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  • M&A deals rise as risk appetite increases     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 7:49 AM ET

    Peter Weinberg, Perella Weinberg Partners, weighs in on recent mergers and acquisitions, from Facebook buying WhatsApp for $16 billion to Comcast's $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable, and discusses the role of the activist investor. I don't know a company now that isn't focused on activists, says Weinberg.

  • Smart volatility plays     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 7:32 AM ET

    Mark Okada, Highland Capital Management co-founder & CIO, explains how investors should position their portfolios amid continued uncertainty in stocks and bonds.

  • While the country mourns, CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Ukraine may need a bailout to meet its financial obligations as much of the wealth remains in the hands of a small number of people.

  • The Fed and year 6 of 'monetary improv': Pro     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 7:08 AM ET

    James Grant, Founder & Editor of Grant's Interest Rate Observer, shares his perspective on the role of central bankers.

  • Netflix strikes deal with Comcast     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 7:02 AM ET

    Richard Greenfield, BTIG analyst, discusses whether Netflix's deal to pay Comcast for faster speeds for video services will interfere with Comcast's plans to acquire Time Warner.

  • Why billionaire Ron Baron likes these two stocks Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 10:09 AM ET
    Ron Baron

    Spending by the government on health care and America's domestic energy boom are two major trends that billionaire Ron Baron hopes to capitalize on.

  • Stocks set for a big fall, thanks to the Fed: Grant Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 8:18 AM ET
    James Grant, founder and editor of Grant's Interest Rate Observer.

    The Fed's bond-buying and near-zero-interest-rate policy has set up stocks for a big fall, said the founder of Grant's Interest Rate Observer.

  • Comcast customers to see improved Netflix speeds Sunday, 23 Feb 2014 | 12:45 PM ET

    Comcast and Netflix have agreed to a deal that would end slowness for the cable company's customers who view Netflix's video streams.

  • MasterCard's master pass protection plan     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 6:49 AM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt and Ed McLaughlin, MasterCard chief payments officer, discuss how the credit card company plans to increase mobile security and protect consumers from fraud.

  • CNBC's Jon Fortt has the latest details from WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum from the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

  • Bull market still has room to run: Pro     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 6:35 AM ET

    James Paulsen, Wells Capital Management, explains why the market still has room to run, despite some expected volatility ahead. If you're a trader you'll probably love this kind of year, but for investors it will likely be frustrating, says Paulsen.

  • CNBC's Jon Fortt has the latest details from the Mobile World Congress in Spain where some of the industry's biggest names in mobile, social and telecom are meeting, including Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg.

  • European stocks lower amid China concerns     Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 6:14 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Chatterly reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as reports have surfaced that banks in China have started to tighten loans to property-related industries.

  • CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports former Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych is wanted for "mass murder of civilians" and the country now faces an urgent financial crisis.

  • Stocks defy gravity, resist pull of lousy US data Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 9:53 AM ET

    Why are stocks advancing with such poor US data? Though not all indices are up, the S&P 500 has a good shot at posting three up weeks.

  • Sochi Olympics reach final days     Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 8:54 AM ET

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports the latest highlights from Olympic competition and tries his hand at curling.

  • Great Lakes put shipping on ice     Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 8:48 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports on the U.S. Coast Guard's efforts to clear a path through the frozen ice to free up billions of dollars in commerce, including shipments of iron ore, coal and grain.

  • Ukraine President Yanukovych has the power to murder people but he can't keep them off the streets, says John Herbst, former US Ambassador to Ukraine, sharing his perspective on the recent clashes between anti-government protester and police in the Ukraine. I think Russia's Putin wants Yanukovych to restore order by any means possible, says Herbst.

  • Fed to release 2008 transcripts     Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman provides a look back on what was happening during the financial crisis of 2008 and what the Federal Reserve was doing.

  • Under Armour CEO on earnings     Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 8:26 AM ET

    Kevin Plank, Under Armour founder & CEO, discuss whether he thinks his company will be able to keep up momentum after reporting blowout earnings last quarter. We are a pretty good Street fighter, says Plank.

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