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  • Roth: Against a bailout for Detroit     Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 7:44 PM ET

    Carol Roth, the author of "The Entrepreneur Equation," discusses whether Detroit's bankruptcy is a warning sign for other cities; and Lanny Davis, author of "Crisis Tales"; Jennifer Stefano, Americans for Prosperity PA state director; and Mark Simone, WOR Radio talk show host, weigh in.

  • GE profit, revenue drop on finance unit weakness Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 12:15 PM ET
    A General Electric GEnx aircraft engine.

    General Electric posted a decline in profit and revenue on weakness in its finance unit, but its order book rose, sending shares up 2.4 percent in early trading.

  • Can Detroit come back from bankruptcy?     Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 1:00 AM ET

    Jeremy Stretch, head of FX strategy at CIBC, comments on Detroit filing for bankruptcy, which he says, reflects the shift away from traditional manufacturing in the U.S.

  • New orders fuel mid-Atlantic factory surge Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 10:01 AM ET

    Factory activity in the mid-Atlantic region expanded in July at its highest pace since March 2011 as employment and shipments picked up.

  • Jim Chanos says mining slump will hurt Caterpillar Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 1:17 PM ET

    Legendary short seller Jim Chanos argued that a slowdown in mining is going to cut into Caterpillar's earnings faster and deeper than investors expect.

  • Nokia misses estimates; sales to China halve Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 8:32 AM ET

    Finnish mobile maker Nokia shipped fewer phones than forecast in the second quarter, despite a 32 percent rise in sales of its flagship Lumia smartphone.

  • Jack Lew answers Wall Street's questions     Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 8:45 AM ET

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew shares his thoughts about financial reforms, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and how well Bernanke handled the economy during the economic crisis, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • The long game: Why a China slowdown isn't scary Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 9:10 AM ET

    The figures haven't been kind to China lately. Gone are the days of double digit growth, trade data have weakened, credit markets have overheated and fears of a housing bubble remain. But despite the bearish headlines, the long-term picture for China looks quite good and a slowdown might actually be healthy, according to HSBC.

  • Amid boom, craft beer brewers feel growing pains Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 10:14 AM ET

    U.S. craft brewers are frustrated after many were shut out of a key beer festival, as sector growth exceeds infrastructure. Signs of a frothy market?

  • Tesla shares plunge 14 percent Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 5:50 PM ET

    Tesla's shares, which soared to a new all-time high earlier this week, were thrown into reverse Tuesday in the biggest one-day drop the stock has seen since January 2012.

  • Welcome sign for grim quarter: Industrial output up Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 9:15 AM ET
    A welder builds parts for finished petroleum tanks at Southern Tank and Manufacturing Inc. in Owensboro, Kentucky, U.S.

    U.S. industrial production rose slightly more than expected in June as manufacturing output picked up speed, a welcome sign for an economy that appears to have slowed sharply.

  • June industrial production up 0.3%     Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 9:16 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest data on manufacturing and what it indicates about the economic recovery.

  • What will drive your car's design? Fuel efficiency Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 7:28 AM ET
    Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid.

    Fuel-efficiency standards are prompting automakers to try design tactics that could change the look of your next car.

  • Apple iPhone 5S production to begin soon: Analyst Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 11:24 AM ET

    Production of Apple's next generation iPhone, dubbed the iPhone 5S, will begin this month and will be available this fall, Jefferies analyst Peter Misek says.

  • An underwear 'kickstart' in the USA     Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 6:41 AM ET

    Jake Bronstein, CEO of Flint & Tinder, explains how his dismay with low-quality underwear led him to produce a high-end brand, which is made in America and becoming a multimillion-dollar business.

  • US probes C-Class Mercedes for lighting problems Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 10:52 AM ET
    Mercedes' Joachim Schmidt poses with a C-Class car in January 2008.

    U.S. safety regulators say they are investigating about 218,000 Mercedes C-Class luxury cars because the rear lights can fail and even catch fire.

  • Despite fire, airlines flying Boeing Dreamliner Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 10:07 AM ET

    Another 787 has caught fire and once again as investigators look for the cause, airlines around the world continue to fly their Boeing planes.

  • June retail sales up 0.4%     Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on consumer spending and New York manufacturing, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Dreamliner fire sends Boeing's shares reeling Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 7:00 PM ET
    An Ethiopian Airlines Dreamliner jet caught fire at Heathrow Airport in London on July 12, 2013.

    Boeing shares dropped sharply Friday after a fire broke out at London's Heathrow Airport on one of the aerospace giant's troubled Dreamliner planes.

  • US inflation stirs in June as producers hike prices Friday, 12 Jul 2013 | 8:35 AM ET
    A worker assembles window frames at Crystal Windows & Doors IL Manufacturer in Chicago, Illinois.

    U.S. producer prices rose more than expected in June, pointing to an apparent increase in inflationary pressures that could raise eyebrows at the Federal Reserve.