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U.S. Business Day Power Lunch


  • Bill Gates backs high-tech foods for the masses Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    food laboratory

    Food-tech companies are creating meat and dairy substitutes to meet global food demand. Will consumers have an appetite for these products?

  • At peak demand for jobs? Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 1:09 PM ET
    At peak demand for jobs?

    Digging into soft economic data, and what is signals about employment, with Joe LaVorgna, Deutsche Bank chief economist, and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Oil impact not devastating: Canada finance minister Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 6:08 PM ET
    A man reaches for a fuel pump at a gas station in Toronto.

    Because Canada has a diversified economy, oil's drop hasn't had a devastating impact, its finance minister said.

  • Do we have a bidder? Christie's $500M art auction Sunday, 10 May 2015 | 9:37 AM ET
    Christie's auctions off watches including the world's most expensive Rolex.

    Christie's could sell $500M of art in a single night, including a "masterpiece" by Lucian Freud.

  • Biotech to watch ahead of ASCO Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 2:36 PM ET
    Biotech to watch ahead of ASCO

    The American Society of Clinical Oncology conference will occur at the end of May in Chicago. CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports which companies investors should watch. Also, Les Funtleyder, ESquared Asset Management, shares his view.

  • Pisani's view: Low PPI, weak retail Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 1:01 PM ET
    Pisani's view: Low PPI, weak retail

    Avon Products' stock was halted on volatility, and the producer price index fell 0.4 percent in April, reports CNBC's Bob Pisani

  • Investigating the fatal derailment Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 2:19 PM ET
    Investigating the fatal derailment

    Insight to what could have happened to the derailed Amtrak train, with Rick Campbell, CTC President.

  • Brian Sullivan sits down with Canada's Minister of Finance

    Brian Sullivan's First on CNBC interview with Canadian Minister of Finance Joe Oliver at SIFMA's 2015 Canada-U.S. Securities Summit. They discuss the upside to oil price declines, U.S.-Canada trade, infrastructure and more.

  • Solutions for saving water in Cali Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 2:45 PM ET
    Solutions for saving water in Cali

    Bottled water is coming under attack during the drought. Tim Brown, Nestle Waters North America CEO, discusses how much water is used to create beverage products, and how to save water in California.

  • 10 questions for Mitch McConnell Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 6:05 AM ET
    Sen. Mitch McConnell

    Sen. Mitch McConnell explains to CNBC's John Harwood why the Trans-Pacific trade pact is as important for the next president as it is for this one.

  • America in an infrastructure crisis: Ray LaHood Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 3:36 PM ET
    Rescuers work around derailed carriages of an Amtrak train in Philadelphia, May 13, 2015.

    The U.S. has not invested in infrastructure, which is vital to a safe transportation system, former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said.

  • Day after crash, House committee votes to cut Amtrak funding

    A House committee voted to cut Amtrak funding by $251 million, reports CNBC's John Harwood.

  • Philly Mayor: 7 dead from train crash Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 2:25 PM ET
    Philly Mayor: 7 dead from train crash

    Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter briefs the public on the Amtrak train derailment that occurred Tuesday night.

  • Was the train going 100mph? Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 2:14 PM ET
    Was the train going 100mph?

    Authorities say the Philly train that derailed Tuesday night was going at least 100 mph, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • DuPont CEO in the hot seat: Analyst Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 2:09 PM ET
    DuPont CEO in the hot seat: Analyst

    Is Nelson Peltz's loss DuPont's win? How to trade the stock after Trian lost its proxy fight, with Mark Connelly, CLSA Americas.

  • CNBC update: $9 million in Baltimore damage Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 2:30 PM ET
    CNBC update: $9 million in Baltimore damage

    Damage from the riots in Baltimore have been estimated at $9 million, and the red carpet has been rolled out in Cannes for the film festival, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • 'Peltz made a big mistake': Sonnenfeld Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 2:04 PM ET
    'Peltz made a big mistake': Sonnenfeld

    Discussing Nelson Peltz's setback after DuPont won the proxy fight, with Jeff Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management, and Harvard senior fellow Bill George.

  • Pay attention to bonds Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 2:01 PM ET
    Pay attention to bonds

    The yield on the 10-year is up 16 percent in one month. CNBC's Dominic Chu explains why stock investors should care about the moves in bonds.

  • 2015 Pig Book: $5 million on abstinence & more Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 1:57 PM ET
    2015 Pig Book: $5 million on abstinence & more

    The Citizens Against Government Waste is out with its annual Pig Book, with CNBC's Hampton Pearson. $120 million was spent to upgrade the Army's M1 Abrams Tank.

  • How much do Americans spend on drugs? Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 1:52 PM ET
    How much do Americans spend on drugs?

    A new report says the number of Americans being billed more than $100,000 a year for their prescriptions has tripled in the past year. CNBC's Meg Tirrell breaks down the report, saying slightly more than half of the spenders were men.

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