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  • Jobs data weakens tapering expectations Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    A new CNBC survey shows Wall St.'s expectations for a Fed Reserve tapering this month have been shaken a bit by the August jobs numbers.

  • Likely 'mini taper' ahead: Expert     Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 6:31 AM ET

    Lou Brien, DRW Trading Group, and Dick Hoey, BNY Mellon, discuss the top market moving stories of the week, including the Fed's taper timeline, Friday's weak jobs report and the ongoing Syria debate.

  • Jobs letdown: Was it all about the porn shutdown? Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 1:58 PM ET

    The disappointing level of job creation in August may have had an unlikely source: Porn.

  • Boosting the minimum wage: A long, uphill fight Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 12:52 PM ET
    Protesters at a Walmart store Sept. 5, 2013, in Miami Gardens, Fla.

    In the ongoing war to boost the federal minimum wage, the skirmishes have been getting larger and louder, yet success seems as far away as ever.

  • WTO warns of trade slowdown due to protectionism Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 12:15 PM ET

    The head of the World Trade Organization has told CNBC it will downgrade global trade growth estimates for both 2013 and 2014.

  • Goldman's Hatzius: Fed's taper will 'lean' dovish Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 11:49 AM ET

    Following a disappointing jobs report, Goldman Sachs Chief Economist Jan Hatzius said this new information will make the Fed's tapering more dovish than originally expected.

  • Jobs numbers good enough for 'taper light' Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 10:09 AM ET
    The Federal Reserve in Washington, D.C.

    August's employment report is not expected to deter the Fed from taking the first step toward slowing its bond purchases in September, but it won't be as slow as many expected.

  • Jobs growth misses high hopes; rate drops to 7.3% Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 8:34 AM ET
    A worker carries a tote full of turned, non-inflated footballs to the quality control area at the Wilson Football Factory in Ada, Ohio

    Job growth was less than expected in August as the U.S. economy added 169,000 positions, raising questions over whether the Federal Reserve will begin a pullback on its historically easy monetary policy.

  • U.S. News Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 8:53 AM ET

    U.S. Latest Business and Regional News, top stories and Business Headlines Online on CNBC.

  • World leaders push big companies to pay more taxes Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 8:00 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    It's time to make Google, Apple, and other companies pay more taxes. That's the message from President Obama and leaders of the world's economies at a summit ending Friday.

  • Roller-coaster stocks—they go up but not down Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    Americans have been willing to make the big investment and spend a day, or a week, having some fun at Walt Disney World and Universal Studios.

  • India and Indonesia: who has it worse? Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 7:05 PM ET

    The whipping boys of emerging markets – Indonesia and India – have their fair share of problems, but analysts say Southeast Asia's biggest economy could be in a more precarious position.

  • Debt talks could get ugly, but sequestration? Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 2:18 PM ET

    However contentious the debt ceiling talks might be, we can be virtually assured there will be no sequestration sequel.

  • What taper? Services sector strongest since 2005 Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    The pace of growth in the services sector accelerated to its fastest pace in almost eight years. A separate report showed that new orders for US factory goods dropped in July.

  • Private jobs growing, while weekly claims falling Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 9:44 AM ET

    The private sector added 176,000 jobs in August while weekly jobless claims continued their decline, indicative of slow but steady gains.

  • US labor costs flat, show dormant price pressure Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 8:35 AM ET
    A technician works on a Cummins Inc. ISL diesel engine at the E-ONE Inc. factory, in Ocala, Florida.

    Labor costs were flat in the second quarter, a sign of minimal inflationary pressures in the U.S. economy.

  • Ronald Coase and the nature of shadow banking Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 12:52 PM ET
    Ronald Coase

    Coase, who died at the age of 102 on Labor Day, was one of the most influential economic thinkers of the past 100 years. So what can we learn about the financial crisis from him?

  • US recovers appetite for imports, widens trade gap Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    The U.S. trade deficit widened slightly more than expected in July as exports dipped, but a rebound in imports pointed to some firming in underlying demand.

  • Mortgage apps rise, snapping 3-week losing streak Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 7:03 AM ET

    Applications for U.S. home loans rose for the first time in four weeks as mortgage rates fell from their highest level this year, data from an industry group showed on Wednesday.

  • Manufacturing sector, construction spending grow Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    The manufacturing sector grew last month at its fastest pace in more than two years, an industry report showed on Tuesday. A separate reading showed construction spending rose.

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