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  • 'Profitless Rally': Stocks Heading for a Slowdown Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 11:57 AM ET

    Wall Street's stocks-are-cheap meme looks as if it will start coming under stress if what Citigroup calls a "profitless rally" continues.

  • Next Group That May Be Slammed by Debt: Farmers Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 10:36 AM ET

    It would take a perfect storm, but there are worries the current economic boom for farmers could turn into a bust. The issue is how much debt farmers take on.

  • Philly Fed Index Contracts Unexpectedly Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    Factory activity in the U.S. mid-Atlantic region contracted in May as new orders fell to their lowest level in almost a year, a survey showed on Thursday.

  • Slow Growth: Bad News for Jobs, Housing; CPI Tame Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 9:38 AM ET

    Thursday's economic reports featured mostly bad news, with housing starts plunging and jobless claims rising while inflation remained under control.

  • Stop IRS Culture of 'Rot and Abuse': Rep. Boustany Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 8:52 AM ET

    Rep. Charles Boustany tells CNBC he's confident Congress will follow the "paper trail" to hold to account those responsible for the IRS' targeting of conservative nonprofit groups.

  • BloombergBlack: A Threat to Its Terminal Clients? Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 8:14 AM ET

    Bloomberg has quietly launched a wealth management company, putting it in competition with its biggest terminal customers.

  • A Lotto Bucks: Powerball Pot Hits $475 Million Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 7:51 AM ET
    Powerball Lottery

    Feeling lucky? Well, no one won Wednesday night's $360 million Powerball lottery, and the jackpot for Saturday's drawing is soaring.

  • In Bloomberg Uproar, Ethics Flags for New Media Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 7:10 AM ET
    Bloomberg headquarters, NYC

    The Bloomberg uproar highlights the uncertain and rapidly changing ethical landscape facing companies that, like Bloomberg, are reinventing the news business.

  • A Flurry of Fed Speakers Seen Guiding Wall Street Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 9:01 PM ET

    Thursday's markets will navigate data on jobs, housing and inflation, but traders may be most interested in something else.

  • Whale Watch: Einhorn Boosts Apple Stake by 83.5% Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 5:40 PM ET

    Big investors are reporting their quarterly holdings, offering a glimpse into what some of the big fish were buying and selling during the first quarter.

  • AIG 'Going Back to Our Roots': CEO Benmosche Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 3:02 PM ET
    Robert Benmosche

    AIG has refocused on its core businesses of insurance and underwriting, putting the financial crisis in the rear-view mirror, CEO Robert Benmosche tells CNBC.

  • America's Love Affair With Cars Is Over: Study Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 2:31 PM ET
    Car sharing programs are becoming a good option for those who want to avoid car ownership.

    Americans are driving less, waiting longer to get licensed and are increasingly turning to alternatives to driving such as mass transit or car-sharing programs. NBC News reports.

  • US Defense Companies Go On Overseas Offensive Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 1:59 PM ET
    A United States Army missile defense system.

    As American defense companies prepare to feel the ill effects of the sequester on their bottom lines, the companies are increasingly looking to court new customers abroad.

  • House Speaker Suggests Jail Time in IRS Targeting Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 1:38 PM ET
    Speaker of the House John Boehner

    House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner suggesting jail time over the IRS's targeting of conservative groups for extra scrutiny.

  • 'Death Cross'? Yields May Break 1% Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 1:36 PM ET

    The 10-year Treasury is facing a huge drop in yield and a flight from risk, one analysis showed.

  • Google Launches Music Service, Taking on Pandora Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 1:10 PM ET
    Google Inc. introduced a subscription music-streaming service, one of several product updates to be unveiled at a developer meeting this week as the search provider seeks to attract more users and advertisers.

    The world's top search engine announced the music streaming service, which has built-in features to help users discover new music, at its annual developers conference in San Francisco.

  • Pickens on Gas Exports: 'Move It Out and Sell It' Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 11:15 AM ET
    Boone Pickens, Chairman, BP Capital Management

    The Obama administration's plan to expand natural gas exports makes sense, and its price shouldn't be kept artificially low, T. Boone Pickens told CNBC.

  • Home Builder Confidence Tops Forecast in May Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    US home-builder confidence in the market for single family homes rose in May despite increasing building materials costs, an index showed on Wednesday.

  • Class of 2013 Comes of Age in Weak Economy Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 9:52 AM ET
    Steve Heiss stands with fellow graduates before participating in commencement ceremonies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on May 11, 2013.

    The members of the class of 2013 are apprehensive and left to reroute their future due to their exposure to economic uncertainty and high unemployment.

  • Longer Benefits Keep People Jobless? Maybe Not Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 9:40 AM ET

    Extended unemployment benefits do not keep people from finding a job, a report showed. But whether extensions help or hurt the jobs picture is far from settled.

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