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  • Seeking Profit for Taxpayers in Potential of New Drug Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 9:35 AM ET

    Congress wants a second look at how private firms profit from public research after Pfizer and the National Institutes of Health developed a potentially lucrative new drug. The NYT reports.

  • Construction crews work on a freeway overpass along Highway 101 in Novato, California.

    When it comes to maintaining and investing in infrastructure, America is seeing some progress, but still not making the grade.

  • Washington Post Caves, Will Charge for Digital Access Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 8:27 AM ET
    The Washington Post's home page.

    The Washington Post plans to start charging for some digital content starting this summer, becoming one of the last major U.S. newspapers to do so.

  • Boeing Signs Landmark $15.6 Billion Order With Ryanair Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 8:01 AM ET

    Ryanair announced a $15.6 billion order for 175 passenger jets from Boeing on Tuesday in a deal that will allow the Irish airline to consolidate its position as Europe's dominant low-cost carrier.

  • Fed to Remain Wall Street's Sugar Daddy: CNBC Survey Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 7:15 AM ET

    Wall Street has boosted its outlook for quantitative easing from the Federal Reserve, according to the March CNBC Fed Survey.

  • Samsung Working on Wristwatch to Rival Apple Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 5:15 AM ET

    A watch phone? Sounds like something TV private eye Maxwell Smart would have. But as smartphone sales slow, both Samsung and Apple are said to be working on them.

  • A New Relationship: China's Xi Meets US's Lew Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 2:27 AM ET

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew met new Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday at a critical time in relations between the world's two largest economies, with cyber hacking, market access and the Chinese currency high on the agenda for talks

  • NFL, Retired Players Settle Lawsuit Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 12:31 AM ET
    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

    The NFL has settled a lawsuit relating to the use of retired players' images, agreeing to contribute $42 million to a newly established Common Good Fund that will be administered by a group of retired players. NBC reports.

  • Is China Trying to Take Apple Down? Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 12:11 AM ET

    A Chinese state television program on Apple raised concerns that the company has less fair phone-replacement policies in China than in other countries. The Global Post reports.

  • US Hacker Gets 3-1/2 Years for Stealing iPad User Data Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 10:41 PM ET

    A computer hacker was sentenced on Monday to three years and five months in prison for stealing the personal data of about 120,000 Apple iPad users, including some belonging to high-profile individuals.

  • BlackRock to Lay Off Nearly 300 Employees: Memo Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 9:07 PM ET

    BlackRock, the world's largest money manager, will lay off nearly 300 employees, or about 3 percent of its workforce.

  • Lululemon's See-Through Pants Recall Hits Stock Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 8:55 PM ET

    Lululemon Athletica is pulling shipments of unexpectedly sheer women's yoga pants from its stores, in a move they said would hurt its bottom line.

  • Citigroup Headquarters in Long Island City, New York.

    Citigroup has agreed to pay $730 million to settle a class action lawsuit on behalf of investors who said they were misled by the company's disclosures. Purchasers of the bank's debt and preferred stock claimed there were misstatements and omissions in the disclosures.

  • Cyprus Gives the Fed More Reason to Buy Bonds Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 6:00 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke

    The bailout in Cyprus could mean a pause in the US stock-market rally but some market pros say it's also likely to give the Fed more ammunition to maintain its stimulus.

  • 'You Have to Be Bullish' on US Stocks: Whitney Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 4:38 PM ET
    Meredith Whitney

    The bailout in Cyprus that rattled the markets and rekindled fears of the European debt crisis will be beneficial for U.S. stocks, analyst Meredith Whitney told CNBC.

  • Most Expensive States for Car Insurance Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 3:55 PM ET

    Auto insurance rates vary according to how many drivers are on the road, how safe they are, even who decides lawsuits.

  • Google May Take on Evernote With Own App Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 1:01 PM ET
    Google Keep App

    A possible move by Google to launch its own note-taking application would challenge the popular Evernote.

  • Grandparents Step Up Help to Fund College Costs Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 12:42 PM ET

    Parents still invest most of the money in college savings funds, but grandparents' contributions now make up about 9.5 percent of the total, new numbers say.

  • JC Penney Shares Jump on Joe Fresh 'Brightspot' Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 12:36 PM ET

    J.C. Penney shares surged Monday after a research note flagged promising early customer response to the department store chain's weekend launch of Joe Fresh shops within its stores.

  • Still a Long Way to Go for Housing: Meritage CEO Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 12:33 PM ET
    Construction workers are seen on the job at a new housing development in San Mateo, California.

    Business is brisk, but the new-home market won't be back to normal for a while, Meritage CEO Steven Hilton said.

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