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  • Insider selling spree     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 3:47 PM ET

    CNBC's Sheila Dharmarajan reports S&P insiders sold off about $7.4 billion worth of stock in November, an 85 percent increase from October.

  • Lazard's Gary Parr: Volcker Rule is too complex     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 3:39 PM ET

    Gary Parr, Lazard vice chairman, gives his perspective on the complexity of the "Volcker Rule" and talks about the future of Wall Street.

  • Cold weather increases Black Friday sales     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 3:29 PM ET

    This year's Black Friday was the coldest in more than 20 years. CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports the unusually cold temperatures stimulated consumer buying on Black Friday, particularly with winter apparel.

  • TJ Maxx: Buy or sell?     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 3:31 PM ET

    Retailer T.J. Maxx is up 46 percent so far this year. CNBC Contributor and TheStreet CIO, Stephanie Link says she is not buying the stock at these levels. Chad Morganlander, Stifel Nicolaus portfolio manager, believes the stock will go higher and is adding to his position.

  • CNBC's David Faber reports famed investor Carl Icahn has called for a shareholder proposal that calls for Apple to buy back $50 billion in stock. His previous request had been for $150 billion.

  • Dodd-Frank was a poorly written law: Pro     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 3:18 PM ET

    David Lykken, Mortgage Banking Solutions managing partner, and Christopher Thornberg, Beacon Economics principal, debate a specific section of Dodd-Frank that requires lenders to verify borrower's ability to pay back their loan.

  • Wall Street trade group sues government     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 3:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association is suing the CFTC over the rules governing overseas swaps trading.

  • Closing Bell Exchange     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 3:02 PM ET

    Discussing the market sell off and if it's time to take profits, with Lance Roberts, STA Wealth Management; Jonathan Brodsky, Advisory Research; and CNBC's Jeff Cox and Rick Santelli.

  • Disconnect in October home sales reading     Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 3:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick breaks down the surge in new home sales for October and the skepticism surrounding the reading.

  • CNBC.com's hot list     Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 4:52 PM ET

    Allen Wastler, CNBC.com managing editor, reveals which stories are leading the page on CNBC's website. Today, CNBC's Patti Domm encourages investors to "embrace the selloff." Another page favorite includes a look at which countries are the most and least corrupt. And finally, readers are delving into CNBC's Diana Olick's story on mortgages, as interest rates tick up.

  • Doubling minimum wage a mistake: Economist     Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 4:44 PM ET

    Martin Feldstein, Harvard University economics professor, shares his views on how raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour would impact the economy.

  • Should you invest in drone wars?     Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 4:34 PM ET

    Amish Shah, Sierra Maya Ventures, explains why he is so bullish on drone technology. And Andrew Stoltmann, Stoltmann Law Offices, reveals why he is concerned about drone safety and privacy issues.

  • Will investors lose interest in muni bonds?     Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 4:27 PM ET

    John Miller of Nuveen Asset Management explains how Detroit's bankruptcy is likely to affect bondholders.

  • CNBC's Scott Cohn has the latest details on today's ruling that the Motor City can file for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection and the slew of lawsuits that are sure to follow.

  • Stocks going higher next year: Expert     Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 4:18 PM ET

    Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust; Gordon Charlop, Rosenblatt Securities, discuss why investors shouldn't make "a mountain out of a molehill" over today's selloff.

  • Former Tyco CEO to be freed on January 17th     Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 4:08 PM ET

    Dennis Kozlowski, the former CEO of Tyco, will be released from prison next month after serving 8.3 years, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs.

  • Stocks drop for third straight day     Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche; Andrew Stoltmann, Stoltmann Law Offices; Dan Greenhaus, BTIG, and Josh Brown, CNBC contributor, discuss what likely moved today's markets and why investors need to keep an eye on oil prices and interest rates.

  • Stock rally interrupted     Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 3:58 PM ET

    Terry Dolan, Benjamin & Jerold Brokerage CEO, discusses today┬┐s market pull back and if he is going to buy the dip. Dolan says investor enthusiasm must be curbed.

  • Michael Underhill, Capital Innovations CIO and Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities, discuss today's market selloff. Underhill says biotech is overvalued, utilities are undervalued and emerging markets are on sale.

  • Will Washington dysfunction crimp IPO plans?     Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 3:47 PM ET

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports on the notable companies expected to file for IPO this month and what possible headwinds could delay filings.

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