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  • Soaring prices make it hard to be a foodie 

    Prices for common foods like coffee, dairy and beef have increased greatly over last year, with some analysts pointing the finger at California's severe drought.

  • 2013 record year for dividends 

    Shareholders have enjoyed soaring dividend pay-out increases since the recession and it doesn't look like its stopping anytime soon. This first quarter alone was the biggest increase ever.

  • Are new rules making banks safer? 

    Years after the financial crisis, regulators announced that the big banks will have to hold more capital to protect against losses. Will it make the financial system safer?

  • Fear is driving the market again 

    CNNMoney's Fear and Greed index shows fear to be the driving factor in market sentiment, thanks to worries about the Fed, slowing earnings growth and concerns that stocks got too hot in 2013.

  • 'Stocks are allowed to go down' 

    Scott Shellady, Senior Vice President at the Trean Group, doesn't see enough strength in the economy to support earnings and stocks right now.

  • Mary Barra's make-or-break moment for GM? 

    It's a crucial test for General Motors CEO Mary Barra, as she heads to Washington to answer questions about the recall of 2.6 million vehicles. She's tried to turn this public relations nightmare around, but will it be enough? Barra's and GM's reputations are both on the line.

  • How the Seahawks helped a budget deal 

    Senator Patty Murray discusses how her negotiations with Paul Ryan on a December budget deal were aided by their mutual love for football.

  • The sobering 'risk factors' of IPOs 

    14 IPOs are scheduled for this week, a sign of optimism on the Street. But make sure you look at the 'risk factors' before jumping on the craze. King Digital, maker of Candy Crush, had 24!

  • Candy Crush IPO to raise billions 

    King Digital, the creator of the insanely popular Candy Crush Saga game, is going public. CNN's Samuel Burke speaks with subway riders on how addictive the game is.

  • Yellen's first Fed presser in 90 seconds 

    Fed chief Janet Yellen says the labor market continues to show signs of improvement, but because of low inflation and broader weakness the Federal Reserve has kept monetary policy 'highly accommodative.'

  • GM's new CEO faces crucial test 

    GM's new CEO Mary Barra faces her first crucial test, as investigations into GM's ignition switch recall rev into high gear.

  • How to take the bull market by the horns 

    Investment strategists say the fundamentals of the stock market are still strong and gains are possible with the right buying strategy.

  • Bull market: Gotta be in it to win it 

    This bull market has shown us that you shouldn't freak out when things are bad. There have been big winners like Apple and Priceline. But if you don't want to pick stocks, index funds have been a good bet too.

  • Why you're not feeling record stocks 

    The stock market goes up as jobs are being cut. That's because it's a bottom line recovery. Christine Romans explains.

  • Why it's time to buy in emerging markets 

    Mark Mobius says his fund is buying stocks in emerging markets from Mexico to China, and even says Ukraine 'is in a sweet spot' if the politically spurred violence can subside.

  • What happened to the correction? 

    Investors are shrugging off lackluster economic numbers. Stocks are once again pushing toward record highs. So what happened to that market correction everyone was talking about?

  • Gap bumps up minimum wage 
    Gap bumps up minimum wage(2:37)Feb 20 2014

    VP of Stores Lynn Albright explains Gap's decision to increase the minimum wage to $10 by next year, which would affect 65,000 U.S. employees.

  • Are we in a bourbon bubble? 
    Are we in a bourbon bubble?(2:08)Feb 12 2014

    Clay Risen, author of American Whiskey, Bourbon and Rye: A Guide to the Nation's Favorite Spirit, discusses the billion dollar bourbon boom.

  • A pause in the sell-off? 
    A pause in the sell-off?(0:59)Feb 6 2014

    The S&P 500 is down 5% so far this year, but big retailers in the index -- like Target, Best Buy, Staples -- are down sharply and have shown 'correction-like' losses.

  • 4 numbers you need to know about stocks 

    Here are the 4 most important numbers that tell the story of the market pullback in recent weeks.

  • Why the market sell-off was expected 

    CNN's Christine Romans explains why investors shouldn't be surprised by the recent slide in the stock market.

  • Why the Winklevoss brothers love Bitcoin 

    Backers of the virtual currency say its "vice phase" has passed and insist Bitcoin is poised to capture the virtual currency market.

  • We've 'exhausted' economic quick fixes 

    The Secretary General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Ángel Gurría says 'structural' reforms in education, innovation and competition are the keys to a global economic rebound now.

  • Summers: Fiscal cuts are 'madness' 

    Former Treasury Secretary and economic advisor to the White House Larry Summers discusses the U.S. economic recovery, fiscal stimulus vs. austerity, taxes, and the Federal Reserve in Davos.

  • Stiglitz on how to fix the income gap 

    Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz discusses the problem of income inequality and what can be done to fix it while at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

  • Why is everyone moving to Oregon? 

    United Van Lines COO Rich McClure discusses the moving trends his company sees domestically and overseas.

  • Companies are still figuring out Facebook 

    Marketing execs from Facebook, Ford and Adobe discuss the challenges companies face when using digital media to target consumers.

  • What businesses want from Obama 

    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker says businesses want to export more, immigration reform and better job training. She also discusses income inequality and the minimum wage.

  • Why big banks are too big to jail 

    Following JPMorgan Chase's settlement over the Bernie Madoff scandal, CNN's Christine Romans and Evan Perez discuss why neither individual bankers nor the bank itself had to face criminal charges.

  • Tim Cook recalls cross burnings in south 

    Apple CEO Tim Cook reflects on the civil rights abuses he witnessed growing up in Alabama and how they have shaped his leadership.

  • Why my bank didn't take TARP 
    Why my bank didn't take TARP(2:15)Nov 26 2013

    CEO of New York Community Bancorp Joseph Ficalora discusses the financial crisis and how the banking industry has changed since.

  • Will Katie Couric hire help save Yahoo? 

    CEO Marissa Mayer seems to be spending plenty of money hiring media talent like Couric, but Yahoo's financial turnaround is still elusive.

  • Famous bull: Market has room to run 

    Wharton professor Jeremy Siegel says that the record high stock market is supported by company earnings. He also predicts that the market will continue to rise during any tapering from the Federal Reserve.

  • Dow 16,000: What's next? 
    Dow 16,000: What's next?(2:04)Nov 19 2013

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average has hit a record high of 16,000 due to an improving economy and the Federal Reserve. Where does the market go from here?

  • El-Erian: 'Take some money off the table' 

    Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian says the question now is not if the Federal Reserve will support the market, but if its policies will work.

  • Is there a housing bubble in California? 

    Zillow's chief economist says people will be paying too much for homes as interest rates rise and that could cause havoc for housing prices on the West coast.

  • Twitter now under Wall St. microscope 

    One Wall Street analyst on the floor of the NYSE thinks Twitter could have revenues of $2 billion by 2015.

  • Is peer-to-peer lending online the future? 

    Lending Club Founder and CEO Renaud Laplanche is disrupting traditional banking by getting investors to lend directly to consumers online.

  • In defense of hedge funds 
    In defense of hedge funds(2:41)Oct 18 2013

    Despite plenty of press indicating hedge funds do not beat the broader market, SkyBridge Capital founder Anthony Scaramucci says he can pick winners.

  • Why there isn't a bond bubble 

    SkyBridge Capital founder and managing partner Anthony Scaramucci thinks the Federal Reserve will keep rates low to fight unemployment and hold the bonds it has accumulated to maturity.

  • Bill Gross: Bond default chance 1 in 500K 

    Pimco founder and co-CIO Bill Gross says that the U.S. government could prioritize payments to bond holders. Whether or not they actually will is a different question.

  • Are diamonds a good investment? 

    More expensive than gold, but often more stable, take a look at the different ways you can invest in diamonds -- that is, if you have the dough.

  • Buy a piece of the Empire State Building 

    As the real estate bundle that includes the Empire State Building goes public, it's clear that New York City real estate has been a solid investment over the years.

  • NY AG wants to 'redefine' insider trading 

    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the law has always lagged behind technology and it has to adapt as companies get data early to trade on it within milliseconds.

  • Why Coke values women as leaders 

    Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent explains his view that 'brands get better when women are put in leadership positions.'

  • Why the Fed is not flip-flopping 

    Economist Julia Coronado of BNP Paribas says the market had been wrong to assume the Federal Reserve would begin to taper.

  • TARP and fracking boosted U.S. economy 

    Former Bank of Israel governor Stanley Fischer says the 'decision of the United States to deal with its banks immediately' has put the country on better footing than its European counterparts.

  • Roger Ferguson on the Fed and pensions 

    Former Federal Reserve vice chairman and current CEO of the TIAA-CREF investment portfolio says only history will tell whether the Fed's policies have been too aggressive.

  • Jim O'Neill on the BRIC problem 

    The economist who coined the acronym for the group of leading emerging markets says the countries need to strengthen their monetary policy and financial markets.

  •  Behind NYC's Hudson Yards development 

    Related Companies CEO Jeff Blau talks about how his company is building the Hudson Yards complex on the west side of Manhattan.

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