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  • WASHINGTON, Aug 23- President Barack Obama on Saturday urged business owners to press Congress to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import Bank, which could halt any new financing Sept. 30- as some conservative Republicans hope it will- if lawmakers fail to act.

  • Stocks end mixed; best week in 4 months for Dow, S&P Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 4:00 PM ET

    Stocks mostly fell Friday amid Russia-Ukraine tension and talk from the ECB's Mario Draghi and Fed Chair Janet Yellen.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 20- Business backers of the U.S. Export-Import Bank said on Wednesday they hope the institution's charter will be extended temporarily while Congress hashes out a longer-term reauthorization of the bank, which some lawmakers are bent on closing.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 19- Top members of the House of Representatives Financial Services panel are threatening to subpoena the U.S. Export-Bank over the bank's refusal to make three employees available for questioning as Congress considers whether to renew the bank's charter.

  • Cramer flags harbinger for the market Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 10:08 AM ET
    Jim Cramer

    It might be "one of the most frustrating stocks" CNBC's Jim Cramer has ever encountered, but it also says a lot about the market.

  • Stocks squeeze out gains; geopolitics, data eyed Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 4:20 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York.

    U.S. stocks pared gains in light volume trading on Monday as investors looked for signs of easing in geopolitical tensions.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 11- Employment growth at the largest U.S. companies has lagged far behind increases in revenue and operating profit since the start of the century, as firms reaped the benefits of globalization, technology, and other ways to operate more productively, according to a Reuters analysis of corporate data.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 8- Reauthorization of the U.S. Export-Import Bank was left off a list of items that the No. 2 Republican in the House of Representatives expects his party to take up in September, raising new questions about the bank's future.

  • Lightning Round: Caterpillar, Boeing & more Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 6:46 PM ET

    It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • Obama: U.S. seeks to be long-term partner to Africa Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 4:41 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Aug 5- President Barack Obama on Tuesday pledged to step up U.S. efforts to promote long-term economic growth in Africa, saying the United States aims to be an equal partner interested in the continent's long-term prospects, not just its natural resources. "The United States is determined to be a partner in Africa's success," the president said.

  • This firm helps others by growing its own workforce Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 8:52 AM ET
    ATS mobile unit.

    Global manufacturing companies contract ATS to take over servicing and repairing a plant’s equipment to optimize capacity and productivity.

  • U.S. conservative lawmaker crafting Ex-Im reform plan Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 6:13 PM ET

    Representative Stephen Fincher, a Tennessee Republican, said on Thursday he was very close to finalizing a bill reforming the bank, which many fellow Tea Party lawmakers would like to close.

  • Senate to consider bill to keep Export-Import Bank open Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 9:31 PM ET

    The 80- year-old bank will be forced to close unless Congress acts to renew its charter by Sept. 30, but critics led by Texas congressman Jeb Hensarling have decried it as corporate welfare.

  • WASHINGTON, July 29- The Obama administration on Tuesday pushed for Congress to renew a 14- year-old trade program giving African countries duty-free access to U.S. markets, warning that allowing the program to expire would disrupt trade flows between the two regions.

  • WASHINGTON, July 29- The Obama administration on Tuesday pushed for Congress to renew a 14- year-old trade program giving African countries duty-free access to U.S. markets, warning that allowing the program to expire would disrupt trade flows between the two regions.

  • Midday Movers: Blackberry, Corning, Windstream & More Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 12:48 PM ET

    Some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • US STOCKS-Wall St falls after housing data disappoints Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 10:48 AM ET

    *Dollar Tree offers to buy Family Dollar for $9.2 bln. While acquisition activity limited the market's decline, keeping indexes near record levels, investors found few reasons to buy as the data followed some high-profile disappointments in corporate earnings, including from Amazon.com and Caterpillar last week. D.R. Horton Inc fell 1.7 percent to $21.24.

  • *Dollar Tree offers to buy Family Dollar for $9.2 bln. *While merger and acquisition activity supported the market, there have been a number of high-profile earnings disappointments this quarter, including from Amazon.com and Caterpillar last week.

  • *Dollar Tree offers to buy Family Dollar for $9.2 bln. *While merger and acquisition activity gave investors a reason to buy, there have been a number of high-profile earning disappointments this quarter, including from Amazon.com and Caterpillar. *Dollar Tree Inc offered to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc for about $9.2 billion, or $74.50 per share in cash and stock.

  • *Visa, Amazon decline as earnings disappoint. NEW YORK, July 25- U.S. stocks closed lower on Friday in a broad consumer discretionary-led selloff after Visa and Amazon, a pair of closely watched bellwether names, reported disappointing results.