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  • AP Photo/Wayne Parry

    Guests at one New Jersey casino will be the first in the U.S. to place bets with the click of their television remote controls.

  • Small Business Confidence Barely Budged in January Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 7:32 AM ET

    Small-business owners' confidence was virtually flat in January, as entrepreneurs failed to recoup losses sparked by December's scare about the so-called "fiscal cliff," according to the NFIB.

  • Tiny 'Fibers' May Be Behind 787 Battery Failure: NTSB Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 7:28 AM ET

    The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is investigating whether tiny fiber-like formations inside lithium-ion batteries could have played a role in battery failures on two Boeing 787s.

  • Obama's Big Chance to Sway Public on Deficit Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 6:43 AM ET
    President Barack Obama addresses immigration reform on Jan. 29. 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    President Obama's State of the Union Address represents his largest opportunity to sway the public and Congress behind his goal for "balanced" deficit reduction, according to his longtime strategist David Axelrod.

  • State of the Union May Well Set Tone for Budget Talks Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 6:05 AM ET
    Barack Obama

    President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday could drive market focus straight to the next skirmish in the budget and deficit battle with Congress, depending on his tone.

  • Robert Greifeld, Nasdaq OMX CEO

    Private equity firm Carlyle Group recently approached Nasdaq OMX Group about taking the exchange operator private, but the talks fell apart over a disagreement on price, sources familiar with the deal said on Monday.

  • Dish Network

    Dish Chairman and co-founder Charles Ergen insists: "I don't want to kill ads, I think advertising is great." Instead, he says he wants fewer, more effective and more expensive ads, to yield a better experience for consumers, and prevent cord-cutting and piracy.

  • Pay-by-Tweet Service Launched on Twitter Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 11:05 PM ET

    The first "pay-by-tweet" service has been launched on Twitter, with American Express introducing a service on Monday that lets its cardholders buy products simply by sending a short message.

  • Pimco

    The PIMCO Total Return Fund, decreased its mortgage holdings to its lowest level since mid-2011, ahead of the prospect of higher interest rates and emerging inflationary pressures.

  • US, Europe Firms Pay Price of Venezuela Devaluation Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 7:26 PM ET
    Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez

    Venezuela's latest currency devaluation will hurt a range of U.S. and European companies that sell to consumers in the country, as state-imposed price controls make it more difficult for those companies to protect their profits.

  • Tech, Leather Hit Catwalk: Scenes From Fashion Week Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 4:54 PM ET

    Behind the scenes and on the Lincoln Center runway at New York's Mercedes-Benz Fashion Show for the Fall 2013 season.

  • SEC Might Be Too Cozy With Wall Street: Report Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 3:28 PM ET

    A new report by a non-profit government watchdog group says former SEC employees, hired away from the Commission by the private sector, "routinely" help their new employers to influence the agency and blunt SEC enforcement actions.

  • CEO: Report About Tesla Electric Car Is Bogus Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 3:17 PM ET
    Tesla Model S

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk told CNBC that a recent New York Times article claiming that cold weather cuts the mileage on the Tesla electric car is bogus. The Times shot back that the allegations were "flatly untrue."

  • US May Soon Be Energy Independent: Study Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 2:29 PM ET
    U.S. Petroleum storage tanks.

    U.S. oil and gas production is evolving so rapidly—and demand is dropping so quickly—that in just five years the U.S. may no longer need to buy oil from any source but Canada, according to Citigroup.

  • 5% of Credit Reports Contain Costly Errors: FTC Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 1:58 PM ET

    Five percent of U.S. consumers have an error on their credit report that "could lead to them paying more for products such as auto loans and insurance," the Federal Trade Commission said Monday, as it issued a long-awaited study of credit report accuracy.

  • American Airlines and US Airways aircraft sit on the tarmac at Ronald Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Virginia.

    After more than a year of courtship, US Airways is just days from finally merging with American Airlines, and some are wondering if this is the end of the line for the run-up in airline stocks.

  • The automatic government spending cuts are the best chance to ever reduce defense spending, former DNC chairman Howard Dean told CNBC.

  • 4% Interest, Without Fees: Too Good to Be Checking? Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 12:55 PM ET

    Decent rates are not a thing of the past, thanks to a group dedicated to giving local banks an even chance against the big boys.

  • Can US Companies' Chinese Results Be Trusted? Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 12:14 PM ET

    Concern is growing about risks to U.S.-based multinationals in a country where American audit regulators are locked out by the Chinese government and bribery and fraud are routine.

  • Stocks Better Investment Than Homes: Shiller Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 10:26 AM ET

    Housing will not be an "exciting market" over the next five years, Yale's Prof. Robert Shiller told CNBC.

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