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  • Jamie Dimon

    Good U.S. fiscal policy could make the economy globally competitive and unleash substantial growth, JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon told the Miami Chamber of Commerce.

  • Unclaimed Life Insurance Payouts Top $1 Billion Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 12:23 PM ET

    Consumer Reports has found about $1 billion in life insurance benefits is waiting to be claimed by beneficiaries.

  • Super Bowl Sunday is an economic boon for many U.S. companies, and the impact is perhaps no stronger than in the food service industry, two food CEOs told CNBC on Monday.

  • Beware 'Credit Supernova': Gross Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 12:02 PM ET

    Pimco's Bill Gross sees a "supernova" lurking in investing universe that could see investors lost in space.

  • Malicious software, called malware, can also get onto a computer through a USB key.

    A recently discovered new form of Android malware cannot only infect your smartphone, but also target your PC to spy on you.

  • Surprise! Dodd-Frank Helps JPMorgan Chase Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 11:17 AM ET
    Jamie Dimon listens during a panel discussion on the opening day of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.

    Jamie Dimon explains to a Citi analyst that Volcker, derivatives reforms and higher capital rules make it tougher for smaller players to compete with the megabanks.

  • Consumers have been spending more on gasoline than they have in nearly three decades.

  • Who Says Money Doesn't Buy Happiness? Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 10:50 AM ET

    A new survey from Spectrem Group finds that only 20 percent of affluent and wealthy investors agree that "money can buy happiness."

  • Why Budget Cuts Could Throw Economy Into Recession Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 10:08 AM ET

    Unless Congress acts, job losses from scheduled budget cuts on March 1 could throw the U.S. economy into another recession, some analysts predict.

  • Factory Orders Rise 1.8 Percent but Miss Forecasts Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 10:00 AM ET
    An employee welds mounting brackets to an aluminum pontoon during the fabrication process at the Nautic Global Group production facility in Elkhart, Indiana, U.S.

    U.S. factory orders increased in December even though companies trimmed their orders for goods that signal investment plans. The Commerce Department said factory orders rose 1.8 percent compared to November, when orders had fallen 0.3 percent.

  • Winners and Losers of the Super Bowl Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 9:28 AM ET
    Joe Flacco #5 of the Baltimore Ravens celebreates with his teammates after defeating the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII.

    CNBC's Brian Shactman on the biggest winners and losers from the big game.

  • Oracle to Buy Acme Packet for About $2 Billion Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 9:03 AM ET
    Oracle CEO Larry Ellison

    Oracle has agreed to buy Acme Packet, which makes network equipment to speed up voice, video and data delivery across networks, for about $2 billion.

  • Herbalife Denies Report of Regulatory Probe Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 8:34 AM ET

    Herbalife shares plunged Monday after a newspaper reported the seller of weight loss products is facing a law enforcement probe, which the company denied.

  • JAL Seeks Compensation From Boeing for 787 Woes Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 8:29 AM ET
    Japan Airlines

    Japan Airlines said it will talk to Boeing about compensation for the grounding of the 787 Dreamliner, adding that the idling of its jets would cost it nearly $8 million.

  • McDonald's to Debut 'Fish McBites' in Happy Meals Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 7:56 AM ET

    McDonald's said it is offering its first new Happy Meal entree in a decade: Fish McBites.

  • New Orleans Braces for Fallout From the Blackout Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 7:23 AM ET

    New Orleans is bracing for fallout from the Super Bowl power outage that stopped the game for more than 30 minutes.

  • New Details Suggest a Defense in SAC Case Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 6:48 AM ET
    Steven A. Cohen, Founder and CEO of SAC Capital.

    Internal trading records raise questions on whether the government will be able to build a case against Steven A. Cohen, the billionaire owner of the hedge fund.

  • Chrysler, Oreo Score With Ads During Super Bowl Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 2:41 AM ET
    Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco #5 of the Baltimore Ravens celebrates with the Vince Lombardi trophy after the Ravens won 34-31 against the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl XLVII.

    Chrysler's Jeep ad featuring a patriotic salute to U.S. troops and narration by Oprah Winfrey, an Oreo ad asking viewers to vote cookie or creme, and a scantily clad male Calvin Klein model were among standout commercials during a Super Bowl that suffered a half-hour partial blackout delay on Sunday.

  • Small Lenders Ride US Mortgage Wave Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 2:14 AM ET

    Scores of independent mortgage lenders and community banks are winning business from banks such as Citigroup or Bank of America that have retrenched after the financial crisis.

  • Blackstone to Become Investment Bank? Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 2:04 AM ET

    Blackstone, one of the world's largest alternative asset managers, has quietly secured a securities underwriting licence as its expanding capital markets operation strays into investment banking territory.