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  • Recession Hits World's Oldest Profession     Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 7:52 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports how "fiscal cliff" fears are impacting a brothel in Nevada.

  • This Election, a Private Bet on Las Vegas Tuesday, 6 Nov 2012 | 4:24 PM ET

    Nevada has the highest unemployment rate in the nation, and its six electoral votes are up for grabs this election. Most of the state's registered voters are Democrats, but Republicans have been spending heavily.

  • *Some big-name Romney backers will be watching from Boston. Now, some heavyweights of the $2 trillion industry plan to break out the champagne and party in style Tuesday night as they cheer on their man at events in Boston, New York and even Las Vegas, according to people familiar with the Romney campaign and some of the big contributors.

  • Fierce finish: Romney, Obama sharpen closing lines Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 4:52 PM ET

    PATASKALA, Ohio-- Down to a fierce finish, President Barack Obama accused Mitt Romney of scaring voters with lies on Friday, while the Republican challenger warned grimly of political paralysis and another recession if Obama reclaims the White House. Obama backers shouted as the president campaigned in Ohio.

  • Newmont Mining shares fall on 3Q miss Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 1:42 PM ET

    Newmont Mining Corp.' s shares fell in trading Friday after the largest gold producer in the U.S. reported disappointing third-quarter results. THE SPARK: Newmont said Tuesday that its net income dropped 26 percent to $367 million, or 74 cents per share.

  • Orthofix paying $30M to settle kickbacks case Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 1:09 PM ET

    The Justice Department announced Friday that Orthofix International NV agreed to resolve claims that Blackstone Medical Inc., provided surgeons with travel and entertainment and sham consulting, royalty and research deals.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 1- New Yorkers awoke to the rumble of subway trains for the first time in four days on Thursday and the death toll continued to rise from the former hurricane Sandy, one the biggest and most devastating storms ever to hit the United States.

  • Oct 31- Casino operator MGM Resorts International posted a larger loss, missing analysts' expectations, due to a steep drop in tax benefits, soft demand in Las Vegas and disappointing margins in Macau. Shares of the operator of the Mirage and Bellagio casino resorts MGM Resorts fell 4.1 percent to $10.16 on the New York Stock Exchange.

  • Few housing solutions offered in presidential race Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 1:22 PM ET

    HENDERSON, Nev.-- This suburb in a battleground state is pockmarked with half-built subdivisions, foreclosed homes and voters like Leslie Levin. But here and in hotly contested Florida, the damage to the housing market is still painfully visible.

  • Obama surveys New Jersey storm damage Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 12:01 AM ET

    Markets and airports reopened in New York and New Jersey on Wednesday, with President Barack Obama due to arrive in the region to see the worst of the damage for himself.

  • Hurricane Sandy silences Atlantic City's casinos Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 | 11:53 PM ET

    Oct 30- Hurricane Sandy has silenced the thousands of slot machines and high-rollers who normally crowd the black jack and roulette tables of Atlantic City, but the resort's casino companies wager they could be back in business within days.

  • *Navistar aims to save up to $175 mln next year. NEW YORK, Oct 29- U.S. truck and engine maker Navistar International Corp is willing to look at the possible sale of any part of its business as it tries to return to profitability, but it is not willing to consider fire-sale prices for its assets, interim Chief Executive Lewis Campbell said on Monday.

  • UPDATE 2-U.S. home prices climb further in August Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 | 2:37 PM ET

    *Home prices rise for 7th month in a row. NEW YORK, Oct 30- U.S. home prices gained further traction in August, the latest sign that the housing market is on the mend, a closely watched survey showed on Tuesday.

  • UPDATE 1-U.S. home prices climb further in August Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012 | 1:28 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct 30- U.S. single-family home prices rose in August, the latest sign that the housing market is on the mend, a closely watched survey showed on Tuesday. S&P 500 futures edged up following the data, but the stock market will be closed for a second day in a row in the wake of a powerful storm that hit the east coast.

  • FACTBOX-The wealthy behind U.S. presidential race Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 9:48 PM ET

    Oct 26- Individual donors to U.S. presidential candidates can contribute up to $2,500 for the state-by-state party nominating contests and another $2,500 for the general election.

  • Republic Airways inks aircraft deal with Caesars Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 11:35 AM ET

    INDIANAPOLIS-- Republic Airways Holdings Inc. said Friday that it had agreed on a three-year deal with casino giant Caesars Entertainment Corp. to operate five Embraer E190 aircraft that will provide more than 1,500 flights each year for Caesars' customers.

  • Campaigns deploy radio ads to gin up base voters Friday, 26 Oct 2012 | 9:42 AM ET

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.-- Drivers listening to adult contemporary radio along Interstate 4 in central Florida are hearing ads like this: " President Obama raised taxes on Florida's small businesses, and his defense cuts will weaken our military and put thousands more Florida families out of work.

  • 25 arrested in 5 states in NY Web gambling probe Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 4:40 PM ET

    People were arrested in five states Wednesday as part of a sweeping investigation aimed at bookmakers and money couriers connected to Internet and phone gambling, including men who prosecutors identified as owners of the online gambling site Pinnacle Sports.

  • Ark. AG seeks info on alleged payday lenders Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 4:22 PM ET

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is seeking information about the practices of three companies he says are engaging in payday lending. The suit says Money Mutual LLC, Selling Source LLC and Partner Weekly LLC are all based from the same address in Las Vegas.

  • Nevada taxable sales up 7.6 percent in August Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 3:35 PM ET

    CARSON CITY, Nev.-- Taxable sales in Nevada jumped 7.6 percent in August over the same month a year ago, with strong gains reported in several sectors including sales of cars and durable goods.