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  • Social Security halts effort to collect old debts Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 6:11 PM ET

    Social Security Administration suspends a program in which thousands of people were having their tax refunds seized to recoup old overpayments.

  • Figures on government spending and debt Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 6:11 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Figures on government spending and debt.

  • Ex-CFTC regulator Chilton joins DLA Piper law firm Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 6:00 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, April 14- Bart Chilton, an outspoken former regulator who spent more than six years as a member of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, will join the law firm DLA Piper, the company said on Monday.

  • Business Highlights Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 5:46 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— U.S. retail sales in March rose by the largest amount in 18 months, led by strong gains in sales of autos, furniture and a number of other products. The 1.1 percent jump reported by the Commerce Department on Monday was the best showing since September 2012. WASHINGTON— The calendar shows April 15, and you haven't even started on your federal tax return?

  • Court overturns 1 SEC conflict minerals provision Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 5:19 PM ET

    While overturning the disclosure requirement, the court rejected industry arguments that the SEC must conduct rigorous, quantitative economic analysis on the costs and the benefits of the conflict minerals rule.

  • BOSTON/ OTTAWA, April 14- Canada's tax-collection agency said on Monday that the private information of about 900 people had been compromised as hackers exploited the "Heartbleed" bug, and security experts warned that more attacks will likely follow.

  • CBO: Deficits to drift lower on lower health costs Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 4:26 PM ET

    A Congressional Budget Office report Monday said this year's deficit will now be $492 billion, $23 billion less than previously estimated. Last year's deficit registered $680 billion, the first year in President Barack Obama's tenure that the deficit was less than $1 trillion.

  • SLAVIANSK/DONETSK, Ukraine, April 14- Armed pro-Russian separatists seized more buildings in eastern Ukraine on Monday, expanding their control after the government failed to follow through on threatened military crackdown leaving Moscow's partisans essentially unopposed.

  • 2014 Pulitzer winners in journalism and arts Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 3:09 PM ET

    Public Service: The Guardian US and The Washington Post. Investigative Reporting: Chris Hamby of The Center for Public Integrity, Washington, D.C.. Explanatory Reporting: Eli Saslow of The Washington Post.

  • April 14- Japan's Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd plans to open a new plant as early as next year to make parts for Boeing Co's next-generation 777 X passenger jets, the Nikkei reported.

  • ANALYSIS-"Great Stretch" to secure Greek debt return Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 2:50 PM ET

    Greece made a successful, if artificially engineered, return to the long-term capital markets last week for the first time since its international bailout in 2010, and just two years after imposing heavy losses on its private creditors.

  • April 15 not much of a deadline for most taxpayers Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 2:14 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The calendar shows April 15, and you haven't even started on your federal tax return? If you're due a refund— and about three-fourths of filers get refunds— April 15 isn't much of a deadline at all. The Internal Revenue Service doesn't like to talk about it, but penalties for filing late federal tax returns apply only to people who owe money.

  • Mexico pledges own anti-money laundering list Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 12:19 PM ET

    MEXICO CITY— Mexico has announced plans to fight money laundering by using "kingpin" lists like those issued by the United States, although unlike the public U.S. list, Mexico will make its registry confidential, a Mexican official said Monday.

  • Report projects health care costs to dip slightly Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    The Congressional Budget Office predicts that health insurance subsidies under the so-called "Obamacare" plan will total a little more than $1 trillion over the next 10 years, instead of almost $1.2 trillion initially estimated.

  • FRANKFURT/ LONDON, April 14- By expressing concern at the euro's strength, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi is trying to talk down the currency and avoid taking fresh action to tackle worryingly low inflation- but financial markets will test his resolve.

  • NEW YORK, April 14- The dollar rose against the euro on Monday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi signaled the bank would ease monetary policy further, while strong U.S. retail sales data also boosted the dollar against the yen.

  • US businesses increased stockpiles 0.4 percent Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 10:03 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— U.S. businesses boosted their stockpiles in February as sales rebounded by the largest amount in nine months. Stockpiles increased 0.4 percent in February following a similar 0.4 percent increase in January, the Commerce Department reported Monday.

  • EU moves to sanction more Russians over Ukraine Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 9:31 AM ET

    LUXEMBOURG— European Union foreign ministers decided Monday to sanction more Russians with asset freezes and visa bans as a sign of the trade bloc's outrage over Moscow's ongoing interference in Ukraine, a high-ranking EU official announced.

  • Geithner book tour to include Bernanke, Paulson Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 9:04 AM ET

    Crown Publishers announced Monday that the two-week tour will begin in New York on May 14, two days after "Stress Test" is released. Geithner will be joined by CNBC's Jim Cramer on May 14, by Bernanke in Washington on May 22 and by Paulson in Chicago on May 28. Other stops will include Philadelphia, Seattle, Miami and San Francisco.

  • US retail sales up strong 1.1 percent in March Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 8:36 AM ET

    The 1.1 percent jump reported by the Commerce Department on Monday was the best showing since September 2012.

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