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  • Ka-ching! US consumers step up spending in May Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 8:39 AM ET
    Construction worker Alex Sierra buys lumber for home framing at the Home Depot store.

    U.S. retail sales rose more than expected in May as households stepped up purchases of automobiles and bought other goods.

  • Can US Stocks Weather Taper Tantrum? Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 8:33 AM ET

    With U.S. stock futures pointing lower after the sharp drop in Japanese stocks overnight, leading market watchers give their predictions on the markets and the Fed's next move.

  • Big Brother Is Here Already, Get Over It: Survey Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 7:52 AM ET

    More than half of Americans polled in a survey released Thursday said they agreed with the statement: "We are really in the era of Big Brother."

  • How Elite Traders Jump the Gun on Wall Street Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 7:20 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Exchange in New York City.

    Selling gun-jumping technology to Wall Street is big business for suppliers of economic data. Should it be banned?

  • Apple Looking at Cheaper iPhone, Bigger Screens Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 2:03 AM ET

    Apple is exploring launching iPhones with bigger screens, as well as cheaper models in a range of colours, over the next year, said four people with knowledge of the matter.

  • Google Slammed for Using 'Artificial Tax Structure' Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 1:57 AM ET
    Google's European headquarters in Dublin, Ireland,

    Google has aggressively avoided paying corporate tax in Britain, a U.K. parliamentary committee said in a damning report on Thursday.

  • Executive Covets Goldman Seat Where a Friend Sits Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 1:33 AM ET
    Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein

    Inside Goldman Sachs, Gary D. Cohn is the man who is waiting — and waiting — to be king, the NYT reports.

  • NSA Chief Says Phone Logs Halted Terror Threats Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 11:34 PM ET

    The director of the NSA told Congress that terrorism threats are on halt due to its phone logs. The New York Times reports.

  • CBOE System Knocked Out in Latest Trading Black Eye Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 7:49 PM ET
    Traders signal offers in the Standard & Poor's 500 stock index options pit at the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE).

    A technical glitch shut down the CBOE for over three hours, preventing investors from trading two key products used by institutions to hedge the broader market and volatility.

  • Expedia Warns of Lower Hotwire Profit Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 7:04 PM ET

    Online-travel agency Expedia beta on earnings but warned of a lower full-year profit from its discount travel website Hotwire due to higher car-rental rates and competition.

  • Starbucks Earnings Hit Target; Outlook Disappoints Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 5:57 PM ET

    Starbucks hit its earnings target amid a strong increase in US same-store sales. Its outlook disappointed, however, sending shares lower after-hours.

  • JC Penney Jumps on News Soros Owns 7.9% Stake Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 5:51 PM ET
    George Soros

    Shares of beleaguered retailer JC Penney rose more than 7 percent in after-hours trading on Thursday after billionaire financier George Soros disclosed a 7.9-percent stake.

  • Yahoo Chairman Resigns Ahead of Annual Meeting Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 5:48 PM ET

    Yahoo Chairman Fred Amoroso resigned and will not seek re-election to the board at the shareholders meeting in June, the company said. Maynard Webb Jr. was appointed interim chairman.

  • Coffee Buzz: Where Dunkin, Starbucks Aim to Expand Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 5:44 PM ET

    Dunkin Donuts CEO said his coffee chain sees more room to expand in the U.S. Starbucks CEO said they're focused on global growth.

  • Amazon Earnings Beat as Revenue Jumps Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 5:27 PM ET
    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

    Amazon's numbers were helped by growing sales of digital content, cloud-computing services and gains in its main retail business. Shares wavered after-hours.

  • Herbalife Elects Carl Icahn-Backed Board Members Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 4:17 PM ET
    Herbalife prodcucts

    Herbalife, maker of nutritional and weight loss supplements, said Thursday that two representatives of billionaire investor Carl Icahn will join its board of directors.

  • CBOE Reopens Options Trading After Systems Outage Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 1:10 PM ET

    After delaying its open due to "downloading" issues, the Chicago Board Options Exchange reopened trading on all its products at 1:00 p.m. ET.

  • AR-15s Flying Off Shelves Amid Gun Control Fears Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 12:06 PM ET

    The AR-15's use in the mass shootings in Newtown and Aurora has thrust it into the national spotlight, but just the threat of a ban has been a boon to its sales.

  • Despite High Demand, Some Builders Slow Production Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 11:38 AM ET

    While smaller builders are taking the brunt of the price increases, the big public builders may actually be taking advantage of them.

  • US Airways Hikes Change Fee by $50, Matches United Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 11:11 AM ET

    US Airways matched United's domestic change fee hike of $50, bringing the cost of changing reservations to $200 from $150. Other airlines are likely to follow, one analyst says.

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Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | 7:52 PM ET

Richard Jerram, Chief Economist at the Bank of Singapore, explains the factors that led Japan to post a disappointing 1.8 percent annual rise in March exports.

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 | 7:04 PM ET

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Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

GM unveils new models, hopes for strong sales this year After massive recalls, General Motors is pushing forward with new car models unveiled at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. CNBC's Phil LeBeau explains.