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  • House votes to boost child tax credit for some Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 12:39 PM ET

    With nearly all Republicans voting in favor and most Democrats opposed, the bill cleared the House by a vote of 237-173. The White House threatened to veto the bill, though the Democratic-controlled Senate is unlikely to pass it. Dave Camp R- Mich., chairman of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee.

  • This surprising asset may become a new safe haven Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 12:34 PM ET
    A worker secures a section of drill pipe on a crude oil rig outside New Town, N.D.

    U.S. shale has put the country on the same terrain as Saudi Arabia and Russia. In the process, it may turn oil into a safe haven.

  • Cuts in Q2 GDP expectations cast doubt on 2nd half Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 11:58 AM ET

    Economists shaved growth expectations for the second quarter after the June durable goods report revealed weak shipments and dampened hopes for business spending.

  • Global tensions don't dent enthusiasm for stocks Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 11:53 AM ET

    A war breaks out between Israel and Hamas. An airliner is shot out of the sky in Ukraine. That helped the market overcome its latest dip, on July 17th, when a passenger jet was shot down in eastern Ukraine and Israel invaded the Gaza Strip, raising investor worries that conflicts around the world could escalate and destabilize financial markets.

  • Cuban: Taxes will go up if too many companies leave US Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 10:28 AM ET
    Mark Cuban is shown in an episode of “Necessary Roughness.”

    The tax money will be have to be made up somewhere, billionaire investor Mark Cuban says.

  • Why Obama's 'economic patriotism' is bunk Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 10:13 AM ET

    President Obama has never pushed hard for corporate tax reform, so his new stance is pure politics, Politico's Ben White says.

  • Big Mac Index shows dollar getting fatter worldwide Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 9:40 AM ET
    A Big Mac hamburger is shown at a McDonald's restaurant in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

    According to the Big Mac Index, the value of the dollar is getting stronger in much of the fast food eating world.

  • Blooming bubbles in credit bear an eerie similarity Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 8:13 AM ET

    This time it is auto loans, not the housing market, that appear to be driving a credit bubble similar to the 2008 bubble. FT reports.

  • Across US job market, this is becoming rare Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 7:10 AM ET

    The risk of losing your job is getting smaller and smaller.

  • Japan inflation eases in June under tax hike blow Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 12:17 AM ET

    TOKYO— Japan's inflation rate eased slightly in June as a sales tax high stunted demand, the government reported Friday. Excluding the direct effect of the April 1 increase in the sales tax to 8 percent from 5 percent, the inflation rate was 1.3 percent, the Bank of Japan said.

  • Why a US recovery won't benefit Asia     Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 11:12 PM ET

    Vishnu Varathan, Senior Economist at Mizuho Bank, outlines why Asia may not see much of a boost from the ongoing recovery in the U.S.

  • US is seeing a 'poor quality recovery': Pro     Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 10:24 PM ET

    Gina Sanchez, Chairwoman & Founder of Chantico Global, says a fall in U.S. new home sales for June, along with issues in wage growth and participation rate, underscore a weak U.S. recovery.

  • It's time to scale back on US stocks: JPMorgan     Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 8:05 PM ET

    Despite improving fundamentals, U.S. equities are no longer cheap, says Geoff Lewis, Global Market Strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management. He also discusses the outlook for emerging markets.

  • Tremendous speculation in the markets may result in a "surprise or accident" in the credit sector, says Jim Awad, Chairman of Plimsoll Mark Capital.

  • Feds cap fines for not buying health insurance Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 5:46 PM ET

    MIAMI— Federal officials have capped the amount of money scofflaws will be forced to pay if they don't buy insurance this year at $2,448 per person and $12,240 for a family of five. The penalty for the first year starts at $95 per adult or $47.50 per child under 18, and it can rise to as much as 1 percent of annual household income.

  • House votes to simplify education tax breaks Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 5:35 PM ET

    Diane Black, R- Tenn., who sponsored the bill. The White House says President Barack Obama supports making the tax credit permanent but that the administration opposes the bill because it would add $97 billion to the budget deficit over the next decade. The White House statement stopped short of threatening a veto.

  • Obama: What's legal might not be right for US Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 5:01 PM ET

    In an exclusive CNBC interview, President Obama took aim at tax inversions. Watch the interview here.

  • Engler's case for economic growth     Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 4:47 PM ET

    Business Roundtable president John Engler, discusses the current economic situation in the U.S., and what really matters. He shares his opinions on the Export-Import Bank.

  • This may signal if businesses are serious on growth Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 3:58 PM ET
    A Ford worker performs a door install on a new 2014 Ford F-150 truck on the assembly line at the Ford Dearborn Truck Plant, June 13, 2014 in Dearborn, Mich.

    A more than eight-year low in jobless claims is the latest evidence that hiring is picking up, but whether companies are willing to spend is another matter.

  • Watch this pattern     Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 3:58 PM ET

    Discussing the health of earnings, and the market action into the close, with Keith Bliss, Cuttone and Company, and CNBC's Bob Pisani.

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