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  • Cut Coverage or Hours? Firms Face Obamacare Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 10:01 AM ET

    For large retail and restaurant chains the big unknown in the year ahead is how much more they'll pay for health coverage. Employers with 50 or more workers who put in 30 hours a week will be required to provide health care coverage or pay a fine, under the Affordable Care Act.

  • US Business Inventories Tick Higher, but Miss Forecast Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 10:01 AM ET

    U.S. business inventories edged up in December as sales pushed higher, confirmation that a slow pace of warehouse restocking weighed on economic activity.

  • Comcast CEO: 'Bullish and Optimistic' About NBCU Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 9:51 AM ET
    Rockefeller Center

    Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts told CNBC on Wednesday that he's "bullish and optimistic" about the prospects for NBCUniversal.

  • As Rich Get Thrifty, Supercar Salesmen Work Harder Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 9:09 AM ET
    Visitors look at a Rolls-Royce Phantom luxury automobile.

    In London, surprisingly robust sales of Lamborghinis and Ferraris depend on mass-market techniques as the super-rich spend less freely.

  • Merck Sees $200 Million Hit to 2013 Results on Venezuela Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 9:05 AM ET

    Drugmaker Merck said Wednesday that the devaluation of Venezuela's currency will reduce its net income by about $200 million this year.

  • Deere Earnings Beat Estimates on Strong Demand Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 8:58 AM ET
    John Deere Hybrid Tractor

    Deere, the world's largest farm equipment maker, reported first-quarter results above analysts' expectations as farmers geared up to plant the biggest corn crop in U.S. history.

  • Higher Taxes Put the Brakes on Retail Spending Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 8:33 AM ET

    Retail sales barely rose in January as tax increases and higher gasoline prices restrained spending. Separately, import and export prices rose slightly less than expected in the month.

  • Whole Foods John Mackey: Obamacare Likely to Raise Costs Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 8:26 AM ET
    John Mackey

    The problem, Mackey explained, is that the type of benefit plans the government will likely mandate, will require more benefit coverage than he provides now.

  • Conditions on Disabled Cruise Ship in Dispute Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 7:55 AM ET
    The cruise ship Carnival Triumph sits idle February 11, 2013 in the Gulf of Mexico. According to the Coast Guard, the ship lost propulsion power February 10, after a fire broke out in the engine room.

    A cruise line said it is making the passengers stranded aboard a disabled ship in the Gulf of Mexico as comfortable as possible, contradicting the accounts of some passengers who told relatives of filthy, hot conditions and limited access to food.

  • Mid-Turnaround, J.C. Penney Boosts Borrowing Capacity Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 7:42 AM ET

    Retailer J.C. Penney increased its borrowing capacity under a bank credit facility by $100 million to $1.85 billion and expanded an option to borrow more at a later date, raising concerns among analysts as it works on a turnaround.

  • US Mortgage Applications Slumped Last Week as Rates Rose Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 7:03 AM ET
    Mortgage application

    Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell last week, with purchase and refinance demand drying up as interest rates rose for the fourth week in a row, an industry group said on Wednesday.

  • Detroit. Michigan

    Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, delivers speech on Wednesday to avoid losing much of his authority to a state takeover of the city's financial affairs.

  • As gasoline prices soar, consumers are blaming hedge funds who have been amassing winning bets on oil.

  • Obama to Republicans: Can We Just Move On? Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 3:17 AM ET
    President Barack Obama gives the State of the Union address on February 12, 2013.

    President Barack Obama tried to push past the fiscal battles that plagued his first term, as he laid out an agenda he hopes will shape his legacy.

  • Charles Plosser, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

    The Federal Reserve should be more explicit about the likely future path of interest rates, a top Fed official said on Tuesday, saying that while the central bank's recent changes to guidance on interest rates are a step in the right direction they do not go far enough.

  • Kate Upton: The Price I Paid to Be on SI Cover Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 9:30 PM ET
    Kate Upton visits CNBC to talk about being the two-time cover girl for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition.

    "If I didn't get sick standing in Antarctica in a bikini, something would be wrong with me," recounts SI swimsuit model Kate Upton.

  • Obama's Tone Is Most Important for Investors Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 6:34 PM ET

    In the State of the Union, Obama will lay out a plan for economic growth, seeking to attract jobs from overseas, the White House said. Traders are interested in his tone.

  • Yahoo Wants to Make Content, Ads Just for You Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 5:51 PM ET
    Marissa Mayer

    Yahoo personalize content and advertising for its users on both the mobile and desktop platforms, CEO Marissa Mayer said Tuesday.

  • Comcast to Buy Rest of GE's Stake in NBCUniversal Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 4:30 PM ET
    30 Rockefeller Plaza

    Comcast said it will buy the rest of GE's stake in NBCUniversal for approximately $16.7 billion. Comcast shares jumped after-hours.

  • Bernard Madoff

    A new distribution announced Tuesday by court-appointed trustee Irving Picard will bring the total amount returned to investors past $5 billion for the first time.

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