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  • Facebook business profitable: Analyst  Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 3:20 PM ET

    Brian Evans, Bond Street Wealth Management, is cautious on Facebook, while Anthony DiClemente, Nomura senior analyst, expects more upside from the stock.

  • Trouble spots for retail  Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 3:18 PM ET

    Discussing which retailers are experiencing weaker sales amid bad winter weather, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan, and Evan Gold, Planalytics.

  • Retailers blame margin pressure  Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 3:17 PM ET

    Many retailers are indicating a pick-up in sales in recent weeks, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Touchstone cancels GS Elevator book publication  Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 3:09 PM ET

    Touchstone has cancelled its publication of the Goldman elevator book "Straight to Hell," reports CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin.

  • Discussing what can encourage the retail investor to get back into the market, with Margie Patel, Wells Fargo Funds Management; Jim Lowell, Adviser Investments CIO; and Ken Moraif, Money Matters.

  • Rep. Cummings to Rep. Issa: What are you hiding?  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 4:43 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on how the IRS hearing went wrong Wednesday. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) found Lois Lerner pleading the 5th, and ended the hearing. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) called Issa's investigation "one-sided."

  • Chertoff: Smart cards a step forward  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 4:38 PM ET

    Former Secretary for the Department of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff, discusses risks to the retail sector as consumers use mobile devices more and more.

  • Former Secretary for the Department of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff, discusses the security risks with the U.S. energy grids.

  • Credit conditions improving: Pro  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 4:25 PM ET

    Moody's downgraded Chicago's credit rating to just above junk bond status. John Miller, Nuveen Asset Management, sees a muni rally around the corner.

  • WH extends renewals for transitional health plans  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 4:21 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports the White House is allowing insurers to extend renewals for current customers in the old, cancelled health care plans.

  • Nardelli: You innovate, or your evaporate  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 4:13 PM ET

    Discussing opportunities in the economy, and deals in private equity, with former Home Depot CEO Bob Nardelli.

  • Pisani: Financials break out  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 3:58 PM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani discusses strength in financials and the impact of severe weather on the stock market.

  • Every dip bought: Pro  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 3:50 PM ET

    Discussing today's trading action with, Jordan Waxman, HighTower managing director.

  • Billions of Ukraine aid to land in Russia?  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 3:44 PM ET

    The U.S. and EU are readying funds to support Ukraine. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera explains how those funds could end up in Russia.

  • Forget sexy social media: Olstein  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 3:35 PM ET

    Discussing why he does not invest in widely held social media stocks and providing his best stock plays right now is Robert Olstein of Olstein Capital Management CEO & CIO.

  • Harwood: On a diplomatic track for now  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 3:31 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reacts to Secretary of State John Kerry's comments on the Ukrainian crisis.

  • Sec. Kerry: Hope ideas lead to de-escalation  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 3:28 PM ET

    Secretary of State John Kerry discusses the parameters of his discussions with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

  • Secretary of State John Kerry has agreed to continue discussions to help stabilize and overcome the crisis in Ukraine. Kerry also commented on Lebanon saying the U.S. is deeply concerned about security and sovereignty of the people of Lebanon.

  • The new push for nuclear power  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 3:13 PM ET

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission recently approved licenses to build four new nuclear reactors. Former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman, R-N.J., discusses the pros for atomic power.

  • Crude declines on geopolitical fears  Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 3:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the contributing factors to the decline in crude oil prices today.

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