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  • Sen. Ron Johnson, R. Wis., weighs in on the upcoming budget talks on Capitol Hill and the problems associated with Obamacare. We need some real structural reforms to the long-term mandatory spending programs to get a deal to work, Johnson says.

  • Weathering the shopping storm     Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 7:35 AM ET

    Bill Taubman, Taubman Centers COO, provides his outlook on the holiday shopping season after this weekend's winter storms. We expect the shopping traffic will be heavier in the next couple of weeks, Taubman predicts.

  • Mark Okada,Highland Capital, shares his thoughts on why the markets could struggle to post big gains from here and where investors are likely to find valuation. Some of this hot money has got to come out of the system, Okada points out.

  • Winter storm causes massive flight delays     Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 7:13 AM ET

    The Weather Channel's Jim Cantore reports a massive storm that swept across the country caused 5,000 flights to be cancelled in and out of Dallas, Texas.

  • Are Americans resisting good news?     Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 7:06 AM ET

    Lawrence Bossidy, CNBC contributor, shares his thoughts on why he thinks there are signs the U.S. economy is improving. Overall the situation is pretty optimistic, added Bossidy.

  • Florida: Creating an 'opportunity economy'     Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 6:40 AM ET

    Gov. Rick Scott, (R-FL), discusses how changing the state's corporate tax code is attracting new business and creating jobs in the Sunshine State.

  • Marketo: Raising its profile on Wall Street     Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 6:34 AM ET

    Phil Fernandez, Marketo president & CEO, explains how his cloud-based software business became one of the market's top IPOs this year and is poised to become the next big software company. I believe innovation happens in a company like ours, Fernandez said.

  • Thomas Lee, JPMorgan chief US equity strategist, says that Friday's strong jobs data raises the odds of an early taper and the Fed could begin trimming its quantitative easing program sometime in January.

  • Global markets: China reports strong data     Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 6:11 AM ET

    CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports on all the market moving events from Asia, as the Chinese yuan hits new highs against the U.S. dollar.

  • Limit damage of Obamacare 'coercion': GOP senator Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 11:04 AM ET

    But it's too difficult to repeal the Affordable Care Act because "it's been implemented, GOP Sen. Ron Johnson tells CNBC.

  • No fare hike if...: CEO of new American Airlines Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 12:02 PM ET

    CEO Doug Parker tells CNBC that "as long as demand stays the same, nothing should happen to prices."

  • Fed taper won't bother investors: JPM's Lee Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 7:40 AM ET
    Thomas Lee, JPMorgan's U.S. equity strategist

    Investors won't be bothered by a Fed taper even if it starts this month, JPMorgan's chief U.S. equity strategist, Thomas Lee, tells CNBC.

  • Sorkin dishes on a Dec. taper and market reset Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 12:58 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke

    Sorkin shares his predictions on a market reset, Bernanke, and what's ahead for his successor Janet Yellen.

  • Is bitcoin the fad of all fads? Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 10:58 AM ET

    Sorkin shares his thoughts on bitcoin, the return of Occupy Wall Street and Miley Cyrus.

  • How markets learned to stop worrying, love the Fed Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 10:10 AM ET

    Stocks are rallying on the strong jobs report. What happened to fear of tapering?

  • Fed's Plosser sees 3% economy in 2014     Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 8:50 AM ET

    Charles Plosser, Philadelphia Fed president, discusses his outlook on the economy and weighs in on Fed policy. I was not a fan of this QE program in the first place, Plosser said. It would be wise if we began to get rid of this program, he added.

  • Charles Plosser, Philadelphia Fed president, shares his reaction to the latest employment numbers from the Labor Department. I don't get too excited over one number, Plosser added.

  • Cramer eyes jobs report and small biz     Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 8:46 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer weighs in on this morning's jobs numbers and explains why he's concerned small business is at an unfair advantage to compete with big industries.

  • CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on the market's reaction to the better-than-expected jobs numbers.

  • Nelson Mandela: Remembering a legend     Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 8:17 AM ET

    Robert Johnson, The RLJ Companies founder & chairman, shares his memories of human rights leader, South Africa's Nelson Mandela. He was a fundraiser and had that kind of sense of humor that made it almost impossible to say "no" to, recalls Johnson.

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  • "Squawk Box" is the ultimate "pre-market" morning news and talk program, where the biggest names in business and politics tell their most important stories. Anchored by Joe Kernen, Becky Quick and Andrew Ross Sorkin, the show brings Wall Street to Main Street. It's a "must see" for everyone from the professional trader to the casual investor.

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  • Andrew Ross Sorkin is a co-anchor of "Squawk Box," a financial columnist for "The New York Times" and the editor-at-large of NYT's DealBook.