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  • Four Questions to Ask Before Hurricane Season Hits Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 9:24 AM ET
    Workers board up windows to protect from hurricane winds.

    With a forecast for an "active" hurricane season, you may want to call to your insurance agent to make sure you're covered.

  • Terrorism Fears Cast Veil of Secrecy Over US Plants Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 9:00 AM ET
    Smoke still rises from the rubble of a house next to the fertilizer plant that exploded in April in West, Texas.

    Fears of terrorism have made it harder than ever for homeowners to find out what dangerous chemicals are hidden nearby, like the plant that exploded in West, Texas.

  • Sequester Drags on GDP; No Help From Job Market Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 8:51 AM ET
    Job seekers wait in line to meet with employers at the 25th Annual CUNY big Apple Job and Internship Fair at the Jacob Javits Convention Center

    A drop in government spending dragged more on the economy than initially thought, while more Americans than unexpected filed new claims for unemployment benefits.

  • KKR Picks Ex-CIA Head Petraeus for New Institute Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 8:33 AM ET
    David Petraeus

    Former CIA Director David Petraeus will head the newly created KKR Global Institute, which will study the investment implications of global macroeconomic, social and geopolitical issues.

  • Samsung Unveils Midtier Galaxy S4 Miniphone Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 7:14 AM ET

    Samsung unveils a stripped down version of its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone, aiming to grab a bigger share in the midtier segment as growth in the high-end market slows.

  • Motorola Plots Comeback With US-Made Smartphone Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 6:59 AM ET

    Motorola plans to launch a new, made-in-the-U.S. smartphone, CEO Dennis Woodside said on Wednesday, confirming speculation the cellphone maker intends to make a comeback.

  • Low Prices Help Costco's Quarterly Earnings Rise Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 6:33 AM ET

    Costco Wholesale reported third-quarter profit just above analysts' estimates, as its low prices for food and gasoline appealed to shoppers.

  • Goldman: Carry On Buying Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 5:55 AM ET

    Global stocks may have been on a wild ride of late but the world's biggest investment bank has told investors they should continue to buy equities.

  • Warren Buffett

    A Berkshire Hathaway unit will pay $5.6 billion for NV Energy, the electric utility serving Las Vegas and its power-hungry casinos, in yet another large energy deal for Warren Buffett in the western United States.

  • Dish Tops Rival Sprint's Bid for Clearwire Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 2:43 AM ET

    Dish Network Corp raised its buyout offer for Clearwire Corp to $4.40 per share, valuing the wireless service provider at $6.5 billion and topping a rival bid by Sprint Nextel Corp by nearly 30 percent.

  • Bon Jovi's Aid for Crisis-Hit Spain Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 2:37 AM ET

    Jon Bon Jovi has decided to waive his appearance fee for an upcoming performance in Madrid.

  • Google Challenges Apple With ‘Hero’ Phone Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 1:57 AM ET
    Google

    Google is preparing an attack on Apple's iPhone with a device that is more aware of its surroundings and smart enough to anticipate how it will be used next, according to the head of the internet company's Motorola subsidiary, the FT reports.

  • Drive From LA to NY as Tesla Triples Its Network Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 1:22 AM ET
    Tesla Motors Model S

    Tesla Motors is tripling the size of its supercharger EV stations in a major expansion of the company's re-charging network in the U.S.

  • Competitiveness Comeback for US, Europe Stalls Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 1:15 AM ET

    As calls grow for Europe to ease up on its austerity drive, a report on global competitiveness argued that cost-cutting on the continent has halted growth and antagonized the population, creating non-competitive economies.

  • Boom to Bust: CNET Founder Bankrupt Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 6:49 PM ET

    CNET founder and tech investor Halsey Minor has seen his personal tech boom go bust: He's filed for bankruptcy.

  • Amazon Moving Ahead With Five Original TV Series Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 5:44 PM ET

    Amazon.com will make five original TV series, having used viewer feedback to pick the shows from a group of 14 pilots filmed by the company earlier this year.

  • Investors Shouldn't Fear Rising Bond Yields Yet Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 4:57 PM ET

    With the Fed closer to reducing monetary stimulus, a rise in 10-year Treasury yields has made investors edgy. But it will take something more to kill equities' run-up, pros say.

  • Bruce Berkowitz Takes Share in Fannie, Freddie Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 1:36 PM ET

    Bruce Berkowitz's Fairholme Capital Management takes $500 million preferred equity stake in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

  • Nasdaq Hit With $10 Million Fine for Facebook IPO Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 11:59 AM ET

    Nasdaq has agreed to pay the SEC $10 million for alleged securities laws violations resulting from its "poor systems and decision-making" during the Facebook IPO.

  • No Waze for Facebook as Talks End: Report Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 11:45 AM ET
    Waze navigation app

    Facebook has ended billion-dollar talks to acquire Waze, a free social mapping and navigation application, AllThingsD reported, citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter.