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  • Not-So-Golden Years: Over 75, Burdened By Debt Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 8:42 AM ET

    America's seniors appear to have grown more burdened by debt in recent years, and experts say a likely culprit is medical expenses.

  • Olympic National Park, Washington.

    As $85 billion in spending cuts loom, people across the country who rely on the government were trying to fathom what it would mean for them. The NYT reports.

  • Macy's Earnings, Revenue Edge Above Street Estimates Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 8:02 AM ET

    The department store chain reported quarterly earnings and revenue that topped analysts' expectations as its strategy of tailoring merchandise to local markets paid off during the holiday season.

  • Apple is settling a lawsuit that said customers were charged when their children inadvertently downloaded certain applications from the company's online store.

  • Second Crippling Blizzard in Days Blasts Central US Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 6:39 AM ET

    Another blizzard bore down on the nation's midsection early Tuesday after lashing the Texas Panhandle with hurricane-force winds, closing highways and cutting power to thousands in Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas.

  • Past Due: More Americans Are Behind on Auto Loans Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 6:21 AM ET

    More Americans fell behind on their auto loan payments in the last three months of 2012, when some borrowers' financial obligations temporarily take a backseat to spending on holiday shopping.

  • Parents Are Robbing Retirement to Pay for College Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Paying for your child's education is a laudable goal, but may not be realistic for some parents who could wind up jeopardizing their own financial future in order to put their children through college.

  • Bernanke Speaks as Italy Becomes New Headwind Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 8:42 PM ET

    Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is expected to provide soothing words about the Fed's easy money policies, but markets may react more to new bearish concerns out of Europe.

  • Gupta Ordered to Pay Goldman Sachs $6.22 Million Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 6:25 PM ET

    A federal judge ordered former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta to reimburse $6.22 million to the bank to help cover its legal expenses related to his criminal insider trading case.

  • General Motors Asks for OK to Pay CEO $11.1 Million Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 5:39 PM ET
    Dan Akerson

    General Motors, which still needs the federal government to approve how much it pays top executives, wants to pay CEO Dan Akerson $11.1 million this year, according to documents obtained by CNBC.

  • Emerging Markets Pose New Problems for Mobile Giants Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 4:56 PM ET

    Mobile growth opportunities lie in emerging markets but heavyweights like Apple and Google are having to rethink their approach.

  • Terry Lundgren

    Macy's Chief Executive Terry Lundgren said he was shocked when Martha Stewart told him in 2011 that she was starting a new alliance with rival J.C. Penney.

  • Why the 1% Hate Deficits (And Why They May Be Right) Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 3:18 PM ET

    The richest Americans pay to influence U.S. policy toward cost cutting to benefit themselves, said a new study. But they could also be doing the right thing for the economy.

  • Three Magic Numbers That Could Derail This Market Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 3:15 PM ET

    The market's bull run has begun to lose its footing and the big question is: What could shut it down for good? It could be one of these three numbers.

  • Bob Woodward: Obama Made Big Mistake on Sequester Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 1:20 PM ET
    Bob Woodward

    The White House mistakenly thought that Republicans could never stomach cuts to the Defense Department, which constitute half of the reductions in the sequester. This was a terrible misreading of the Tea Party-infused GOP, the Fiscal Times reports.

  • Behind the Scenes at the Oscars Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 1:18 PM ET
    Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck, and George Clooney, winners of the Best Picture award for 'Argo,' pose in the press room during the Oscars.

    I was lucky to attend the Oscars on Sunday night and there were a number of details that surprised me about the in-person experience. Here are a few.

  • A New Cyber Cold War Tests US Ties to China Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 1:18 PM ET

    An omission by the Obama administration last week underscored the U.S.'s heightened sensitivities over how directly to confront China's new leadership over hacking.

  • Simpson-Bowles Health Plan Stirs Worry, Lacks Detail Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 12:33 PM ET
    Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles

    A new bipartisan deficit-reduction plan to slash a massive $600 billion from U.S. healthcare spending over two decades has policy experts scratching their heads over how such an ambitious target can be reached.

  • Blackberry 10

    And the winner for craziest stock of the year is ... Blackberry. It seems Wall Street is worried as to whether its new phone will be a success.

  • The documentary "Inocente" won an Oscar Sunday for best documentary short, making it the first film funded by Kickstarter to take home the prestigious award.

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