Squawk Box


  • Retailers can't hide behind weather: Pro   Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 8:32 AM ET
    Retailers can't hide behind weather: Pro

    Consumers are really being cautious, says Paul Swinand, Morningstar equity analyst, weighing in on the latest retail data and Macy's earnings miss.

  • Purdue's Daniels sees pushback on college costs Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 12:06 PM ET
    A student rides a bicycle past the bell tower on the campus of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.

    The seemingly "unlimited ability" of colleges to increase costs has "run its course" as a business model for higher education, Purdue's Mitch Daniels tells CNBC.

  • Postmaster General blames Congress for $2B loss Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 8:13 AM ET
    Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe speaks during a press conference at U.S. Postal Service headquarters February 6, 2013 in Washington, DC.

    The Postal Service needs help from Congress to stop the red ink, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe tells CNBC.

  • July retail sales unchanged   Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 8:30 AM ET
    July retail sales unchanged

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on consumer spending. This number pretty much misses on all fronts, says Santelli.

  • Patriot's ice bucket challenge   Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 8:29 AM ET
    Patriot's ice bucket challenge

    Patriots owner Bob Kraft and head coach Bill Belichick answer the challenge to raise ALS awareness.

  • Solutions for Iraq   Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 8:17 AM ET
    Solutions for Iraq

    Col. Jack Jacobs, U.S. Army (retired), shares his thoughts on the growing political unrest in Iraq and the likelihood of the U.S. "sending boots on the ground" to quell the unrest.

  • America to the rescue in Iraq?   Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 8:16 AM ET
    America to the rescue in Iraq?

    NBC's Duncan Golestani, reports Kurdish forces and ISIS militants continue to fight in northern Iraq and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is sending new assessment team members there to see where the U.S. can help Iraqis.

  • Market apocalypse nearing?   Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 8:06 AM ET
    Market apocalypse nearing?

    David Tice, Tice Capital president, explains why he thinks the market is headed for a correction and says he sees problems looming in the gold market.

  • Joe.. lord of the fly   Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 7:52 AM ET
    Joe.. lord of the fly

    "Squawk Box's" Joe Kernen is bugging out when a fly lands on his forehead during the show. It looks like it's stuck on my toupee, quips Joe.

  • Atlantic City casinos out of luck?   Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 7:41 AM ET
    Atlantic City Boardwalk.

    Revel is the latest casualty for the struggling New Jersey gambling center. Tom Ballance, Borgata Hotel & Casino COO, reveals his plans to keep the doors open at Borgata. You have to give people a reason to drive here, says Ballance.

  • Cisco's cybersecurity snafu   Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 7:34 AM ET
    Cisco's cybersecurity snafu

    China is accusing tech giant Cisco of cyberspying which Cisco has denies as tensions grow between Washington and Beijing.

  • What's ailing consumers? Retailers confused   Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 7:30 AM ET
    What's ailing consumers? Retailers confused

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports consumers are spending more on back-to-school shopping but only because items are pricier - they're not actually buying more.

  • USPS in distress: CEO   Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 7:15 AM ET
    USPS in distress: CEO

    The United States Postal Service reported a $2 billion loss this week despite raising prices on all postal products. Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe discusses what's causing the decline in postal services and changes he is implementing to improve it.

  • Europe's growth sputters but offers opportunity: Expert

    Bruce Kasman, JPMorgan chief economist, and Jim Paulsen, Wells Capital Management, discuss the future of the euro zone's economy and its impact on U.S. markets.

  • Wapner's ice bucket challenge   Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 6:53 AM ET
    Scott Wapner gets iced after accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge!

    The "Squawk Box" news team discusses CNBC's Scott Wapner challenge to raise ALS awareness.

  • Investing in superheros   Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 6:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports a rare copy of the 1938 book where Superman made his debut is hitting the eBay auction block as the market for rare comic books increases.

  • Geopolitics to rein in bulls? Watch oil prices: Pro   Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 6:35 AM ET
    Geopolitics to rein in bulls? Watch oil prices: Pro

    Are growing tensions overseas and flare-ups in Iraq and Ukraine enough to halt the market's rally? Russ Koesterich, Blackrock, and Jonathan Golub, RBC Capital Markets, discuss the ripple effects of growing political tensions.

  • Does Congress have the guts to reform tax code?   Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 6:26 AM ET
    Does Congress have the guts to reform tax code?

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on Capitol Hill gridlock to overhaul the U.S. tax code and the big winners and loser on the effective tax rate.

  • Legendary actress Lauren Bacall dead at 89   Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 6:23 AM ET
    1950: American screen star Lauren Bacall wearing a dark satin suit for her role as Amy North in 'Young Man with a Horn'.

    Sultry film star Lauren Bacall passed away on Tuesday at the age of 89. Bacall rose to fame in the 1940s opposite her famous husband Humphrey Bogart in such films as "To Have and Have Not."

  • Tensions rise in Iraq   Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 6:15 AM ET
    Members of Peshmerga forces in action during the clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants on August 10, 2014 in Mosul, Iraq. Peshmerga forces have entered Iraq’s northern town of Makhmur, repelling Islamic State militants.

    Erika Solomon, The Financial Times reporter, has the latest details on political turmoil in Baghdad as signs surface that Nouri al-Maliki will step down and Haider al-Ibadi will take over as prime minister.

About Squawk Box

  • "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.

Contact Squawk Box


    Get the best of CNBC in your inbox

    Please choose a subscription

    Please enter a valid email address
    To learn more about how we use your information,
    please read our Privacy Policy.
  • Showtimes

    Weekdays 6a ET
    Weekdays 13:00 CET
    Weekdays 18:00 SIN/HK
    Weekdays 20:00 SYD
    New Zealand
    Weekdays 22:00 NZ


  • Joe Kernen

    Joe Kernen is co-anchor of "Squawk Box," CNBC's signature morning program.

  • Becky Quick

    "Squawk Box" Co-Anchor

  • Andrew Ross Sorkin

    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.