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  • McDonald's Puts Breakfast on 'After Midnight' Menu Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 3:21 PM ET
    Nutritional information is printed on the wrapper of a McDonald's Egg McMuffin in San Rafael, California

    McDonald's wants its customers to eat more—day or night, home or abroad. If you're a night owl, you can now get pancakes or hash browns to go with your Big Mac.

  • Immigration Reform May Hurt US Workers Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 2:37 PM ET
    Service members rise after being sworn in as citizens during naturalization ceremonies.

    File under unintended consequences: A provision meant to deny immigrant workers Obamacare actually incentivizes businesses to prefer immigrants to citizens.

  • Yen Rally Causes Shock, Selling Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 2:30 PM ET

    There are rip-your-face-off rallies and then there are the rip-your-face-off retreats—the kind Wall Street experienced Thursday during a brief but vicious yen surge.

  • NJ Attorney General Named to Fill US Senate Seat Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 1:39 PM ET

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has named state Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa to temporarily fill the US Senate seat that opened up this week after Frank Lautenberg's death.

  • Dollar and Stocks Could Be Ready to Part Ways Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 1:07 PM ET

    That love affair between stocks and the dollar may be heading for the rocks now that expectations are dimming that the Fed is planning an early end to easy money.

  • SAC Capital's New Woe: Underperforming the Market Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 12:31 PM ET
    Steven A. Cohen

    Amid a government probe on insider trading that threatens potential criminal charges against founder Steve Cohen, SAC Capital underperformed the market last month.

  • Consumers Keep Retailers Humming as Sales Rise Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 11:42 AM ET

    Major retail chains reported sales increases for May that were generally in line with Wall Street's expectations, suggesting consumer spending continues to improve moderately.

  • Why Rising Mortgage Rates May Trap You: Zillow CEO Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 10:59 AM ET

    Against the backdrop of increasing home prices and the prospect of much higher mortgage rates, it's a "great time" to sell, Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff tells CNBC.

  • Progress on the Job Front Will Be Slow, but Steady Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 10:05 AM ET

    Even as federal budget cuts put the squeeze on government hiring, private employers are creating new jobs at a steady, but painfully slow, pace.

  • Jobs Picture Steady as Claims Post Slight Drop Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 9:10 AM ET
    Hundreds line up to attend a job fair in New York in April.

    The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, pointing to moderate job growth despite slowing economic activity.

  • ETFs Wreaking Havoc on Stocks Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 8:33 AM ET

    ETFs create "wild gyrations" that make investors nervous, Starwood Capital's Barry Sternlicht tells CNBC.

  • Rising Rates Turn Investors Away From REITs Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 8:07 AM ET

    Investors moved into high-yield real estate investment trusts while the interest rates were low. But the recent rise in rates question the attractiveness of REITs.

  • Will Friday's Jobs Report Save Stocks? Pros Weigh In Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 7:51 AM ET

    Leading market experts and economists interviewed on CNBC's "Squawk Box" on Thursday offered their predictions on the Fed, the economy, and stocks.

  • SAC: We Will Survive 'Significant' Redemptions Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 5:24 PM ET
    Steven A. Cohen

    SAC told employees in a letter dated June 3 that it will survive what it characterized as "significant" redemptions, according to sources.

  • A Reason for Conservatives to Love Obamacare Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 3:34 PM ET

    A rift between labor unions and the White House over coverage through Obamacare might be putting smiles on opponents of the health care law.

  • TSA Drops Plan to Allow Small Knives on Planes Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 3:07 PM ET
    American Airlines employees protest at Los Angeles International Airport.

    The proposal had drawn fierce opposition from lawmakers, airlines and others who said it would place passengers and crews at risk.

  • Susan Rice to Take Over as National Security Aide Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 2:47 PM ET
    U.N Ambassador, Susan Rice.

    In a major shakeup, Susan Rice, who came under GOP fire for her initial accounting of the deadly attack on a U.S. compound in Libya, will become national security advisor.

  • Housing Grows, Hiring Slow, Sequester Hits: Fed Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 2:00 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies during a hearing before the Joint Economic Committee May 22, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

    Real estate and banking grew but a strong level of hiring was still hard to find amid "modest to moderate" economic growth, according to the Fed's latest economic observations.

  • Why the Hulu Auction Will Only Get More Complicated Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 12:52 PM ET

    The ongoing auction for Hulu is one of the most anticipated sales of the year. But as Hulu's parent companies are evaluating options, each day creates more uncertainty.

  • Companies Spending Cash on Investors, Not Workers Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 12:23 PM ET
    People looking for work stand in line to apply for a job during a job fair in Miami on May 2.

    Companies flush with cash remain reluctant to hire or make capital purchases, choosing to reward investors rather than expand their businesses.

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