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  • Fore! Could Tiger help resolve the CBS-TWC spat? Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 11:38 AM ET

    Will sports be the tipping point in the fight between CBS and Time Warner Cable? Golf fans with TWC service sure hope so because of the PGA Championship this weekend.

  • You talkin' to me? Taxi drivers get social network Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 11:08 AM ET
    Hailo CEO Jay Bregman poses with his employees in a taxi cab outside the company's New York headquarters.

    E-hailing company Hailo is building a social network in an unlikely place—the front seat of a cab. Hailo CEO Jay Bregman gives his take on the future for passengers and drivers.

  • Cashin: Market rally could happen if ... Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 10:19 AM ET

    Bulls must maintain a key level of the S&P 500 if they hope for another surge, said Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services.

  • Retailers forced to discount to lure shoppers Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 9:45 AM ET

    A group of large US retailers reported higher sales for July, but had to resort to bargains to lure shoppers who are still careful in their spending while the job market recovers.

  • McDonald's July sales surprise on strong US sales Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 9:32 AM ET

    McDonald's on Thursday reported July sales at its established restaurants around the world that were slightly higher than analysts had projected.

  • Are you not entertained? Pimco vows 'bond war' win Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 9:12 AM ET
    Russell Crowe with sword in a scene from the film 'Gladiator', 2000.

    In a new note to clients, Pimco's bond chief Bill Gross promised the fund would triumph in the "bond wars" that could see investors earn lower returns.

  • Food prices could keep falling as crops boom Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 8:58 AM ET

    Global food prices could decline further in coming months, the United Nations' food agency said on Thursday, pointing to prospects of abundant grain supplies.

  • The Obamacare opt-out that leaves it all to faith Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 8:41 AM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks about the Affordable Care Act in San Jose, Calif.

    A handful of medical-sharing ministries have obtained an Affordable Care Act exemption. One requires members to pledge their Christian faith and promise not to drink or do drugs.

  • US claims rise, but hope abounds for labor market Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 8:36 AM ET
    Signage for employment with the City of Chicago is visible beyond job seeker at a job fair in Chicago, Illinois.

    The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits rose slightly last week but was near its lowest level since before the 2007-09 recession.

  • Lacks family wins victory to claim woman's cells Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 8:12 AM ET
    Multiphoton fluorescence image of cultured HeLa cells with a fluorescent protein targeted to the Golgi apparatus (orange), microtubules (green) and counterstained for DNA (cyan).

    The family of Henrietta lacks, whose immortal cells made billions in medical research, won an ethical victory when they were given some power over HeLa cell information.

  • Americans are spending more...but not with plastic Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 7:49 AM ET
    A Ford Focus sits on display at a Manhattan car dealership that sells Ford vehicles in New York City.

    Americans borrowed more in June to buy cars and attend schools. But they were frugal again with their credit cards, as many remain wary of taking on high-interest debt.

  • Nelson Peltz's rough quarter; new investment Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 7:43 AM ET

    Billionaire investor Nelson Peltz had a tough second quarter with his Trian Partners funds vastly underperforming the S&P 500, according to an investor letter obtained by CNBC.

  • Half of small cars fail on tougher US crash tests Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 7:34 AM ET
    2013 Chevrolet Sonic

    The auto industry continued its poor performance in an influential US safety group's new crash test as half of the small cars tested did not fare well.

  • This major publisher says no way it's up for sale Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 6:57 AM ET
    The New York Times building in New York City.

    The New York Times is not for sale, its controlling family and publisher have said, after a week in which both The Boston Globe and The Washington Post were bought out.

  • T-Mobile owner hails ‘massive’ US turnaround Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 5:11 AM ET
    A T-Mobile iPhone 5

    Shares in Deutsche Telekom shot up on Thursday after the company grew its customer base in the U.S. - where it owns T-Mobile – substantially more than expected.

  • Stock market bulls and bears struggle for control Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 10:07 PM ET

    Bulls and bears have been duking it out this week in the worst three day sell off for stocks in two months.

  • Goldman sees 'creative destruction' in these trends Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 7:51 PM ET

    The investment bank highlights eight industry themes it describes as "creative destruction" - trends that make it necessary for companies to either "adapt or die."

  • JPMorgan facing criminal, civil mortgage probes Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 5:29 PM ET

    JPMorgan, the biggest U.S. bank by assets, said it is being investigated by civil and criminal divisions of the Justice Department over offerings of mortgage-backed securities.

  • Groupon revenue jumps 7%, helped by mobile Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 5:28 PM ET

    Groupon reported revenue growth that topped expectations, lending credence to the deals site's new mobile-centric strategy. Shares rose more than 18 percent after-hours.

  • Tesla posts surprise profit; shares jump Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 5:20 PM ET
    Tesla Motors Model S

    Tesla posted a surprise profit of 20 cents a share for the second quarter on $405 million in revenue.

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