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  • Amazon may offer own smartphone for free—report Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 4:46 PM ET
    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

    Amazon may soon offer its long-awaited smartphone to customers for free, former Wall Street Journal reporters, Jessica Lessin and Amir Efrati, said in a blog post Friday.

  • Mark Cuban just bought 1 million shares of this Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 4:02 PM ET
    Mark Cuban

    The billionaire investor and entrepreneur told CNBC that he bought 1 million shares of retailer J.C. Penney a "couple days ago."

  • Malware warning! Fake CNN email says Syria attacked Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 3:06 PM ET

    There's a fake CNN report going around via spam saying "The United States began bombing!" in Syria, and clicking it may result in malware on your device.

  • One-quarter of recent college graduates lack jobs Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 3:02 PM ET

    At the turn of the century, recent college graduates had an average debt of $15,100. Last year the average debt of graduates was $27,253.

  • Jobs data weakens tapering expectations Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    A new CNBC survey shows Wall St.'s expectations for a Fed Reserve tapering this month have been shaken a bit by the August jobs numbers.

  • Auto profits to surge, but there's another problem Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 2:32 PM ET
    A Cadillac SRX SUV displayed at a dealership in Shanghai

    Global auto profits will grow by 50 percent by 2020, with more than half of that coming from China, according to a new report.

  • Jobs letdown: Was it all about the porn shutdown? Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 1:58 PM ET

    The disappointing level of job creation in August may have had an unlikely source: Porn.

  • Money matters: A road map for Alzheimer's patients Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 1:40 PM ET

    Careful planning for present needs and long-term care is a necessity. Here are a few tips to make the process more manageable.

  • Next interest rate hike: Oct. 2014? Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 1:26 PM ET
    A trader signals at the CME Group in Chicago.

    Traders of short-term U.S. interest-rate futures on Friday pushed bets on the Federal Reserve's first rate hike a bit later into 2014.

  • Why Apple's iPhone event won't disappoint Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 12:58 PM ET
    Are these the new iPhone C?

    Apple may get a bigger boost from its event next week than previously expected, industry analysts said.

  • Live blog: Analysis of the jobs report Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 12:15 PM ET

    The government said Friday that nonfarm payrolls grew less-than-expected at 169,000 last month with the unemployment rate dipping to 7.3 percent.

  • Goldman's Hatzius: Fed's taper will 'lean' dovish Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 11:49 AM ET

    Following a disappointing jobs report, Goldman Sachs Chief Economist Jan Hatzius said this new information will make the Fed's tapering more dovish than originally expected.

  • Obama, Putin soften Syria comments; stocks rise Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 11:27 AM ET
    Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) welcomes US President Barack Obama at the start of the G20 summit on September 5, 2013 in Saint Petersburg.

    President Barack Obama met privately with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the midst of their dispute over how to respond to chemical weapons use in Syria.

  • Jobs report tempers mortgage rates Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 11:16 AM ET

    The negative revisions to the jobs numbers leaves enough doubt about that for interest rates to catch their breath just a bit.

  • Apple hit with injunction in e-books antitrust case Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 10:42 AM ET

    A federal judge who found Apple liable for conspiring to fix e-book prices entered an injunction on Friday intended to bar the iPad maker from further antitrust violations.

  • Cramer: 'It's time to break up Microsoft' Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 10:38 AM ET

    Microsoft is an unwieldy business and should be broken up, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Friday, and it needs a savior to drive a corporate "miracle" to get the company back on track.

  • Jobs numbers good enough for 'taper light' Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 10:09 AM ET
    The Federal Reserve in Washington

    August's employment report is not expected to deter the Fed from taking the first step toward slowing its bond purchases in September, but it won't be as slow as many expected.

  • Mulally out? Ford CEO downplays early exit rumors Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 9:31 AM ET
    Ford Motor CEO Alan Mulally

    Alan Mulally, the president and CEO of Ford Motor, has told CNBC that he is committed to his job, playing down reports that he could leave the company earlier than expected.

  • Jobs growth misses high hopes; rate drops to 7.3% Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 8:34 AM ET
    A worker carries a tote full of turned, non-inflated footballs to the quality control area at the Wilson Football Factory in Ada, Ohio

    Job growth was less than expected in August as the U.S. economy added 169,000 positions, raising questions over whether the Federal Reserve will begin a pullback on its historically easy monetary policy.

  • World leaders push big companies to pay more taxes Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 8:00 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    It's time to make Google, Apple, and other companies pay more taxes. That's the message from President Obama and leaders of the world's economies at a summit ending Friday.

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