Business Latest: Obama, not your year (so far)

President Barack Obama pauses while talking, Jan. 17, 2014, in Washington.
President Barack Obama pauses while talking, Jan. 17, 2014, in Washington.

OBAMA NOT YOUR YEAR (SO FAR): Journal poll from January shows a 51 percent majority of the public disapprove Obama's job performance. Read more

CNBC EXPLAINS: EXECUTIVE ORDERS: Going into tonight's State of the Union, there's a lot of talk about the president taking action without Congressional cooperation. It’s a good time to explain what an executive order is, what its Constitutional basis is, and how they work. Read more

PLAYING THE PRESIDENT’S SPEECH: The President's State of the Union Address could hit on topics affecting a wide range of companies and industries. What you need to know. Read more

STOCKS UP ON EARNINGS; DOW REBOUNDS AFTER WORST FIVE-DAY DROP SINCE 2012: Read more