• One-quarter of recent college graduates lack jobs Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 3:02 PM ET

    At the turn of the century, recent college graduates had an average debt of $15,100. Last year the average debt of graduates was $27,253.

  • 'I was fired': Data controversy's latest turn Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 1:35 PM ET

    Mark Rosenblum, a former Thomson Reuters salesman, says he was fired after questioning whether the company violated insider trading laws by distributing market-moving data early.

  • Two cellphone tower giants in $4.8 billion deal Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 10:17 AM ET
    American Tower wireless tower

    American Tower said it would buy privately held MIP Tower Holdings in a $4.8 billion deal to take advantage of the roll-out of 4G wireless network in the United States.

  • Hedge fund haul     Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 7:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Dominic Chu reports that U.S. hedge funds are closing in on record assets under management, with 287 funds that manage at least $1 billion in assets holding 7.5 percent more than at the start of the year. Warren Meyers of DME Securities weighs in.

  • Banks are lending—but no love for the little guy Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 2:40 PM ET

    Bank lending is on the rise. The little guy on Main Street is not feeling it, though, so many entrepreneurs are turning to alternative funding sources.

  • Wedding Crunching the investment banks Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 2:22 PM ET

    The shifting fortunes and prestige of Wall Street's big names, as revealed in The New York Times wedding section.

  • The wrong kind of green: Pot sellers' banking woes Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 1:16 PM ET

    Even as a shift in U.S. prosecution policy gives states more leeway to legalize marijuana, the companies that dispense it are likely to have trouble finding a bank.

  • Ackman's fund flat, sharply trailing S&P: sources Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 3:30 PM ET
    Bill Ackman

    Ackman's Pershing Square is largely flat for the year after a bruising August in which the hedge fund lost 3.6 percent, according to sources.

  • Is this hedge fund using its 'common sense?'     Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 1:42 PM ET

    The founder of Common Sense Investment Management Jim Bisenius has been busted in a prostitution sting. CNBC's John Carney has the details.

  • SAC announce retention program: Kelly     Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 1:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports SAC Capital is announcing a staff retention program today.

  • Hedge fund founder busted in prostitution sting Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 12:54 PM ET
    James Allan Bisenius

    The founder of a $3 billion hedge fund, Common Sense Investment Management, was arrested last week for soliciting prostitution.

  • Ronald Coase and the nature of shadow banking Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 12:52 PM ET
    Ronald Coase

    Coase, who died at the age of 102 on Labor Day, was one of the most influential economic thinkers of the past 100 years. So what can we learn about the financial crisis from him?

  • Nasdaq reports another problem with its data feed Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 12:37 PM ET

    The Nasdaq had another problem with the main data feed that was at the center of the outage that brought trading in Nasdaq securities to a halt for about three hours nearly two weeks ago.

  • M&A set to surge following Vodafone’s bumper deal Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 10:14 AM ET

    Following the confirmation of Vodafone's $130 billion-deal with Verizon on Monday, merger and acquisition (M&A) activity is set to boom according to an upcoming report.

  • Simple steps to avoid hit from growing bank fees Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 7:39 AM ET

    Banks' laundry lists of fees are growing, with the average account carrying 30 different potential charges. But avoiding them is still relatively easy.

  • The firepower is there for M&A: Pro     Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 3:45 AM ET

    Richard Lloyd Owen, head of M&A services at Deloitte, tells CNBC that the exciting M&A deals in the last few weeks may be a good omen for the sector.

  • Busy Tuesday for M&A     Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 7:44 PM ET

    Microsoft is buying Nokia's handset business for $7.2 billion, and Verizon will pay $130 billion to buy Vodafone's 45 percent stake in the company, reports CNBC's Seema Mody. Ron Kruszewski, Stifel Nicolaus, and CNBC's Dominic Chu, weigh in.

  • Microsoft & Nokia: Will it work?     Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 3:34 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt has the latest details on Microsoft's $7.2 billion acquisition of Nokia's devices unit. And Gene Urcan, Cappello Capital; and Carol Roth, "The Entrepreneur Equation" author, debate the financial implications of the merger.

  • Making bank on Verizon & Vodafone deal     Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 3:22 PM ET

    Consolidation in the telecom world may make for some big paydays; CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the story.

  • SAC's family office scenario     Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 12:45 PM ET

    After charges of insider trading were filed in July, investors began pulling money out of SAC Capital. CNBC's Kate Kelly shares how the firm is looking to stay afloat.

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