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  • Fed's Yellen: Fiscal policy a headwind to recovery  Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 3:18 PM ET

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen discusses the slow economic recovery and explains why the economy has not created more jobs.

  • Yellen: Long-term unemployment exceptionally high  Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 3:13 PM ET

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen explains what indicators she watches that are relevant in assessing the labor market.

  • Yellen: Labor market & inflation taper cues  Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 3:09 PM ET

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen explains the conditions that must be present for the Fed to continue tapering the pace of asset purchases.

  • Fed's Yellen on inflation & unemployment  Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 3:03 PM ET

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen describes the balanced approach the Fed will take to unemployment and inflation. We will tolerate inflation running a little over 2 percent, before moving the federal funds rate off zero, Yellen said.

  • Yellen: Weather important, but not only factor  Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 3:02 PM ET

    Fed Chair Janet Yellen answers how the weather versus a fundamental weakness in the economy contributed to slower economic growth.

  • CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on the financial preparedness of Americans for retirement.

  • CNBC.com hot list: Retirement confidence on rise  Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 4:45 PM ET

    CNBC.com Managing Editor Allen Wastler reports Microsoft Office's availability for iPads, retailers Michael Kors and Kate Spade, and rising retirement confidence are the hottest topics on CNBC.com.

  • Adobe comments on early release of earnings  Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 4:35 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports an internal error was responsible for the early release of Adobe's earnings on its website.

  • O'Leary: When do you stop looking for this plane?  Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 4:35 PM ET

    Greg Feith, former NTSB investigator, discusses the recurrent training procedures airline pilots have to undergo every year to continue to fly. "Shark Tank's" Kevin O'Leary weighs in on the missing Malaysia flight.

  • Small caps vs large caps? Pro weighs in  Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 4:27 PM ET

    Author of "You Can Be a Stock Market Genius" Joel Greenblatt provides investment strategies for those seeking profitable stocks.

  • GM's Barra: Very sorry for loss of life  Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 4:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on comments made by General Motors CEO Mary Barra about the handling of her company's ignition switch recall.

  • Analyzing Oracle's Q3 earnings  Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 4:08 PM ET

    Oracle is reporting Q3 EPS of $0.68 ex-items on revenue of $9.3 billion. David Garrity of GVA Research, provides perspective.

  • Oracle reports Q3 earnings  Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 4:07 PM ET

    Oracle is reporting Q3 EPS of $0.68 ex-items on revenue of $9.3 billion, with CNBC's Josh Lipton.

  • Apple's Cook on 'Haunted Empire': Nonsense  Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 3:52 PM ET

    Apple CEO Tim Cook has responded to the controversial book "Haunted Empire," which says Apple's best days are behind them, reports CNBC's Becky Quick.

  • In middle of economic expansion: Pro  Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 3:45 PM ET

    Discussing market tone and if the U.S. stock market is overvalued, with Walter Todd, Greenwood Capital chief investment officer, Jeff Korzenik, Fifth Third Bank SVP & chief investment strategist, and CNBC's Bob Pisani.

  • Strong jump in Adobe's creative cloud  Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 3:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports a surge in Adobe's creative cloud subscriptions up around 400,000 to 1.84 million.

  • Economy still needs stimulus help: Pro  Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 3:30 PM ET

    Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities senior fellow, and Maya MacGuineas, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget president, look ahead to Janet Yellen's first Fed policy meeting where she is expected to address forward guidance and projections for the economy.

  • Putin has won, awaiting US response: Pro  Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 3:20 PM ET

    Should investors buy what Putin's selling? CNBC's Jeff Cox, and Tim Seymour, Triogem Asset Management CIO, discuss the longevity of the Russian market rally after Putin's speech and if investors should trust him. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera provides perspective.

  • Ukraine crisis: US, Russia markets move higher  Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 3:19 PM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera explains why the markets have reacted so positively despite Russian President Vladimir Putin signing a treaty that annexes Ukraine's Crimea region.

  • Disney has good fundamental story: Pro  Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 3:16 PM ET

    How to play Disney, with Tim Nollen, Macquarie, who says the stock will continue to climb higher due to its strong film run and parks. Abigail Doolittle, Peak Theories founder & analyst, says the stock is well ahead of itself and is ready for a fall.

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  • Anything can happen between the bells of the trading day. But what happens during the last hour could be what matters most. CNBC's "Closing Bell" guides you through the most important hour of the trading day. The show takes a close-up look at how the markets are moving, what's driving them and how investors are reacting. Live coverage includes reports from the Chicago Board of Trade, New York Mercantile Exchange, NASDAQ and the NYSE. Analysts, money managers and CEOs explain their strategies, share opinions, and provide an inside perspective on breaking news stories. In addition, "Closing Bell" provides instant analysis of corporate profit reports, as soon as they break, during the quarterly earning seasons. Features include interviews with entrepreneurs, plus an inside-look at how executives and high-net-worth individuals spend their time and money.

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