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  • Three Black Swans Are Hovering Over Markets Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 2:47 PM ET

    The chatter in the market may be bullish but there is a real danger that something could go wrong—something no one is talking about now but will be once they get hit by some unexpected development.

  • Are Stock-Shy Americans Risking Their Retirements? Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 2:16 PM ET

    Post-recession Americans are saving more for retirement, but many don't trust the stock market to grow their nest eggs.

  • Fallon Signs Contract on Road to 'Tonight' Host Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 12:42 PM ET
    Jimmy Fallon appears on "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno.

    Jimmy Fallon signed a contract extension with NBC that will keep him at the network. It is understood the deal will include that he will succeed Jay Leno as host of the "Tonight" show at some point. The New York Times reports.

  • Bitcoin Bubble: How 'Geeks' Sent Prices Parabolic Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 12:29 PM ET

    With the price surging more than 50% in just a few days, even Bitcoin supporters acknowledge that the digital currency is unofficially in bubble territory.

  • Ex-Goldman Trader Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 12:22 PM ET

    Ex-Goldman Sachs Group trader Matthew Marshall Taylor pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud Wednesday in connection with charges that he defrauded the Wall Street bank out of $118 million in 2007.

  • Lawsuit by Ex-Wife of SAC's Cohen Revived on Appeal Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 11:24 AM ET
    Steve Cohen

    A U.S. appeals court revived much of a lawsuit against SAC Capital Advisors founder Steven A. Cohen on Wednesday, brought by his ex-wife.

  • JC Penney C-Suite Feels Pay Hit After Dismal Year Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 11:16 AM ET
    Ron Johsnon, CEO, JC Penney

    Last year was a tough one for JC Penney, and now CEO Ron Johnson and other C-suiters are feeling the hit in their paychecks.

  • Businesses to IRS: Change Forgotten Obamacare Tax Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 11:12 AM ET

    Businesses and wealthy owners of estates ask the IRS for changes to a 3.8 percent tax on investment income to fund Obamacare.

  • Despite Ruling, Add-On Fees Still Confuse Fliers Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 11:10 AM ET

    Airfares will still be advertised inclusive of mandatory taxes and fees, after the Supreme Court refused a challenge by three airlines. But optional add-on services often leave fliers unable to compare the total price of a ticket.

  • Hackers Besiege Banks as Global Cyber War Ramps Up Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 11:04 AM ET

    Major US bank websites have been offline a total of 249 hours in the past six weeks, a clear sign that American companies are prime targets in global cyber conflict.

  • Pimco's Bill Gross Looks at the Man in the Mirror Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 10:08 AM ET
    PIMCO's William H. Gross

    "Am I a great investor? Not yet," Pimco's Bill Gross writes in an essay titled "Man in the Mirror." The real test of greatness will be adapting to a new era once the epoch of credit expansion comes to a close.

  • Service Sector Growth Weakest in Seven Months Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 10:00 AM ET
    Waitress Sheila Abramson at Langer's Delicatessen serves customers in Los Angeles, California.

    Growth in the vast US services sector slowed to the lowest level in seven months as new orders and employment measures dropped.

  • Fed-Fueled Auto Loans: The Next Subprime Bubble? Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 8:56 AM ET
    A car awaits repairs in the service department at a Chrysler dealership.

    At car dealers across the United States, loans to subprime borrowers are surging — up 18 percent in 2012 from a year earlier, to 6.6 million borrowers. And it's the Federal Reserve that's made it all possible.

  • Summer-Job Forecast for Teens Looks Good Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 8:54 AM ET

    Great news for parents and teens alike — the summer-job outlook for teens looks a lot sunnier than last year. BRB, have 2 tell my BFF!

  • Work Slowdown? ADP Says Job Creation Declining Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 8:35 AM ET
    A job seeker searches for opportunities at an Illinois Employment and Training Center.

    Private-sector job creation was considerably less than expected in March, indicating that the labor market's improvements could be stalling.

  • 'Too Big to Fail' Fix? Not Yet, Says Fed's Tarullo Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 8:33 AM ET
    Daniel Tarullo, governor of the U.S. Federal Reserve.

    Fed Governor Daniel Tarullo told CNBC that whether banks should be split is up to Congress, which should also talk about limits on short-term bank liability.

  • ConAgra Profit Plunges 57%, Missing Estimates Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 8:07 AM ET
    ConAgra Foods products

    The maker of Chef Boyardee pastas and Hunt's ketchup reported a 57 percent fall in third-quarter profit, hurt by costs related to its acquisition of Ralcorp.

  • Pipeline Spills Stir New Criticism of Keystone Plan Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 7:20 AM ET
    A weld inspector during construction of the Gulf Coast pipeline in Prague, Okla.

    Two pipeline spills have prompted new criticism from opponents of the proposed Keystone XL project, while raising questions about whether the government is adequately monitoring U.S. pipelines. The NYT reports.

  • US Mortgage Applications Fell Last Week Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 7:19 AM ET

    Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell last week, as a decline in refinancing activity offset higher demand for purchase loans, an industry group said on Wednesday.

  • 'Pay Your Fair Share,' Australia Tells Google, Apple Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 6:39 AM ET

    Australia will force corporate giants to disclose their tax arrangements to curb alleged tax avoidance by multinational corporations.

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