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  • US fines British Airways $250,000 over fare claims Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 12:16 AM ET

    WASHINGTON-- The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is fining British Airways up to $250,000 for advertising fares that didn't fully disclose taxes and fees that passengers must pay.

  • Oct 1- Medical device maker Stryker Corp on Monday named Kevin Lobo, head of its orthopedics unit, as president and chief executive following an eight-month search.

  • Brown vetoes Calif. domestic workers rights bill Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 12:11 AM ET

    Jerry Brown on Sunday announced that he had vetoed legislation that would have provided overtime pay, meal breaks and other labor protections to an estimated 200,000 caregivers, nannies and house cleaners in California.

  • High court begins new term with human rights case Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 12:09 AM ET

    WASHINGTON-- The Supreme Court opened its new term Monday with a high-stakes dispute between businesses and human rights groups over accountability for foreign atrocities.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 1- General Electric on Monday launched a $7 billion sale of three-year, 10- year and 30- year notes, according to a term sheet. The deal is being brought by Barclays, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley as joint bookrunners.

  • --The upgrade reflects a marginal increase in the balance of the total collateral backing the rated notes, as well as improved credit quality of the underlying collateral since our January 2011 rating actions.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 1- The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal by the former chief executive of a kosher meat packing plant in Iowa who was sentenced to 27 years in prison on charges of financial fraud.

  • US high-tech companies ramping up exports - survey Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 12:01 AM ET

    *India, Middle East, Africa to lead high-tech product demand. have more disposable income and a heavy appetite for technology products like cell phones, tablets and laptops, " Ken Rankin, high-tech marketing director at UPS in Atlanta, said in a Friday interview with Reuters.

  • Oct 1- Standard& Poor's Ratings Services said today that it assigned its' AA+' rating to General Electric Co.' s. proposed senior unsecured debt offering of upwards of $5 billion. We believe the company will use most of the proceeds to meet its $5 billion February 2013 maturity.

  • Who will win the election — Obama? Romney? Wait, is that...Batman?!

    Who's going to win the 2012 presidential election — Obama or Romney? We check in wit the Halloween mask indicator, which has been eerily accurate, to find out!

  • Mexico's Employees: Young and Entrepreneurial Friday, 28 Sep 2012 | 2:39 PM ET
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    We  have confidence in Mexico’s ability to perform to our financial and social expectations, creating high quality products, delivering value, and operating as a true extension of our North American business.

  • States With the Most Federal Funding Friday, 28 Sep 2012 | 11:18 AM ET
    Federal spending per capita: $30,318Total federal spending: $577.80 billionNumber of state residents: 19.1 millionThe state of Florida was the recipient of the most federal spending in the nation, both in total and on a per capita basis. It’s similar to second-place Louisiana in that one of the 10 prime awards it received went to the Department of Health and Human Services, and all the others went to the Department of Homeland Security.Other than the Harris Corporation, a telecommunications comp

    Using data from USASpending.gov,an OMB website, CNBC.com presents the 10 states that received the most federal dollars per capita in fiscal year 2011.

  • Netanyahu’s Bomb Explodes on the Internet Friday, 28 Sep 2012 | 9:12 AM ET
    Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, points to a red line he drew on a graphic of a bomb while addressing the United Nations General Assembly on September 27, 2012 in New York City.

    The day after Benjamin Netanyahu's cartoon representation of an Iranian nuclear bomb went viral on the Internet, opinion was divided on whether the Israeli prime minister's headline-grabbing prop was a stroke of presentational genius or a cheap gimmick.

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    The Federal Reserve’s latest round of monetary stimulus could be disastrous to the US economy, claimed Albert Edwards, strategist at Societe General, who also sees future US economic difficulties taking their toll on global equity markets.

  • No Global Economic Crisis Despite Slowdown: Official Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | 5:19 PM ET
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    The slowdown in the global economy need not turn into a sharp downturn, Robert Hormats, Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, told CNBC’s "Closing Bell" on Thursday.

  • What Americans Are Hoarding Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | 1:30 PM ET
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    A possible global bacon shortage has serious implications, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.

  • Bacon-Eating Contests Banned as Shortage Looms Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | 9:33 AM ET
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    After one pig industry group predicted a bacon shortage, Major League Eating reacted swiftly, issuing a ban on all bacon-eating contests.

  • Surgeons

    Puh-leeeeeease! That job is so overrated. Here are the 12 most overrated jobs of 2012 and, lest you think no one noticed, the 12 most underrated jobs!

  • The New Classroom Is a Factory Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | 2:29 AM ET
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    Former lab technician Annette Helmich is thrilled to have a new, in-­demand skill and a full-time job to go with it — welding machinery. While Ms. Helmich started learning her new craft by spending four weeks at a local community college, she says she polished her welding skills on the factory floor of her new employer, AGCO Corp. The Jackson, Minn., global manufacturer of agricultural machinery, which took over iconic names such as Massey Ferguson and Allis-Chalmers, is one of a number of manufacturers revisiting an old idea. Instead of relying on community colleges or private schools to get skilled workers, companies are again running their own training programs, the Christian Science Monitor reports.

  • Honeymoon Over as Markets Brace for Volatile Times Tuesday, 25 Sep 2012 | 11:09 PM ET
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    The message from this week’s sell off in global stock markets could not be clearer: the summer time rally, fuelled by optimism over central bank stimulus measures, is now over and it’s time to brace for a period of renewed volatility and uncertainty, analysts say.