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  • Will Super Bowl XLVIII go down as 'Snow' Bowl? Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 3:11 PM ET
    The Arizona Cardinals and New England Patriots face off in a regular season game played in heavy snowfall.

    With the Farmers' Almanac predicting snow around the time of New York's first Super Bowl, NFL officials wore brave faces on CNBC a day before the regular season kicks off.

  • Upbeat Fed outlook suggests QE tapering is near Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 2:29 PM ET
    A cashier puts cash into a register inside a Super Target store in Thornton, Colorado.

    Conditions continued to improve over the past quarter, suggesting that the economy is reaching the point where monetary easing can be pulled back, according to the most recent Fed assessment.

  • New record average price for cars tops $31,000 Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 1:14 PM ET
    2013 Ram 1500

    Nearly all automakers on Wednesday reported double-digit sales gains as August shapes up to be another strong month for the industry.

  • Looking for a raise? Good luck with that Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 12:40 PM ET

    Jobs are getting easier to find. A raise? Not so much. Some economists say wages have flatlined and are unlikely to revive even though the job market is improving.

  • Galaxy Gear is here: Samsung shows off smartwatch Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 12:22 PM ET
    JK Shin, head of Samsung Mobile Communications, presents the Samsung Galaxy Gear in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013.

    Forget the mobile wars. The battle of wearable smart devices is finally here. And Samsung and Qualcomm are ahead of the game with the recent launch of their smartwatches.

  • It's 'crap' you get worse with age: QB Tom Brady Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 11:48 AM ET
    Tom Brady

    As he enters his 14th NFL season, three-time Super Bowl winner Tom Brady of the New England Patriots told CNBC that he strives to get better with age.

  • As President Obama goes...so goes the market? Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 11:28 AM ET

    These are not happy days for President Barack Obama. If history holds up, the misery in Washington could create misery on Wall Street.

  • TV-online ad parity only 3-5 years away: Moonves Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 10:49 AM ET
    Les Moonves, president and chief executive officer of CBS Corp.

    Advertising rates on network television and for TV show viewing online will soon be the same, "so we won't care where you watch," CBS Chief Leslie Moonves told CNBC on Wednesday.

  • The NFL's game plan for small business Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 10:34 AM ET

    The new football season can serve as a great source of inspiration not just for the couch potatoes of the nation, but for small-business owners as well.

  • Cramer: This sector in an 'amazing renaissance' Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 10:31 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer said that despite headwinds of rising interest rates, the auto industry is back and going through an "amazing renaissance," where Ford Motor is set to lead the pack.

  • Xbox One pre-order supply nearly sold out Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 9:45 AM ET
    Xbox One console and controllers

    Retail stores in many markets have run out of Microsoft's Xbox One consoles available for pre-orders, a senior company executive said.

  • US recovers appetite for imports, widens trade gap Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    The U.S. trade deficit widened slightly more than expected in July as exports dipped, but a rebound in imports pointed to some firming in underlying demand.

  • Mortgage apps rise, snapping 3-week losing streak Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 7:03 AM ET

    Applications for U.S. home loans rose for the first time in four weeks as mortgage rates fell from their highest level this year, data from an industry group showed on Wednesday.

  • Marc Faber’s three reasons why a plunge is coming Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    If you want to hear a rosy view on the market, don't listen to "Dr. Doom."

  • Sen. Johnson: President has backed us into a corner Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 10:42 PM ET

    Sen. Ron Johnson says he didn’t get an answer on what he perceives as the biggest threat to U.S. national security interests: chemical weapons falling into the wrong hands.

  • S&P accuses US of 'retaliation' for taking AAA away Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 5:08 PM ET

    Standard & Poor's on Tuesday blasted a $5 billion fraud lawsuit by the U.S. government as retaliation for its 2011 decision to strip the country of its AAA credit rating.

  • Pork war: China may not get US bacon after all Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 9:36 AM ET
    Farmland's hickory smoked bacon. Farmland is a brand owned by Smithfield Foods Inc.

    Starboard Value has received "non-binding written indications of interest" for its Smithfield Foods assets, the company said on Tuesday.

  • President Barack Obama can use action against Syria to send a "global message" to U.S. antagonists, a top Senate Democrat said on Tuesday.

  • Obama set to confront Syria skepticism in Congress Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 8:45 AM ET
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry

    Congress is holding its first public hearing about plans for intervention in Syria as Obama seeks to convince skeptical Americans and lawmakers about the need for military action.

  • As Summers’s odds rise, stimulus easing is seen Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 6:08 AM ET
    Lawrence Summers

    Anticipation that Larry Summers will be President Obama’s choice to lead the Federal Reserve Board has some investors speculating about a faster withdrawal of stimulus.

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