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  • Wholesale government spending cuts should not be the core of the U.S. deficit reduction program, according to a new survey of economists.

  • US Oil and Gas Boom Takes Many by Surprise Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 6:55 AM ET
    A worker positions a tool on a length of pipe while changing a tool on the drill on a Chief Oil and Gas, LLC natural gas rig in Mifflin Township, Pennsylvania.

    The U.S. oil production boom had been expected, but the magnitude of change in such a short period of time is a surprise.

  • How the Student Loan Crisis Drags Down Home Prices Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 6:40 AM ET

    Outstanding student debt is beginning to impede the economy as a whole, a new report suggests, chiefly by robbing the housing market of its richest crop of new buyers: young college graduates.

  • GOP Clings to One Thing It Agrees On: Spending Cuts Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 6:15 AM ET
    House Speaker John Boehner listens as President Obama gives his 2013 State of the Union address.

    Four months after Mr. Obama won a second term, the only issue that truly unites Republicans is a commitment to shrinking the federal government through spending cuts, low taxes and less regulation. The NYT reports.

  • Buffett Still Sees 'Good Value' in Stocks Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 6:00 AM ET
    Warren Buffett speaks to Becky Quick on CNBC's "Squawk Box" on Mar. 4, 2013.

    Even though stocks are near all-time highs, Warren Buffett still thinks they are more attractive than other investments.

  • President Barack Obama raised the issue of cutting entitlements as a way out of damaging budget cuts, as both sides in Washington tried to limit a fiscal crisis that may soon hit America.

  • Finding an Edge in America's Booming Energy Market Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 5:34 PM ET

    In a domestic energy market developing faster than just about anyone can remember, the key is in finding an edge.

  • With CEO Mason Out, What's Next for Groupon? Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 2:05 PM ET

    With a severance of $378.36, Andrew Mason could probably score several vouchers for half-priced Thai dinners or Swedish massages, but the ex-CEO of Groupon might be soured on daily deals for a while.

  • What Investors Are Missing in the Sequester Fight Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 2:00 PM ET

    Wall Street has avoided the massive market turmoil that came with the "fiscal cliff" panic but is far from out of the danger posed by political turmoil.

  • Obama Says 'Sequester' Crisis Is 'Just Dumb' Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 12:23 PM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks after meeting Friday with congressional about budget cuts.

    President Obama blamed Republicans' refusal to close `wasteful' loopholes for the automatic budget cuts going into effect Friday, and said Americans will get through the crisis.

  • Home Buyers Are Back, but Where Are the Houses? Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 11:36 AM ET

    The first official day of Spring may still be 20 days away, but the Spring housing market is already underway. Buyer traffic is rising along with home prices, but one traditional Spring phenomenon is sorely absent: rising supply. The raw number of homes for sale is now at its lowest level in over 13 years, according to the National Association of Realtors, and the numbers continue to fall.

  • Fliers Brace for Delays Amid Looming Budget Cuts Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Federal spending cuts from the "sequester" may lead to runway closures, flight delays and longer airport security lines.

  • GM US Auto Sales Beat Estimates, While Ford Lags Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 11:30 AM ET
    A customer looks over a Ford Fusion parked on the lot at a dealership in Colma, Calif.

    General Motors reported a 7.0 percent gain in U.S. auto sales in February, beating several analyst estimates, while U.S. rival Ford Motor posted a slightly weaker-than-expected 9.0 percent gain.

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook.

    The last six times that Cook has put himself out there, Apple's stock declined afterwards. It's a streak that dates back to October 2012.

  • For Americans, Income Falls but Spending Goes Up Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 10:04 AM ET

    U.S. consumers increased spending modestly in January from December. Income plunged by the most in two decades, although the decline followed a one-time surge in December.

  • Manufacturing Surges at Best Rate Since June 2011 Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 10:01 AM ET
    Employee John Carrier loads parts into a machine at the Mennie Machine Co. in Mark, Illinois, U.S.

    The pace of growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector picked up to its fastest rate in over a year and a half in February as new orders continued to accelerate, while a separate report showed U.S. construction spending fell.

  • 401(k) Disclosures Make Funds Cheaper, Not Clearer Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    New rules have prompted companies to offer funds with lower fees, but half of workers still don't know how much they pay, according to a new study.

  • US Consumer Sentiment Boost by Jobs Optimism Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 9:56 AM ET
    Consumers shop for televisions in Walmart.

    U.S. consumer sentiment rose in February as Americans were more optimistic that the jobs market will improve, even as confidence in fiscal policy was near all-time lows, a new survey showed.

  • Horse Meat Plant May Be Coming to America—Soon Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 9:23 AM ET

    The USDA is likely to approve a horse slaughtering plant in New Mexico in the next two months, which would allow equine meat suitable for human consumption to be produced in the United States for the first time since 2007. The NY Times reports.

  • You Haven't Missed the Rally: Goldman's Cohen Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 9:21 AM ET
    NYSE exchange floor

    This rally in the stock market is real, Goldman Sachs's Abby Joseph Cohen told CNBC, adding that she believes it's supported by the fundamentals.

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