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  • 7 Retail Disaster Zones Every Storeowner Should Avoid Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 10:09 AM ET

    Unfortunately, many retailers don't notice poorly designed areas of their stores until it's too late. Here are seven common store spaces that retailers botch up and ways to avoid making the same mistakes.

  • Foreclosures Filings Up     Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 4:45 PM ET

    New foreclosure filings are on the rise as banks are moving long-delinquent loans into the foreclosure process, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. Fred Glick, US Loans Mortgage, and Daniel Indiviglio, Reuters Breakingviews, weigh in.

  • 'Inept Congress' Sinking Stocks?     Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 2:50 PM ET

    John Silvia, Wells Fargo, and Doug Rowat, Raymond James, discuss whether Washington is to blame for the wishy-washy market.

  • Nordstrom & Topshop Team Up     Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 2:40 PM ET

    Nordstrom, Topshop and Topman are teaming up. Pete Nordstrom, Nordstrom president of merchandising, and Sir Phiip Green, proprietor of Topshop, offer insight.

  • Nordstrom & Topshop Team Up     Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 2:40 PM ET

    Nordstrom, Topshop and Topman are teaming up. Pete Nordstrom, Nordstrom president of merchandising, and Sir Phiip Green, proprietor of Topshop, offer insight.

  • Cantor Fitzgerald CEO: LIBOR & Fiscal Cliff     Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 2:00 PM ET

    Discussing the LIBOR scandal fallout, the so-called fiscal cliff, and whether Europe will sink the U.S. economy, with Shawn Matthews, Cantor Fitzgerald CEO.

  • Traders work in the ten-year U.S. Treasury Note options pit at the Chicago Board of Trade in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

    As investors become increasingly uneasy about the second-quarter earnings period, expectations for more action from the Fed are on the rise. But with record low rates and the weak global economy, analysts are anticipating a disappointing season all around.

  • #1 Top State for Business: Texas     Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 4:15 PM ET

    The top American state for business is Texas. The Lone Star State finished 2nd last year and, this year, is the top state, including a ranking of number 1 for infrastructure and number 2 for technology. With Texas Governor Rick Perry (R).

  • #2 Top State for Business: Utah     Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 2:20 PM ET

    The Beehive State, Utah, is buzzing about its position as the number 2 state for business, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn, even though the state ranks poorly in education.

  • #3 Top State for Business: Virginia     Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 1:40 PM ET

    Virginia, which was last year's top state for business, is number three on this year's list, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • #4 Top State for Business: North Carolina     Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 10:50 AM ET

    North Carolina slides into fourth place in CNBC's "Top States for Business 2012," reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • #5 Top State for Business: North Dakota     Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 8:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reveals why North Dakota ranks fifth in CNBC's "Top States for Business 2012."

  • Earnings Are the Next Big Test for Stocks Sunday, 8 Jul 2012 | 7:06 PM ET

    The impact of Europe's debt crisis on US companies is about to come out in the wash as second-quarter earnings season kicks off with Alcoa on Monday. Plus, China economic data.

  • CEO Confidence in Economy Drops     Thursday, 5 Jul 2012 | 7:55 PM ET

    A new Conference Board survey finds that in Q2, just 17 percent of CEOs think conditions have improved. Compare that to Q1, where optimism stood at 67 percent. Mort Zuckerman, U.S. News & World Report, and Andrew Puzder, CKE Restaurants CEO, weigh in.

  • Marc Chaikin, Chaikin Stock Research CEO, says investors should sell stocks with bearish ratings ahead of their earnings reports.

  • Anti-Obesity Drug a Big Win for Biotech Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 1:36 PM ET
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    With the weight loss market heating up, stocks like Arena Pharmaceuticals may be spelling out a big rally for the drug retail space.

  • Signs of a Housing Recovery?     Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 10:43 AM ET

    Robert Wetenhall, offers insight on housing and whether it could be showing signs of a real recovery.

  • May Consumer Spending Unchanged     Friday, 29 Jun 2012 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports monthly data on personal income and consumer prices.

  • Aetna CEO Offers Clues on Insurers' Next Steps     Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | 3:40 PM ET

    Mark Bertolini, Aetna chairman & CEO, discusses what's next for health insurers following the Supreme Court's decision to uphold Obamacare. "Our read on this is that it's largely irrelevant to the strategy of where we're headed as an organization," he says.

  • What's Leading the Selloff?     Thursday, 28 Jun 2012 | 2:15 PM ET

    Discussing whether bank problems, the health-care ruling or jobless claims are leading the market selloff, with Randy Frederick, Charles Schwab.