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  • Homeserve Halts Telesales Amid Selling Probe Monday, 31 Oct 2011 | 5:30 AM ET
    Car Insurance Policy

    Emergency repair and insurance group HomeServe has suspended all telephone sales after it launched a review into whether some of its staff could have been mis-selling products.

  • The New Renters     Friday, 28 Oct 2011 | 10:39 AM ET

    Millions of Americans who lost their homes in foreclosure are driving demand in the rental market, with Oliver Chang, Morgan Stanley head of U.S. housing strategy and research.

  • People, Not Government, Should Be Investing: Rep. Bachus Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | 2:29 PM ET

    The American people, not the federal government, should be the ones investing in new businesses that will create jobs, Rep. Spencer Bachus told CNBC Wednesday.

  • New Home Sales     Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Diana Olick break down September new home sales data.

  • The Great Regression of America's Infrastructure Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | 9:48 AM ET
    Potholes in road

    America is in the midst of physical decline. Decades of infrastructure neglect are eroding centuries of economic progress. Call it: The Great Regression.

  • September Durable Goods Down .8%     Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | 8:30 AM ET

    A breakdown of September's durable goods data, with CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman.

  • Consumer Confidence Drops to Lowest Level in 2.5 Years Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011 | 10:09 AM ET
    Stressed out man

    U.S. consumer confidence unexpectedly dropped in October to its lowest level since March 2009 as consumers fretted about job and income prospects.

  • "When I look at Zuccotti or McPherson or Grant Park, I’m not surprised the Occupiers don’t have a fixed agenda, writes the best-selling author," adding, "For decades, we’ve been like a tether ball in a schoolyard, pummeled by so much abuse from so many different directions that we’ve just spun around in circles. Now, the Occupiers are stopping the ball."

  • Tough Time for the Consumer     Monday, 24 Oct 2011 | 9:42 AM ET

    Discussing the economic worries and rising food prices that are impacting the consumer and a look at how grocery stores are faring, with Craig Herkert, Supervalu Inc. president/CEO.

  • Is Housing Crushing Confidence?     Wednesday, 19 Oct 2011 | 7:10 PM ET

    Stephen Meister, Meister, Seelig & Fein, and Susan Wachter, Wharton Business School, discuss whether renting has become the new reality for may people, and the impact on the economy and accumulating wealth.

  • Retail Sales Rise     Friday, 14 Oct 2011 | 11:40 AM ET

    Investors are getting new data indicating consumers are still shopping, despite the weak economy. Insight with Stacey Widlitz, SW Retail Advisors Inc. president.

  • Day 27 on Occupy Wall Street     Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 4:35 PM ET

    Political and business leaders are speaking out about the protests which have spread throughout the nation, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche.

  • US Mortgage Default Notices Spike in Third Quarter Thursday, 13 Oct 2011 | 1:08 AM ET
    Foreclosure

    Bank seizures of US homes fell in the third quarter but an upswing in default notices suggests foreclosures could start to rise again, a report by RealtyTrac said on Thursday.

  • RIMM Under Fire & Buy Rating for IBM     Tuesday, 11 Oct 2011 | 12:30 PM ET

    RIMM shares have jumped 4% because an activist investor is calling for sweeping changes at the company, with Vic Alboini, Jaguar Financial chairman/CEO; CNBC's Scott Wapner and Jon Fortt. Also, discussing the catalyst for Stifel Nicolaus slapping a "buy" rating on shares of IBM, with David Grossman, Stifel Nicolaus.

  • Transports: Running Out of Steam?     Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 2:52 PM ET

    The transport index is down 3% over the past four weeks, despite the Dow powering higher. Donald Broughton, Avondale Partners weighs in with a new index to track pricing for truckload carriers.

  • Realty Check: Housing Triple Dip?     Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 11:42 AM ET

    While we haven't received the Case-Shiller's data on the housing prices for August and September, other indices are showing a weakening in the market. CNBC's Diana Olick has the details. Also, Lance Roberts, Street Talk Advisors and Shari Olefson, Real Estate Attorney share insight.

  • Constellation Brands Earnings     Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 2:32 PM ET

    Constellation Brands is one of the world's largest wine makers and today, they are announcing their earnings are up, but sales are down. Discussing what wine sales tell us about the broader economy, with Rob Sands, Constellation Brands president/CEO.

  • Tom McGee, National Managing Partner, Deloitte

    Business leaders from across the country are gathering this October to dissect a little understood, but enormous part of the US economy — the middle market. 

  • Gold to Move 'Above $2,000 in Coming Months': UBS  Thursday, 29 Sep 2011 | 6:42 AM ET
    Gold

    Gold's recent sell-off belies its long term attractiveness and investors should avoid the panic and stay faithful to the precious metal, Dominic Schnider, Commodities expert at UBS Wealth Management told CNBC Thursday.

  • August Durable Goods     Wednesday, 28 Sep 2011 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the durable goods data from last month and the impact on the markets.