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  • JPMorgan Investors May Ask to Clip Dimon's Wings Sunday, 5 May 2013 | 5:15 PM ET
    Jamie Dimon

    JPMorgan Chase's Jamie Dimon may be losing ground in his fight to keep the title of chairman, as some major investors push for more oversight after the "London Whale" losses.

  • Corporations Find a Friend in the Supreme Court Sunday, 5 May 2013 | 10:48 AM ET
    The U.S. Supreme Court Justices.

    A new analysis finds the current Supreme Court to be by far the most pro-business of any since World War II.

  • Hundreds of firefighters are battling wind and dry conditions as over 6,000 acres have already burned northwest of Los Angeles.

    Damp air from the Pacific Ocean helped firefighters in their battle against a huge wildfire burning through coastal mountains in Southern California.

  • That Online Purchase May Have Made You a Criminal Sunday, 5 May 2013 | 9:25 AM ET

    Buy anything on the Internet lately without paying sales tax? In all but a few states, you're probably a tax cheat.

  • Ferguson: Sorry for 'Stupid' Remarks Sunday, 5 May 2013 | 5:22 AM ET
    Harvard historian Niall Ferguson

    Harvard historian Niall Ferguson apologized for "stupid" remarks he made about economist John Maynard Keynes, which evoked a firestorm.

  • JPMorgan Shareholders Urged to Reject 3 Directors Sunday, 5 May 2013 | 4:51 AM ET
    Jamie Dimon listens during a panel discussion on the opening day of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.

    JPMorgan shareholders should vote against the re-election of three board members, an influential proxy advisory firm said.

  • Orb Charges From Behind to Win the Kentucky Derby Saturday, 4 May 2013 | 7:20 PM ET
    Joel Rosario atop Orb celebrates after winning the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 4, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky.

    Orb splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby, giving Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey his first victory in the 139-year-old classic.

  • 'Our Freedom Is Under Attack': NRA Official Saturday, 4 May 2013 | 5:51 PM ET
    A young attendee inspects an assault rifle during the 2013 NRA Annual Meeting and Exhibits at the George R. Brown Convention Center on May 4, 2013 in Houston, Texas.

    President Barack Obama and the media are demonizing law-abiding gun owners in the wake of recent violent acts, National Rifle Association leaders and political allies said on Friday.

  • Run for the Senate? More Say Thanks, but No Thanks Saturday, 4 May 2013 | 2:02 PM ET
    Senator Tom Harkin

    At least eight of the 33 senators whose terms expire in 2014 won’t run again, but potential candidates are passing. The New York Times reports.

  • Financial Aid? College Students Need Financial Ed Saturday, 4 May 2013 | 1:29 PM ET

    A new survey suggests the root of many college students' financial struggles actually begin long before they ever set foot on campus, with a lack of financial literacy skills.

  • Investors Get Into Juice, Hoping to Squeeze Profits Saturday, 4 May 2013 | 1:20 PM ET
    Organic Avenue beverages

    Decades after downing their first juice boxes, health-conscious Americans are showing renewed enthusiasm for cold-pressed juice, a trend that's prompting big investors to follow in search of profits.

  • Buffett: 'Shot Heard Around the World' Coming Saturday, 4 May 2013 | 10:58 AM ET
    Warren Buffett at the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholder's Meeting in Omaha, Nebraska.

    Warren Buffett said it will be "the shot heard around the world" when the Fed indicates it will stop buying financial assets or start selling from their now enormous $3.4 trillion balance sheet.

  • Iscar's Wertheimer: Why We Sold to Warren Buffett Saturday, 4 May 2013 | 10:16 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Iscar's Eitan Wertheimer speaks with CNBC about Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway's purchase of the 20 percent of Iscar it didn't already own.

  • Graduates, Here’s How NOT to Get a Job Saturday, 4 May 2013 | 8:09 AM ET

    With the unemployment rate at 7.5 percent and the competition for full-time work fierce, here are some of the most common, and costly, errors that young interviewers can make.

  • Guinness-Loving Horse Seeks Kentucky Derby Magic Saturday, 4 May 2013 | 5:21 AM ET
    Marvin Abrego rides Frac Daddy during the morning excercise session in preparation for the 139th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.

    Two Montana oilmen formed Magic City Thoroughbred Partners. In 2007 they purchased a new thoroughbred with a good bloodline, and named him appropriately 'Frac Daddy."

  • Berkshire Earnings Get Boost From Insurance Gains Friday, 3 May 2013 | 5:09 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway reported a 42-percent jump in operating earnings amid strong gains in its insurance business.

  • Tesla Alters Financing Program to Silence Critics Friday, 3 May 2013 | 4:32 PM ET
    Tesla Motors

    One month after rolling out a lease-to-own financing program that generated plenty of attention and bad reviews, Tesla is changing its financing program to be more buyer-friendly.

  • Real Mortgage Relief, but Likely With a Catch Friday, 3 May 2013 | 2:49 PM ET
    Foreclosure prevention counseling fair

    Homeowners with government-backed mortgages may have a fresh shot at receiving meaningful mortgage relief, but it will likely come with strings attached, reports TheStreet.com.

  • Dealing in Drones: Big Business of Unmanned Flight Friday, 3 May 2013 | 2:10 PM ET
    Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., holds a Draganflyer X6 drone at a Judiciary Committee hearing.

    Concerns over domestic surveillance aside, the industry says 100,000 jobs could eventually be created if the FAA integrates drones into U.S. airspace by its 2015 target date.

  • High-Frequency Trading Is 'Basically Evil': Munger Friday, 3 May 2013 | 1:48 PM ET
    Charlie Munger, Vice-Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Corporation

    The events in Europe are a great example of bankers gone wild and you simply can't trust them, said Charlie Munger.

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