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  • Quirky gifts for the holiday     Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 8:41 AM ET

    Quirky CEO Ben Kaufman explains how his company is able to use crowdsourcing to produce new products, saying the website has things no one has seen before because "they were just invented."

  • 'Clearly the consumer is holding up': Expert     Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 8:33 AM ET

    Joel Naroff, Naroff Economic Advisors president & chief economist, explains why he thinks the economy "has a lot of momentum" and is apt to accelerate next year. Naroff also weighs in on the increase in jobless claims, and when the Fed is likely to begin tapering.

  • 'We love to see cold weather': Hain CEO     Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 7:20 AM ET

    Irwin Simon, chief executive of natural and organic foods company Hain Celestial, explained to CNBC why the prospect of weekend snow is good for his business.

  • 'Pretty good' Christmas for retailers: Expert     Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 7:06 AM ET

    Martin Franklin, executive chairman of Jarden, provides a look at the consumer-led recovery.

  • Jobless claims up 68,000 to 368,000     Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment, retail sales and import prices. CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a deeper look at retail sales, which were up 0.7 percent in November.

  • UBS adapts to Volcker Rule     Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 8:17 AM ET

    Tom Naratil, UBS CFO, explains how the Federal approval of the Volcker Rule is likely to impact the financial sector. Naratil says his company actually adopted some of the changes a few years early.

  • iPhones for sale at China Mobile?     Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 6:43 AM ET

    Something is going on between Apple and China Mobile. CNBC's Eunice Yoon reveals what she found out about iPhone 5s and 5c pre-orders in China.

  • Dell CEO: PCs are 'still very essential'     Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 8:07 AM ET

    Michael Dell, Dell chairman & CEO, explains why he thinks the market for laptop and desktop computers remains strong. The demand for PCs is up double-digit, Dell says.

  • Keep an eye on auto sales: Pro     Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 6:35 AM ET

    JJ Kinahan, TD Ameritrade, provides perspective on how the markets may react to today's retail sales numbers and why he is watching auto sales. This is actually a big time of year for people to buy cars, says Kinahan.

  • House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), discusses whether the proposed budget agreement will pass both Houses, and whether Sen. Patty Murray "got the best of him."

  • Phones on planes     Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 6:20 AM ET

    Kevin Rogers, AeroMobile CEO, shares his thoughts on why the FCC should change existing regulations and allow passengers access to voice, texting and mobile data in flight.

  • We decided to focus on where is the common ground when negotiating the budget deal, says House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), discussing how he and Sen. Patty Murrary, (D-Wa), were able to reach a deal on the budget. This is a small but modest step in the right direction, Ryan says.

  • Smarter snacking online     Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 6:13 AM ET

    Anthony Fletcher, Graze CEO, discusses how his startup company is changing the way consumers eat by offering portion-controlled snacks tailored to suit individual tastes.

  • Rep. Ryan on budget agreement     Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 7:43 AM ET

    House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), discusses how he and Sen. Patty Murrary, (D-Wa), were able to reach a deal on the budget, as both lawmakers sought common ground.

  • CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as equities traded lower on taper fears.

  • 'Can't shoot for the moon every time': Paul Ryan Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 8:54 AM ET
    Rep. Paul Ryan

    "Senator Murray and I decided to focus on common ground," House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan told CNBC.

  • Dell reveals growth following privatization Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 8:57 AM ET
    Dell CEO Michael Dell

    "We're growing since the privatization. We've been growing at double-digit rates," said Michael Dell, the company's founder, chairman and CEO.

  • Let it snow! Determined shoppers will 'find a way' Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 9:47 AM ET
    File photo: shoppers make their way in the snow in Union Square, in New York.

    The snowstorm moving through the Midwest and aiming at the Northeast this weekend shouldn't hurt holiday shopping too much, said the founder of Jarden.

  • Tech power plays for 2014     Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 6:49 AM ET

    Josh Stein, DFJ Venture Capital, reveals his top investment strategies to stay ahead of the tech trends for next year. Facebook has been able to monetize revenues, says Stein.

  • CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why he is skeptical the bipartisan budget agreement reached last night will pass a vote in Congress.

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