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  • Pentagon to Ask US Congress for Break From 'Sequester' Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 2:27 AM ET
    The Pentagon

    The Pentagon is preparing to ask Congress soon for more authority to shift funds to cope with automatic spending cuts, confronting lawmakers with another exception to the "sequester."

  • Kass, Berkshire's Bear, Is Ready to 'Surprise' Buffett Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 1:30 AM ET
    Doug Kass

    Hedge fund trader Doug Kass will quiz billionaire investor Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway Inc's annual meeting in Omaha this Saturday.

  • Trade Theft: One in Four US Firms May Be Exposed Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 1:27 AM ET

    One in four U.S. businesses are vulnerable to having their trade secrets stolen, according an cyber expert, who said the ongoing threat could cost the U.S. economy "billions rather than millions".

  • Ford Hiring More Than 1,000 on F-Series Demand Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 12:01 AM ET

    Ford, facing greater demand for its F-Series trucks, is adding a third shift and hiring more than a thousand new workers at its final assembly plant in Claycomo, Missouri.

  • Yelp Loss Narrows, Revenue Tops Expectations Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 6:10 PM ET

    Yelp reported a narrower loss than in the year-earlier period and its revenue and outlook beat expectations. Shares rose after-hours.

  • Three Men Charged With Interfering in Boston Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 5:45 PM ET
    Runners in Watertown, Mass., with American flags and a Boston Strong T-shirt.

    U.S. authorities on Wednesday charged three men with interfering with the investigation of the Boston Marathon bombing.

  • Facebook Revenue Beats, but Earnings Miss Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 5:43 PM ET
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

    Facebook posted revenue that surpassed Wall Street forecasts, but earnings were a penny light.

  • Visa Earnings Beat, Supported by Strong Growth Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 5:25 PM ET

    Visa reported earnings and revenue that beat market expectations. Shares rose after-hours.

  • Pickup Pick Me Up: Small Trucks Power Auto Sales Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 2:52 PM ET

    Ford, GM, Chrysler and Nissan reported double-digit U.S. sales gains last month, signaling the best April for car and truck sales in six years.

  • Fed Keeps Pedal to the Metal as Economy Wobbles Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 2:21 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke

    The Federal Reserve held fast to its ultra-accommodative monetary policy, solidified by what board members described as an economy weakened by fiscal policy.

  • High Speed Trading Arms Race Beams Into the Future Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 1:39 PM ET

    Laser beams and microwave dishes are the latest weapons in an arms race to shave milliseconds off dealing times in the shadowy world of high speed financial trading.

  • Foreign Holdings of US Securities Have Exploded Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 12:37 PM ET

    Foreigners now hold a record of more than $13 trillion in American securities as the U.S. seeks to assert itself as the safest port in troubled global waters.

  • Comcast Beats, Driven by Cable, Theme Park Businesses Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 12:13 PM ET
    The Comcast Center building, which houses Comcast headquarters, in Philadelphia.

    Comcast reported earnings that topped Wall Street analysts' estimates by a penny a share on Wednesday, driven by gains in its cable and theme park businesses.

  • President Vows Obamacare Will Meet Deadline Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 12:01 PM ET

    With only five months to go before the start of enrollment for Obamacare, the President defended the Oct. 1 deadline and pointed to Washington state as a model for getting these systems up and running on time.

  • CFTC's Chilton Seeks Fee to Slow High Speed Trades Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 11:12 AM ET

    Commodities Futures Trading Commissioner Bart Chilton proposes on CNBC a transaction fee on speculative trading that would slow high-frequency trades and help fund his agency.

  • Businesses Cut Jobs as Sequester Impact Hits Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 11:01 AM ET
    Federal employees take part in a rally in front of Department of Labor protesting budget cuts.

    Looking to Friday's jobs report, more job cuts are on the way as the river of government spending flowing through the U.S. economy continues to slow as a result of sequestration.

  • US Manufacturing Growth Slows in April: ISM Index Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 10:01 AM ET

    The pace of US manufacturing growth slowed in April, an industry report showed on Wednesday. A separate report showed that construction spending fell in March.

  • Cut Smart, Replace 'Stupid Stuff': Debt Hawk Bowles Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 9:17 AM ET
    Erskine Bowles

    Erskine Bowles, former co-chair of the president's debt commission, told CNBC that a "Grand Bargain" on deficit reduction is "on life-support," with the chances reaching it "north of zero" percent.

  • TV Networks Boost Time Warner Profit; Revenue Short Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 9:05 AM ET
    Pedestrians walk past the Time Warner Center building in New York, U.S.

    Time Warner says earnings grew 24 percent in the first three months of the year, as the company benefited from strength in its television networks.

  • Signs Show US Manufacturing May Be Stalling Again Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 8:52 AM ET
    Workers polish a wing leading edge at the CPI Aerostructures Inc. manufacturing facility in Edgewood, New York, U.S.

    Manufacturing job growth, which included adding a half million workers between January 2010 and the middle of last year, has hit a plateau over the last six months.