U.S. Business Day Power Lunch


  • Walmart customers push carts past reusable shopping bags in Los Angeles.

    Analysts raised several key concerns about Wal-Mart's domestic performance during the critical holiday sales period.

  • Seesaws in oil

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis looks at oil as trading closes over $30 per barrel.

  • Woz: 'I'm standing up for other people'

    Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak discusses the pitfalls of a potential back door to the iPhone of one of the San Bernadino shooters.

  • 'I'm on the privacy side': Woz

    Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak argues the case for privacy in the Apple and FBI fight over the iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernadino shooters.

  • Wozniak: No back doors

    Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak wades in on the privacy issues behind Apple's stand-off with the FBI.

  • Bugs spray in demand

    SC Johnson CEO Fisk Johnson spoke out on the increase in demand for bug spray as fears of the Zika virus spread, with CNBC's Mary Thompson.

  • Donald Trump and Pope Francis

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says he "is proud to be a Christian," in response to Pope Francis' critical comments regarding Trump's faith. CNBC's John Harwood reports.

  • BofA commodities head on oil & gold

    The oil collapse is affecting many markets, but lower oil will eventually help consumer, explains Francisco Blanch, Bank of America Merrill Lynch global commodities research head, in discussing the outlook for commodities and the U.S. economy.

  • US doesn't suggest recession: Kroszner

    How the Federal Reserve analyzes economic and market factors to find out where the economy is headed, with Former Federal Reserve Governor Randy Kroszner.

  • Energy exposed stock picks

    The way to play energy, with Craig Hodges, The Hodges Small Cap Fund, and Michael Cuggino, Permanent Portfolio Funds.

  • Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders met with civil rights leaders; the funeral for former UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali was held in Cairo; and more than a third of American adults are not getting enough sleep on a regular basis, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • Santelli: Key level in dollar/yen

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses activity in the dollar/yen, bond prices and yields.

  • What's hurting Yahoo

    "The Information" says the number of Yahoo "daily active users going to Yahoo’s home page fell 16.5 percent between the first week of December 2014 and the same period in 2015." The Information's senior reporter Amir Efrati, and Brian Weezer, Pivotal Research Group, discuss the future of Yahoo, its core business value and whether management is doing enough to turn around the company.

  • Chevron gas station is seen in Cardiff, California.

    Betting on beaten-down stocks with potential for outsized returns.

  • Apple's Dilemma: Customer Privacy or Help the Fed

    West Point's Cyber Policy Fellow Dr. Aaron Brantly and U.C. Berkeley's James Dempsey debate Apple's moral dilemma.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Gold in the market, illustration

    Using data from Kensho, a tool designed to quantify historical market events, CNBC Pro ran a study to find what will happen next with the boom in gold prices.

  • Nordstrom

    Jim Cramer takes a closer look at the groups driving the recent market rally to determine if this could be a real end to the pain of 2016.

  • Small businesses vs. the IRS

    With the recent news of the Apple and FBI stand-off and government reach, CNBC's Kate Rogers reports on how small businesses can inadvertently run afoul of the IRS.

  • Big bet on Twitter

    CNBC's "Fast Money" trader Jon Najarian discusses a big play in Twitter's stock.

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