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  • Bernanke gets what he wants: A big yawn Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 2:46 PM ET

    Who would have thought that the market mover would be Mr. Bernanke's written testimony at 8:30 a.m. ET, and that the Q&A would elicit a yawn?

  • Bernanke: Fed to taper but will be flexible Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 12:07 PM ET

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the central bank anticipates beginning tapering bond purchases later this year but that policy will remain accommodative and could change depending on the incoming economic data.

  • Housing starts stall, optimism doesn't Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 11:55 AM ET

    Despite an unexpected and substantial fall in new home construction in June, industry analysts appear undeterred in their veritable housing euphoria.

  • Has BoE's Carney got the edge over Bernanke? Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Wednesday may have been a big day for the U.S. Federal Reserve, but it was the Bank of England that turned heads on the other side of the Atlantic.

  • Surging rates clip demand for mortgages Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 7:08 AM ET

    Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell last week, driven by a decline in demand for refinancing loans as mortgage interest rates remained at a two-year high.

  • El-Erian: Where does the Fed get its numbers? Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 11:13 AM ET

    Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian is scratching his head about where the Federal Reserve is getting its projections for U.S. economic growth.

  • Home builder confidence soars despite rising rates Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    Confidence among the nation's home builders in July jumped to the highest level since January of 2006, according to a monthly index from the National Association of Home Builders.

  • Welcome sign for grim quarter: Industrial output up Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 9:15 AM ET
    A welder builds parts for finished petroleum tanks at Southern Tank and Manufacturing Inc. in Owensboro, Kentucky, U.S.

    U.S. industrial production rose slightly more than expected in June as manufacturing output picked up speed, a welcome sign for an economy that appears to have slowed sharply.

  • Surging gas prices fuel jump in consumer prices Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    U.S. consumer prices rose more than expected in June as gasoline prices jumped, but underlying inflation pressure remained benign.

  • On Wall Street, greed is still good Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 5:19 AM ET

    A study on ethical conduct surveyed 250 industry insiders, a quarter of whom said they would engage in insider trading to make $10 million if there were no repercussions.

  • Negative GDP ahead?     Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 1:02 PM ET

    Will the markets face a negative GDP number in Q2? CNBC's Steve Liesman, offers insight; and Jack Ablin, BMO Private Bank; Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services; and Simon Hobbs discuss.

  • More signs of a slowdown—Inventories are piling up Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 10:01 AM ET

    US business inventories rose marginally in May as sales rebounded, adding to a raft of data that have pointed to a sharp slowdown in economic growth in the second quarter.

  • What to expect from earnings season     Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 9:00 AM ET

    Jeff Cox, John Carney, Cadie Thompson and Patti Domm debate the earnings game.

  • Expect $50 oil, but not $2 gas, Gulf Oil CEO says Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 8:55 AM ET

    Oil prices should be about half of today's $105 a barrel by the end of the year, but that doesn't translate to $2 a gallon gas prices, Gulf Oil CEO Joe Petrowski tells CNBC.

  • Gold could plunge another $500, history shows Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 8:36 AM ET

    The price of gold could fall below $800 an ounce over a long-term horizon, a drop of some $500 from its current level, Duke University’s Campbell Harvey told CNBC on Monday.

  • Bad sign for the economy: Retail sales are weak Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    US retail sales rose less than expected, adding to signs of a slowdown in growth, while a separate report showed that growth in NY's manufacturing sector accelerated in July.

  • Fuzzy numbers? Real China growth only half: Expert Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 7:43 AM ET
    A shopper counts Chinese yuan banknotes as he shops for fruit and vegetables at a market in Shanghai, China.

    The official economic numbers that China released Monday are dramatically over-estimating growth there, the author of "The Coming Collapse of China" tells CNBC.

  • Bob Doll: Only strong earnings can keep rally going Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 6:00 AM ET
    Bob Doll, chief equity strategist, Nuveen Asset Management.

    The chief equity strategist at Nuveen Asset Management is most bothered about the lack of growth, which he says needs to kick in soon to keep the market going.

  • Politicians fiddle while America's bridges decay Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 6:00 AM ET
    Bridge collapse on I-5 near Mount Vernon, Wash., May 23, 2013

    America’s highway bridges are falling apart faster than many states can fix them. And some are making the problem worse.

  • Dozens of earnings reports and two days of Fed testimony could make the coming week a tense time for bulls, who are hoping to see stocks keep breaking out to new highs.

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