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  • Student Debt a 'Roadblock' for Wider Economy: Report Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 10:15 AM ET

    Unmanageable student loan debt, the consumer watchdog unit say, may be harmful to recovering markets and may be dragging down borrowers' lives.

  • Wholesale Sales Plunge Most Since March 2009 Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    U.S. wholesale inventories rose in March, fueled by increased stocks of cars and machinery which have provided support for economic growth early in the year, but wholesale sales posted the biggest fall in four years.

  • Frugality Drags Retail Sales, Boosts Discounters Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 9:07 AM ET

    A number of top U.S. retailers reported disappointing April sales as consumers gravitated toward discount chains and bad weather delayed spring shopping in much of the country.

  • Jamie Dimon Being Made a 'Scapegoat': Sonnenfeld Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 8:32 AM ET
    Jamie Dimon

    Jamie Dimon's roles as chairman and CEO should not be divided, a management expert tells CNBC, citing JPM's "incredible return" since last year's "London Whale" fiasco.

  • Fed to Foreclosed Buyers: Check Is in the Mail Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 8:32 AM ET

    Some 96,000 borrowers who received checks to compensate them for wrongful foreclosures will be getting an additional check, the Federal Reserve announced Wednesday.

  • Drug Spending Drops for the First Time in 55 Years Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 8:31 AM ET

    Patent expirations on big-name drugs has resulted in modestly less spending on medicines in the U.S. for the first time in at least 55 years, a report showed Thursday.

  • US Jobless Claims Surprise, Dropping Below 350,000 Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 8:30 AM ET
    Job seekers wait in line to meet with employers at the 25th Annual CUNY Big Apple Job and Internship Fair at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York.

    New claims for unemployment benefits dropped to the lowest level in nearly 5-1/2 years last week, signaling labor market resilience in the face of fiscal austerity.

  • Forget Software, Hardware Is Next Big Tech Trend Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 8:01 AM ET

    Hardware startups are on the rise and are getting serious attention from venture capitalists looking to place bets.

  • Putting a Price Tag on High School Graduation Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 8:00 AM ET

    Graduating from high school is becoming an ever more elaborate process. Expect to spend over $1,000 to attend the prom—and that's just the start.

  • Foreclosure Crisis Still Has Millions in Its Grip Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    Courtney Scott says she has been fending off foreclosure since 2008 while trying to work with her lender to modify the mortgage on her McDonough, Ga. home.

    Five years after the mortgage meltdown sparked a wave of foreclosures, millions of Americans are still fighting to save their homes. That is hurting a broader housing recovery.

  • Consumer Reports: Tesla Model S Among Best Reviewed Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 6:00 AM ET
    Tesla Model S

    Consumer Reports, the independent firm which rates new cars and trucks, says the Tesla Model S performs better, or at least as well as, any other vehicle CR has ever driven.

  • Cashing in Frequent Flier Rewards May Not Be So Easy Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 4:13 AM ET

    If you're looking for the airline where you'll have the best chance of cashing in frequent flier miles, you're best odds are with value airlines.

  • LA Times Owners Told to Block Koch Brothers Bid Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 3:30 AM ET

    An effort by two conservative billionaires to take over The Los Angeles Times and seven other newspapers is setting off a firestorm of opposition, with public employee unions, the leaders of the State Legislature and liberal advocacy groups moving to block the sale. The New York Times reports.

  • Facebook in Talks Over $1 Billion Deal: Report Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 2:56 AM ET

    Facebook is in advanced talks to acquire Israeli mobile satellite navigation start-up Waze for $800 million to $1 billion, business daily Calcalist reported on Thursday.

  • Einhorn to Investors: Don't Take My Advice Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 2:33 AM ET

    David Einhorn, one of the most closely followed managers in the hedge fund industry, had some blunt advice on Wednesday for his fellow investors: Do your own homework.

  • Hedge Fund Billionaire Paulson Glosses Over His Losses Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 1:32 AM ET

    Days after reporting some of the industry's deepest losses, hedge fund billionaire John Paulson said investors should stick with managers for the long term.

  • US Oil Production Is Nearly on Par With Imports Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 10:53 PM ET

    The amount of oil produced in the U.S., now at a 21 year high, is nearly even with the amount being imported.

  • Groupon Shares Soar After Revenue Beats Forecasts Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 5:54 PM ET

    Groupon's revenue beat expectations as the company's main daily deals business in North America turned in a strong performance. Shares rose after-hours.

  • Microsoft Names Insider Amy Hood as New CFO Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 5:14 PM ET

    Microsoft on Wednesday named Amy Hood, head of finance of its Office division, as its CFO taking over from Peter Klein, who announced his departure in April.

  • Electric Earnings: Tesla Blows Past Forecasts Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 5:09 PM ET

    Electric-car manufacturer Tesla reported its first quarterly profit, handily beating expectations. Shares surged after-hours.

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