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  • If you can't beat them, buy them Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 10:45 AM ET

    For the first time investors will be able to buy into a high-frequency trader. Will that change their opinion of the bogeyman?

  • DONETSK/KHARKIV, Ukraine, March 4- More than 1,000 demonstrators with Ukrainian flags took to the streets of the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Tuesday, for the first time outnumbering pro- Moscow youths who have seized its government building, which flies the Russian flag.

  • WASHINGTON, March 3- As the years-long fight over the Keystone XL pipeline grinds toward resolution, green groups are broadening their focus to include the possibility that the Obama administration will loosen curbs on how much oil and gas the United States exports.

  • IRS rules will regulate secret money in politics Sunday, 2 Mar 2014 | 8:55 AM ET

    The view from a nonprofit on the proposed IRS rules to regulate secret political spending by nonprofit groups.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 28- A five-year bull market may have finally outdueled one of the U.S. stock market's biggest bulls, and Warren Buffett will probably tell investors on Saturday that his 43- year run of beating the Street has come to an end.

  • Salt or sailors: Old law, big money Saturday, 22 Feb 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    A tugboat passes a container ship in the Port of Los Angeles.

    The question of which is more important—salt for icy roads or a ready pool of U.S. sailors and ships for wartime—came up again last week.

  • Give Christie benefit of the doubt: Tim Pawlenty Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 12:00 AM ET
    Tim Pawlenty

    Tim Pawlenty says N.J. Gov. Chris Christie deserves the benefit of the doubt regarding the "Bridgegate" scandal.

  • JK Rowling: Nice books, but not that important Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 11:24 AM ET
    J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter series

    Apologies to Harry Potter fans, but J.K. Rowling doesn't belong on the CNBC list of the top 25 business movers and shakers over the last 25 years.

  • Nailing 'The Wolf of Wall Street': Lessons for the UK Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 12:00 AM ET
    Jordan Belfort and Leonardo DiCaprio

    Britain's financial crime regulators frequently turn out to have all the prosecuting skills of sheep, writes CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 10- A Democratic U.S. senator leading the charge to pass new sanctions on Iran despite objections from the Obama administration said on Friday the measure is a "diplomatic insurance policy" to push Tehran to comply with agreements to curtail its nuclear program.

  • Obamacare Inc: Allies urge White House to tap CEO Monday, 30 Dec 2013 | 7:28 AM ET

    The White House is coming under pressure from some of its closest allies to name a CEO to run its health insurance marketplace.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 29- The White House is coming under pressure from some of its closest allies on healthcare reform to name a chief executive to run its federal health insurance marketplace and allay the concerns of insurers after the rocky rollout of Obamacare.

  • DETROIT BANKRUPTCY JUDGE SAYS IN WRITTEN OPINION THAT HE IS REQUIRED TO CERTIFY DIRECT APPEAL TO 6 TH CIRCUIT AS A' MATTER OF PUBLIC IMPORTANCE'.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 11- John Podesta's return to the White House could dim prospects for the Keystone XL pipeline's approval, environmentalists said Wednesday, as the Democratic Party elder and Keystone critic crafts policies to curb climate change.

  • US report card: $115,000 for a C minus? Saturday, 7 Dec 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    International results show that American students are mediocre, a pretty disappointing performance given the amount of money spent on educating them.

  • UPDATE 1-Bali talks to decide fate of WTO Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 6:53 AM ET

    Ministers meeting in the Indonesian resort of Bali from Tuesday until Friday will decide the fate of the World Trade Organization, with two possible outcomes: a global trade agreement, the first since the WTO was created in 1995, or a failure that kills off the Doha round of trade talks and casts the WTO into obsolescence.

  • PREVIEW-Bali talks to decide fate of WTO Sunday, 1 Dec 2013 | 8:50 PM ET

    Ministers meeting in the Indonesian resort of Bali from Tuesday until Friday will decide the fate of the World Trade Organization, with two possible outcomes: a global trade agreement, the first since the WTO was created in 1995, or a failure that kills off the Doha round of trade talks and casts the WTO into obsolescence.

  • Stats from the high seas: Stormy weather ahead Saturday, 30 Nov 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    CMA CMG shipping.

    A newly developed set of ocean freight data indicates exports are well below previous years. And imports, while starting the year fairly strong, are sputtering.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 25- In May 2012, Chen Guangcheng, the Chinese dissident, was getting ready to journey to New York after his improbable escape from house arrest. About a week before his arrival, an Evangelical Christian pastor from Texas and a New York University law professor took a walk in Central Park.

  • Facebook looks way too much like Tesla: Pro Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 12:04 PM ET
    A row of new Tesla superchargers outside the company's factory in Fremont, Calif.

    Tesla plunged after trading in a head-and-shoulders pattern. Facebook could soon suffer the same fate.

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