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  • Bernanke's 'Figure Eight' on QE Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 12:03 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke

    If it sounds like Fed Chair Ben Bernanke is dancing in his testimony, it's because he is doing rhetorical figure eights in trying to signal where the Fed is going.

  • Bill Targets Rental Companies' Defective Vehicles Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 10:36 AM ET

    The Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act of 2013 would ban companies from renting a recalled vehicle until the safety hazard is fixed.

  • Disaster Devices: Charging Up When Trouble Hits Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 9:54 AM ET
    A New Jersey community after Hurricane Sandy.

    When disaster strikes, communication can be a lifeline. That's made phone chargers a new addition to the emergency preparedness kit.

  • States bring renewed swagger to Top States 2013 Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 7:46 AM ET

    CNBC has been ranking all 50 states for competitiveness since 2007. This year's report comes as states continue to get back in fighting shape—fighting for jobs, that is.

  • Merck in $5 Billion Buyback Deal With Goldman Sachs Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 6:58 AM ET
    Merck lab

    Merck inked a $5 billion share repurchase agreement with Goldman Sachs, as the drug giant looks to prop up shareholder value in face of competition from generics makers.

  • Duracell Breaks New Ground in Wireless Charging Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 6:22 AM ET

    Duracell is making a push in wireless charging, working with partners to try and do for public gadget power what Intel did for public WiFi.

  • Top 50 Hedge Funds Ditch News Corp. for Boeing Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    The world's largest hedge funds have bolstered their equity holding so far this year, adding more to Boeing than any other stock, according to research firm FactSet.

  • Property Drives Wealth of China’s Richest Women Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 4:48 AM ET

    Property is the main source of wealth for China's wealthiest women, a sign that the sector remains one with huge growth potential even as it contends with cooling measures, research firm Wealth-X said on Wednesday.

  • Rubio: Now Is the Time to Pass Immigration Reform Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 9:54 PM ET
    U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (FL) speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention.

    Senator Rubio says he will fight to pass immigration reform.

  • The $27 Trillion 'Generation D' Prize Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 8:55 PM ET
    Facebook campus, Menlo Park

    From social video to niche social networks, financial advisors are hunting for prospects in the digital world.

  • New York's 11 Largest Venture-Backed Exits Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 3:55 PM ET

    Yahoo's acquisition of Tumblr was the biggest venture-backed exit of a New York-based company in the state's history.

  • As Retailers Report, Sales Growth in Focus Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 2:33 PM ET

    While 94 percent of the companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 Index have already reported quarterly earnings, this week remains a key week for the retail industry with 24 retailers reporting earnings—12 of which are S&P 500 components.

  • Six of the Worst Twisters in US History Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 12:31 PM ET

    Here's a look at how the devastating Oklahoma storm compared to some of the deadliest tornadoes in U.S. history.

  • JPMorgan Averts CEO/Chair Split, Bolstering Dimon Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 12:03 PM ET
    Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co.

    A proposal to cleave the roles of chairman and CEO at banking giant JPMorgan Chase was defeated in a narrow shareholder vote on Tuesday.

  • Why Facebook Didn't Buy Tumblr: Op-Ed Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 12:01 PM ET
    David Karp, founder and CEO of Tumblr.

    If Facebook wanted to buy Tumblr, it would have bought Tumblr. But Tumblr has a mobile problem.

  • Workout Whoops! The Squat You Don't Want to See Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 11:46 AM ET

    Sometimes when you do things—like make a workout video—in your own home, everyone gets a little too comfortable.

  • Cook: We Pay 'Every Single Dollar' in Taxes Owed Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 11:37 AM ET
    Tim Cook is sworn in at a Senate hearing about the company's offshore profit shifting and tax avoidance.

    Apple's CEO is disputing assertions that the company evades billions of dollars in U.S. taxes by shifting profits to foreign affiliates.

  • When to Tell the Kids They're Rich Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 11:17 AM ET
    Bernie Ecclestone is seen at his motorhome with his daughters Tamara Ecclestone (L) and Petra Ecclestone (R).

    A new study from U.S. Trust suggests that millionaire parents often don't tell their children how rich they are until well into adulthood. In fact, most believed their kids should little about the family's wealth before the age of 25.

  • Federal Execs to Get Millions Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 8:34 AM ET

    Despite huge cutbacks in government spending, some high level federal executives are scheduled to get millions of dollars in bonuses, unless a law is passed.

  • BlackRock Buys MGPA, Creating $25 Billion Fund Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 8:26 AM ET
    BlackRock Inc. headquarters in New York City.

    BlackRock has bought private-equity real estate fund MGPA in a deal that boosts its presence in Asia and continental Europe.