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  • Possible US Budget Fix: Sell Our Strategic Oil Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 7:06 AM ET
    A pipeline at the Federal Strategic Petroleum Reserve in Beaumont, Texas.

    The U.S. economy is awash in fossil fuel production, raising a tantalizing prospect of whether the U.S. should liquidate its Strategic Petroleum Reserve to help close the deficit.

  • Johnson & Johnson's Stock Looks Too Healthy Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 3:02 PM ET

    Johnson & Johnson's stock has gained 22 percent on the year and trades at a higher P/E ratio than its competitors. It is not a good buy now, but a great hold, TheStreet.com says.

  • The Innovation Gap: Peter Thiel vs. Marc Andreessen Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 3:01 PM ET

    It's a long fall from flying cars to 140 characters.

  • High Speed Trading Arms Race Beams Into the Future Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 1:39 PM ET

    Laser beams and microwave dishes are the latest weapons in an arms race to shave milliseconds off dealing times in the shadowy world of high speed financial trading.

  • Tallying the Cost of Having Your Data Hacked Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 1:38 PM ET

    An estimated 120,000 cases of fraud will rise from a single, huge data breach last year, resulting in more than $3,300 in losses, on average, for each victim.

  • Equestrian Estates Are Back in the Saddle Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 12:59 PM ET
    This Tuscan-style equestrian estate in Santa Barbara, Calif., is currently listed for $14.95 million. The 8,725-square-foot main residence is located on 10 acres with outstanding ocean views, and the stable is large enough to accommodate six horses.

    From the rolling green pastures of Virginia to the palatial paddocks of California, equestrian estates are back in vogue.

  • Yo! Finally, Smartphone Apps That Call a Taxi Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 12:09 PM ET

    You can now get a taxi in the Big Apple using an app, and you'll soon be able to pay for your ride with a smartphone.

  • President Vows Obamacare Will Meet Deadline Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 12:01 PM ET

    With only five months to go before the start of enrollment for Obamacare, the President defended the Oct. 1 deadline and pointed to Washington state as a model for getting these systems up and running on time.

  • Adding the Costs of the Boston Bombings Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 11:37 AM ET

    In a matter of moments, the Boston Marathon bombings inflicted as much as $333 million in damage to the local economy. Here's a breakdown.

  • New Book: Is Perfectionism Ruining Your Career? Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 11:28 AM ET

    "The Plateau Effect: Getting From Stuck to Success" explores what causes people to "get used" to things and quit striving to max their potential and happiness.

  • Steps to avoid a big retirement tax hit Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 10:40 AM ET

    Big tax changes this year will force many top earners to pay closer attention to the tax treatment of their investments, including retirement accounts.

  • Cramer: These Are Great Plays in 'Housing Gold Rush' Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 10:04 AM ET

    "Social housing" companies like Zillow and Trulia will deliver growth to investors as secondary plays on the hot housing market, said CNBC's Jim Cramer.

  • 'Real' Jobless Rate Still Above 10% in Most States Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 8:43 AM ET
    A job seeker searches for opportunities at an Illinois Employment and Training Center.

    Revisions will probably show the economy has been bigger than its stated $15 trillion. That won't mask the reality that this is the worst economy in 83 years.

  • Money Smarts—There's an App for That Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 6:48 AM ET

    Videogames and apps like the "Great Piggy Bank Adventure" promise to teach financial literacy. But some experts say schools may do a better job in spreading the knowledge.

  • After Record Highs, Sell in May Could Be Right Option Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 3:31 AM ET

    It may be an old cliche but the term "sell in May and go away, buy again on Leger's day", looks increasingly like competent equity advice, according one analyst.

  • Where Do the World’s Happiest Consumers Live? Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 2:52 AM ET

    The world's most optimistic consumers reside in this populous Asian country, according to a survey by Nielsen.

  • Bonderman on Japan: 'Over Time, I Hate the Place' Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 4:10 PM ET
    David Bonderman, founding partner of Texas Pacific Group

    The founder of private equity group TPG Capital tells the Milken Institute Global Conference that Japan is one of the most challenged nations on earth.

  • Collins’ Bold Move Could Spur 'First-Out' Boost Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 4:00 PM ET
    Jason Collins becomes the first openly gay athlete currently playing professional sports in the U.S.

    When Jason Collins stepped out of the closet, he opened the door to marketing opportunities that go with the fame of doing something first, sports marketing experts said Tuesday.

  • Yahoo's New Maternity Policy Is Generous. Is Yours? Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 3:54 PM ET
    Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo

    Yahoo's recent announcement of an expanded maternity leave policy has sparked a discussion among worker rights activists. Will its move now pressure other companies to follow suit?

  • Saudi Arabia Oil Minister Ali Al-Naimi Tuesday emphasized the Saudis currently have no plans to expand production capacity.