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  • Younger drinkers tire of the taste of light beer Saturday, 3 Aug 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    Bad spring weather and a sluggish economy were cited by brewers for the recent poor sales of some of their light beer brands. But a couple of new surveys suggest consumers may just be growing tired of the taste of light beer and moving on.

  • Heartburn over bad math and Big Macs Saturday, 3 Aug 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    A report that says McDonald's would only need to raise the price of Big Macs by 68 cents to double workers' wages is bunk and based on bad math, says CNBC contributor Carol Roth.

  • You really like me? What now for Facebook's stock Saturday, 3 Aug 2013 | 9:00 AM ET
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

    Investors watched Facebook shares swoon after its IPO. The stock has clawed its way back after big gains in mobile ad revenue, but is it a good buy?

  • IPO market heats up...even in August Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 4:04 PM ET

    August is traditionally deadsville for equity trading, but it's particularly dead for the IPO business. Everyone shuts down until September. Not this year....

  • 4 stocks under $10 making big moves Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 12:45 PM ET

    Stocks often make large-percentage move before the start of a major trend—a trend that can lead to huge profits. These four stocks are about to break out, TheStreet.com reports.

  • On Main Street, jobs numbers miss the real story Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 12:13 PM ET
    Fast-food workers demand higher pay at a protest outside a Wendy's in New York in July.

    Krystal Maxie-Collins knows it's tough to make a living. Workers like her plod along in positions that leave them barely enough money to keep food on the table.

  • Content is key in CBS-Time Warner Cable battle Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 11:08 AM ET
    CBS Chief Executive Les Moonves

    The increasing value of CBS' content is precisely why CEO Les Moonves is standing firm in his negotiations to be paid more for his channels for subscribers in New York, Los Angeles and Houston.

  • The most interesting man in the world is on Reddit Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 11:17 AM ET

    Actor Jonathan Goldsmith, also known as "The Most Interesting Man in the World" from Dos Equis advertisements, recently opened up on Reddit.

  • Escape velocity hopes give way to law of gravity Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 10:14 AM ET

    Bulls were eager for a strong nonfarm payroll report to argue that the economy had reached "escape velocity." That's not happening, so where does that leave the market?

  • Morning Six-Pack: What we're reading Friday Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 7:54 AM ET
    Fabrice Tourre

    We here at NetNet have no idea what this month's NFP number will be. We do know, however, exactly how many items there are in the Morning Six-Pack.

  • Marketing tampons: From Brenda Vaccaro to 'Flo' Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 4:43 PM ET

    A new company called "Hello Flo" hopes to recruit girls at the beginning of a decades-long cycle of buying feminine products with Period Starter Kits.

  • Why markets are comfortable with rising rates Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 3:50 PM ET

    The bulls just got some ammunition for their second-half optimism as July manufacturing came in stronger than expected.

  • Here's a number worth watching in jobs report Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 1:48 PM ET

    The economy has done a nearly miraculous job of steering clear of inflation, but that will have to change at some point. That point could come sooner than many think.

  • Busting the myth of the back-to-school tax holiday Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 1:09 PM ET

    Sales tax holidays will be offered in at least 17 states this year, but these events may not really benefit states or retailers.

  • Viacom earnings: Focus on ratings, ads, movies Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 1:05 PM ET

    Most of its revenue is from the cable networks, where ad revenue is expected to rise year over year, as well as from the prior quarter.

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