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  • The Week That Was: Gloomy week on the Street     Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 2:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks back at the week's top business and financial stories. It was a gloomy week on Wall Street, low rates seem here to stay, and the economy continues to grow, at least according to the data.

  • 'Dubious' PACs are raising cash in Hillary's name Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 12:16 PM ET
    Hillary Clinton

    Super PACs for and against a Hillary 2016 campaign are already hard at work, even though she has not formally decided to run yet.

  • Obama: Gender pay gap is 'not a myth, it's math' Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 5:00 PM ET
    President Barack Obama is flanked by Lilly Ledbetter (L) and other women while signing an executive order banning federal contractors from retaliating against employees during an event in the East Room of the White House in honor of 'Equal Pay Day' on April 8, 2014 in Washington, DC.

    President Barack Obama signed two executive orders Tuesday intended to narrow gender pay gap in federal contracting workforce.

  • Obama, Senate Democrats target gender pay gap Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 7:29 AM ET

    President Barack Obama and Democrats in Congress are making a concerted election-year push to draw attention to women's wages.

  • Can young immigrants force Obama's hand? Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 9:46 AM ET
    A march to the White House demanding President Barack Obama stop deportations gets underway Saturday, April 5, 2014.

    Young immigrants, many here illegally, are stepping up their protests against Obama's deportations and are calling for reform.

  • The Week That Was: APC to pay $5 billion     Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 3:52 PM ET

    CNBC's Sue Herera looks back at the week's top business and financial stories. Investors sent the Dow and S&P to record highs, earlier in the week. The country added 192,000 new jobs. And GM's new CEO faced a grilling on Capitol Hill.

  • $6 billion missing from State Department Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 2:48 PM ET

    In a special 'management alert,' the State Department warned that lack of internal control has led to billions of unaccounted dollars to contractors.

  • Jason Furman, Council of Economic Advisers, discusses the administration's push to raise the minimum wage and why it's appropriate to extend unemployment benefits.

  • Jason Furman, Council of Economic Advisers, discusses Friday morning's jobs report. The manufacturing sector is on pace for its strongest recovery in 15 years, says Furman.

  • Out of work, out of benefits and out of options Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 9:46 AM ET
    People seeking employment wait in line to enter a job fair at the Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater March 28, 2014 in Washington.

    While short-term unemployment has dropped to levels in 2007, long-term unemployment remains twice as high.

  • The Week That Was: Wrapping up March     Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 3:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks back at the week's top business and financial stories, including a weak technology sector and rising energy prices.

  • Emanuel: I had 'contrary' views on Obamacare Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 11:10 AM ET
    Rahm Emanuel

    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel took pains to praise President Obama, but said he offered a different take on health care reforms as White House chief of staff.

  • Agents protecting Obama abroad sent home Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 6:21 AM ET

    Three members of the U.S. Secret Service detail that protects President Obama were sent home for disciplinary reasons.

  • The Week That Was: Russia annexes Crimea     Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 3:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks back at the week's top business and financial stories. Markets stabilize following Russia's annexation of Crimea. Janet Yellen scared the markets a bit, hinting the Fed could raise interest rates next spring. And GM announced several new recalls.

  • President Obama to meet Facebook's Zuckerberg     Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 12:29 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama is meeting with technology CEOs Friday afternoon, including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

  • White House doles out investment advice on Russia Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 1:30 PM ET
    White House press secretary Jay Carney speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, March 18, 2014.

    The White House is doling out investment advice on Russia, but not all investors agree with its take.

  • The Week That Was: NJ rejects Tesla     Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 2:36 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks back at the week's top business and financial stories. Headlines hurt stocks this week, while GM is facing a federal investigation. The White House boosts overtime pay for non-union workers, McDonald's employees are suing the company and Men's Wearhouse gets Joseph A. Bank.

  • Democrats more vulnerable ahead of elections: NBC/WSJ poll Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 12:00 AM ET
    House Democrats walk on the Capitol building's steps.

    The decline in President Obama's popularity has heightened the vulnerability of his fellow Democrats in this fall's congressional elections.

  • Yes, it's March, but DC's legislative year is over Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 12:08 PM ET

    Congress has already done enough to ensure no big fiscal crisis emerges to throw off the 2014 midterm election, POLITICO's Ben White says.

  • The Week That Was: Fed blames the weather     Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 3:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks back at the week's top business and financial stories. The bull market continues, in spite of bad winter weather and the situation in Ukraine. Auto sales were mixed, while Radio Shack & Staples announced they would be closing a number of stores. And the SAT made changes this week, going back to a total 1600 score and making the essay portion optional.

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