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  • John Edwards and Newt Gingrich.

    President Obama has called for ending a tax loophole that costs Medicare and Social Security millions of dollars. Here's how it works.

  • Kim Kardashian

    The economy is a lot bigger than we think, but no thanks to Kim Kardashian and reality TV. Experts have gone back to 1929 to recalculate the size of gross domestic product,

  • Economic data can be like the porridge of a certain fairy tale: Too hot, too cold, or just right.

  • The gross domestic product or GDP, is arguably the key indicator to the health of an economy. But what statistics are used to determine GDP? CNBC explains.

  • More companies, many in the food business, are asking customers to keep guns out of stores. A brief history of gun laws and guns in public.

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    Hedge funds are a type of investment fund that operates with different regulatory constraints than other funds, such as mutual funds, pension funds and banks. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy describes how these funds are structured, how they operate, and the incentive fees managers earn from them.

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    Protecting a stock portfolio against market volatility means diversifying into an array of sectors that buffer holdings.

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    Do margin contracts really defend market participants from commodity price volatility? Salman Khan of the Khan Academy verifies the math. Then he explains how these contracts work in practice.

  • There may be no better example of how fast things have become than by looking at high frequency trading in the markets. CNBC explains.

  • The housing market is one of the pillars of the U.S. economy and there may be no better indication of how the market is doing than housing starts.

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    Although inflation is not necessarily a bad thing for a growing economy, there have been numerous historical examples when inflation runs wild, a situation called hyperinflation. CNBC explains

CNBC Explains

  • As governments worldwide harness technology to trace and curb the spread of the coronavirus, there are growing concerns about privacy violations and data protection. CNBC's Nessa Anwar discusses the trade-offs in a global health crisis.

  • German payments group Wirecard was once seen as Europe's most exciting fintech company. Now it's at the center of one of the biggest financial scandals in the country's history. CNBC's Tom Chitty explains.

  • A deadly clash between Indian and Chinese troops in June 2020 along the much-disputed Himalayan border resulted in the first loss of lives in fighting between the two militaries in 45 years. As politicians and diplomats from the two nuclear powers trade barbs, CNBC's Nessa Anwar explains why the latest flashpoint could be a cause for concern.