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  • Dr. Doom sounds warning bells, again     Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 8:19 PM ET

    Marc Faber, Publisher, The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report, says stock markets have a "good chance of crashing" later this year. He also defends his past predictions.

  • Low inflation remains in the US: Expert     Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 7:32 PM ET

    Zach Pandl, Portfolio Manager & Strategist at Columbia Management Investment Advisers, says underlying inflation trends in the U.S. remain benign and explains what that means for Fed's policy.

  • Excerpts from conflicting health law rulings Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 4:37 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Two federal appeals courts issued conflicting rulings Tuesday in a dispute involving crucial financing for President Barack Obama's health care law.

  • Michigan approves 9 projects to add 3,900 jobs Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 2:13 PM ET

    LANSING, Mich.— Michigan on Tuesday approved state incentives for nine economic development projects expected to bring about 3,900 jobs, nearly half from General Motors consolidating engineering jobs from outside the state at a site in Michigan.

  • Telecom analyst likes Verizon, Sprint & AT&T     Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 1:38 PM ET

    Discussing Verizon's earnings and which telecom stocks are a buy, with Jennifer Fritzsche, Wells Fargo Securities analyst.

  • Telecom in focus     Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 1:36 PM ET

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports Barclays analyst Amir Rozwadowski says the telecommunications sector is trading at its largest valuation discount to the broader market in over a decade.

  • What investors like now     Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 1:11 PM ET

    Discussing the best places to invest right now, with Mike Holland, Holland & Co. chairman, and Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities director.

  • Why New Jersey's pension crisis is just heating up Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 12:49 PM ET
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

    Detroit may be moving to resolve its pension crisis, but New Jersey's pension problems are just heating up.

  • Separate appeals court upholds Obamacare subsidies Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 12:26 PM ET
    A man enrolls in a health insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act in Miami.

    A separate US appeals court upheld a federal regulations that implemented subsidies that are vital to President Obama's healthcare overhaul.

  • NC tax breaks OK'd for 250 IT jobs in Charlotte Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 12:18 PM ET

    RALEIGH, N.C.— An information technology consulting company plans to create 250 jobs in Charlotte within five years as it hopes to serve the city's big banks.

  • US STOCKS-Wall Street up on data, mixed earnings Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 11:14 AM ET

    *EU threatens Russia with more sanctions, but words ring hollow. NEW YORK, July 22- U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday as inflation data was seen keeping the Federal Reserve in an equities-friendly tone, while hopes rose for an easing of tensions in Ukraine.

  • Skilled workers are now easier to find—here's why Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 11:12 AM ET

    It seems at first glance that firms should be finding it harder, not easier, to attract skilled workers. The Fiscal Times reports.

  • Dueling rulings: Courts split on health law clash Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 10:43 AM ET

    In that first ruling, a divided three-judge panel in Washington called into question the subsidies that help millions of low- and middle-income people afford their premiums, saying financial aid can be provided only in states that have set up their own insurance markets, or exchanges.

  • Board puts soda tax before San Francisco voters Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 10:02 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— San Francisco lawmakers narrowly agreed Tuesday to place a 2- cent- per-ounce tax on sugary drinks on the November ballot, a move that promises to turn the election into an expensive fight between the beverage industry and public health advocates.

  • *France has until 2015 to bring its deficit to 3 pct of GDP. PARIS, July 22- France will not accelerate cuts in public spending even though disappointing growth could make it difficult to meet EU fiscal targets, President Francois Hollande said.

  • Investors to directors: ‘Talk to us' Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 7:38 AM ET

    Boards have long shunned speaking with investors. Now, they are being pressed to open up. The NYT reports.

  • Detroit agrees to bankruptcy plan, pension cuts Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 12:24 AM ET
    Downtown Detroit.

    In a major step forward for Detroit's efforts to overcome bankruptcy, the city's retirees and active employees have approved a debt-cutting plan.

  • Pain of Atlantic City casino closings far-reaching Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 4:23 PM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Yomary Blanco cleans rooms at Trump Plaza, one of three Atlantic City casinos that could shut down by September. Her husband works the buffet at the Showboat, which is scheduled to close on Aug. 31.

  • Figures on government spending and debt Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Figures on government spending and debt.

  • US Treasury bill rates mixed at weekly auction Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 2:38 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction with three-month bills unchanged and six-month bills dropping to their lowest level in three weeks. The Treasury Department auctioned $26 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.025 percent, unchanged from last week.

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