• Why a job skills gap? Look at high school Saturday, 24 Aug 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    The scariest business headline this past week wasn't about Nasdaq's Flash Freeze. It was that three-quarters of our high school graduates aren't ready for college or a career.

  • Direct Edge, BATS may create US exchange: WSJ Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 12:45 PM ET

    Electronic exchange group BATS Global Markets may merge with rival stock-exchange company Direct Edge Holdings, people familiar with the matter told The Wall Street Journal.

  • SEC to tell CEOs: Show workers your pay—report Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 9:34 AM ET

    Regulators are close to reviving a rule requiring companies to be transparent about how much more CEOs make than the rank-and-file, The Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Maria's Observation: Banks in the crosshairs     Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 4:57 PM ET

    CNBC's Maria Bartiromo shares her observation on the latest government "probe" into JPMorgan.

  • World's biggest pizza     Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 2:58 PM ET

    A group of caterers in San Antonio, Texas, created the world's largest pizza. CNBC's Amanda Drury reports the pie took 2 hours to cook.

  • Greece dismissed the chairman of its privatization agency on Sunday after a newspaper exposed how he used the private plane of a businessman who had just bought a state company to go on holiday.

  • CEOs and public firing: A double standard Saturday, 17 Aug 2013 | 6:00 AM ET
    The stoning scene from Monty Python's "Life of Brian."

    "You shouldn't fire someone in public" seemed to be on everyone's lips this week, thanks to an episode at AOL. Of course when a CEO gets fired, it's always very public.

  • Bee-killing pesticide found in garden store plants Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 12:40 PM ET

    Neonic pesticides are a key part of the bee-killing problem, and "we can start to fix right now in our own backyards," a Friends of Earth researcher says.

  • CCTV Script 08/15/13 Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 2:59 AM ET

    This is the script of CNBC's news report for China's CCTV on August 15, Thursday.

  • Asia's growth pace is too slow: Pro     Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 8:12 PM ET

    Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO, Southern APAC at UBS Wealth Management says that while there are some green shoots appearing in Europe, Asian growth is showing signs of easing.

  • CNBC's Maria Bartiromo shares her observation today on a market experiencing the summer swoon leaving investors to turn to Europe.

  • US price pressure dormant, aided by gas price drop Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 8:37 AM ET

    U.S. producer prices pointed to very little inflationary pressure in the economy, which could add to worries at the U.S. Federal Reserve that inflation is running too low.

  • AOL CEO apologizes to staff for public firing Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 9:49 PM ET
    Tim Armstrong, chief executive officer of AOL Inc.

    CEO of AOL issued an unusual apology on Tuesday to his entire staff for the public manner in which he fired an employee during an internal conference call. The NYT reports.

  • CCTV 08/13/13 Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 3:14 AM ET

    This is the script of CNBC's news report for China's CCTV on August 13, Tuesday.

  • Don't be fooled by DC's quiet: Plenty is happening Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 6:09 AM ET
    Larry Summers, professor at the John F. Kennedy School of Government.

    Decisions made over the next few weeks will determine just how noisy the nation's capital will be when everyone is back in town in September.

  • CCTV 08/12/13 Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 3:03 AM ET

    This is the script of CNBC's news report for China's CCTV on August 12, Monday.

  • Mom, my teacher is a zombie! Sunday, 11 Aug 2013 | 3:00 PM ET
    Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

    Zombies ... they're everywhere! Well, now they're not just eating your brains and making you run for you're life, they're also teaching math and helping you find a job.

  • Newspaper bane: Nobody reads the stories anymore Saturday, 10 Aug 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    For all the ruckus about fixing the newspaper business, the sad truth is that people just don't read the stories anymore. And you probably won't finish this one.

  • President Barack Obama answers reporters' questions during a news conference in the East Room of the White House August 9, 2013 in Washington, D.C.

    The president's sharp comments at Friday's press conference previewed what is likely to be a tough period when Congress comes back in September.

  • The BLT economy     Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 2:42 PM ET

    Hog farmers in the U.S. and China are grappling with an intestinal virus that is almost 100 percent fatal in young pigs. CNBC's Jane Wells reports that the bug has spread to hog farms in 16 states. (Also, what Jane thinks about TripAdvisor's pizza survey.)

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