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  • Power Shift: Energy Boom Dawning in America Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 11:28 AM ET
    Men with Cabot Oil and Gas work on a natural gas valve at a hydraulic fracturing site on January 18, 2012 in South Montrose, Pennsylvania.

    NBC News and CNBC look at the implications US energy independence would have for the economy, other types of energy, foreign policy and the environment.

  • Drone Boom Could Mean Big Money and Big Problems Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 11:14 AM ET

    The rapidly expanding drone market has not gone unnoticed by lawmakers and privacy watchdogs and is causing some concern.

  • Top Court Won't Hear Goldman Appeal in Mortgage Suit Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 11:02 AM ET

    Goldman Sachs suffered a defeat on Monday as the Supreme Court let stand a decision forcing it to defend against a class action lawsuit claiming it misled investors about the risks associated with mortgage securities.

  • March Madness Ad Revenue Beats the Super Bowl Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 10:28 AM ET
    Capital One is on of three NCAA  “Corporate Champions.”

    Ad prices for the NCAA championship game will hit a high this year as the tournament rakes in more revenue than the Super Bowl, NFL playoffs and the World Series, USA Today reports.

  • Home Builder Confidence Drops for Third Month Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 10:00 AM ET
    Workers build a new home at the Pulte Homes Fireside at Norterra-Skyline housing development in Phoenix, Arizona.

    For the third straight month, sentiment among US home builders declined, dropping two points on a monthly industry index.

  • Trading Hearings Put Focus Back on JPMorgan Chief Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 8:58 AM ET
    Jamie Dimon

    Some board members and investors have criticized Jamie Dimon as arrogant, but few expect any serious threats to his power.

  • Newsroom Cutbacks Are Hurting Journalism: Study Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 8:26 AM ET

    Newsroom cutbacks have had a demonstrable impact on the quality of digital, newspaper, and television news and in how consumers view that work, a study found.

  • Jack Dorsey, co-founder of the popular social media service Twitter and the mobile payments startup Square, may be mulling a run for New York City mayor.

  • Hedge Funds View SEC Settlement as a Victory Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 7:46 AM ET
    Steven Cohen

    The SEC celebrated Friday’s settlement with SAC Capital Advisors, but both the fund and its rivals saw the $616 million fine as a good price for peace in the insider trading case.

  • New GOP Roadmap Calls for Immigration Reform Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 7:20 AM ET

    The GOP will endorse immigration reform on Monday and outline plans for a $10 million outreach to minority groups in an effort to make the party more "welcoming and inclusive" for voters who overwhelmingly supported Democrats in 2012.

  • US Probes High-Speed Traders for 'Wash Trades' Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 6:22 AM ET

    U.S. futures regulators are looking into whether high-speed traders indulged in "wash trading," a strategy in which they improperly buy and sell futures contracts without taking a position in the market, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Obama to Tap Tom Perez for US Secretary of Labor Sunday, 17 Mar 2013 | 11:25 PM ET

    President Barack Obama on Monday will nominate Tom Perez, head of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, as his next labor secretary.

  • Dow Jones & Co said it found no sign of impropriety at its China operations, after the Wall Street Journal reported that a whistleblower had accused Journal employees of bribing Chinese officials for information.

  • Haggle on Tax Hikes? GOP Offers Mixed Messages Sunday, 17 Mar 2013 | 3:49 PM ET
    U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

    Leading congressional Republicans said on Sunday a broad deal with President Barack Obama on deficit reduction and entitlement reform remains possible but differed over potential flexibility on taxes, with the House speaker and budget leader not bending

  • Proxy Fight: Why Activists May Be Good for Investors Sunday, 17 Mar 2013 | 1:20 PM ET

    With annual shareholder meeting season getting underway, long-term investors should applaud activist shareholders trying to agitate for change.

  • Ex-JPMorgan Exec Blames Others for 'Whale' Loss Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 4:05 PM ET
    Ina Drew, former chief investment officer with JPMorgan Chase & Co., center, arrives to a Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations hearing

    Ina Drew, the former JPMorgan Chase executive in charge of the unit that harbored the disastrous "London Whale" trades, blamed others for deceiving her.

  • Is Fed Signaling Stance on Bank Break-Ups? Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 2:31 PM ET

    The Fed is getting tougher on big banks and risk. Is it just a sign of raising the bar -- or something bigger, like big bank break-ups?

  • Fed Throws Junk Bond Lifeline to Weak Companies Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 1:41 PM ET

    Struggling companies that otherwise might not be able to stay afloat have found a friend in the Federal Reserve.

  • U.S. Treasury building

    The Federal Reserve sent a record $88.4 billion in profits to the U.S. Treasury last year, audited results showed on Friday.

  • Maybe March Madness Is GOOD for Productivity Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 1:16 PM ET
    Anthony Davis

    The NCAA basketball tournament has a reputation for sucking the productivity out of offices everywhere. But a new report calls the conventional wisdom into question.

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