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  • US Pending Home Sales Tick Upward in March Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    Contracts to buy existing homes rose slightly in March, as an historically low supply of for-sale listings nationwide continues to plague the housing market.

  • Lower Prices Offset Tax Hike as Spending Continues Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 9:17 AM ET

    Americans spent more in March and their income grew, the latest indication that consumers are shrugging off a tax increase.

  • Wealth Gap Among Races Widened Since the Recession Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 9:00 AM ET

    Before the recession, non-Hispanic white families, on average, were about four times as wealthy as nonwhite families, according to a new study. By 2010, whites were about six times as wealthy.

  • Economy Gets Larger, Thanks to Robot Unicorn Attack Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 8:35 AM ET

    The Bureau of Economic Analysis is about to overhaul the way it tracks the growth of the American economy. The new accounting rules will give more weight to "intangible and intellectual" assets.

  • Anthony Foxx, Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina.

    President Barack Obama plans to nominate Charlotte, North Carolina, Mayor Anthony Foxx to be his next transportation secretary, a White House official said on Sunday.

  • Hospitals See Surge of Weapons in War on 'Superbugs' Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 8:24 AM ET

    The rise of "superbugs," and pressure from the government and insurers, is driving hospitals to try all sorts of new approaches to stop their spread.

  • Americans Keep Spending. Here's Why Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 6:53 AM ET

    After the payroll tax increase, many worried that consumers would stop spending and further slow the economy. Nope. Not yet, anyway.

  • "Dowton Abbey" producers have been slow at capitalizing on the "Downton" brand. That's all set to change in 2013, the show's executive producer told CNBC.

  • Germany's Bayer has agreed to buy U.S. contraceptive devices maker Conceptus for $1.1 billion, aiming to underpin its position as the world's largest women's healthcare provider.

  • Major Vodafone investors said $100 billion was not enough for the British company's stake in its U.S. joint venture with Verizon Communications.

  • High-Frequency Traders Face Speed Limits Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 1:33 AM ET

    High-frequency traders are facing "speed limits" on a major trading platform, which is being touted as a template for a regulatory clampdown on computer-driven activity, the FT reports.

  • What Are Asian Entrepreneurs Afraid of? Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 1:03 AM ET

    Asia is home to some of the world's largest economies and has a stable growth outlook, yet this does not seem to be enough to tickle an entrepreneurial spirit.

  • Finding the Bright Side to Costly Career Blunders Sunday, 28 Apr 2013 | 8:57 PM ET

    Many who have made career mistakes say that it is devastating to realize you've made the wrong move. But nearly six years into this economic slump, some say that in retrospect they don't necessarily regret the decisions they've made.

  • US Companies' Earnings Beating Forecasts...So Far Sunday, 28 Apr 2013 | 7:06 PM ET

    US companies have easily beaten expectations for first-quarter earnings so far, but analysts don't expect the rest of the season to be as robust.

  • Have Twinkies Killed the Union Movement? Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    Months after Hostess shut down over a standoff with its unions, the re-formed cupcake maker is expecting to put its snacks back on store shelves—using nonunion workers.

  • The Great Rotation May Be Just a Grand Illusion Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 2:10 PM ET

    Investor enthusiasm took a break last week, indicating that some apprehension remains about the stock market.

  • Judging ‘Gatsby’ by Its Cover(s) Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 1:24 PM ET
    Dueling book covers: The original cover of The Great Gatsby battles the new movie version now on sale in bookstores.

    Now the novel is dividing the nation's booksellers with dueling paperback editions: the original enigmatic blue cover and a flashy version with Leonardo DiCaprio front and center.

  • Obama to Sign Bill Ending FAA Flight Delays Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 1:16 PM ET

    The White House says Congress' move to quickly end widespread airport delays is good news but falls short of broader action needed to address wider spending cuts.

  • Beer With That Burger? Smashburger Does Pairings Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 12:41 PM ET

    Smashburger has offered craft beers at its restaurants as a way to extend its focus on local flavors, but a decision to pair craft beers with burgers has been a huge success for its sales.

  • What’s Ailing the Economy? In a Word: Washington Friday, 26 Apr 2013 | 12:12 PM ET

    The flaccid GDP report may stem from deficit-cutting moves, including a 2 percent payroll tax hike that kicked in Jan. 1 and ongoing budget cuts. NBC News reports.

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Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

Loyalists around the world have embraced it as the cryptocurrency of the future, but some big names on the street differ widely in their beliefs about bitcoin. The Oracle of Omaha thinks it's a "joke." Tech entrepreneur Marc Andreessen counters that Buffett is out of touch, while bitcoin believers like Jonathan Rumion fully embrace the digital currency by buying groceries with bitcoin and even getting paid in bitcoin. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports.

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

European shares opened higher on Wednesday as better-than-expected Chinese growth data buoyed sentiment.

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 2:00 AM ET

Brady Dougan, CEO of Credit Suisse, says the bank's fixed income business is "strong", while the investment banking arm has performed well.