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  • Netanyahu's warning to Congress  Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 8:32 AM ET

    Dan Senor, Foreign Policy Initiative, shares his thoughts on Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's warning about a proposed agreement between world powers and Iran.

  • Average 529 won’t cover a year at private college Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Students walk through an open corridor on the Stanford University campus in Stanford, Calif.

    Assets in 529 college savings plans reached a record $247.9 billion in 2014, but the average balance will barely cover a year at public college.

  • What the Iran deal means for Obama  Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 5:30 AM ET

    Ben White, chief economic correspondent at Politico, says that if a deal is reached with Iran, President Barack Obama should expect "a big political fight" in Washington.

  • China's proposals, which would require tech firms to provide encryption keys and install backdoors granting law enforcement access for counterterrorism investigations, drew criticism from Obama, who told Reuters in an interview this week China would have to change the draft law if it were "to do business with the United States". Fu Ying, China's parliamentary...

  • *Fighting escalates in Libya, militants seize oilfield. LONDON, March 4- Brent dipped on Wednesday but held above $60 a barrel, supported by a rise in Saudi crude prices and air strikes and militant raids on oil facilities in Libya. In a move widely seen as showing Saudi Arabia's confidence in a demand recovery, the OPEC kingpin raised official selling prices for its...

  • "I don't consider Kleiner Perkins to be a firm run by men," Doerr said Tuesday under questioning by Pao's attorney, Alan Exelrod. Doerr is among the most prominent venture capitalists in Silicon Valley in part for helping direct early investments in Amazon.com and Google after joining Kleiner Perkins in 1980. He sits on Google's board and served on boards that...

  • Justices sharply divided over health care law subsidies Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 3:05 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court was sharply divided Wednesday in the latest challenge to President Barack Obama's health overhaul, this time over the tax subsidies that make insurance affordable for millions of Americans. The justices aggressively questioned lawyers on both sides of what Justice Elena Kagan called "this never-ending saga," the latest...

  • WASHINGTON— From the United States to Asia to Europe, a global economy that many had feared was faltering appears poised for a resurgence on the strength of cheap oil and falling interest rates. "The U.S. is doing well, you're getting a lot of good news in Europe," said Nariman Behravesh, chief economist at IHS Global Insight. Weaker growth in China has also hurt...

  • China's proposals, which would require tech firms to provide encryption keys and install backdoors granting law enforcement access for counterterrorism investigations, drew criticism from Obama, who told Reuters in an interview this week China would have to change the draft law if it were "to do business with the United States". Fu Ying, China's parliamentary...

  • WASHINGTON, March 4- The U.S. Supreme Court will consider on Wednesday a second major legal attack on President Barack Obama's healthcare law, with conservative challengers taking aim at a pivotal part of the statute that authorizes tax subsidies to help people afford insurance. If the court rules against the Obama administration, up to 7.5 million people in at...

  • U.S. lawmakers gear up for Supreme Court Obamacare fray Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 1:00 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, March 4- War rooms of lawmakers and their aides in the U.S. Congress are working furiously to try to influence the Supreme Court's nine justices who will hear arguments on Wednesday on the future of President Barack Obama's landmark healthcare law. Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming, a member of the Republican leadership, is spearheading his party's...

  • SHANGHAI, March 4- U.S. companies in China have a less rosy outlook for business conditions over the next five years due to a slowing economy, an "opaque" regulatory environment and rising domestic competition, a U.S. business lobby survey showed on Wednesday. The annual report by the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai- the self-dubbed voice of American...

  • HANGZHOU, China, March 4- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is launching a cloud computing hub in Silicon Valley on Wednesday, the e-commerce giant's first outside of China, underscoring its global ambitions in the face of stiff and entrenched competition. Alibaba's Aliyun cloud division intends the new data center to cater initially to Chinese companies with...

  • NYMEX-U.S. oil holds above $50 ahead of EIA data Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 7:08 PM ET

    SINGAPORE, March 4- U.S. crude held on to overnight gains to stay above $50 a barrel on Wednesday, supported by geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and a rise in Saudi oil prices. *Saudi Arabia raised the official selling prices for its oil deliveries to Asia and the United States on Tuesday, in the latest signal OPEC's largest exporter is seeing signs of...

  • Here's when the US could run out of cash: CBO Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 6:04 PM ET
    The U.S. Treasury Building.

    The U.S. government can't borrow normally after March 15, setting up a potentially contentious vote to raise the debt limit.

  • Obama dismisses Netanyahu's remarks  Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 4:37 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on comments by President Obama reacting to Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu's address to Congress on the threat of Iran.

  • *Netanyahu warns Obama against Iran deal. Soft auto sales numbers and Iran commentary also gave some investors pause after a strong run-up for major indexes in February. It made sense to have little bit of a pullback here, "said Brian Lazorishak, portfolio manager at Chase Investment Counsel in Charlottesville, Virginia.

  • *Saudis fear Obama wants Iran deal "whatever the cost". Secretary of State John Kerry flies to Riyadh this week to try to reassure King Salman that any nuclear deal with Iran will be in Saudi interests, despite the kingdom's fears that it may boost Tehran's backing for Shi'ite Muslim groups in the region. While the main critics of the U.S. push for a nuclear deal with...

  • House passes Homeland Security funding Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 3:09 PM ET
    House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) (C) returns to his office after a visit to the House floor for procedural votes for legislation to fund the Department of Homeland Security, at the Capitol in Washington, March 3, 2015.

    The House passed a spending bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security through September 30, without immigration restrictions.

  • WASHINGTON— Republicans controlling the Senate moved Tuesday to try to reverse a new National Labor Relations Board rule that would shorten the time between a union's request for representation and the vote on whether to certify a union. But the White House promised to veto the measure just before the Senate's 53-45 party-line vote. The White House statement...