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  • Back-Load Cuts to Protect Growth Now: Dem Hoyer Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 10:11 AM ET
    Rep. Steny Hoyer

    A plan to replace the "sequester" should put the bulk of the reductions years out to protect the economy in the short run, House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer told CNBC.

  • New Home Sales Soar; Best Reading in Four Years Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 10:02 AM ET

    U.S. new-home sales jumped in January from the previous month to the highest level since July 2008, while a separate report showed that consumer confidence picked up much more strongly than expected in February.

  • Online Pirates to Get Six Strikes Under New System Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 9:32 AM ET

    Internet users who illegally share music, movies or television shows online could soon receive warning notices from the nation's major Internet service providers.

  • Divorcing Boomers Double Their Retirement Woes Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 9:27 AM ET

    From housing to medical care, Boomers who divorce can expect retirement to cost as much as 50 percent more, experts say.

  • Boom! Home Prices Log Biggest Gain Since 2006 Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 9:20 AM ET

    U.S. single-family home prices picked up in December, closing out 2012 with the biggest yearly gain in more than six years as the housing market got back on its feet.

  • Home Depot Earnings Top Views, Unveils Buyback Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 8:57 AM ET

    Home Depot said Tuesday its fourth-quarter profit topped Wall Street analysts' expectations, helped by an extra week of sales in the current quarter as well as by improvements in the U.S. housing market, and post-Sandy buying.

  • Sequestration 'Meat Cleaver' Is Irresponsible: Summers Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 8:43 AM ET
    Former U.S. National Economic Council Chairman Larry Summers

    Former Clinton Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers argued on CNBC for a "balanced approach" because President Barack Obama has agreed to more spending cuts.

  • 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.

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