U.S. Business Day Power Lunch


  • U.S. Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen

    A daily morning look at the financial stories you need to know to start the day.

  • Metro trains arrive in the Gallery Place-Chinatown station in the Washington, D.C. Metro system.

    America's infrastructure is crumbling and there isn't enough money to fix it, experts say.

  • Stocks near session lows

    Discussing whether market action could help push the Federal Reserve to raise rates sooner, with Steve Massocca, Wedbush Equity Management.

  • State of black America

    The National Urban League is out with its 2016 "State of Black America Report, called "Locked Out: Education, Jobs, & Justice." Discussing job creation in America, and income equality, with Marc Morial, National Urban League CEO.

  • Bearish oil outlook

    Goldman Sachs may see further upside ahead in oil, but Barclays is more bearish, at least in the short-term. Michael Cohen, Barclays head of commodities, has the details.

  • Dow drops 200 points

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on factors pressuring the markets, including Fed’s non-voting members raising expectations of a rate hike this year.

  • Labor leaders in revolt

    Construction and building trade unions are sounding off to AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka over a recently announced partnership with billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer. CNBC contributor Jared Bernstein, provides perspective.

  • Contractors install a window on a home under construction at the Toll Brothers housing development in San Ramon, California.

    U.S. housing starts rose more than expected in April as builders ramped up the construction of single and multifamily homes.

  • Alberta fires now spread north

    There appears to be a u-turn in the Alberta fires due to strong winds, reports CNBC's Deirdre Bosa.

  • Lennar's homebuilding outlook

    CNBC's Diana Olick speaks with the nation's second-largest homebuilder Lennar's CEO Stuart Miller on the state of homebuilding.

  • The 'cool to save' mentality

    Discussing shopping trends, and favorite retail stocks to bet on, with Randy Konik, Jefferies, and Roxanne Meyer, MKM Partners.

  • Your roads & bridges portfolio

    Discussing how to invest alongside infrastructure-related spending, with Bob Dimella, Mackay Municipal Managers, and Josh Duitz, Alpine Funds portfolio manager.

  • USA roads & bridges: Who will pay?

    America needs $3.6 trillion between now and 2025 to bring U.S. infrastructure to a grade "B," explains Greg Diloreto, American Society of Civil Engineers. Also, Chris Edwards, Cato Institute, provides perspective.

  • DC Metro GM: We can't wait any longer

    Discussing the challenges to fixing the D.C. metro, with Washington D.C. Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld.

  • DC Metro, cell phones Washington DC

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports on upgrades to the Washington Metro System.

  • Bezos: 'Irresponsible' not to be a Prime member

    Ten directors were elected at Amazon's shareholder meeting, and CEO Jeff Bezos answered questions on Prime.

  • Is China going to crush Silicon Valley?

    Cyriac Roeding, angel investor and co-founder of Shopkick, thinks China is a healthy "kick in the butt" for Silicon Valley.

  • Bull case for your money

    Where to turn in this market, with Andrew Slimmon, Morgan Stanley, and Jill Cuniff, Edge Asset Management.

  • Mallinckrodt responds to Citron

    Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals is responds after Citron Research's executive editor Andrew Left spoke out on the company on "Fast Money Halftime Report."

  • Workers weld frames for the new MiDi bus at New Flyer Industries in St. Cloud, Minn.

    Time on own small-cap dividend stocks like New Flyer Industries.

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