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  • 'Dr. Boom'? Roubini Sees Two Years of Stock Gains Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 4:42 PM ET
    Economist Nouriel Roubini

    Stocks will continue to rise for the next two years until the wealth gap between Wall Street and Main Street gets too high, economist Nouriel Roubini told CNBC.

  • Zynga to Axe 18% of Workers' Jobs; Stock Slides Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 2:51 PM ET

    Zynga plans to slash roughly 520 jobs, or nearly one-fifth of its workforce, the San Francisco-based online game maker said Monday.

  • All-American Pot Shop Chain?     Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 2:51 PM ET

    Jamen Shively, a former Microsoft executive and currently CEO of Diego Pellicer, wants to build the first national marijuana store brand.

  • Google Glass Gets Its First Porn App Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 2:41 PM ET
    Google Glass T&G

    Well, that didn't take long. The first porn app has officially launched on Google Glass.

  • Look Out, S&P Companies Warn About Q2 Earnings Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 2:09 PM ET

    If earnings guidance is any guide, the S&P could be in trouble. A huge number of S&P 500 companies have issued negative guidance, according to a report.

  • Hacker Claims Airplanes Vulnerable at 30,000 Feet Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 1:05 PM ET
    Inside Denver's TRACON or Terminal Radar Approach Control center at DIA.

    It's frightening to imagine that suddenly your pilot is flying blind or taking evasive action to avoid another plane. A hacker says he has proof that the air traffic control system can be hacked.

  • Food Fight: Wal-Mart Offering Produce Guarantee Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 12:04 PM ET

    Wal-Mart said Monday it will offer a money-back guarantee on produce sold in its U.S. stores as it tries to gain share in the grocery business.

  • They're Back! Pump and Dump Spams in Your Inbox Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    Spam emails surged in the first quarter, fueled by pump and dump stock campaigns targeting investors, according to a new study.

  • Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Plans Revamp: Report Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 11:45 AM ET
    Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft.

    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is working to restructure the software company to be more focused on providing "devices and services," according to a report.

  • Apple Closer to Music Streaming With Warner Deal Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 11:26 AM ET

    Apple is close to launching its music-streaming service and could announce the new service as soon as next week.

  • NYSE Euronext Shareholders Approve ICE Merger Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 11:14 AM ET

    NYSE Euronext has approved its merger with InterContinentalExchange by a landslide: with about 63 percent of shareholders voting, the approval rate was roughly 99 percent.

  • Sen. Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey Dies at 89 Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 10:27 AM ET
    Senator Frank Lautenberg, D-N.J.

    U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg, a multimillionaire New Jersey businessman and liberal who was called out of retirement for a second tour of duty in Congress, has died at age 89.

  • US Manufacturing Shrinks; Construction Spending Up Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 10:03 AM ET
    A machinist operates a lathe while working on a pipline part at the Windle Mechanical Solutions Inc. manufacturing facility in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    US manufacturing activity contracted for the first time in six months. A separate report showed that US construction spending rose slightly.

  • Report: IRS Spent $50 Million for Conferences Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 7:44 AM ET

    The IRS' woes grow with report of that the agency spent $50 million for conferences, including for hotel rooms that normally cost up to $3,500 per night, from 2010 to 2012.

  • In Congress, Bills and Scandals Vie for Attention Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 6:02 AM ET

    Lawmakers are facing a critical juncture on immigration legislation and two Obama administration controversies. The New York Times reports.

  • Two-Thirds May Not Insure Under Obamacare: Survey Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    A doctor checks a patient who is experiencing flu symptoms.

    Nearly two-thirds of Americans who currently lack health insurance don't know yet if they will purchase that coverage by the Jan. 1 deadline set by the new Affordable Care Act, a new survey revealed Monday.

  • The 'Hindenburg Omen' Scares Market Friday, 31 May 2013 | 4:39 PM ET
    The Hindenburg burning.

    The Hindenburg—the stock market version—may not have crashed into Wall Street but it certainly appeared to be circling.

  • Electric Car Future 'Definitely Coming,' Lutz Says Friday, 31 May 2013 | 3:31 PM ET
    Tesla Motors Model S

    Electric car makers have some hurdles to clear before their products gain wide acceptance, but they're on their way, said Bob Lutz, former vice chairman of General Motors

  • More Wall Street Hopefuls Heading for Boot Camp Friday, 31 May 2013 | 1:24 PM ET

    When millions can be won or lost on one calculation, firms are finding it essential that new hires can tell the difference between a pivot table and a header row. NYT reports.

  • Millennials Make Most of Massive Inheritance Friday, 31 May 2013 | 12:46 PM ET

    Millennials are inheriting wealth at a greater rate than the two previous generations. The good news is they may be better suited to it than their parents or grandparents.