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  • S&P 500 on the road to 2,000: Strategist Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 1:31 PM ET

    The bull market has a lot more upside, Piper Jaffray's Craig Johnson says.

  • The $325,000 hamburger (fries not included) Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 1:25 PM ET
    A lab-grown meat burger made from Cultured Beef, which has been developed by Professor Mark Post of Maastricht University in the Netherlands.

    A Netherlands-based researcher has produced lab-grown, cruelty-free meat. But will vegans and vegetarians be lining up for a serving of the engineered food product?

  • Detroit makers struggle with production shortages Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 1:24 PM ET
    Ford F-150 trucks at the company's Kansas City, Mo., assembly plant in Claycomo, Mo.

    Many domestic auto plants are operating above 100 percent of straight-time, two-shift capacity, forcing manufacturers to look at their options.

  • Stock market set to ‘rip higher’: Pro Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 1:08 PM ET
    Specialists on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Joe Terranova of Virtus Investment Partners says stocks will keep rising even after the Federal Reserve begins to taper next month.

  • Higher mortgage rates may mean easier credit Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 12:42 PM ET

    As mortgage rates rise and refinancings fall dramatically, banks are in search of new business. That, in turn, has them easing lending standards for some borrowers.

  • Big oil struggles to profit as US production booms Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 12:26 PM ET

    Judging by second-quarter earnings, the energy resurgence sweeping the world's largest economy is benefiting everyone except the largest U.S. oil and gas producers.

  • Retail investors most bearish in 7 months: TD Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 12:00 PM ET

    Investors took profits in July on fears about the Federal Reserve's expected tapering, according to TD Ameritrade data.

  • Long in the tooth nudists hunt for new recruits Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 11:10 AM ET
    Kirill, a nudist who declined to give his full name, participates in a public body painting event by artist Andy Golub near New York's Times Square on July 31, 2013.

    Nudists are trying to re-brand their wrinkled public image by swapping out some of the older faces in online marketing pictures and replacing them with fresher looks.

  • Pension over-promises need renegotiating: Hubbard Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 10:32 AM ET
    Glenn Hubbard Dean of the Columbia University Graduate School of Business.

    Many governments have too much debt and "too generous public pensions," said Glenn Hubbard, the Columbia Business School dean who advised Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign.

  • Fast-food workers: Supersize our wages! Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 10:30 AM ET
    Fast-food workers demand higher pay at a protest outside a Wendy's in New York in July.

    Fast-food workers protesting in seven cities are demanding that the federal minimum hourly wage be more than doubled, from $7.25 to $15.

  • Obama first to politicize Fed pick: Romney advisor Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 10:11 AM ET
    Janet Yellen and Larry Summers

    President Obama is playing politics with his choice for Fed chair, but he'll get his nominee confirmed, said Glenn Hubbard, advisor to Romney's 2012 presidential campaign.

  • Why the A-Rod mess won't actually cost baseball Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 10:01 AM ET

    Amid the Major League Baseball doping scandal, many fans are reacting in two ways: a wide yawn and a quick flash of their credit cards to gobble up more games and gear.

  • US service sector soars in July, crushing forecast Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 10:00 AM ET
    A cocktail waitress delivers drinks to guests at the MGM Resorts International casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    The pace of growth in the US services sector accelerated in July, picking up from a three-year low as new orders surged to their highest level in five months.

  • Fed outlier! No taper before year-end: Strategist Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 9:18 AM ET

    Bucking widespread expectations on Wall Street, the Fed won't begin to scale back its bond buying before year-end, said Jeffrey Saut, chief investment strategist at Raymond James.

  • Defying other indicators, consumer spending stalls Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 8:49 AM ET
    Shoppers walk down 5th Avenue in New York City.

    U.S. consumer spending has remained largely flat for the last three months, Gallup reported on Monday, in contrast to other indicators suggesting otherwise.

  • TJ Maxx, Saks' outlets take their battle online Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 7:45 AM ET

    T.J. Maxx plans to open an online store this year, as does rival Saks' Off Fifth outlets, making 2013 the year tech may have caught up with the speed of fashion.

  • Now it's Ackman vs. Soros in battle over Herbalife Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 7:22 AM ET
    Bill Ackman

    The battle over Herbalife intensified as George Soros has taken a large long position in the nutritional supplements maker, according to sources.

  • Tall trucks smash into Indiana bridges 400 times Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 6:23 AM ET
    Truck accident on the Virginia Avenue Bridge, Indianapolis, IN

    Video shows the Virginia Avenue Bridge in Indianapolis getting hit by multiple tall trucks. In all, seven area bridges have been hit more than 400 times. Bad GPS may be to blame.

  • What student debt? How other millennials think Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 6:14 AM ET

    Twelve million Gen Y-ers make more than $100,000, and many of them are not saddled with the six-digit student debt held by doctors and lawyers.

  • Pension pandemic needs 'national conversation' Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 6:00 AM ET
    Detroit firefighters protest the city's bankruptcy hearing in July.

    A CNBC.com analysis of large state and local municipal pension plans finds they face an array of financial burdens as workforces near retirement.

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