellite-TV provider DirecTV and may complete a deal in the next few weeks, according to media reports.

  • UK MPs grill Pfizer-AstraZeneca CEOs  Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 7:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports the latest details on U.S. drugmaker Pfizer's bid to buy AstrZeneca.

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