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  • How Sequestration Cuts May Pummel Housing Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 10:04 AM ET
    A $50.7 billion Superstorm Sandy aid package was voted through the House of Representatives recently. The funding would be spent on New York and New Jersey transit systems and for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's disaster relief fund.

    Massive government budget cuts set to go into effect March 1 would be, "deeply destructive" to all aspects of the housing market, US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan told a Senate panel last week. Here's why.

  • US CEO Blasts 'Three Hours a Day' French Workers Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 8:44 AM ET

    The head of U.S. tire maker Titan launched a vitriolic attack on French productivity after the country’s government suggested he buy a factory in the north of France.

  • This Wealthy Nation Can't Afford to Retire Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 3:42 AM ET
    Empty Nest

    Singapore may boast of the highest percentage of millionaires in the world, but retiring here is becoming even more difficult for the common man.

  • Highlights From London Fashion Week- Fall 2013 Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 2:58 AM ET

    Despite the average fashion show lasting just 10 minutes, months of planning and billions of dollars go into making London Fashion Week a success.

  • The U.S. economic recovery, already winded by higher payroll taxes and potential budget cuts, has a new challenge: rising gas prices.

  • An Apple smartwatch could add as much as $9 billion in revenue in the first 12 months after its launch, said Amit Daryanani, RBC capital markets analyst.

  • "House of Cards" drew a sizable audience compared to HBO's "Girls," according to a survey by Cowen research.

  • Best Buy: Wall Street's Changing Opinion Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 1:34 PM ET
    Shoppers move through a Best Buy store.

    Best Buy shares are up nearly 47 percent so far this year, making the stock the second best performer in the S&P 500 behind Netflix shares' 110-percent gain, but analyst upgrades Tuesday suggest the stock may have even more room to run.

  • Worst Trade This Year? Betting Against Bonds Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 1:11 PM ET

    While going long the stock market has been a great trade so far, betting that the bond market would suffer as a result could be the worst.

  • The Real Estate Recovery, in Your Neighborhood Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 12:34 PM ET

    As we enter the first stages of real recovery, it is more important than ever, for home owners, buyers and investors, to hone in on local markets to see what is and what is not putting housing back on a strong foundation and which regions are leading or lagging.

  • Apple Is Building Something Bigger Than a TV Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 11:19 AM ET

    Given the beating Apple has taken lately—with many questioning its future—it's important to understand how much television means to Apple.

  • Hilton Tokyo Narita Airport

    The Hilton Tokyo Narita Airport provided exceptional value during a recent stay, including a comfortable room and delicious buffet. A Road Warrior review.

  • Cramer: This Is a 'Great Gatsby' Market Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 10:34 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer sees an important divergence between high end retailers and the rest of the sector.

  • 'Go Big or Go Home' on Spending Cuts: Simpson Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 8:38 AM ET
    Alan Simpson (l.) and Erskine Bowles

    Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson proposed a new tax plan in hopes of finding a middle ground between Democrats and Republicans on deficit reduction.

  • Langone: Obama's Debt Fix Is ‘Generational Theft’ Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 8:08 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    The nation's debt as a percentage of the economy is going to cause a fiscal storm, Home Depot founder Kenneth Langone told CNBC.

  • Picasso’s Masterpieces Made With House Paint Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 2:20 AM ET

    Scientists using a high-energy X-ray instrument say they have solved the long-running debate over what kind of paint Picasso used in his masterpieces. The New York Times reports.

  • Office supply retailers Office Max and Office Depot are near a merger that could be announced this week, according to people familiar with the matter.

  • Telecom Cash Cows Scare Some Dividend Investors Monday, 18 Feb 2013 | 7:39 AM ET

    European telecom stocks have declined more than 10 percent over the past year. That sell-off has pushed yields on many large-cap names to between 6 and 10 percent. Yet dividend fund managers who would normally snap up such high yielding stocks are steering clear, worried about the sector's health and the prospect of dividend cuts.

  • Why 8% Unemployment, or More, Could Lie Ahead Monday, 18 Feb 2013 | 6:17 AM ET
    The unemployed look for job opportunities at the South Florida Workforce center in Miami, Florida.

    Severe fiscal tightening in the U.S. will lead to no growth or a contraction in the first two quarters of 2013 and will push unemployment over the 8 percent level, according to Lombard Street Research.

  • Brace for Big Drop If Gold Breaches This Level Monday, 18 Feb 2013 | 2:17 AM ET

    Gold bounced back from a drubbing that sent the precious metal to a six-month low late last week, however, analysts say further upside is dependent on whether gold can hold on to a key support level over the next few days.

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