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  • Record 401(k) Balances—How Does Yours Compare? Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 6:44 AM ET

    Employee 401(k) accounts are jumping to record levels thanks to the surging stock market and increased contributions from workers and their employers.

  • Boeing Denies Misconduct After Union Files Complaint Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 3:19 AM ET
    Boeing's 787 on its test flight

    Boeing denied misconduct by its managers afterb a union representing engineers and technical workers accused the planemaker's security staff of intimidating some members over labor contract votes.

  • In the recovery so far, small businesses have largely been left behind. Initially, loans were hard to come by and consumers weren't shopping. Now, small-business owners say, Washington is throwing up additional roadblocks. The New York Times reports.

  • Obama Speech Fails to Prod Congress Into Action Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 10:58 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    The pomp and soaring rhetoric of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address roused his Capitol audience to standing ovations, but a day after, the U.S. Congress is no closer to achieving major accomplishments in 2013.

  • The Boards of American Airlines and US Airways have voted to merge the two airlines creating the world's largest carrier.

  • Ackman Fears Regulators Would Miss Herbalife Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 7:56 PM ET
    Bill Ackman

    Hedge fund manager William Ackman, who has called nutritional supplements company Herbalife a pyramid scheme, said the biggest risk in shorting the company was whether regulators would take time to focus on the matter.

  • Apple Defends Proxy in Legal Filing vs. Einhorn Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 7:39 PM ET
    Tim Cook, CEO of Apple Inc.

    Apple defended its proxy in a legal filing against David Einhorn's lawsuit on Wednesday, stating in the filing that the lawsuit was a way for Einhorn to "induce" Apple to adopt a new type of preferred stock.

  • Cisco Sees Slow and Steady Start to 2013 Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 4:55 PM ET

    Cisco's earnings topped forecasts and its outlook was in-line. "I think what our customers are telling us is a very slow start and steady improvement throughout the year," CEO John Chambers said.

  • Apple's Tim Cook Needs to Answer $137 Billion Question Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 4:33 PM ET
    Apple CEO Tim Cook.

    Apple CEO Tim Cook did not address the numerous questions weighing on the minds of investors – and apparently company's stock price - at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet conference in California.

  • Applied Materials Earnings Fall but Top Forecasts Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 4:18 PM ET
    Applied Materials

    Applied Materials earnings fell sharply but topped expectations. The chip-equipment maker's outlook was in-line with forecasts.

  • The new wave of shareholder activism is is one of the best ways to stave off the heavy hand of government, CLSA analyst Mike Mayo said Wednesday.

  • Time Warner Exploring Magazine Sale Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 4:04 PM ET
    Pedestrians walk past the Time Warner Center, headquarters building of Time Warner Inc., in New York, U.S.

    Time Warner is in preliminary talks to sell some of its magazine assets to Meredith Corporation.

  • Treasury Nominee Lew Denies Conflict of Interest Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 3:38 PM ET
    Jack Lew speaks during his confirmation hearing.

    The top Republican lawmaker vetting Jack Lew to serve as Treasury secretary zeroed on his work at Citigroup as a possible conflict of interest.

  • Judge Throws Out Key Suit on Botched Facebook IPO Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 3:33 PM ET

    On Wednesday, a judge in the Southern District of New York dismissed a key group of plaintiffs in litigation against Facebook for allegedly mishandling its 2012 initial public offering.

  • Cooperman Sells Apple, Buys Facebook Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 1:27 PM ET
    Leon Cooperman, chairman and chief executive officer of Omega Advisors Inc.

    Leon Cooperman liquidated his Apple stock and purchased Facebook, according to a 13F filing. Is it time to buy Apple?

  • What Obama Can Do About Climate Change Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 1:06 PM ET

    President Obama gave Congress an ultimatum on climate change in his State of the Union speech: Craft a plan to slash greenhouse gas emissions or the White House will go it alone.

  • State of the Union Reaction: Gun Sales Still Strong Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 1:00 PM ET

    The morning day President Barack Obama's emotional plea in his State of the Union message for a "vote" on new gun control measures, it is business as usual at the Blue Ridge Arsenal in Chantilly, Va.

  • Mark Zuckerberg 'Likes' Governor Chris Christie Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 12:57 PM ET
    Gov. Chris Christie and Mark Zuckerberg

    Mark Zuckerberg's support shows the bipartisan appeal of Christie, and will help the governor raise money ahead of his gubernatorial run later this year, and possible presidential run in four years.

  • Zell: US Borders Not a Problem Because 'Jobs Aren't Here' Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 12:54 PM ET

    America should not worry too much about the border because nobody's coming anymore, entrepreneur Sam Zell told CNBC.

  • 'Agitated Shareholders' May Force Dell to Boost Buyout Bid Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 12:52 PM ET

    Major shareholders oppose Dell's $24.4 billion leveraged buyout, claiming that the current offer of $13.65 per share is a steal for Dell, but a miss for shareholders.

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