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  • Class warfare with a twist in Iowa Senate race Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 10:30 AM ET
    Iowa Senate candidates Joni Ernst and Bruce Braley

    Vying for a crucial Senate seat in Iowa, Bruce Braley and Joni Ernst are scrambling terms of engagement in the politics of class.

  • Paul Ryan: I'd love to see Mitt Romney run again Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 9:38 AM ET
    Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) and his running mate Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) smile while greeting workers at a GOP Victory Center on November 6, 2012 in Richmond Heights, Ohio.

    Rep. Paul Ryan also tells CNBC that Obamacare must be repealed before it implodes "under it's own weight."

  • Argentina to pay creditors, avoid US courts Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 8:38 AM ET

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina— Argentina will make its next round of scheduled debt payments, the economy minister said Wednesday as he defended a new plan to pay creditors locally and avoid the jurisdiction of a U.S. court that forced the country into default last month.

  • Fed to take longer, do less on rate hikes: Survey Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 7:02 AM ET
    The Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve building in Washington.

    A CNBC Fed Survey finds that market participants expect the coming rate hike cycle to end in the fourth quarter of 2017, at 3.16 percent.

  • Some Bank of England board members seek rate hike Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 4:56 AM ET

    LONDON— The Bank of England's consensus on maintaining record-low interest rates has crumbled after more than three years, with two members of the central bank's monetary policy committee voting to increase borrowing costs this month.

  • KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20- Malaysia is considering tapping one of its top economic policymakers to lead an overhaul of Malaysia Airlines that aims to transform the troubled carrier into a "premium airline", a newspaper reported on Wednesday.

  • Jack Bouroudjian, Chief Investment Officer at Index Financial Partners, explains why any outcome from the Jackson Hole Symposium will result in a "buy-buy scenario."

  • Business Highlights Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 6:12 PM ET

    It all makes Sonia Rao, a stay-at-home mother of a 1- year-old in Mountain View, California, "a little uncomfortable." WASHINGTON— U.S. home construction rebounded in July, rising to an eight-month high and offering hope that housing has regained momentum after two months of declines.

  • Figures on government spending and debt Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 4:24 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Figures on government spending and debt.

  • Audit: 'Obamacare' tax not meeting revenue target Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 3:55 PM ET

    The audit by the Treasury inspector general for tax administration says the IRS needs to do a better job policing the tax.

  • David Rosenberg's still a bull—but he’s frustrated Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 2:45 PM ET

    Economist David Rosenberg is famous for turning from a bear to a bull. Now he's reconsidering.

  • Steve Ballmer steps down from Microsoft board Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 2:37 PM ET
    Steve Ballmer

    Ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer stepped down from the company's board.

  • Apple hits $100 for first time since stock split Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 12:54 PM ET

    Apple hit $100 a share for first time since its seven-for-one split in June.

  • GameStop CEO undergoes surgery for brain tumor Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 10:34 AM ET

    GameStop said Chief Executive Paul Raines underwent an unexpected surgery last week for a small cancerous brain tumor.

  • Old age may derail Amtrak's high-speed ambitions Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 9:30 AM ET
    Amtrak's new high-speed trains could look like this. This artist's concept imagines one of the new trains in the station at Wilmington, Delaware.

    While the nation's primary passenger rail system is growing amid hopes for faster service, it's stuck with crumbling infrastructure.

  • Why 'Made in China' isn't so cheap anymore Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 9:04 AM ET
    Workers in a clothing factory in Bozhou, Anhui province, China.

    China—a low-cost maker of goods—is falling behind in the manufacturing race as wages and energy costs soar.

  • US housing starts, permits surge in July Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 8:30 AM ET
    A contractor operates a nail gun while working at the PulteGroup Inc. Sage housing development under construction in San Jose, California.

    U.S. housing starts rebounded strongly in July, suggesting the housing recovery was back on track after stalling in the second half of last year.

  • More NJ casinos? You betcha! Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 8:30 AM ET
    The Trump Plaza ,which is scheduled to close, is viewed in Atlantic City on July 30, 2014 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

    With four casinos shutting down in Atlantic City by October, New Jersey is suddenly awash in plans for, well, more casinos. The NYT reports.

  • Figures on government spending and debt Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Figures on government spending and debt.

  • Rates at weekly US Treasury bill auction unchanged Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 3:45 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were unchanged in Monday's auction. The Treasury Department auctioned $29 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.030 percent, unchanged from last week. For a $10,000 bill, the three-month price was $9,999.24 while a six-month bill sold for $9,997.47.

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