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  • US Layoffs Rise in June, but the First Half Improves Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 7:31 AM ET

    A jump in job cuts in the computer and education sectors drove an increase in layoffs at U.S. firms in June, a report on Wednesday showed.

  • Car Sales on a Roll, but the Economy? Not So Much Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 2:56 PM ET

    U.S. car companies are reveling in their strongest monthly sales in about five years. The housing market is rebounding. But overall economic growth is feeble at best.

  • Auto Sales Spike in June to Pre-Recession Levels Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 10:25 AM ET

    U.S. buyers snapped up new cars and trucks in June at a pace not seen since before the recession. Continuing demand for big pickups helped boost sales for Detroit's automakers.

  • Factory Orders Rise, Hint at Stable Manufacturing Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    New orders for US factory goods rose for a second straight month in May, adding to tentative signs of stabilization in manufacturing after a recent slowdown.

  • Bubbling Up? US Home Prices Rise Most in 7 Years Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 9:29 AM ET
    FILE-This June 13, 2012, file photo, shows a house for sale in San Diego. US home prices rose in all major US cities in June, further evidence of housing rebound. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

    U.S. home prices jumped 12.2 percent in May from a year ago, the most in seven years. The increase suggests the housing recovery is strengthening.

  • Federal Reserve Approves Key Capital Rules for Banks Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 9:12 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Governor Daniel Tarullo.

    The Federal Reserve Board is ratcheting up the amount of capital U.S. banks will need to hold. In a final draft rule that the Fed will vote on in an open meeting today.

  • Small Business Borrowing Signals Growth Ahead Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 5:04 AM ET

    Small U.S. businesses increased borrowing for a second month in May, pointing to growth ahead.

  • Stocks Start Third Quarter Up, but Headwinds Coming Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 9:27 PM ET

    Stocks started the third quarter on an up note, but face the dual pressures in the second half of a still challenged economy and higher interest rates.

  • Factory Activity Expands, Construction Spending Up Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 10:00 AM ET
    Employee Thomas Rutkowski operates a manual lathe machine at the Ellicott Dredges LLC manufacturing facility in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.

    US manufacturing activity grew in June behind a pickup in new orders and stronger production while a separate report showed that spending on residential housing rose.

  • Erskine Bowles, Debt Commission co-chairman, discusses overhauling the current tax code to help create jobs and make the nation more competitive.

  • States battle for business with fatter war chests Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 7:30 AM ET

    Fighting to attract business—and jobs—takes money. And this year, states finally have some more ammunition to bring into battle.

  • 'Unprecedented' Exit From Bond Funds Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 2:55 AM ET

    A record amount of money poured out of exchange-traded and mutual bond funds in June, according to a fresh report by TrimTabs.

  • Oil Bulls Bank on ‘Goldilocks’ US Jobs Data Sunday, 30 Jun 2013 | 11:59 PM ET

    Benchmark oil prices are set to start the third-quarter on a positive note, reflecting expectations of better U.S. data.

  • The Market's Next Worry? The June Jobs Report Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 8:49 PM ET

    The market's still jittery after the Fed rattled its cage. But wait, don't relax yet! It's time for the June jobs report. Here's what you need to know for the week ahead.

  • Consumer Sentiment Jumps to Near Six-Year High Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 9:55 AM ET

    U.S. consumer sentiment improved in late June, ending the month close to a near six-year high set in May, as optimism among higher-income families rose to its strongest level in six years, a survey released on Friday showed.

  • Billionaire Baron: Geithner Sees 5-Year Fed Exit Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 8:40 AM ET
    Ron Baron

    Buy-and-hold billionaire Ron Baron told CNBC that former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner said at an event he attended that the Fed's exit strategy would take about five years.

  • Gartman Predicts Gold Won't Go Any Lower Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 8:05 AM ET
    Dennis Gartman

    The stock market will go a "good deal higher," Dennis Gartman, founder of The Gartman Letter, told CNBC, adding it's no longer time to be short gold.

  • Gold Crashes Through Production Cost Levels Friday, 28 Jun 2013 | 2:19 AM ET

    Gold fell to its lowest level since 2010 to under $1,200, which is what it costs miners to produce an ounce of gold, and analysts say miners will be "severely" impacted by the slump.

  • Battered US Muni Bond Market Entices Investors Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 5:15 AM ET

    The municipal bond market's correction in June, has led to an easy decision for investors this summer: buy munis.

  • Fed Speak Expected to Shape Trading Day Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 8:35 PM ET

    Fed speakers could shape the trading day Thursday, starting with New York Fed President William Dudley who speaks just after the stock market open.

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