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  • Finally, Clarity From the Fed! Or Maybe Not ... Friday, 24 May 2013 | 8:06 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke

    "Talking Squawk" coming at ya! From your Fed-Chairman-Ben-Bernanke-to-English-Dictionary to the Back-to-the Future move at P&G, this blog is where to get everything "Squawk Box."

  • Jersey Shore: Open for Business     Friday, 24 May 2013 | 7:33 AM ET
    The Jersey Shore prepares for Memorial Day weekend after recovering from Hurricane Sandy.

    The Jersey Shore is ready to welcome tourists for the summer, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • Immigration Bill 'Could Create DMZ' Like Korea Friday, 24 May 2013 | 7:19 AM ET
    A U.S. Border Patrol agent looks along a section of the recently constructed fence at the U.S.-Mexico border.

    Immigration reform takes a big step to becoming law, but some experts worry that the emphasis on security could create a demilitarized zone.

  • Bank’s Lobbyists Help in Drafting Financial Bills Friday, 24 May 2013 | 6:59 AM ET

    In a sign of Wall Street’s resurgent influence, bank lobbyists are aiding lawmakers in preparing legislation that softens regulations of the financial industry.

  • James Bullard

    Inflation needs to move closer to target before the Federal Reserve shifts towards a tapering of its bond purchase program, James Bullard told CNBC.

  • Google Faces New Antitrust Probe of Ads: Report Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 8:54 PM ET
    The Google I/O developers' conference in San Francisco

    Federal regulators have started a new probe of whether Google has violated antitrust laws.

  • Pandora Earnings Beat on Subscriber Growth Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 6:12 PM ET
    Pandora banner on the New York Stock Exchange

    Pandora hit its earnings target and delivered revenue and an outlook that topped expectations. Shares rose sharply after-hours.

  • Shakeup at Embroiled IRS Unit as Lerner Gets Leave Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 6:11 PM ET
    The IRS' Lois Lerner speaks before refusing to testify at a House hearing on May 22, 2013.

    Lois Lerner, the IRS official whose unit is at the center of the alleged Tea Party targeting, has been placed on administrative leave and an acting director has been named.

  • Sears Shares Skid After Bigger Loss Than Expected Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 5:38 PM ET

    The department-store chain saw its loss more than quadruple — a big miss compared to what analysts had expected. Revenue, however, beat. Shares fell sharply after-hours.

  • Gap Earnings and Revenue Top Expectations Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 4:24 PM ET

    Clothing-store chain Gap delivered earnings and revenue that beat Wall Street expectations, an encouraging sign for the recovering retail sector.

  • Three More SAC Executives Are Subpoenaed: Report Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 1:02 PM ET
    SAC Capital Advisors

    Three more senior executives at the hedge fund have received subpoenas to testify in the government's probe into alleged insider trading, according to a report.

  • Large Retailers Sue Visa, MasterCard Over Fees Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 12:52 PM ET

    A group of retailers, including Macy's and Target, are suing Visa and MasterCard over fees, breaking off from a proposed $7.2 billion settlement reached last year.

  • Wagging the Dog: Why the Fed Fears Wall Street Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 12:42 PM ET
    Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve.

    The stock market has long been the mistress in the marriage between the Fed and the economy. That relationship came further into the open at the most recent Fed meeting,

  • Record High New Home Prices Have Room to Grow Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 12:00 PM ET

    Supplies are at levels not seen since the frenzy of the last housing boom while the median price for a new home hit a record high, further signs that housing is recovering.

  • US New Home Sales Rise; Mortgage Rate Ticks Up Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 10:01 AM ET

    Sales of new homes rose to the second highest level since the summer of 2008 while the median price for a new home hit a record high, further signs that housing is recovering.

  • Jobless Claims Get Better, but Remain at High Level Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 9:36 AM ET
    People looking for work stand in line to apply for a job during a job fair in Miami on May 2.

    Initial claims for unemployment benefits dropped 23,000 to a 340,000, pushing back below the mark that economists normally associate with a firming job market.

  • US Manufacturing Growth Slips to Seven-Month Low Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 9:01 AM ET
    Employees assemble food containers on a production line at the Newell Rubbermaid factory in Mogadore, Ohio.

    U.S. manufacturing activity slowed as weak overseas demand and government belt-tightening at home led to the most sluggish growth rate since October.

  • Does Asia Slump Signal US Bump or Correction? Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 8:54 AM ET

    U.S. stock futures point to a sharply lower opening Thursday, following the 7.3 percent sell-off in Japan's Nikkei stock average. Market pros look at what's next.

  • Why Housing Won't Drive the Recovery Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 7:21 AM ET

    Housing is good but not great and unlikely to be a leading force in a robust recovery, according to a group that is one of the industry's leading voices.

  • Even at JPMorgan, Jamie Dimon's Win Is Mysterious Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 7:17 AM ET

    Even inside JPMorgan Chase, it's a bit of a mystery. Was it the outreach? Or were investors just not that interested in taking power from Dimon?

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