• The high-tech race for economic data pays Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 1:52 PM ET

    The once-sleepy process of releasing economic data has quietly gotten a lot more complicated, and a lot more lucrative.

  • What you need to know about earnings (so far) Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 11:59 AM ET

    Earnings season thus far has been steady as she goes: A healthy amount of beats against dramatically lowered expectations, coupled with virtually no sales growth.

  • Apple investors bet cheap iPhone can offset China Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 10:10 AM ET
    Apple CEO Tim Cook

    Apple reported earnings and revenue that beat analyst forecasts - but the company's Achilles heel was plain for all to see: shrinking margins and slowing China sales.

  • There's the beach, and here you are on your laptop Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 12:07 PM ET

    Almost two thirds of Americans plan to work during vacation this year, up from 52 percent a year ago, according to a new survey. Here's why.

  • CBS, Time Warner battle may cost you your shows Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 10:54 AM ET

    As CBS and Time Warner Cable dispute fees, starting Wednesday, millions in New York, Los Angeles, and Dallas may lose CBS-owned stations and Showtime.

  • GE profit, revenue drop on finance unit weakness Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 12:15 PM ET
    A General Electric GEnx aircraft engine.

    General Electric posted a decline in profit and revenue on weakness in its finance unit, but its order book rose, sending shares up 2.4 percent in early trading.

  • Vodafone hit by Germany and Italy woes Friday, 19 Jul 2013 | 3:08 AM ET

    Vodafone posted an as expected first-quarter 3.5 percent drop in its key organic service revenue as increasing competition in Germany and Italy wiped out improvements in India.

  • Market implications of Bernanke's testimony     Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 11:03 PM ET

    Stephen Halmarick, Head of Investment Market Research at Colonial First State Global Asset Management, breaks down Bernanke's testimony and what it means for investors in Asia.

  • US Post Office renews push for 5-day mail service Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 11:34 AM ET

    The postmaster general has renewed his plea for lawmakers to allow the Postal Service to switch to a five-day delivery schedule and to implement other overhauls.

  • Morgan Stanley posts big profit, sets stock buyback Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 8:19 AM ET

    Equity sales, underwriting and wealth management helped power Morgan Stanley to a 42 percent jump in second-quarter profit, the firm announced on Thursday.

  • Europe earnings pounded by China exposure Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 4:50 AM ET

    In the first big day of earnings in Europe there was one word on every CEO's lips: China.

  • Publicis CEO: Digital, US rebound driving revenues Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 3:49 AM ET
    Publicis CEO Maurice Levy

    Publicis CEO Maurice Lévy said on Thursday that growth in U.S. ad spending and digital had helped the company's sales accelerate in the second quarter.

  • IBM earnings beat forecasts, sending shares up 3% Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 5:55 PM ET

    IBM reported second-quarter earnings Wednesday that exceeded analyst expectations, sending shares up more than 3 percent.

  • Washington water crisis averted     Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 1:21 PM ET

    A suburban Washington water crisis was averted at the last minute. WRC-TV's Tracee Wilkens reports the President's airport was impacted, along with businesses in Morningside, Maryland. Weather Channel's Julie Martin, reports on the persistent summer heat in the Northeast.

  • Subway co-founder diagnosed with leukemia Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 12:10 PM ET

    Subway said co-founder Fred DeLuca has leukemia but that he is being treated and "doing well."

  • Peltz may break silence on PepsiCo talks: Sources Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 11:27 AM ET

    A time frame agreed upon between PepsiCo and Trian Fund Management's Nelson Peltz to privately address suggestions for improving shareholder returns may be closing.

  • Too fat to rescue? Heavy patients denied airlift Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 11:25 AM ET

    Heavy patients seeking medical attention are facing an added challenge: they may be too heavy for air ambulances, and the air medical transport industry is rushing to adapt.

  • $1 trillion risk: Cyberattackers target markets Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 9:51 AM ET

    Around half of the world's securities exchanges were the target of cyberattacks last year, and the damage can be quite costly, researchers say.

  • Enjoy it while it lasts: Bank earnings face trouble Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 12:03 PM ET

    Wall Street's blowout quarter for big-bank earnings comes in the shadow of a daunting specter—An onslaught of potential Washington regulation that could put a major dent in profits.

  • Restaurants rethink menus to woo baby boomers Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 11:56 AM ET

    After years of chasing the young and the hip, restaurants are realizing that young people aren't the ones keeping the industry afloat—their parents are. NBC News reports.

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