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  • BlackBerry shares got squashed on Friday after disappointing quarterly earnings. And that has one analyst suggesting the company's days are numbered.

  • Commodities Going Hog Wild as Pig Contracts Fly Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 12:29 PM ET

    The hottest trade—at least in the commodity markets—is shaping up to be live hog futures. Prices have surged 18 percent year-to-date.

  • US Stocks the Best in Show This Year Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 10:27 AM ET

    U.S. stocks are having their best start to the year in more than a decade, well outperforming bonds, commodities, and global equities in the first half of 2013.

  • Best First Half Since 1998. What's Next? Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 8:26 AM ET

    In fact, the Dow is poised for its best first half since 1999. As the second quarter and first half of the year come to an end, CNBC examines where the money was made.

  • After Fall From Grace, Can Paula Deen Recover? Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 6:45 AM ET
    Paula Deen

    Paula Deen has lost multiple big deals following a racial-slur controversy. Despite the uproar, crisis management professionals say it's not too late to right this sinking ship.

  • T-Mobile Bulls Look for More Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 5:28 AM ET

    The bulls loved T-Mobile earlier in the month, and they're looking for the gains to keep on coming.

  • Venture's Competition Crunch: Success Strategies Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 6:41 PM ET

    How to become a better venture capital investor is the topic of the 500 Startups conference in San Francisco.

  • An 18-Hole Mini-Golf Course in the Office? Yep Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 4:18 PM ET

    Some people take the team on a retreat to mini-golf but if you're LinkedIn, you build the mini-golf course IN the office.

  • Europe's New Banking Union: Why You Should Care Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 4:02 PM ET

    After a marathon meeting, EU finance ministers finally agreed to rules about what to do when a bank collapses.

  • Ford leverages truck power with new F-Series Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 2:51 PM ET

    Ford is rolling out a new version of its popular F-Series truck. The Ford F-150 Tremor is a regular cab pickup with a short wheel base and Ecoboost engine.

  • Fed's QE Dance Isn't Over Yet: Farr Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 12:53 PM ET

    The Fed has a way to go in meeting its dual mandate of maximum employment and stable prices, says investment adviser Mike Farr.

  • The REIT That's Raking in Huge Dollars Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 12:52 PM ET

    Investors flocked to real estate investment trusts this week, in a trade that looks like a search for yield and a play on a more aggressive housing recovery.

  • Home Sales at Risk Due to Rising Mortgage Rates Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 10:58 AM ET

    Sales of newly built homes rose to a five-year high in May, but those numbers could be wrong because they include contracts signed before mortgage rates spiked.

  • Pending Home Sales Soar 6.7 Percent to 6-Year High Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 10:00 AM ET
    A sale pending sign is posted in front of a home for sale in San Francisco, California.

    Signed contracts to buy previously owned homes rose to the highest level in six years. Rising interest rates may be causing some buyers to get in quickly.

  • Options Bulls place bets on Las Vegas Sands Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 8:08 AM ET

    Analysts gave Las Vegas Sands a "buy" rating recently, and traders are following that recommendation.

  • Americans Enjoy Pretending to Understand News Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 6:54 AM ET

    "Americans want to be in-the-know about current events," says a report, but we sometimes only pretend to know what we're talking about. (Oh, and it's worse for tablet owners.)

  • Fed Tapering: It’s About Time! Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 2:23 AM ET

    Ben Bernanke's announcement that the Fed would look to "taper" off asset purchases sometime in 2014 providing economic indicators continued to improve was timely and logical.

  • Tune Into Pandora Shares for 30% Upside: Analyst Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 4:40 PM ET

    Pandora is taking share from the $15 billion terrestrial radio market and that should open up an opportunity to sell more audio ads, says one analyst.

  • Dueling Job Surveys: Resolving Love/Hate Results Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 4:21 PM ET

    One survey says most people like their jobs while another says they don't. They don't conflict.

  • Why All the Bond Selling Hysteria May Be Overdone Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 4:13 PM ET

    Sure, the headlines look bad: the biggest single-month exodus from bond funds, volatile equity market swings. But the hysteria over bonds seems to have gone too far.

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