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  • Wal-Mart to DC: Force us to raise wages? We'll leave Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 6:56 AM ET

    Wal-Mart is butting heads with D.C. over a vote that would require large box retailers to pay employees at least $12.50 an hour.

  • Stock picking is back, and hedge funds win Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 10:57 AM ET

    Life has gotten a bit better for stock pickers. Here's why that's good news for hedge fund managers.

  • Investors, be wary of Eliot Spitzer the activist Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    The record of activist investor's running pension funds is not exactly good news for ordinary investors.

  • Evacuation Began Only 90 Seconds After Asiana Crash Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 9:45 PM ET

    Flight attendants aboard Asiana Flight 214 that still haven't been interviewed could help explain why the pilots initially told them not to evacuate the plane.

  • Two More BlackBerry Executives Leaving: Report Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 6:47 PM ET

    Two more BlackBerry executives are leaving the struggling smartphone maker, according to a report.

  • Fed Officials Worried About Easing Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 2:26 PM ET

    Fed officials expressed concern about how well the central bank was conveying its intentions to a jittery investing public.

  • Pumped up kicks? Sneaker sales soar Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 12:07 PM ET
    Jaime Penaloza, a member of an Instagram group called "Sneakaholics," poses with his shoe collection.

    Call them “sneakerheads” or “sneakaholics.” There's a growing number of designer athletic shoe junkies—who comb the Internet, camp out in the wee hours and pay hundreds of dollars for the most highly anticipated sneaker releases.

  • America's most expensive states to live Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 10:33 AM ET

    The average cost of one item related to home price, a half-gallon of milk, doctor visit, even a pound of ground beef give an idea of prices in the most expensive areas in 10 states.

  • The worst states for business Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 9:46 AM ET
    Los Angeles freeway traffic.

    If we are going to have Top States, we have to have Bottom States. Find out which states bottomed out for business.

  • Spitzer to New York City: Trust Me... Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 6:53 AM ET
    Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer is mobbed by reporters while attempting to collect signatures to run for comptroller of New York City.

    The prostitution scandal that drove him from office will not weigh heavily on voters, Eliot Spitzer tells CNBC. He says voters will come to embrace his knowledge and experience.

  • Hawaii: The Worst State for Business in America Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 4:48 PM ET
    Traffic in Hawaii.

    Life's not always a beach in Hawaii: The Aloha State is ranked as America's Worst State for Business in America 2013.

  • Set it in stone! South Dakota is Top State in 2013 Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 4:42 PM ET

    South Dakota soars to the top spot in CNBC's annual survey of the Top States for Business. What other surprises are in store?

  • Vintage Apple disappoints at auction Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 4:29 PM ET
    Christie's is auctioning off an original Apple-1 computer owned by Ted Perry as part of its First Bytes: Iconic Technology from the Twentieth Century, an online auction of vintage tech products.

    The price of an Apple-1 computer sold at auction marks a huge increase from its 1976 sale price and shows how rare, highly prized vintage electronics are becoming a class of collectibles.

  • The Myth of the Overpaid American CEO Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 3:31 PM ET
    John Watson, chairman and CEO of oil giant Chevron

    Despite what you might have heard, American CEOs aren't really paid that much more than their foreign counterparts. And when they are, it's for very good reasons.

  • Hold That 'Pig': GOP's Corker Says of Obamacare Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 9:21 AM ET
    Senator Bob Corker

    Implementation of President Barack Obama's health-care law needs to be put on "permanent hold," GOP Sen. Bob Corker tells CNBC.

  • Kroger Buys Harris Teeter for $2.5 Billion in Cash Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 8:44 AM ET
    Customer shops at a Kroger supermarket in Peoria, Ill.

    Kroger says it will acquire Harris Teeter Supermarkets in a deal valued at $2.5 billion, including debt, to expand in the Southeast and mid-Atlantic states.

  • Weak economy means fewer babies (for now) Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 6:41 AM ET
    Skye Pearce and Bryan Haas play with their dog, Lucky. The couple says the dog helps fill the void of not having kids.

    The fertility rate has fallen sharply since the nation went into recession in 2007. "When times are bad, births go down," one researcher said.

  • Is This the Most Hated Bull Market Ever? Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    If this is the most-hated bull market ever, maybe there's good reason for it. The rally this year looks good on paper but has come on the backs of some ugly internals.

  • A View From the Highway: Great Lakes Economics Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 2:28 PM ET

    Everyone is on the road. I've done the drive to Wisconsin every year now for the past 15, and without a doubt traffic seemed heavier than any time in the past four or five years.

  • No Bubble-Like Housing Boom Now: Former Pulte CEO Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 12:47 PM ET

    While housing is making a moderate recovery, prices are unlikely to return to the boom times before the bubble burst, former Pulte Chairman and CEO James Grosfeld told CNBC.