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  • What you need to keep an eye on this week     Sunday, 27 Jul 2014 | 6:00 PM ET

    From China's twin factory data to a raft of corporate earnings, CNBC's Pauline Chiou highlights what will drive markets this week.

  • Here's what may matter more than jobs and earnings Sunday, 27 Jul 2014 | 5:00 PM ET

    Between GDP, employment data and earnings reports, investors will have a lot to chew over this week. But here's what the real driver could be.

  • Wanted: More women millennial entrepreneurs Sunday, 27 Jul 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg launched theSkimm in 2012, a daily e-mail newsletter aimed at millennials.

    Seeking a corporate world alternative, more millennial women are launching ventures in the start-up space that's dominated by male founders.

  • US oil's new 'Big Three' form million barrel club Sunday, 27 Jul 2014 | 9:00 AM ET
    An oil pump operates in the Permian Basin oil field near Carlsbad, New Mexico.

    The Bakken, Eagle Ford and Permian Basin are generating more than a million barrels of oil per day each, a third of U.S. daily production.

  • Study: Embargo wouldn't hurt Russia Sunday, 27 Jul 2014 | 3:05 AM ET

    LONDON— An arms embargo against Russia would be little more than symbolic because Russia is largely self-sufficient in supplying its armed forces, a report argued Sunday.

  • Ohio adds 244K jobs under Kasich; recovery slow Saturday, 26 Jul 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    A look at some of the facts about Ohio jobs and the politics behind the debate:. Ohio's nonfarm employment was more than 5.3 million in June. Ohio's unemployment rate has fallen steadily since 2010, from 10.6 percent in January 2010 to 5.5 percent in May and June, the lowest rate since before the recession.

  • What if Obama defended business for once?: Kudlow Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 5:48 PM ET

    Wouldn't it be nice if, just for once, Obama defended American business instead of attacking it?, asks Larry Kudlow.

  • House votes to boost child tax credit for some Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 4:33 PM ET
    Pedestrians pass the Capitol building in Washington.

    More families with higher incomes could claim the popular child tax credit under a bill that won approval Friday in the House.

  • House and Senate chairs resume talks on VA Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 4:12 PM ET

    Jeff Miller, R- Fla., chairman of the House veterans panel, and his Senate counterpart, Sen. He traveled to Philadelphia for a conference and was also planning to go home to Vermont. The House and Senate are set to adjourn next week until early September, and lawmakers from both parties have said completing a bill on veterans' health care is a top priority.

  • Child tax credit: Who gets it? Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 3:25 PM ET

    —The child tax credit provides up to $1,000- per-child to parents with children younger than 17.. —The credit is gradually reduced for individuals making more than $75,000 a year and married couples making more than $110,000 a year. —Indexes the credit amount to inflation, so it would gradually rise above $1,000 as consumer prices go up.

  • Short & long-term outlook     Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 2:05 PM ET

    Discussing the difficulty in calling the market's next direction, and what current trends reveal, with Mark Okada, Highland Capital co-founder and CIO, and Dan Greenhaus, BTIG.

  • Lockout looms as Met Opera contracts set to expire Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 1:35 PM ET
    Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro" at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York in 2009.

    The Metropolitan Opera plays hardball with unions, vowing a lockout without concessions.

  • 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.

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