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  • Gundlach: This market is just 'fear and loathing' Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 12:23 PM ET
    Jeffrey Gundlach

    Market sentiment toward risky assets has greatly changed from a year ago, bond fund manager Jeff Gundlach told CNBC.

  • Trade-ins! Pent-up demand 'neatest thing': Ford CEO Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 11:52 AM ET
    Alan Mulally, president and CEO of Ford Motor Co.

    More and more Americans are getting rid of their old clunkers and that's a good problem for the nation's automakers, Ford CEO Alan Mulally told CNBC.

  • Apple's planned trade-in program: Should you bite? Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 10:46 AM ET

    Apple is expected to announce a new trade-in program. But you can already get enough money for some older iPhones to cover the cost of a new one.

  • Forget tapering, here's the really big Fed deal Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 9:35 AM ET
    President Obama and Larry Summers in file photo.

    Focus at the Federal Reserve these days is on who the next chairman will be, but the big story may be an ideological cleansing that could last the next decade and a half.

  • US July foreclosures fall from year ago: Report Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 9:13 AM ET

    There were fewer U.S. foreclosures in July than a year ago, while properties in the foreclosure pipeline also fell, according to CoreLogic data.

  • Judge greenlights this big California bankruptcy Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 8:56 AM ET
    A memorial to fallen police officers stands at the entrance to the City of San Bernardino Police Department on July 12, 2012 in San Bernardino, California.

    San Bernardino, Calif., is eligible for bankruptcy protection, a federal judge said on Wednesday, in a "tentative ruling" ahead of full court arguments later in the day.

  • Good news all around: US claims fall, growth rises Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell as expected last week as the U.S. economy accelerated more quickly than expected in the second quarter.

  • Silicon Valley power duo split, shock tech world Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 8:28 AM ET
    Sergey Brin  and Anne Wojcicki in Sun Valley, Idaho, last year.

    One of Silicon Valley's most well-known power couples, Google co-founder Sergey Brin and Anne Wojcicki have been living apart for several months, AllThingsD reported.

  • Blackstone Group agreed to pay $85 million to settle an investor class action lawsuit accusing it of not disclosing bad investments before its initial public offering.

  • US, two airlines say open to settling merger fight Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 7:51 AM ET

    American Airlines, US Airways, and the U.S. said they were open to settling a fight over whether the airlines should be allowed to merge.

  • Facebook's 1st pay vote: Tough love from old friend Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 7:35 AM ET

    Some of Mark Zuckerberg's mutual fund backers delivered a tough message on compensation for the leaders of Facebook.

  • Verizon, Vodafone discuss possible $130 billion deal Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 5:58 AM ET

    Shares of U.K. telecom firm Vodafone surged 9 percent on Thursday after it confirmed discussions with Verizon Communications over its 45 percent stake in their U.S. joint venture Verizon Wireless.

  • Summers as Fed chief a 'black swan' event: Analysts Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 1:09 AM ET
    Lawrence H. Summers

    Speculation that Larry Summers is the favored candidate to take over Bernanke as Fed chief has resurfaced in recent weeks, prompting a strong backlash from some industry watchers.

  • Home values rise, but millions still drown in debt Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 12:01 AM ET
    Construction workers build a new home in Miami, Florida.

    More than three million U.S. borrowers have risen above water on their mortgages so far this year, thanks to swift home price appreciation.

  • Top-paid CEOs are often fired or fined: Study Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 2:35 PM ET

    About 40 percent of the highest-paid CEOs end up being fired, paying fraud-related fines, or accepting government bailout money, according to a study released Wednesday.

  • Ignore the noise, the taper is still coming Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 1:22 PM ET
    The Federal Reserve in Washington

    Chatter out of the Jackson Hole economic symposium this year suggests tapering will likely begin in September. But the burden will be on the economic data.

  • 'Broken market'? Why there's more trouble ahead Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 12:23 PM ET

    Prior to Tuesday's action, the mild August drop in the stock market seemed to do little actual structural damage. But signs now point to more trouble ahead.

  • Has JPMorgan become a 'piñata bank'? Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 12:20 PM ET

    As U.S. authorities are seeking over $6 billion in damages from JPMorgan, the "Squawk on the Street" team dissects the implications for America's largest bank.

  • McCain warns of crisis; Syrian forces evacuate HQ Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 11:59 AM ET

    The crisis in Syria can easily turn into a regional conflict with major economic consequences, and one of the first signs is the rise in oil prices, Sen. John McCain tells CNBC.

  • Microsoft: The insiders who could be the next CEO Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 11:36 AM ET

    Microsoft has a stable of senior executives who could be contenders to succeed Chief Executive Steve Ballmer. Here's an assessment of their individual pros and cons.

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