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  • Is the Dollar Dying? Why US Currency Is in Danger Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 12:49 PM ET

    The U.S dollar is shrinking as a percentage of the world's currency supply, raising concerns that it is about to see its run as the world's premier denomination come to an end.

  • Switzerland, US Sign Pact to Crack Down on Tax Evasion Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 12:28 PM ET

    Advancing a U.S. crackdown on tax evasion by Americans, the U.S. Treasury Department said Switzerland and the United States have signed a pact to make Swiss banks disclose more information about U.S. account holders.

  • Mark Zuckerberg Now Owns Almost 30% of Facebook Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 12:21 PM ET
    Mark Zuckerberg

    It seems like we hear a lot about investors selling their Facebook stock these days, but CEO Mark Zuckerberg is growing his stake in the company.

  • Housing Recovery to Boost Jobs: Goldman Sachs Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 11:52 AM ET
    Workers gather at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Hudson Yards development.

    Goldman Sachs economists forecast that residential investment-related employment growth should pick up this year and next, and could start to add jobs at a pace of 25,000 to 30,000 per month.

  • What Travelers Can Expect With American-US Airways Merger Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 11:31 AM ET
    American Airlines unveils a new logo and exterior for its planes.

    With an American-US Airways merger formally announced, here's what travelers can anticipate in terms of airfares, frequent-flier miles and destinations.

  • The majority of Americans fear the U.S. will become the the victim of a major cyber attack, or target another country with cyber weapons, according to a recent survey.

  • Expect an Apple TV Event in March: Analyst Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 10:47 AM ET

    Apple may hold a TV related event in March, but don't get too excited, it's not the TV news you were hoping for, one analyst said.

  • Foreclosures Fall Due to New Laws Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 10:19 AM ET

    Fewer borrowers are getting into trouble, but an enormous backlog of distress is still moving through the foreclosure system.

  • Warren Buffett: 'I'm Ready for Another Elephant' Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 10:18 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett told CNBC Thursday that even after teaming up with 3G Capital Management to acquire Heinz, he's still looking for another big acquisition and has the cash to pay for one.

  • Weekly Claims Slide as Jobs Picture Strengthens Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 10:08 AM ET
    An applicant stands after meeting potential employers at a job fair in New York.

    The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, pointing to a continued steady improvement in labor market conditions.

  • Coach's Longtime CEO Lew Frankfort Leaving in 2014 Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 10:00 AM ET
    Lew Frankfort, CEO of Coach Inc.

    Coach's longtime Chief Executive Lew Frankfort will step down in January 2014 and be replaced by the executive who oversaw the upscale leather-goods maker's successful expansion in Asia.

  • Pepsi Earnings Top Views, Helped by Price Increases Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 9:47 AM ET

    Pepsi reported quarterly earnings and revenue that topped Wall Street's expectations.

  • AMR, US Airways Merger Good for Customers: CEOs Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 9:18 AM ET
    American Airlines

    American Airlines and US Airways plan to merge in a deal that would create the world's largest carrier and caps years where the industry was marked by bankruptcy and consolidation.

  • Why Marrieds Tend to Be Richer: It's Complicated Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 9:02 AM ET

    Marriage confers the benefits of division of labor and economies of scale on everything from washing machines to health insurance. But it's not just about living under the same roof.

  • Berkshire Hathaway, 3G to Buy Heinz for $23 Billion Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 8:18 AM ET
    President and CEO William R. Johnson of the H.J. Heinz Company

    H.J. Heinz confirmed Thursday that it agreed to be acquired by Berkshire Hathaway and 3G for $28 billion.

  • Record 401(k) Balances—How Does Yours Compare? Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 6:44 AM ET

    Employee 401(k) accounts are jumping to record levels thanks to the surging stock market and increased contributions from workers and their employers.

  • Boeing Denies Misconduct After Union Files Complaint Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 3:19 AM ET
    Boeing's 787 on its test flight

    Boeing denied misconduct by its managers afterb a union representing engineers and technical workers accused the planemaker's security staff of intimidating some members over labor contract votes.

  • In the recovery so far, small businesses have largely been left behind. Initially, loans were hard to come by and consumers weren't shopping. Now, small-business owners say, Washington is throwing up additional roadblocks. The New York Times reports.

  • Obama Speech Fails to Prod Congress Into Action Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 10:58 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    The pomp and soaring rhetoric of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address roused his Capitol audience to standing ovations, but a day after, the U.S. Congress is no closer to achieving major accomplishments in 2013.

  • The Boards of American Airlines and US Airways have voted to merge the two airlines creating the world's largest carrier.

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