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  • Bad News, Barbecuers: Beef Prices at All-Time High Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 2:19 PM ET

    Outdoor chefs are in for an unhappy surprise as the grilling season approaches: The price of beef is pushing up the cost of a backyard barbecue.

  • Taxman Sends Message With Lauryn Hill Verdict Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 1:59 PM ET
    Lauryn Hill leaves court in Newark, N.J. Hill pleaded guilty in June 2012 for failing to pay federal taxes on $1.8 million earned from 2005 to 2007.

    Tax attorneys say celebrities like Grammy Award winner Lauryn Hill are often sentenced and prosecuted more vigorously so that officials can send a message to the public.

  • Banks (Finally) Start Lending Again Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 1:15 PM ET

    Lending conditions, particularly for businesses, are beginning to thaw after five years of financial lockdown, according to a Fed survey.

  • Inside a Cyber War Room: The Fight Against Hacking Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 12:59 PM ET

    CNBC gives you an exclusive glimpse inside a cyber war room on the front lines of the fight against hacking. Defense contractor Exelis is poised 24/7 to respond to threats.

  • BMW Recalls 220,000 Vehicles Due to Faulty Airbags Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    BMW is recalling about 220,000 vehicles worldwide from model years 2002 and 2003 as part of a wider recall affecting airbags made by supplier Takata.

  • Here's What Is Really Behind Home Price Gains Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 11:02 AM ET

    Home prices are defying gravity and expectations, which has some asking exactly how real they are and what is driving them. The answers lie, again, in the numbers.

  • World Party: Stocks in US, Germany Hit New Record Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 10:31 AM ET

    U.S. stocks briefly broke into record territory on a wave of optimism for the global economy that also drove German stocks to an all-time high.

  • Half of All Employees Think Corruption Is OK: Report Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 10:20 AM ET

    Nearly half of all workers across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India think bribery and corruption are acceptable ways to survive an economic downturn, according to a report published by Ernst & Young on Tuesday.

  • Start-Up? Not Here: Worst States for Entrepreneurs Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 10:18 AM ET
    West Virginia Capital Building.

    U.S. Chamber of Commerce research revealed the least-friendly states for start-ups. The report examined strategies, vital for job growth. Where does your state fall?

  • NY AG: Fix Street's ‘Rigged Casino’ Impression Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 10:16 AM ET

    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman told CNBC that BofA and Wells Fargo were the leading violators of a mortgage servicing abuse settlement, and that's why he plans to sue.

  • Health Spending Slows, but Patients Are Paying More Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 10:08 AM ET

    One of the economic mysteries of the last few years has been the bigger-than-expected slowdown in health spending.

  • What You Need to Know About the Online Sales Tax Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 9:56 AM ET

    It's far from a done deal, but the days of mostly tax-free shopping on the Internet is a big step closer to ending. Click ahead to find out how you might be affected.

  • Market Value of Mothers' Work Falls Below $60,000 Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 9:28 AM ET

    Take-home pay for everything from cooking to handling family finances on the open market, would total $59,862, says Insure.com, down from $60,182 in 2012.

  • Companies Cooking the Books, Ernst & Young Says Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 8:54 AM ET

    Hard-pressed company bosses across much of the world are under so much pressure to deliver on growth that many have resorted to cooking the books, Ernst & Young says in its latest Fraud Survey.

  • Earnings Season Moves to Crucial Consumer Brands Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 8:25 AM ET
    Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla.

    Earnings reports for the rest of the week will offer some crucial insight into how the US consumer — and the larger economy — is doing.

  • Immigration Reform to Cost $6 Trillion, Study Finds Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 7:24 AM ET
    An immigrant from Colombia chants during a rally on immigration reform in front of the White House.

    A Senate immigration bill would cost $6.3 trillion over 50 years to provide benefits for millions now in the U.S. illegally, the Heritage Foundation says in a controversial study.

  • How to Give Disaster Aid Without Giving Headaches Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 7:03 AM ET

    The impulse to help after a disaster is natural, whether it's the Bangladesh accident or the Boston attacks. But giving true help is tricky.

  • JPMorgan's strange conflict with energy regulators Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 6:12 AM ET
    JP Morgan

    JPMorgan Chase just wanted the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to run an inquiry into its California energy trading operation. Now the agency is preparing to accuse its executive of lying.

  • Microsoft About to Reverse Course on Windows 8 Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 2:00 AM ET
    Microsoft Corp CEO Steve Ballmer.

    Microsoft is preparing to reverse course over key elements of its Windows 8 operating system, the FT reports.

  • Senate OKs Bill for States to Tax Online Purchases Monday, 6 May 2013 | 7:18 PM ET

    A majority of the Senate approved a measure that would allow states to tax online purchases. The bill now moves to the House, where it faces opposition.

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