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  • Blankfein: IPOs 'alive & well'     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 4:39 PM ET

    Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein discusses the current economic environment for IPOs. "The idea flow is terrific" and this is a great time for companies to come to market, he says.

  • Hank Paulson: Dimon & the DOJ     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 4:23 PM ET

    Discussing the possibility of JPMorgan's $13 billion settlement with the Justice Department collapsing, and the acquisition of Bear Stearns, with Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson.

  • Banks safer, leverage down: Paulson     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 4:23 PM ET

    Five years after the financial crisis, Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson, discusses what got the economy on its feet again, and what still needs to be done. He also talks about how Democrats and Republicans were able to work together.

  • Obamacare: Sticker shock in individual market     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 4:14 PM ET

    NBC News' Lisa Myers reports in the individual market of about 14 million Americans, the Obamacare regulations expected 40-67 percent of these people would not qualify for "grandfathering."

  • Another record day on Wall Street     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 4:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani wraps up the day's trading with a look at how the "Great Rotation" is helping to lift stock indexes to new highs.

  • Aetna CEO on why health plans are expensive     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini lists three reasons why new health care plans created to meet Obamacare minimum standards are more expensive than some older plans.

  • Frank: JPMorgan argument is 'wrong'     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    Former Representative Barney Frank says any settlement with JPMorgan on Washington Mutual shouldn't involve payments from the FDIC, as the bank has reportedly argued.

  • DOJ-JPM sticking point: WAMU     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 4:21 PM ET

    JPMorgan's massive $13 billion mortgage-related settlement with the Justice Department is at risk of collapsing. CNBC's Kate Kelly has the details.

  • Aetna CEO: Why insurance will be costing more Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 4:13 PM ET
    Mark Bertolini, CEO of Aetna.

    Many health-care plans do not offer all the benefits required under Obamacare which means premiums are likely to jump, Aetna's CEO Mark Bertolini told CNBC.

  • LinkedIn reports Q3 beat     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 4:13 PM ET

    LinkedIn's full-year and sales outlooks are coming in below estimates, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu. The company reported Q3 EPS of $0.39 ex-items on revenue of $393 million.

  • Trend higher in stocks & bonds: Pro     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 4:11 PM ET

    Discussing whether the market has legs or not, with Jim Lowell, Adviser Investments; Sameer Samana, Wells Fargo Advisors.

  • Yelp reports Q3 earnings     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 4:06 PM ET

    Yelp says mobile was a bright spot, however shares are down about 5 percent on its earnings data, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu. The company reported a Q3 loss of ($0.04) ex-items on revenue of $61 million.

  • Investors not scared: Pro     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 4:03 PM ET

    Dissecting current trading action, and what it says about investor sentiment, with Amy Wu, RBC Capital Markets, and Jim Lowell, Adviser Investments.

  • Pretty fully valued market: Pro     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 3:54 PM ET

    "It's been a very strong market," says Barbara Marcin of Gabelli Funds, in discussing today's trading action.

  • Dodd: Would like law done, but want it 'right'     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 3:43 PM ET

    Former Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT), addresses the challenges in getting Dodd-Frank just right, and criticism over how long it has taken. Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA), weighs in.

  • Discussing what it would mean if JPMorgan's potential $13 billion settlement with the DOJ would collapse, with Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA), and Former Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT).

  • Former SEC Chair Mary Schapiro discusses whether capital markets are more transparent today than they were 5 years ago, derivatives regulation and Mark Cuban's take on the SEC.

  • Former SEC Chair Mary Schapiro shares her opinion on her successor Mary Jo White's "tough cop" image, as well as her confidence in the agency.

  • Aetna CEO: Being careful with 2014 guidance     Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 3:20 PM ET

    Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini provides insight into his company's earnings forecast for 2014, and how much the new health care law will have an impact.

  • Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini discusses the impact of the new health care law and who can keep their original health plan indefinitely.

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