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  • This could be signaling a pause for the S&P 500 Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 4:21 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. businesses took a pause from repurchasing their own shares in the first quarter of 2014, according to the research tracker TrimTabs.

  • Lewis' 'Flash Boys,' high-speed trading, and Virtu Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 4:04 PM ET
    NYSE exchange floor

    I haven't read Mr. Lewis' book, but I've read the S-1 for Virtu, which is a high-speed trading firm that is slated to go public, likely in the next few weeks.

  • IPO halted in trading debut Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 12:39 PM ET
    A trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange reacts to an announcement from the Federal Reserve during the afternoon of March 19, 2014.

    Trade halts are rare in IPO debuts. Energous, which develops wire-free charging technology, was halted today because it tripped a circuit breaker.

  • New Orleans makes a pitch for investment  Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 9:45 AM ET

    Mitch Landrieu, the Democratic mayor of the city, gives three reasons why businesses can thrive in the Big Easy.

  • Mixed picture for six IPOs debuting today Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 10:54 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The IPO parade is underway and after double-digit pops for yesterday's three IPOs, today shows a mixed picture.

  • After rough week, IPO pricings catch a break Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 9:47 AM ET
    Traders wait for the Initial Public Offering for Castlight Health on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange after the opening bell on March 14, 2014 in New York City.

    After a rough week, 6 IPOs priced at sensible levels, and a big rally in three new offerings have greatly reduced the anxiety.

  • Wall Street's watchdog eyes HFT  Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 8:50 AM ET

    Dan Gallagher, SEC commissioner, shares his thoughts on shareholder activism and regulatory reforms. Also Gallegher weighs in on high frequency trading and why the perception that it's not fair to "the little guy" is a "reality" that needs to be addressed.

  • RE/MAX CEO: There's a lot of buyers out there  Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 8:41 AM ET

    Margaret Kelly, CEO of RE/MAX, shares her outlook on housing and the top real estate trends. Recovery is "spotty" in some regions but they are all beginning to improve, Kelly says.

  • CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on wages, spending and personal consumption.

  • 3 reasons post-Katrina New Orleans is back: Mayor Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 1:08 PM ET
    Revelers party in the French Quarter on Mardi Gras Day, March 4, 2014 in New Orleans.

    Nearly nine years later, the city of New Orleans is about 80 percent recovered from the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina, Mayor Mitch Landrieu told CNBC on Friday.

  • How activist investors influence M&A  Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 8:16 AM ET

    Michael Carr, Goldman Sachs M&A group in the Americas, shares his thoughts on the role of activists in deal making and the outlook for mergers and acquisitions.

  • Fed fears return for this pro  Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 8:03 AM ET

    We've been living under a cloud of financial repression for the last four to five years, says Jay Jordan, The Jordan Company chairman & managing principal, sharing his worries about the pace of the Fed's tapering and its impact on the markets.

  • New Orleans is open for business  Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 7:51 AM ET

    What you have now is a much more entrepreneurial spirit, say Mayor Mitch Landrieu, New Orleans mayor, discussing the revitalization of the Big Easy.

  • Biggest threat to US economy: Russia or China?  Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 7:44 AM ET

    There are tumultuous times ahead for China, says Lawrence Bossidy, former Honeywell chairman & CEO, sharing his thoughts on China and Russia's economic outlook.

  • 'Poison Pill' inventor targets activism  Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 7:34 AM ET

    Activism in the long-term is not only bad for shareholders but also bad for the economy as a whole, says Martin Lipton, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, expressing his views on shareholder activism. Also Lipton shares his thoughts on the two categories of hedge fund activism.

  • Sorkin vs. the Gators  Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 7:25 AM ET

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin heads to the bayou to feed marshmallows to alligators.

  • Ford's plan to boost jobs  Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 7:16 AM ET

    Joe Hinrichs, Ford Motor Company president of the Americas, discusses the automaker's plans to invest $500 million in a plant in Lima, Ohio which will create 300 jobs. At Ford we've been hiring over 10,000 workers in the last couple years and growing our investments here, says Hinrichs.

  • Bossidy: Lucky if economy gets to 2% in Q1  Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 7:07 AM ET

    Lawrence Bossidy, former Honeywell chairman & CEO, shares his thoughts on the state of the U.S. economy and the outlook on jobs.

  • Go-shop process not a panacea: Expert  Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 6:53 AM ET

    Eileen Nugent, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, and Robert Spatt, , Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, discuss go-shop deals in the M&A environment and the latest LBO buzz from New Orleans.

  • Red Hat CEO: We are a cloud 'share-taker'  Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 6:42 AM ET

    Jim Whitehurst, CEO of Red Hat, discusses his company's future growth plans.We are working to bring a software-base solution you can run on top of any hardware. Also Whitehurst runs through his company's better-than-expected quarterly results.

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