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  • Judge blocks lawsuits against Detroit bankruptcy Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 2:19 PM ET
    Protesters stand outside the Theodore Levin United States court house in opposition to the city of Detroit filing for bankruptcy.

    A federal bankrutpcy judge ruled Wednesday that federal courts will decide if Detroit is eligible for bankruptcy, staying challenges to the bankruptcy in state court.

  • Apple: Good earnings but no bottom, analysts say Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 2:18 PM ET

    Wall Street cheered Apple's rally following the upbeat quarterly report, but analysts remain hesitant to say this could be the turning point for the tech giant's bruised stock.

  • Yet another market bear throws in the growl Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 2:00 PM ET

    It's always interesting to watch the bears give up the fight, and it looks like the bulls have just scored another recruit.

  • Google launches new tablet, low-cost TV device Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 12:49 PM ET
    Hugo Barra, vice president of Android product management at Google

    Google's new Nexus 7 tablet is faster and lighter than the last generation, but the real surprise was a $35 stick that plugs into TVs for streaming music and videos.

  • Home builders boost prices amid rising rates Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 12:31 PM ET

    Despite a major jump in mortgage interest rates in June, the nation's builders continued to pass on their own cost increases to buyers.

  • Michael Dell holds the line on Dell bid Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 11:21 AM ET
    Michael Dell

    Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners responded Wednesday to a demand for a higher bid from Dell's special committee, saying the $13.75 per share offered is a "full and fair price."

  • Cramer: How Caterpillar's CEO really blew it Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 10:51 AM ET

    Caterpillar's earnings disappointment was caused by the company's undue optimism, and CEO Doug Oberhelman is to blame, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.

  • Snowden to stay at Moscow airport for now: Lawyer Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 10:34 AM ET
    Edward Snowden

    Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden will stay in the transit zone of a Moscow airport for the time being while Russian authorities consider his temporary asylum request, a lawyer said.

  • Two doctors' Rx to kill Obamacare: Run for Senate Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 10:24 AM ET
    Capitol Building

    "As a physician, I understand in a real way the damage Obamacare will to do medicine in South Dakota and the entire country," one of the doctors said in announcing her candidacy.

  • Boeing profit jumps as commercial plane sales soar Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 10:18 AM ET
    Jim McNerney, president and CEO of The Boeing Company on Mad Money.

    Boeing posted better-than-expected second-quarter results on Wednesday, helped by a 15 percent jump in commercial aircraft revenue.

  • Apple investors bet cheap iPhone can offset China Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 10:10 AM ET
    Apple CEO Tim Cook

    Apple reported earnings and revenue that beat analyst forecasts - but the company's Achilles heel was plain for all to see: shrinking margins and slowing China sales.

  • Despite higher rates, new home sales surge in June Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    Sales of new U.S. single-family homes vaulted to a five-year high in June, showing little signs of slowing in the face of higher mortgage rates.

  • Deadly epidemic: Prescription drug overdoses Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 9:30 AM ET

    A growing epidemic of overdoses of prescription painkillers is leading to record numbers of deaths, especially among women, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.

  • Caterpillar cuts year outlook, CEO counters Chanos Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 9:17 AM ET

    Caterpillar reported a lower quarterly profit on Wednesday and cut its outlook for full-year earnings.

  • Nearly half of modified mortgages are in default Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 8:57 AM ET

    Nearly half of the mortgages modified in 2009 under the Obama administration's signature homeowner rescue effort are in default again, according to a new report.

  • Pepsi profits beat; CFO answers Peltz on Mondelez Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 8:42 AM ET

    PepsiCo posted better-than-expected earnings, and its CFO took a dig at Nelson Peltz's call for the company to cast off its soft drinks operations and buy Mondelez.

  • Ford beats by a mile, lifted by pickups and China Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 7:34 AM ET
    Ford Motor CEO Alan Mulally

    Ford Motor, reported better-than-expected second quarter earnings, as strong U.S. pickup truck demand and growing sales in China offset narrowing losses in Europe.

  • US mortgage apps and rates fall; buyers scarce Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 7:10 AM ET

    Interest rates for U.S. home mortgages dropped last week for the first time in two-and-a-half months, but demand for home loans still fell.

  • Yahoo share buyback is legal, but timing is suspect Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 6:10 AM ET

    Daniel Loeb’s exit from Yahoo raises the question of whether he was out to create true value — or stir the pot. The New York Times reports.

  • Detroit aftershocks will be staggering: Whitney Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 2:27 AM ET
    A frown face drawn on the window of an abandoned office building in downtown Detroit is shown July 19, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit's emergency manager Kevin Orr filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy making Detroit the largest city to file for bankruptcy in U.S. history.

    Detroit's leaders have set an important precedent in siding with residents rather than unions and bondholders in their decision to declare the city bankrupt last week, Meredith Whitney wrote in the Financial Times.