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  • 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.

  • Scenes From the Egyptian Protests Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 12:56 PM ET
    Egyptian opposition protesters chant during a demonstration in Tahrir Square as part of the 'Tamarod' campaign in Cairo, Egypt.

    Protesters have turned out to demand the resignation of Egypt's Mohamed Morsi, including in Cairo, where many of the same individuals helped bring down Hosni Mubarak two years ago.

  • Obamacare Delay: Winners and Losers Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 11:37 AM ET

    Giving businesses more time to deal with Obamacare stunned the health industry. Here are the winners and losers.

  • Why Travelers Can Celebrate This Independence Day Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    Prices at the pump have dropped below $3.50 a gallon on average across the USA, just in time for the Independence Day holiday.

  • Fired Groupon CEO Releases Rock Album Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 5:02 PM ET

    He always did march to his own drummer. Now, for his next act, fired Groupon CEO Andrew Mason has released a rock album with, um, motivational lyrics for young entrepreneurs.

  • America's Cup May Not Be a San Francisco Treat Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 4:43 PM ET
    Larry Ellison celebrates after Oracle Team USA  won a semifinal match race during the America's Cup World Series last August in San Francisco.

    The City by the Bay is preparing to host the America's Cup, and some wonder if it's worth the expense. The cost to taxpayers could top $22 million, but Mayor Ed Lee says fundraising is on track.