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  • Dow Chemical Beats Estimates on Farm Sales Jump Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 8:16 AM ET

    Dow Chemical's first-quarter earnings beat analysts' estimates, helped by higher demand for its seeds and crop-protection chemicals in the Americas.

  • Pressure Mounts on US to Export Natural Gas Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 8:08 AM ET

    As the U.S. produces more of its own energy, pressure is mounting on the federal government to move quickly to export its natural gas bounty.

  • Feeling More Secure in Your Job? You're Not Alone Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 7:31 AM ET
    A sign advertising jobs is posted in the window of a Jack in the Box restaurant.

    Confidence in the U.S. job market has rebounded to roughly a normal level since the Great Recession, a trend that could help boost the economy.

  • Flight Delays Put Budget Cuts in Spotlight Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 7:08 AM ET

    The Obama administration on Wednesday backed a plan that would temporarily eliminate spending cuts disrupting U.S. air travel, while lawmakers in Washington scrambled to avoid blame.

  • This Possible Fed Successor Has Admirers...And Foes Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 6:40 AM ET

    Janet Yellen is seen as a logical candidate to succeed the Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke, but critics remain wary of her stance on inflation.

  • Verizon Eyes $100 Billion Bid for Verizon Wireless Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 1:06 AM ET

    Verizon Communications has hired advisers to prepare a possible $100 billion cash and stock bid to take full control of Verizon Wireless from joint venture partner Vodafone.

  • Samsung's New Galaxy Phone Hits Snag in US Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 11:25 PM ET
    Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone

    Supply issues have snarled the U.S. rollout of Samsung's latest flagship smartphone, which will go on sale at carriers Sprint and T-Mobile later than expected.

  • Ouch! UPS Slapped With $4 Million Penalty Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 7:43 PM ET

    The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said United Parcel Service should pay a $4 million civil penalty for not maintaining and operating its aircraft properly.

  • Zynga Earnings Beat; Outlook Disappoints Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 5:21 PM ET

    Zynga reported quarterly earnings and revenue that topped market expectations but its outlook came in weaker. Shares fell after-hours.

  • A Tweet Not to Blame for Market Disruption: Expert Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 5:11 PM ET

    An expert on high-speed trading says Tuesday's disruption after a bogus tweet didn't happen the way almost everyone thinks it did.

  • Earnings Season Mixed as European Hurdles Remain Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 5:07 PM ET

    With three out of five major U.S. companies missing revenue forecasts, a lot of fingers are pointed at European weakness.

  • GE Capital Stops Lending to Gun Sellers Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 4:57 PM ET

    The financial unit of General Electric, GE Capital, is going to stop financing gun shops, according to a report.

  • Keep Buying Stocks: Goldman's Abby Joseph Cohen Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 4:45 PM ET
    Abby Joseph Cohen, partner and chief U.S. investment strategist at  Goldman Sachs and Co.

    One reason for optimism about this market is that the risks are well-known—and thus baked into prices, says Goldman Sachs's Abby Joseph Cohen.

  • Qualcomm Earnings Meet, but Q3 Guidance Is Light Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 4:38 PM ET
    Qualcomm Inc., Chairman and CEO Dr. Paul E. Jacobs.

    Qualcomm reported quarterly earnings Wednesday that met analysts' expectations, but light guidance for the current quarter sent share down sharply.

  • Citigroup Meeting: What a Difference a Year Makes Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 4:22 PM ET

    In a marked difference to prior annual meetings, Citigroup shareholders praised management and the board on Wednesday for revitalizing the bank's strategy.

  • Apple's Crumble: Why Wall Street Never Saw It Coming Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 3:37 PM ET
    Apple CEO Tim Cook

    Not too long ago, Wall Street analysts were leapfrogging each other with lofty price forecasts for the stock. On Wednesday, those same analysts did an about face.

  • Fill 'Er Up! Cheaper Gas Prices Are Coming Soon Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 2:34 PM ET

    A surprise drop in gasoline supplies sent oil and gasoline futures higher, but pump prices are likely to head lower.

  • Small Business Owners: Can I Get Some Cash, Please Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 2:02 PM ET

    As securing loans from large banks remains tricky, more small-business owners are turning to small banks and other nontraditional sources of capital to grow their operations.

  • This Sleeping Ad Giant Is Finally Waking Up Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 1:53 PM ET

    Amazon is known in the ad industry as the "sleeping giant" because it harbors a trove of unused consumer-spending data, but now it's awakening to the potential.

  • Rising ATM User Fees Now Top Out at $5: GAO Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 1:36 PM ET

    The average fee a bank charges non-customers to use its ATM increased by 20 percent over the last five years, a recent report found.