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  • Fed: Banks not planning for worst Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 1:31 PM ET

    The Fed says some banks are not taking into account the possibility of falling house prices when valuing certain mortgage-related assets. The NYT reports.

  • Watch Art Cashin: S&P at 'very critical area' Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 1:19 PM ET

    In his daily CNBC.com-only video clip, Art Cashin of UBS talks with Bob Pisani about what it will take to make him think the stock market is really ready to rally.

  • Obamacare readiness going down to the wire Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 12:08 PM ET

    With six weeks until the launch of open enrollment, Covered California and other Obamacare exchanges say they will be ready, but plans for testing are cutting close to deadlines.

  • Violent felons sent into homes as service workers Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 11:25 AM ET

    There are no federal laws requiring background checks for service workers and some of those workers are actually violent felons who have even attacked customers inside their own homes.

  • Tesla says Model S gets highest safety rating ever Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 11:03 AM ET

    According to Tesla, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) bestowed a 5-star safety rating on the company's Model S, the highest possible rating.

  • How broke is Detroit? It all comes down to math Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 10:57 AM ET
    A pedestrian walks by graffiti in downtown Detroit. Detroit became the largest city in U.S. history to file for bankruptcy when State-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr asked a federal judge for municipal bankruptcy protection.

    Detroit officials trying to fix the city's financial mess argue that bankruptcy court is the only option left. To proceed, they'll have to prove the city is broke.

  • Another hedge fund long Herbalife, shares spike Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 10:08 AM ET
    Herbalife headquarters in Los Angeles, California.

    Shares of Herbalife are spiking on news another hedge fund has taken a long position on the nutritional supplement marketer.

  • Obamacare quirk: Your insurance costs could go up Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 9:27 AM ET
    Materials about new insurance possibilities available through the Affordable Care Act

    A quirk in Obamacare means that some workers and their families may be better off financially if their employers don't offer subsidies for health-insurance premiums.

  • Unemployment rates rise in most US states in July Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 8:12 AM ET
    Job seekers fill out applications while waiting in line for a hiring event at a new Target Corp. store in San Francisco, California.

    Unemployment rates rose in more than half of U.S. states in July and fewer states added jobs, echoing national data that show the job market may have lost some momentum.

  • Labor Day travel to be highest since 2008 crisis Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 7:40 AM ET

    More people will travel this Labor Day holiday than they have on any of the September breaks since the 2008 financial crisis, U.S. travel group AAA said on Tuesday.

  • Men get double the bonuses of women—study Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 7:25 AM ET

    Male managers earn bonuses twice as big as their female counterparts, on top of an existing gender gap in fixed salaries, a new survey reveals.

  • Obama presses for quicker action on bank rules Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 7:04 AM ET

    President Obama and some lawmakers are frustrated that critical parts of its Dodd-Frank financial overhaul remain unenforced. The New York Time reports.

  • Hotel chain with tiny rooms plans big expansion Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    Yotel airport standard cabin

    The low-budget, amenity-rich Yotel hotel chain has announced plans for a 600-room property in Singapore and plans more locations in the United States and Europe.

  • Student debt relief businesses draw scrutiny Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    Almost 7 million Americans are struggling with student loans, but many of the businesses promising to help borrowers may actually be exploiting them, say consumer advocates.

  • SEC bans billionaire fund manager Philip Falcone Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 5:00 PM ET
    Philip Falcone, chairman and chief executive officer of Harbinger Group Inc.

    Billionaire fund manager Philip Falcone agreed to a five-year ban from the financial industry and will admit wrongdoing to settle charges by the SEC.

  • Sorry, no Google Glass this holiday season Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 4:53 PM ET

    It doesn't look like Google Glass will be hitting the shelves in time for this holiday season.

  • It takes this long to afford a Big Mac at $7.25/hr Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 2:10 PM ET
    A McDonald's Big Mac

    Fast-food workers went on strike recently in hopes of forcing an increase in the minimum wage. How does the U.S. minimum wage rank stack up internationally?

  • In his daily CNBC.com-only video clip, Art Cashin of UBS talks with Bob Pisani about concerns that rising interest rates will hurt stocks.

  • Can't figure out your 401(k)? You're not alone Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 12:30 PM ET

    A majority of Americans are bewildered when it comes to managing their 401(k) retirement plans, according to a new survey from investment firm Charles Schwab.

  • Retail: It's (almost) all bad news Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 12:07 PM ET

    With Saks the latest retailer to disappoint with weaker-than-expected earnings, investors are worried about how the retail sector will fare heading into a heavy week of earnings.