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  • Professional video gamers awarded athletic visas Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 4:21 PM ET

    The world of pro video gaming scored a big win this week when Riot Games announced that it had successfully lobbied the U.S. to begin issuing players P-1 visas.

  • What is rich? Study takes a crack at the answer Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 4:13 PM ET

    Everyone has their own definition of what it means to be rich, but a new study from UBS has a cold, hard answer: $5 million—with at least $1 million of that in cold, hard cash.

  • $100 billion lost to this crime every year Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 3:46 PM ET

    Cybercrime's toll on the U.S. economy is difficult to predict but one new study puts the price tag at $100 billion and 508,000 lost jobs as a result.

  • Detroit hurtles toward first bankruptcy hearing Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 2:26 PM ET
    Kevyn Orr

    Detroit's bankruptcy goes to court Wednesday, even as other lawsuits seek to block a plan to restructure the city's more than $18 billion in debt.

  • What Six Flags death may mean for thrill-seekers Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 12:51 PM ET
    Investigators will try to determine if a woman who died while on The Texas Giant roller coaster at Six Flags Over Texas fell from the ride. Some witnesses said she wasn't properly secured.

    A fatal roller-coaster accident at Six Flags may keep consumers out of amusement parks this season.

  • Investors are moving out of housing. Here's why Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 12:41 PM ET

    Investors swarmed the distressed housing market, buying thousands of foreclosed properties and pushing prices higher faster than anyone expected. Now they're now pulling back.

  • Detroit has real estate opportunities: Realtor Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 12:40 PM ET
    The fated glory of Detroit: an abandoned building on the outskirts of Motor City

    As Detroit files for bankruptcy, one of the most prominent players in the city's real estate market said there remains strong demand - it just depends on where you look.

  • Time Warner appoints former exec to head Time Inc. Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 12:08 PM ET

    Time Warner has named a former executive, Joseph Ripp, as the CEO of Time Inc. He will succeed Time CEO Laura Lang, who didn't want to continue after the spinoff.

  • The find: 61 tons of silver pulled from shipwreck Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 12:05 PM ET
    65 tons of silver recently discovered from a shipwreck is counted by crewman.

    Shipwrecks and sunken treasure may seem like a story lifted from a pirate movie, but one company just came up with a haul of silver valued at over $36 million.

  • Wall Street tries a kinder, gentler lobbying tack Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 11:41 AM ET

    Banks now portray themselves as concerned parties trying to help stretched technocrats, who face the task of writing hundreds of complex rules to regulate high finance.

  • Metal warehousing businesses on notice of probe Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 11:36 AM ET

    On years of suspicion over inflated metal prices, the CFTC has put Wall Street banks on notice for a possible probe into their metals warehousing businesses.

  • Obamacare: A new opportunity for fraud? Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 11:18 AM ET

    In the rush to get the word out about Obamacare and set up state exchanges where insurance may be purchased, there inevitably are opportunities for fraud and abuse, analysts say.

  • No glut here: Why Gulf refiners face a squeeze Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 11:04 AM ET
    An oil refinery in Pascagoula, Miss.

    Even after U.S. crude finally eliminated a three-year discount versus global benchmark Brent, some cash markets are sending a curious signal: refiners are ready to pay even more.

  • Busy global oilfields shield Halliburton from glut Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 10:51 AM ET
    A worker monitors a series of heavy duty pressure pumps at a natural gas well.
  • CFTC charges energy trading firm with 'spoofing' Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 10:49 AM ET
    CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton

    An energy trading firm is being charged with manipulating markets through "spoofing," an increasingly frequent scheme in which false bids are submitted and then pulled back

  • Home resales' surprise drop snaps streak of gains Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    US home resales unexpectedly fell in June after two straight months of hefty increases, but a surge in prices to a five-year high suggested the housing market recovery remained on course.

  • Will Steve A. Cohen face more serious charges? Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 9:47 AM ET
    Steven A. Cohen

    The Securities and Exchange Commission's civil case against SAC Capital founder Steve Cohen is not that strong, two former SEC enforcement attorneys tell CNBC.

  • Ad woes flatten Gannett's revenue; circulation up Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 9:28 AM ET

    Gannett reported higher broadcast and digital revenue on Monday, but it could not push total revenue higher because of declines in newspaper advertising.

  • McDonald's misses, 'challenged' by Europe, Asia Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 9:16 AM ET
    McDonald's in Kaifeng of Henan Province, China.

    Light sales in Europe and Asia dragged on McDonald's earnings and revenue, the fast food giant reported on Monday, as the company fell short of Wall Street's expectations.

  • Gas prices jump, and are going higher, says AAA Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 7:38 AM ET

    American motorists are bracing for further increases in gas pump prices this summer after average national prices rose 12 cents in the past week alone.

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