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  • US weighs inquiry into banks’ storage of commodities Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 4:42 AM ET

    A tactic devised by Goldman Sachs and other financial players that has inflated the price of aluminum - and cost consumers billions of dollars - is coming under federal scrutiny, the New York Times reports.

  • Watch out, US crude prices could correct 35%: Pro Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 2:33 AM ET

    The price of U.S. crude may have caught up with North Sea Brent oil prices in the past week, but it now faces a sharp pull back of up to 35 percent, says one analyst.

  • 'I don't care': Swatch CEO on falling share price Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 2:30 AM ET
    Nick Hayek, chief executive officer of Swatch Group AG.

    Swatch's chief executive said on Tuesday he did not care about the company's falling share price, stressing he is "quite bullish" on growth for the company.

  • Southwest flight lands without front landing gear Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 9:15 PM ET
    Southwest Airlines Flight 345, a Boeing 737 arriving at LaGuardia from Nashville reported possible front landing gear issues before landing. The plane's nosegear collapsed as the aircraft landed on Runway 4 at 5:45 p.m. EDT. The plane safely came to a stop and no injuries were reported. The FAA is investigating.

    A Southwest Airlines plane flying from Nashville to New York City landed without its nose gear at LaGuardia airport on Monday but no one was hurt.

  • Not so child-friendly? Taco Bell axing kids' meals Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 6:29 PM ET

    The company said that the items don't fit its strategy and have had an "insignificant" impact on sales.

  • Netflix adds subscribers, but fewer than expected Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 6:18 PM ET

    Netflix reported earnings that beat expectations as it added streaming-video subscribers, though not as many as analysts had expected. Shares fell after-hours.

  • Barney Frank dismisses calls for splitting banks Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 6:06 PM ET
    Barney Frank, Financial Services Committee ranking member

    Former Rep. Barney Frank on Monday dismissed calls to bring back a Depression-era law that divided commercial and investment banking.

  • Texas Instruments beats estimates, shares jump Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 4:31 PM ET

    Texas Instruments reported second-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street forecasts, sending the shares higher in after-hours trading.

  • 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.

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