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  • The World Needs Central Bank Action in Concert Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 2:36 AM ET

    Central banks have differing monetary policy and it makes no sense for a central bank to try to un-do what another central bank is doing.

  • How 'Forward Guidance' Will Impact Currencies Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 11:15 PM ET

    The ECB's and BOE's new usage of "forward guidance" is just the first in what's likely to be a series of steps from these central banks in the same direction.

  • Sun Valley Kicks Off With Hulu, IMG, Hot Start-Ups Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 3:46 PM ET
    Sun Valley will host corporate leaders for the 31st annual Allen & Co. media and technology conference, where powerful players gather for weeklong meetings, which began Tuesday.

    Allen & Co. launched its media and tech conference Tuesday, with about 300 media moguls, tech titans, start-up CEOs, and high- profile VCs and investors gathering in Sun Valley, Idaho.

  • The Myth of the Overpaid American CEO Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 3:31 PM ET
    John Watson, chairman and CEO of oil giant Chevron

    Despite what you might have heard, American CEOs aren't really paid that much more than their foreign counterparts. And when they are, it's for very good reasons.

  • This Trade No Longer Works? Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 1:43 PM ET

    While concerns about Egypt are being touted as part of the reason for oil's resilience in the face of dollar strength, there's more going on.

  • Manufacturing Slump Not in the Mix for Vitamix Saturday, 6 Jul 2013 | 3:00 PM ET
    Vitamix blender

    Amid a slow-growth environment for US manufacturing, one American company is bucking the trend as Americans embrace juicing, which has driven sales higher.

  • Expect More Volatile Earnings From IBM: Goldman Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 11:31 AM ET

    Big Blue's steady profit growth appears to be coming undone amid a slowdown in emerging markets, according to Goldman Sachs.

  • Spitzer's 'Madam': I'm Running Against You, Eliot Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 11:19 AM ET
    Eliot Spitzer and ex-madam Kristin Davis.

    Eliot Spitzer may think the past is in the past as he makes another run for public office, this time for New York City Comptroller, but his alleged madam Kristin Davis disagrees.

  • Obsessed Over Market Fund Flows? Well, Get Over It Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 10:56 AM ET

    If you find yourself spending a lot of time recently obsessing over how much money has flowed in and out of the financial markets, you might want to find a hobby.

  • Nothing to Fear but Q2 Itself: Are Jitters Overdone? Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 10:35 AM ET

    We are hearing the usual chorus of complaints at the start of earnings season, that profits look anemic, but data suggests things may not be that bad.

  • Fannie and Freddie Fight: Hedge Funds vs. Treasury Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 9:57 AM ET

    Because of the government's accounting chicanery, wealthy hedge funds may deserve a cut of the profits of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

  • Is This the Most Hated Bull Market Ever? Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    If this is the most-hated bull market ever, maybe there's good reason for it. The rally this year looks good on paper but has come on the backs of some ugly internals.

  • Bulls Are Coming Back to Oneok Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 5:26 AM ET
    Natural gas pipelines

    The bulls are pouring into Oneok as the pipeline company tries to bounce from long-term support.

  • Fed and Markets: Who Is Guiding Whom? Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 11:02 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies during a hearing before the Joint Economic Committee May 22, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

    Markets want to see that the Fed knows what it is doing – and that it is in control, writes this economist.

  • Here's How to Trade Oil Given the Egypt Crisis Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 10:21 PM ET

    Daryl Guppy gives you a strategy to trade oil amid the current geo-political risks.

  • Buffett's gift to Gates charity is biggest so far Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 6:56 PM ET
    Warren Buffett at the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholder's Meeting in Omaha, Nebraska.

    Warren Buffett's donation to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation this year is the biggest since his annual contributions began in 2006.

  • Why Disney shrugged off 'Lone Ranger' flop Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 5:29 PM ET
    Johnny Depp as Tonto in Disney's Lone Ranger

    The fact that investors ignored the disappointing "Lone Ranger" box office receipts points to a couple key trends at Disney, and its studio in particular.

  • A View From the Highway: Great Lakes Economics Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 2:28 PM ET

    Everyone is on the road. I've done the drive to Wisconsin every year now for the past 15, and without a doubt traffic seemed heavier than any time in the past four or five years.

  • Housing Sentiment sours as mortgage rates rise Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 12:42 PM ET

    Just as America's homeowners were finally coming up for air, they are suddenly turning more negative on the housing market, according to a new survey from Fannie Mae.

  • Eliot Spitzer Ready to Encore as Wall Street Scourge Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 12:38 PM ET
    Eliot Spitzer

    Eliot Spitzer once transformed with Attorney General's office into a crusade against Wall Street. Is he planning to do it again?

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