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  • Glencore, JPMorgan sued over warehouse aluminium Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 9:00 AM ET

    Glencore Xstrata and JPMorgan face a U.S. lawsuit alleging they artificially inflated aluminium prices, the second legal challenge related to metal warehousing in a week.

  • Here's why people fear Fed policy, but shouldn't Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 8:59 AM ET
    The U.S. Federal Reserve building in Washington, D.C.

    The Fed's policies have led to a huge increase in reserve balances in the banking system. But since banks don't lend out reserves, this isn't the problem people think it is.

  • US job growth steady; federal hiring drops: Gallup Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 8:34 AM ET
    A jobs sign is seen on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Building in Washington.

    A monthly gauge of U.S. employment held steady in the latest week, underscoring little movement in overall hiring yet showing a "significant decline" in federal government jobs.

  • Wal-Mart may bid for Li's supermarkets Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 8:33 AM ET

    Wal-Mart Stores is considering making a bid for the Hong Kong supermarket business being sold by a company controlled by Asia's richest man Li Ka-shing, according to sources.

  • Yahoo is getting a new logo—in a month Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 8:16 AM ET

    Internet icon Yahoo is changing its distinctive logo for the first time in nearly two decades.

  • Closing Fannie, Freddie could boost mortgage rates Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 6:22 AM ET

    Homebuyers could feel the pinch if Congress follows through on plans to shut down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

  • Washington warily takes on mortgages Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 5:58 AM ET

    Efforts to change the system for financing homeownership will be difficult, because Americans like inexpensive mortgage loans. The New York Times reports.

  • Disney expects big 'Lone Ranger' loss Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 5:35 PM ET
    Johnny Depp as Tonto in Disney's Lone Ranger

    Disney earnings beat amid growth at its theme parks and media networks but there was weakness at the movie division and the company projected a big loss from the "Lone Ranger."

  • Bank of America accused of $850 million fraud Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 4:09 PM ET
    Bank of America in Times Square, New York.

    The DOJ on Tuesday said it had filed a civil lawsuit against Bank of America for what government lawyers said was a fraud on investors.

  • Kutcher: I was 'terrified' portraying Steve Jobs Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 3:24 PM ET
    Actor Ashton Kutcher plays Steve Jobs in the red carpet premiere of "Jobs".

    Actor Ashton Kutcher talks about his starring role in Jobs, the upcoming biopic about the late tech innovator Steve Jobs, which he hopes will inspire the unemployed.

  • Siegel: Keep buying—you 'can’t lose' Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 2:40 PM ET
    Jeremy Siegel, economist and Wharton professor of finance

    Jeremy Siegel has been mocked for his bullishness, but his recent calls have been dead-on. Now he's doubling down.

  • Now even Fed dove sees taper soon Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 2:32 PM ET
    harles Evans, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

    The Fed will probably reduce its bond-buying stimulus program later this year, and depending on the economic data could do so as early as next month, a top Fed official said on Tuesday.

  • It's the Rodney Dangerfield of bull markets, LPL Financial's Jeff Kleintop says.

  • Loeb to 'wait and see' after Sony nixes spin-off Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 12:01 PM ET
    Daniel Loeb, founder and chief executive officer of Third Point LLC

    Billionaire investor Dan Loeb's Third Point is taking a "wait-and-see approach" after Sony on Monday evening rejected its plan to spin off the company's entertainment business.

  • IBM has a cash flow problem: Analyst Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 11:48 AM ET

    IBM is weighing on the broader market Tuesday after one analyst downgraded the software and services giant to "underperform."

  • Wien: Government should spend more, taper less Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 11:17 AM ET
    Byron Wien, vice chairman of Blackstone Advisory Partners

    There's no reason the Fed should taper asset purchases and instead the government needs to increase spending, said Byron Wien, vice chairman of Blackstone Advisory Partners.

  • Wearable tech could track workers: Ex-Apple CEO Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 10:50 AM ET

    With Obamacare looming, businesses may look to offer employees healthy-living incentives and track them, said John Sculley, co-founder of Misfit Wearables and former Apple CEO.

  • Gay couples find divorce equality tough to come by Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 10:36 AM ET

    Because gay marriage is relatively new, same-sex divorces come with high price tags and other expensive sacrifices, NBC Today reports.

  • Recluse's gold fortune heads to auction Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 10:04 AM ET
    Mexican 50-peso gold pieces that belonged to Walter Samaszko Jr., who died in June 2012. They were set to be auctioned in Carson City, Nev.

    The final treasures of a quiet man who collected a fortune in gold coins will be auctioned off Tuesday in Nevada.

  • Fake execs scam $220,000 in luxury goods, travel Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 10:01 AM ET

    Two men have been charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, after they posed as senior executives. They scammed more than $220,000 in luxury travel and goods.

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