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  • Bloomberg bolsters oversight in wake of scandal Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 9:29 AM ET

    Bloomberg News is creating the positions of standards editor and independent senior editor in the wake of a scandal involving client data on the company's computer terminals.

  • Imprisoned Ex-Qwest CEO seeks $18 million refund Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 8:50 AM ET

    Imprisoned former Qwest Communications International CEO Joseph Nacchio is seeking a nearly $18 million tax refund.

  • JPMorgan close to picking 2 new directors: Report Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 7:12 AM ET

    JPMorgan Chase is close to naming two new directors with finance and risk management expertise to its board, a source close to the matter said.

  • Mortgage apps take new hit as surging rates bite Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 7:05 AM ET

    Applications for U.S. home loans fell for a second straight week as higher interest rates reduced refinancings.

  • Lowe's, Home Depot profit from housing recovery Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 6:38 AM ET

    Lowe's second-quarter net income rose 26 percent, as the retailer and rival Home Depot were buoyed by the housing market's recovery.

  • The myth of the modern welfare queen Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 6:07 AM ET
    Nicole Oman works in the property management office of the YWCA Family Village in Issaquah, Wash., where she also lives.

    Here's one thing both critics and supporters of the modern welfare system agree on: The direct assistance program as we knew it in the 1980s and 1990s is dead and gone.

  • Three-quarters of high school grads are failing Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 6:02 AM ET

    Just a quarter of this year's high school graduates have the reading, math, English and science skills they need to succeed in college or a career.

  • You're saving more for college...but not enough Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    A new survey finds good and bad news on the college savings front. Parents are saving more, but not enough. And a third are still paying off their own student loans.

  • Why more companies are hiring part-time workers Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 5:48 AM ET

    U.S. businesses are hiring at a robust rate. The only problem: Three out of four of the nearly 1 million hires this year are part-time and many of the jobs are low-paid.

  • Young, invincible and wanting health insurance Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 2:51 AM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks about Affordable Care Act in San Jose, California.

    Healthy young people who don't buy health insurance are called young invincibles, but a report finds 20-somethings are more often priced out than opting out of coverage.

  • Zuckerberg to make Internet available, affordable Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 12:52 AM ET

    CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the launch of internet.org, what Facebook calls "a global partnership with the goal of making Internet access available to the next 5 billion people."

  • Fed message to markets: Don't fear the taper Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 9:31 PM ET

    Tapering of the Fed's $85 billion monthly bond purchases has been discussed for months, driving interest rates higher.

  • Goldman trading glitch could cost over $100 million Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 8:26 PM ET

    Goldman Sachs experienced a trading glitch that caused a huge batch of erroneous trades Tuesday. Many may be canceled but the snafu could still cost Goldman upwards of $100 million.

  • Man who hacked Zuck's Facebook gets cash reward Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 5:11 PM ET

    Hackers around the world are donating money to reward the man who revealed a software bug on Facebook's platform by hacking Mark Zuckerberg's account.

  • Aircraft designers rethink that tight middle seat Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 4:25 PM ET
    Engineering student Alireza Yaghoubi won a James Dyson Award for his AirGo seat.

    As first-class gets more posh, economy-class fliers still get squeezed. Several designers are hoping to bring relief with wider seats, better ergonomics and more space.

  • Bove: This bank is 'dead money' now Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 4:23 PM ET

    Following several federal probes of JPMorgan Chase, Dick Bove argues the government is trying to break up the Wall Street giant, making its stock "dead money" in the near-term.

  • Egypt in turmoil: What the chaos means for the US Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 4:18 PM ET
    Plumes of smoke rise from a damaged petrol station during a violent crackdown by Egyptian security forces on a pro-Morsi sit-in demonstration at the Rabaa al-Adweya Mosque in the Nasr City district on Aug. 14, 2013, in Cairo.

    Here's a look at what is happening in Cairo, how America is involved and what it means for the U.S. relationship with Israel and U.S. security.

  • 3-D body scanners and virtual shoes: The new retail Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 3:29 PM ET

    There is starting to be correlation between early-adopter retailers and those that will be the most successful. A look at some of the technologies that are having a big impact.

  • Why Apple needs a gold (or any other color) iPhone Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 3:01 PM ET
    Motorola's Moto X

    Smartphone makers are experimenting with new sizes, features and customization options to stand out from their competitors. But what do consumers actually want?

  • Someone stole David Hasselhoff ... 550 times? Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 2:05 PM ET
    Roadside ad showing David Hasselhoff for Cumberland Farms Iced Coffee

    A Cumberlands Farms store clerk was critically injured while desperately trying to thwart the theft of two ad signs featuring "Baywatch" star David Hasselhoff.