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  • Former Enron CEO to Ask for Early Prison Release Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 9:45 AM ET
    Former Enron Chief Executive Jeffrey Skilling

    Jeffrey Skilling and federal prosecutors will go before a judge on Friday and ask that the former Enron CEO be released early from prison.

  • Agreement Nears for Billions for Border Security Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 9:24 AM ET
    A U.S. Border Patrol agent stands at the border fence in Nogales, Ariz.

    Key senators say they are closing in on a bipartisan compromise to spend tens of billions of dollars to stiffen the immigration bill's border security requirements.

  • Jobless Claims Rise as Factory Growth Slows Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits, while a separate report showed U.S. manufacturing activity growth unexpectedly slowed.

  • Wells Fargo CEO: Interest Rates Need to Normalize Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 7:47 AM ET
    John Stumpf, CEO of Wells Fargo

    Wells Fargo chief CEO John Stumpf tells CNBC that interest rates need to return to levels that existed before the Federal Reserve started its accommodative monetary policy.

  • SandRidge Power Struggle Culminates in CEO Ouster Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 7:38 AM ET
    Sandridge Energy Inc.

    SandRidge Energy's board of directors removed the energy company's founder and chief executive after a months-long struggle with activist investors.

  • Hacking Threat, Data Laws Promise Insurance Boom Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 7:36 AM ET

    The insurance sector's efforts to establish cyber cover as a lucrative business line alongside risks such as weather catastrophes may be about to bear fruit.

  • Automakers in High Gear for Summer Car Deals Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 7:06 AM ET
    A Ford F150 pickup truck is displayed at Al Piemonte Ford on June 3, 2013 in Melrose Park, Illinois.

    With more cars on the lot this year, the summer auto sale are likely to be back in full force. But not every deal is a steal. Consumers will need to shop wisely.

  • How shale oil boom is ‘fracking’ the old order Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 6:12 AM ET
    An Alpha Oil & Gas crew building a 10-inch gas pipeline near Watford City, N.D.

    When we launched Top States for Business in 2007, North Dakota was nowhere on the list. Now it's growth and employment numbers are the envy of the nation.

  • Cisco's Chambers: US Tax System Is Broken Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 4:46 AM ET

    Cisco holds nearly $50 billion in profits offshore, but CEO John Chambers said the company is unlikely to repatriate the money to the U.S.

  • Taper Tipoff? Bernanke Hints Easing End Is Nearing Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 5:20 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) as Ben S. Bernanke, chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, speaks on television in New York, U.S.

    The Fed will keep its version of the monetary printing press running a while longer, though Chairman Ben Bernanke provided hints Wednesday that the days of extreme easing are coming to a close.

  • The Chocolate Indicator: Hershey's S&P Prediction Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 2:01 PM ET
    Hershey's chocolate kisses.

    Life may be like a box of chocolates, but how about the stock market? Why Hershey could be calling the market's next move.

  • Jeep Recall Smaller Than Sought by Safety Watchdog Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 12:52 PM ET

    About 1.2 million Jeeps originally listed as part of a recall have been excluded from the compromise between Chrysler and the NHTSA, and instead fall under a "service action."

  • Watch the Fed's Economic Forecast for 'Taper' Clues Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 12:50 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke

    The economic forecasts of Federal Reserve officials could carry more weight than usual when traders dissect the Fed's message Wednesday afternoon.

  • SEC Should Target Individuals: Fmr. SEC Head Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 12:25 PM ET

    Although the SEC's decision to not allow defendants to neither admit nor deny wrongdoing is a good one, it must refocus on individuals, not companies, said a former SEC chairman.

  • Will Obamacare Hurt Jobs? It's Already Happening Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 12:21 PM ET
    President Barack Obama speaks about the Affordable Care Act in San Jose, Calif.

    Small business owners are already curtailing hiring because of concerns over the cost of Obamacare, a recent survey found.

  • Santelli to Fed: 'What Are You Afraid Of?' Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 12:13 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli had some tough talk for the Fed and Bernanke. He also challenged WSJ Reporter Jon Hilsenrath.

  • Bernanke Is 'the Ultimate Lame Duck': Langone Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 11:43 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke listens during a meeting of the Financial Stability Oversight Council at the Treasury Department in Washington, DC.

    Whatever Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says now is "temporary" because it looks like he'll be leaving his post, billionaire investor Ken Langone tells CNBC.

  • Tesla Motors to Recall Over 1,200 Model S Cars Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 10:50 AM ET
    Tesla Motors Model S

    Electric car maker Tesla Motors said it is recalling 1,228 of its 2013 Model S cars due to a possibly safety concern with the back seat mounting bracket.

  • Men's Wearhouse Fires Founder; He Fires Back Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 9:35 AM ET
    George Zimmer

    Men's apparel retailer Men's Wearhouse said it fired Executive Chairman George Zimmer, who founded the company more than 40 years ago, sending the company's shares down 7 percent before the bell.

  • 'QE Infinity' Is Now on 6 Month Clock: Economists Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 8:29 AM ET

    The Fed will probably put off tapering its bond-buying "for a little bit" but has to start scaling back next year, two top economists tell CNBC.

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