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  • Hedge Fund Sues Treasury Over Fannie, Freddie Sunday, 7 Jul 2013 | 9:24 PM ET

    A large hedge fund that invested in shares of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac plans to sue the U.S. Treasury Secretary and the head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.

  • For Millions, Getting Sick Doesn't Pay Sunday, 7 Jul 2013 | 1:00 PM ET

    Some 40 million Americans don't get paid for sick days. Efforts to mandate paid sick leave, but obstacles remain.

  • States control your health-care fate, not Obama Sunday, 7 Jul 2013 | 9:00 AM ET
    Chief pharmacist Ali A. Yasin (L) injects Juan Castro (R) with influenza vaccine as assistant Agripinno Camiolo looks on at New York City Pharmacy in Manhattan.

    Tens of millions of individuals and small businesses planning to buy health insurance under the new exchanges will find U.S. states controlling their fate, not President Obama.

  • How Much Is a Royal Baby Worth to the UK Economy? Sunday, 7 Jul 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    Kate Middleton

    How much is a royal baby worth? Millions, yes, but according to these calculations, a lot more than you might think.

  • Jobless About to Take a Big Hit From the Sequester Saturday, 6 Jul 2013 | 9:00 AM ET

    The 11.7 million Americans still unemployed are finding their wallets getting even lighter as the sequester federal spending cuts kick in.

  • Feral Pigs Are Going Hog Wild Across America Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 9:14 PM ET

    The Fed's Fisher warned of "feral hogs" in the market. Real feral pigs are a serious menace to farmland and the population is exploding.

  • Steve Liesman reports on the results of a "flash" CNBC Fed Survey conducted after this morning's stronger than expected June payrolls number.

  • Shucks! Failing Oyster Farm Turns Cash Cow Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 2:52 PM ET
    Rappahannock Oyster Co. owners Travis and Ryan Croxton.

    This family oyster farm was languishing — until two cousins turned it into a cash cow. Here's how they did it.

  • Manufacturing Not Seeing Employment Gains Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 12:00 PM ET
    A worker at a factory operated by Alcoa.

    Despite the improvement in the overall jobs picture in the U.S—as non-farm payrolls grew by 195,000 in June—employment in American manufacturing is still bleak.

  • US Funds Helped Topple Egypt's President Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 11:35 AM ET
    Secretary of State John Kerry met with General Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, Egyptian defense minister and commander of the armed forces, in Cairo on March 3.

    The biggest hurdle now is that U.S. law bans military or financial assistance "to the government of any country whose duly elected head of government is deposed by military coup or decree."

  • Jim Chanos still patiently waiting on HP collapse Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 10:28 AM ET

    Legendary short seller Jim Chanos of Kynikos is still waiting on a fall for PC maker Hewlett-Packard, despite a rebound in the company's stock.

  • SAC's Cohen Seen Avoiding Criminal Charges: Report Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 7:12 AM ET
    Steven A. Cohen

    U.S. prosecutors do not have enough evidence to file insider trading charges against hedge fund manager Steven A. Cohen before a July deadline, the WSJ reported.

  • Didn't get a prenup? Try a postnup Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 7:05 AM ET

    Postnuptial agreements—similar to prenups, but for married couples—are on the rise, with growing acceptance and DOMA changing the marriage landscape.

  • Natural Gas Finds a Friend in US Climate Policy Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    The White House's renewed push on climate change may spark new demand for natural gas, which is already becoming a staple in creating electric power.

  • Scrutiny From IRS Went Beyond the Political Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 6:42 AM ET
    The Internal Revenue Service building in Washington.

    The problem with the IRS was less about ideology than about the indiscriminate application of instructions to “be on the lookout” for selected terms. The NYT reports.

  • European stocks may have loved the forward guidance issued by both the European Central Bank and the Bank of England, but some economists have expressed concerns.

  • Fracking Brings Growth to Pennsylvania—for Now Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 11:25 AM ET

    Rural Pennsylvania was transformed into one of the nation's oil and gas boom regions virtually overnight thanks to abundant Marcellus Shale gas development.

  • Nonprofit Steps Up for US Troops Who Lack Basics Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 9:29 AM ET

    Despite the military's "draw down" from Afghanistan and Iraq, budget cuts, bureaucratic red tape, and supply chain inefficiency can make obtaining needed gear difficult or impossible for many troops.

  • Freedom from Gas? We're Almost There Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 4:54 PM ET
    GM Vice Chairman Steve Girsky announces an agreement with Honda to co-develop next-generation fuel-cell system and hydrogen storage technologies.

    General Motors and Honda announced an ambitious joint venture they hope will allow them to transform the fuel cell from a scientific curiosity to a mass-market reality.

  • Will the Obamacare delay spur a hiring boom? Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 1:44 PM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks about the Affordable Care Act in San Jose, Calif.

    The Obama administration's dramatic delay of the new health care law's effect on larger businesses could save jobs in the short-term, but is unlikely to lead to a big hiring boom.