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  • Obama presses for quicker action on bank rules Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 7:04 AM ET

    President Obama and some lawmakers are frustrated that critical parts of its Dodd-Frank financial overhaul remain unenforced. The New York Time reports.

  • Hotel chain with tiny rooms plans big expansion Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    Yotel airport standard cabin

    The low-budget, amenity-rich Yotel hotel chain has announced plans for a 600-room property in Singapore and plans more locations in the United States and Europe.

  • Student debt relief businesses draw scrutiny Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    Almost 7 million Americans are struggling with student loans, but many of the businesses promising to help borrowers may actually be exploiting them, say consumer advocates.

  • SEC bans billionaire fund manager Philip Falcone Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 5:00 PM ET
    Philip Falcone, chairman and chief executive officer of Harbinger Group Inc.

    Billionaire fund manager Philip Falcone agreed to a five-year ban from the financial industry and will admit wrongdoing to settle charges by the SEC.

  • Sorry, no Google Glass this holiday season Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 4:53 PM ET

    It doesn't look like Google Glass will be hitting the shelves in time for this holiday season.

  • It takes this long to afford a Big Mac at $7.25/hr Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 2:10 PM ET
    A McDonald's Big Mac

    Fast-food workers went on strike recently in hopes of forcing an increase in the minimum wage. How does the U.S. minimum wage rank stack up internationally?

  • In his daily CNBC.com-only video clip, Art Cashin of UBS talks with Bob Pisani about concerns that rising interest rates will hurt stocks.

  • Can't figure out your 401(k)? You're not alone Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 12:30 PM ET

    A majority of Americans are bewildered when it comes to managing their 401(k) retirement plans, according to a new survey from investment firm Charles Schwab.

  • Retail: It's (almost) all bad news Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 12:07 PM ET

    With Saks the latest retailer to disappoint with weaker-than-expected earnings, investors are worried about how the retail sector will fare heading into a heavy week of earnings.

  • Having kids now? You'll need $500,000 for college Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 11:47 AM ET

    Parents of newborns may need half a million dollars for college in 18 years. How to get started on the right foot.

  • Pros explain how to play housing with rising rates Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 11:38 AM ET

    The recent pullback in housing stocks has created opportunity for investors to buy on weakness and some individual names stand out from the pack, analysts told CNBC.

  • Buffett thanks BofA's CEO for $5.3 billion profit Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 10:24 AM ET
    Brian Moynihan, CEO of Bank of America, and Warren Buffet, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway

    What's discussed when Warren Buffett and Brian Moynihan have dinner? Likely that Bank of America shares have more than doubled since Buffett took a stake in August 2011.

  • Gartman still likes gold, but stumped on stocks Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 9:36 AM ET

    The unrest in Egypt will continue to push gold higher, investor Dennis Gartman told CNBC. But he admitted he doesn't know what to do with stocks.

  • Seattle campaign seeks $15 minimum wage Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 8:52 AM ET
    Demonstrators outside a Wendy's restaurant in this file photo.

    Washington state already has the nation's highest minimum wage at $9.19 an hour. Now, there's a push in Seattle, at least, to make it $15.

  • How Google Earth surveillance will protect forests Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 8:41 AM ET
    Logging in the Amazon is closely linked with road building.

    Nestlé and Unilever will soon be able to see what’s going on in any tropical forests in real-time, down to 1 meter. Is this the "good side" of the surveillance state?

  • Zillow buys into America's most lucrative market Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 8:38 AM ET

    Zillow is buying the New York City-focused real estate company StreetEasy for $50 million to strengthen its foothold in on one of the country's most lucrative markets.

  • As Obama's vacation ends, a tough agenda begins Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 7:11 AM ET

    The president faces a post-vacation agenda that includes budget battles, health-care fights, and immigration disputes, and that was before Egypt descended into chaos.

  • Traders beware: 6 weeks of intense volatility ahead Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 5:25 AM ET

    A light few weeks of market news might have lulled traders into false sense of security, but one analyst told CNBC investors should now prepare for an intense period of volatility.

  • The young and rich snapping up Tesla's Model S Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 12:58 AM ET
    Tesla Motors Model S

    Compared to other luxury sedans, Tesla sells the Model S to a much higher percentage of men and those buyers are, on average, younger and wealthier.

  • September or December taper—does it really matter? Sunday, 18 Aug 2013 | 11:41 PM ET

    As markets continue to speculate when the Fed will wind down its monetary stimulus plan, one economist says there is too much 'navel gazing' over when the tapering move comes in.

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