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  • US Boss Held Captive by Workers Leaves China Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 4:48 AM ET
    Chip Starnes

    The American businessman who said he was being held hostage by his factory employees in China over a pay dispute has been released.

  • Fastow: Enron Didn’t Have to Go Bankrupt Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 9:24 PM ET
    Andy Fastow, former CFO of Enron speaks at the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Conference in Las Vegas.

    Former Enron CFO Andy Fastow — who developed many of the finance transactions often blamed for the energy giant's collapse — says the bankruptcy could have been avoided.

  • Rising Mortgage Rates Cause 'Rush to ARMs' Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 11:13 AM ET

    With mortgage rates rising, consumers are once again turning to adjustable rate mortgages with lower rates and lower monthly payments. But there are risks.

  • Pony Up, Starbucks Barista ... Court Rules on Tips Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 10:36 AM ET
    Workers fill orders inside a Starbucks in New York, U.S.

    New York's highest court said Starbucks' baristas must share their tips with shift supervisors, but assistant managers are left out in the cold.

  • As Asia Rises, US Seen Arming Less of the World Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 10:16 AM ET
    A General Dynamics (Lockheed Martin) F-16 Fighting Falcon undergoes testing in the United States prior to delivery to the Pakistan Air Force.

    The United States remains the largest player in global defense, but that dominance is expected to wane over the next eight years, according to analysis by IHS Jane's Defence.

  • Court Strikes Down DOMA, OKs Calif. Gay Marriage Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 10:03 AM ET

    The Supreme Court said legally married same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples. A separate ruling cleared the way for legal same-sex marriage in California.

  • That's an Ad?! Search Firms Ordered to Be More Clear Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 9:03 AM ET

    U.S. regulators warned leading Internet firms to better identify paid ads in search results.

  • Americans Don't Want to 'Shove' Their Jobs: Survey Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 8:53 AM ET

    The new CNBC All-America Economic Survey finds this especially surprising result: Americans are overwhelmingly satisfied with their jobs.

  • US First-Quarter GDP Gets a Haircut, Rises Just 1.8% Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 8:30 AM ET
    A tug boat moves the APL Singapore container ship to dock at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, California, U.S.

    US economic growth was more tepid than previously estimated in the first quarter, held back by a moderate pace of consumer spending, weak business investment and declining exports.

  • Despite Gains, Real Estate Market 'Uncomfortable' Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 7:40 AM ET
    A view from the 76th floor penthouse of the "New York by Gehry" building.

    "All of these people on the sidelines are jumping in at the same time, and that's why we're having an uncomfortable market," real estate star Fredrik Eklund tells CNBC.

  • View of the US Economy Hits New High: Survey Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 7:04 AM ET

    A new CNBC All-America Economic Survey finds people are more positive on the economy than at any time since the 2008 recession.

  • Obamacare Challenge: Youngsters Shun Insurance Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    Young adults make up a disproportionate share of the nation's 50 million uninsured. Getting them to sign up for insurance coverage will be a major focus of the government this fall during the roll-out of Obamacare.

  • Housing Market Shrugging Off Rise in Mortgage Rates Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 3:08 AM ET

    Many housing experts argue that the effect on the housing market of a single factor like mortgage rates will be tempered by other forces like prices, wages and changes in employment. The New York Times reports.

  • NY Regulator Cracks Down on Sanctions Violations Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 4:30 PM ET

    Wall Street banks are being investigated for transactions that violated sanctions on countries with ties to terrorism, New York State's chief financial regulator revealed Tuesday.

  • Obama on Global Warming: 'We Need to Act' Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 2:30 PM ET
    President Barack Obama addresses Climate Change at Georgetown University on June 25, 2013

    President Obama announces a wide-ranging plan to tackle pollution and prepare communities for global warming.

  • Biggest Cause of Personal Bankruptcies? Medical Bills Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 2:29 PM ET

    Mounting medical bills are likely to force many people to file for bankruptcy, according to new data from NerdWallet. And even those with insurance are buckling under unpaid bills.

  • Top Court Strikes Down Part of Voting Rights Act Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 12:36 PM ET
    Field Director Charles White of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) speaks at a podium outside the U.S. Supreme Court building on June 25, 2013 in Washington, DC.

    The Supreme Court says a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act cannot be enforced until Congress comes up with a new way of determining which states and localities require close federal monitoring of elections.

  • McCain: Russia's Denials on Snowden Like Cold War Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 11:15 AM ET
    U.S. Sen. John McCain rides the Senate subway prior to votes on Capitol Hill March 22, 2013 in Washington, DC.

    Russia's assertion that NSA leaker Edward Snowden was never in that country is evocative of Cold War-type behavior, Sen. John McCain tells CNBC.

  • Immigration Reform Will Make Workers Poorer Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 10:23 AM ET

    The Congressional Budget Office says low-skill workers will be in for a decade of pain following immigration reform.

  • Top US states for new manufacturing jobs Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 8:45 AM ET
    A welder builds parts for finished petroleum tanks at Southern Tank and Manufacturing Inc. in Owensboro, Kentucky, U.S.

    Which are the top states for the creation manufacturing jobs? Here's the countdown.

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