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  • Senate bill targets companies that move overseas Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 11:36 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Senate voted Wednesday to advance an election-year bill limiting tax breaks for U.S. companies that move operations overseas. The Senate voted 93-7 to begin debating the bill, which would prevent companies from deducting expenses related to moving operations to a foreign country.

  • Inflation is about to fall—and fall hard: Insana Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    I would bet inflationistas a truckload of scarce limes that inflation pressures are temporary and inflation is about to fall, says Ron Insana.

  • Bank of England mulls case for raising rates early Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 4:36 AM ET
    The Bank of England

    BoE officials discussed the case for an early interest rate rise, but there were concerns about hurting the recovery.

  • Task force collects $15.6M in unpaid wages, taxes Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 12:03 AM ET

    BOSTON— A multi-agency task force in Massachusetts charged with recovering money lost in the underground economy has collected more than $15.6 million. Massachusetts Labor Secretary Rachel Kaprielian said the money included unpaid wages, back taxes, unemployment insurance premiums, fines and penalties.

  • 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.

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