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  • Boston Leaders & FBI Speak Out About Bombing Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 9:37 AM ET
    Boston Leaders & FBI Speak Out About Bombing

    Political leaders gathered in Boston to address security concerns surrounding the bombings which took place at the Boston Marathon. Among the speakers were Gov. Deval Patrick, (D), Mayor Thomas Menino, (D), Sen. Elizabeth Warren, (D), and Richard DesLauriers, Head of Boston's FBI.

  • Fed's Evans Optimistic, Dudley Less So on Jobs Outlook Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 9:29 AM ET
    William C. Dudley, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

    Top Fed policy doves, with opposing economic views, agreed the job market has not yet improved enough to merit cuts to the central bank's bond-buying program.

  • Americans' Faith in Tax Fairness Hits 10-Year Low Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 12:30 PM ET

    More than half of Americans think their taxes are fair, says a Gallup survey. But that's the lowest rate of satisfaction since 2001.

  • Whiff the Deadline? How to Play a Tax Extension Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 11:48 AM ET

    The pros, cons and outright myths of asking the IRS for an extension on your tax returns.

  • Fed Doves Say Relax--Inflation Not a Threat Yet Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 11:13 AM ET

    As grumbles about inflation risk grow louder, several Fed doves spoke out over the weekend, saying everyone relax -- we should watch inflation but it's not a huge risk just yet.

  • Fed's Rosengren: US Growth Better Than Expected Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 12:58 PM ET
    Eric Rosengren

    A top Federal Reserve official on Friday defended the central bank's dual mandate of full employment and price stability, but also said he's optimistic the economy is gathering strength.

  • Time to End Bond-Buying? Not Yet, Fed's Lockhart Says Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 9:22 AM ET

    It is too soon for the Federal Reserve to consider tapering or halting its asset purchases, Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart said on Wednesday.

  • Wealthy Beware! IRS Audit Squad Nabs One in Eight Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 2:59 PM ET

    New data from the IRS shows that tax filers with taxable incomes of $1 million or more were audited nearly 12 times more often than the population as a whole.

  • Identity Theft: Why Tax Fraud Could Get Worse Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 6:21 PM ET

    Tax refund fraud is a growing $5 billion a year problem that could get worse before it gets better. Crooks are getting smarter and the IRS needs to work harder to catch thieves.

  • SEC Embraces Social Media, but Questions Still Loom Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 4:55 PM ET

    The Securities and Exchange Commission is moving into the 21st century with its announcement that communication on social media will be treated just like communication on a company's website. However, there are a number of questions still looming.

  • Santelli: When Doing a 'Good Job' May Get You Fired Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 11:23 AM ET
    Santelli: When Doing a 'Good Job' May Get You Fired

    CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Edward Pinto, American Enterprise Institute about mortgage market reform and its consequences.

  • Fighting Back Hack Attacks Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 11:15 AM ET
    Fighting Back Hack Attacks

    Ridge Schmidt Cyber co-founders Howard Schmidt and Tom Ridge discuss the buildup in cyberwars and why the government needs to increase its cybersecurity infrastructure.

  • Junk Food Fight Heats Up: More Battles Ahead Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 5:11 AM ET
    Premium: Candy Bars

    From the successful campaign against trans fats to San Francisco's ban on toys in McDonald's Happy Meals to first lady Michelle Obama's campaign against childhood obesity, it's clear that makers of so-called junk foods face a widening public relations battle. The Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Cutbacks in the Skies May Close Some Airports Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 11:53 AM ET
    Cutbacks in the Skies May Close Some Airports

    The FAA releases its final list of air traffic control towers that will lose funding due to sequester cuts, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.

  • Senate to Post Office: Keep Saturday Mail Delivery Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 11:43 AM ET

    The US Postal Service has suffered a setback in its plan to end Saturday delivery of first-class mail, as Congress advanced a bill requiring six-day delivery.

  • Leaving Wall Street--and Still Getting a Nice Payday Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 11:06 AM ET
    President Barack Obama and White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew.

    Banks have provisions that allow acceleration of payments owed to senior executives if they take government jobs, NYT reports.

  • JPMorgan Chase Secretly Downgraded by Regulators Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 12:02 PM ET
    Jamie Dimon

    In a secret regulatory action, the Office of Comptroller of the Currency knocked its rating of JPMorgan's management down a notch.

  • Retailers Settle 'Faux Faux Fur' Flap. Got That? Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 11:42 AM ET

    Animal protection groups are applauding the settlement of federal claims that Neiman Marcus and two other retailers had marketed real fur as fake, The New York Times reports.

  • What the IRS Doesn't Want You to Know About Audits Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 8:01 PM ET
    The IRS building in Washington, D.C.

    As if audits aren't painful enough -- there's a lot the IRS won't tell you. Check out these tips from a former IRS agent.

  • U.S. Treasury building

    The Federal Reserve sent a record $88.4 billion in profits to the U.S. Treasury last year, audited results showed on Friday.