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  • High-End Watchmaker Puts a New Face on Detroit Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 2:41 PM ET
    Shinola Watches in Detroit.

    Five floors above West Milwaukee Street in Detroit, in the old home of General Motors design studio, a small company called Shinola is at work on a big dream. It is bringing high-end watchmaking back to the U.S.

  • Jamie Dimon Warns of More Actions by Regulators Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 2:38 PM ET
    Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase

    Shareholders warned that more orders from bank regulators are on the way. "Extensive changes" are required.

  • All Eyes on Tiger Woods as Masters Tees Off Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 2:11 PM ET
    Tiger Woods poses after victory at the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship at the Trump Doral Golf Resort & Spa.

    A Masters win would be Tiger Woods' first major championship in nearly five years, and could re-ignite Tiger-mania.

  • Joe Kernen's 'Green Jacket' Wardrobe Malfunction Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 1:47 PM ET

    Our Joe Kernen has a "wardrobe malfunction" with the "Squawk Box" Green Jacket before he spoke to golfer Ian Poulter, who's trying to get his first win at the Masters.

  • Why Housing Affordability Is at Risk Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 1:27 PM ET

    Homes are more affordable now than they have been in decades, but that could turn more quickly than expected, because the affordability is based entirely on mortgage rates.

  • How High-Speed Trading Is About to Get Speedier Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 1:08 PM ET

    According to Einstein, nothing's faster than the speed of light. But for some traders the speed of light—at least through fiber-optic cable—just isn't fast enough anymore.

  • Rent a Nerd: Start-up Offers MBA Students for Hire Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 12:21 PM ET

    Hourly Nerd.com is a new start-up that offers small businesses MBA students for hire by the hour. Why didn't you think of this?

  • Banks Battle as Branch Wars Enter New Era Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 6:40 AM ET
    Pedestrians pass by a Chase Bank branch office in San Francisco, California.

    A revolution has started as consumers use technology to carry out everyday banking tasks. America's banks are reconsidering the future of the branch.

  • FBI Launches Probe as KPMG Quits Herbalife, Skechers Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 6:15 AM ET

    In a blow to one of the world's largest accounting firms, KPMG said it resigned as auditor of two U.S. corporations amid an FBI investigation into insider trading allegations.

  • Pimco's Gross Turns Bullish on US Treasurys Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 3:16 AM ET
    Bill Gross

    The world's biggest bond fund manager Bill Gross has had a change of heart on Treasurys, raising allocations to U.S.government bonds.

  • Germans Among Poorest in Europe: ECB Study Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 2:42 AM ET

    Germans are one of the poorest groups in Europe, according to the surprising findings of a joint survey by various divisions within the European Central Bank.

  • Adobe to Tackle 'TV Everywhere' With Primetime Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    Adobe Systems Inc. signage is displayed outside of the company's office in San Francisco, California, U.S.

    Adobe Systems (ADBE) due to announce the launch of Adobe Primetime, a package of tools to transform the way companies distribute TV over the web.

  • China Bird Flu Toll Reaches Nine, Vaccine in Months Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 9:42 PM ET

    The death toll in China from the H7N9 bird flu virus rose to nine on Tuesday, said state media, who also quoted Chinese authorities saying a vaccine should be ready within months.

  • As first-quarter earnings season kicks off, negative company warnings have outpaced positive revisions nearly five-to-one.

  • Hooters to Waitress: No Hair? No Job, Lawsuit Says Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 3:02 PM ET

    A former Hooters waitress contends in a lawsuit that the restaurant discriminated against her, when she didn't wear a wig after brain surgery.

  • Checks Soon for Those Foreclosed During Crisis Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 2:00 PM ET

    Borrowers who were in foreclosure in 2009 or 2010 can expect to receive $300—$125,000 under settlements reached between banks and regulators.

  • What Wall Street Wants: Priorities for New JCP Chief Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 1:43 PM ET
    Mike Ullman

    Facing sharp declines in sales and a plunging stock price, JC Penney's newly re-appointed CEO Mike Ullman must stabilize the struggling retailer's sales while modifying its strategy for winning over customers, analysts said.

  • Was Ackman's Plan for JCP Too Big to Succeed? Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 1:27 PM ET
    Bill Ackman

    Some times big ideas are just too big to work. That's what happened when the brilliant hedge fund manager tried to remake JC Penney.

  • Stinky Food, No Free Meals Annoy Fliers: Survey Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 12:54 PM ET

    Top flier complaints about airline food include lack of free meals and strong smelling food brought on board by travelers, according to a survey.

  • Cramer: Ackman 'Biochemical Assault' on Herbalife? Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 12:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer said he expects activist investor Bill Ackman to do something drastic to take the spotlight off of JC Penney.