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  • Bernanke to Skip This Year's Jackson Hole Meeting Sunday, 21 Apr 2013 | 3:56 AM ET
    Ben Bernanke

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will miss the annual Jackson Hole monetary policy symposium this year due to a scheduling conflict, skipping the prestigious event for the first time since taking the helm of the central bank in 2006.

  • IBM's Ominous Earnings Sign to the Stock Market Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | 4:03 PM ET

    IBM's awful earnings performance in the first quarter likely foretells a rough time ahead for the stock market.

  • They're Baack! Banks Revive Mortgage-Backed Bonds Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | 2:14 PM ET
    Hard Rock Hotel, Chicago, Il.

    Once more, arcane-sounding financial products like collateralized debt obligations are being minted on Wall Street.

  • Is This Stock Pullback Different Than The Others? Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | 10:43 AM ET

    The meager three percent pullback in the S&P 500 at the end of February made a lot of traders believe that any pullback should be bought, but there has been a lot of discussion this week that this pullback might be different.

  • Wall Street Turns Viciously Against Apple Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | 4:04 AM ET

    Wall Street has turned against its one-time iDarling. The rout in Apple's shares has been swift, with the stock falling 44 percent since late September, leaving many wondering when, and where, all of this will end. The NYT reports.

  • Next Wave of Earnings About to Hit Markets Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 8:21 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the NYSE

    Several more Dow components report earnings Friday, providing a glimpse of how industrial and consumer companies fared in the squishy global economy last quarter.

  • IRS Workers Caught With Hands in Cookie Jar Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 5:33 PM ET

    Twenty-four current and former Internal Revenue Service employees have been charged with stealing government benefits, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.

  • Pullback Puts Market Nowhere After 13 Years Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 4:05 PM ET

    The bears argue that we just keep blowing bubbles instead of taking our medicine and laying the framework for a lasting recovery.

  • Steady as It Goes for US Jobless Claims Picture Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 10:17 AM ET
    Job seeker Clinton Crouch, who said he was laid-off in Sept. 2011, fills out an application for a maintenance job during a job fair at Illinois Valley Community College (IVCC) in Oglesby, Illinois, U.S.

    The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose slightly, which could allay fears of a setback in the labor market.

  • By 2015, Producing in China Will Be as Costly as US Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 9:14 AM ET
    A worker at Prince Industries in Shanghai, China.

    A new study by consulting firm AlixPartners estimates by 2015, the cost of outsourcing manufacturing to China will be equal to the cost of manufacturing in the U.S.

  • If I Were 'Dictator,' QE Would End: Fed's Lacker Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 8:56 AM ET
    Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.

    Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker told CNBC Thursday that "if you made me dictator" the Federal Reserve would stop its massive bond-buying program.

  • ECB Rate Cut Talk Suggests 'Sense of Urgency' Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 | 12:07 AM ET
    ECB Governing Council member and president of the Deutsche Bundesbank Jens Weidmann

    The euro stabilized on Thursday after suffering its biggest one-day fall in almost a year, as prominent ECB official Jens Weidmann hinted of a possible euro zone rate cut. Analysts say there's plenty of reason to take him seriously.

  • Growth Worries? Thankfully, Oil Is Tumbling Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 10:43 PM ET

    As worries over the outlook for the global economy resurface, analysts tell CNBC that Asia can take comfort from one fact – the sharp fall in oil prices.

  • Scary Pattern Could Be Forming on S&P 500 Chart Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 11:49 AM ET

    Traders are watching for technical signs that the market is reaching its limit. The answer should be revealed in the next few days.

  • Zandi Sees Benefits From Mortgage Reduction Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 1:52 AM ET
    Moody's Analytics Chief Economist Mark Zandi

    Mark Zandi, who's reportedly the front-runner to become the White House's next housing czar, said there were benefits to mortgage writedowns for underwater homeowners.

  • Insider Trading in Our Nation's Capital Just Got Easier Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 10:55 PM ET
    The Capitol Building in Washington D.C.

    Obama signed into law a provision repealing the requirement that senior government officials post their stock trades on line.

  • Use this map to track the recovery where you live Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 3:44 PM ET

    Use this interactive map to track the latest numbers in some of the largest housing markets across the country. As a home owner, home buyer or multi-market investor, you are just one click away from the latest moves in sales, prices and inventory.

  • Fed's Evans Optimistic, Dudley Less So on Jobs Outlook Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 9:29 AM ET
    William C. Dudley, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

    Top Fed policy doves, with opposing economic views, agreed the job market has not yet improved enough to merit cuts to the central bank's bond-buying program.

  • Housing Starts Top Views; Consumer Prices Ease Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 8:31 AM ET

    U.S. builders started 1.04 million homes last month, the fastest pace in nearly five years, while a separate report showed consumer inflation easing.

  • Where Has Loyalty Gone? Consumers Grow More Fickle Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Deloitte’s American Pantry Survey found brand loyalty has fallen for the third year in a row, with nearly nine in ten consumers substituting private-label brands for national ones.