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  • Money matters: A road map for Alzheimer's patients Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 1:40 PM ET

    Careful planning for present needs and long-term care is a necessity. Here are a few tips to make the process more manageable.

  • Next interest rate hike: Oct. 2014? Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 1:26 PM ET
    A trader signals at the CME Group in Chicago.

    Traders of short-term U.S. interest-rate futures on Friday pushed bets on the Federal Reserve's first rate hike a bit later into 2014.

  • Why Apple's iPhone event won't disappoint Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 12:58 PM ET
    Are these the new iPhone C?

    Apple may get a bigger boost from its event next week than previously expected, industry analysts said.

  • Live blog: Analysis of the jobs report Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 12:15 PM ET

    The government said Friday that nonfarm payrolls grew less-than-expected at 169,000 last month with the unemployment rate dipping to 7.3 percent.

  • Goldman's Hatzius: Fed's taper will 'lean' dovish Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 11:49 AM ET

    Following a disappointing jobs report, Goldman Sachs Chief Economist Jan Hatzius said this new information will make the Fed's tapering more dovish than originally expected.

  • Obama, Putin soften Syria comments; stocks rise Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 11:27 AM ET
    Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) welcomes US President Barack Obama at the start of the G20 summit on September 5, 2013 in Saint Petersburg.

    President Barack Obama met privately with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the midst of their dispute over how to respond to chemical weapons use in Syria.

  • Jobs report tempers mortgage rates Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 11:16 AM ET

    The negative revisions to the jobs numbers leaves enough doubt about that for interest rates to catch their breath just a bit.

  • Apple hit with injunction in e-books antitrust case Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 10:42 AM ET

    A federal judge who found Apple liable for conspiring to fix e-book prices entered an injunction on Friday intended to bar the iPad maker from further antitrust violations.

  • Cramer: 'It's time to break up Microsoft' Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 10:38 AM ET

    Microsoft is an unwieldy business and should be broken up, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Friday, and it needs a savior to drive a corporate "miracle" to get the company back on track.

  • Jobs numbers good enough for 'taper light' Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 10:09 AM ET
    The Federal Reserve in Washington, D.C.

    August's employment report is not expected to deter the Fed from taking the first step toward slowing its bond purchases in September, but it won't be as slow as many expected.

  • Mulally out? Ford CEO downplays early exit rumors Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 9:31 AM ET
    Ford Motor CEO Alan Mulally

    Alan Mulally, the president and CEO of Ford Motor, has told CNBC that he is committed to his job, playing down reports that he could leave the company earlier than expected.

  • Jobs growth misses high hopes; rate drops to 7.3% Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 8:34 AM ET
    A worker carries a tote full of turned, non-inflated footballs to the quality control area at the Wilson Football Factory in Ada, Ohio

    Job growth was less than expected in August as the U.S. economy added 169,000 positions, raising questions over whether the Federal Reserve will begin a pullback on its historically easy monetary policy.

  • World leaders push big companies to pay more taxes Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 8:00 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    It's time to make Google, Apple, and other companies pay more taxes. That's the message from President Obama and leaders of the world's economies at a summit ending Friday.

  • Roller-coaster stocks—they go up but not down Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    Americans have been willing to make the big investment and spend a day, or a week, having some fun at Walt Disney World and Universal Studios.

  • Into e-books? Here's how to cut your costs Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    Avid readers can use new subscription plans and bundles to get more value for their e-book purchases. But they may still be overpaying.

  • Luxury auto market sizzles in August Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    High-end car sales jumped 31.5 percent, almost double the 17 percent gain the overall auto industry posted during the same month.

  • McDonald's reptile ruckus verdict: It's chicken Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 11:53 PM ET
    Photo posted on McDonald's Singapore Facebook page

    McDonald's Singapore hasn't served up any leaping lizards, with lab tests ending the reptile ruckus that erupted after a customer claimed her Sausage McMuffin contained a baby lizard.

  • Stock market already feeling sting of higher rates Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 4:42 PM ET
    Traders work in the S&P 500 options pit at the Chicago Board Options Exchange

    The relatively sharp jump in interest rates since the beginning of May has taken a toll on the stock market, and analysts see more pain ahead.

  • Obama cancels trip to California next week Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 2:47 PM ET

    President Barack Obama has canceled a trip to California next week so that he can stay in Washington "to work on the Syrian resolution before Congress."

  • Pharma's Holy Grail: The next Alzheimer's drug Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 2:30 PM ET
    An Alzheimer's patient

    After two decades of research, a treatment that slows or reverses the progression of Alzheimer's has proved elusive. The aging of the global population makes the need more urgent.

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