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  • What Slowdown? Home Prices Up Most Since 2006 Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 9:33 AM ET

    U.S. single-family home prices rose more than expected in February, posting their best annual increase since May 2006.

  • NBA's Collins Comes Out: Will Endorsements Follow? Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 8:45 AM ET
    Jason Collins becomes the first openly gay athlete currently playing professional sports in the U.S.

    There are companies who will want to associate with Collins. But, as they say, it's not a slam dunk.

  • Pfizer Earnings Miss, Pressured by Stronger Dollar Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 7:17 AM ET

    Pfizer reported quarterly earnings and revenue that missed analysts' expectations on Tuesday, citing the stronger dollar and the spin-off of its animal health unit Zoetis.

  • Best Buy Exits Europe With Carphone Sale Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 7:07 AM ET

    U.S. retailer Best Buy is selling its 50 percent stake in a joint venture with Europe's biggest independent mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse Group back to its European partner for about 500 million pounds (or $775 million).

  • Bernanke Watch: Is He Eyeing the Exit? Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 7:03 PM ET
    Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve, and Janet Yellen, vice chair of the Federal Reserve

    As the Fed meets this week, all eyes are on Bernanke as Wall Street is buzzing that he will be leaving soon. Who will take his seat? Here's the one name that keeps coming up.

  • Herbalife Earnings Beat; Second Quarter Looks Lean Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 5:42 PM ET
    Herbalife

    Herbalife earnings beat expectations for a 17th straight quarter but its second-quarter outlook fell short.

  • Google Glass as Big as the Smartphone: Andreesson Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 5:37 PM ET

    Many of the big trends in technology today are a result of the proliferation of mobile devices around the world, venture capitalist Marc Andreesson told CNBC.

  • Algorithms Replacing Analysts & Investors Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 4:29 PM ET

    Smarter machines are taking aim at the very people who analyze the merits of a company and who make buying and selling decisions based on that analysis.

  • Unemployment Fraud Costing Billions Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 2:01 PM ET

    Unemployment fraud is costing the government billions of dollars in paid benefits to people who are still working, dead or are behind bars, a Fed study finds.

  • Why Rich Consumers Will Dominate Spending in 2013 Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 1:42 PM ET

    Two new studies show that the wealthy plan to buy more, despite higher taxes and a dim view of economic growth and government.

  • Why the Jobs Outlook Just Got a Whole Lot Worse Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 11:25 AM ET

    With the April unemployment report coming Friday, weak corporate top-line growth is likely to spell an equally troubled bottom line for the unemployed.

  • 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.