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  • Billionaire: Why Obama can't help the middle class Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 1:01 PM ET
    Co-Founder and CEO of Paul Mitchell

    Billionaire and entrepreneur John Paul DeJoria said that although President Obama means well, he likely doesn't have the business acumen to do what is best for the middle class.

  • The new American poor: 4 in 5 live in danger of it Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 11:09 AM ET
    Renee Adams, left, posing with her mother Irene Salyers and son Joseph, 4, at their produce stand in Council, Va.

    Survey data point to an increasingly globalized U.S. economy, the widening gap between rich and poor, and the loss of good-paying manufacturing jobs as reasons for the trend.

  • More Americans say sequester hurts: NBC-WSJ poll Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 5:34 AM ET

    Heading into another budget battle, more Americans say they have been negatively affected by the sequester budget cuts, an exclusive poll found.

  • Summers as next Fed chief? Brace for swings Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 3:52 AM ET
    Lawrence Summers

    If Larry Summers is appointed as the next head of the Fed, markets that have been expecting the dovish Janet Yellen to be the next central bank chief could be jolted.

  • Credit squeeze in Asia worst since financial crisis Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 1:12 AM ET

    Bank lending conditions in emerging Asia have tightened the most since the global financial crisis, according to the latest survey from the Institute of International Finance (IIF).

  • No green shoots in southern Europe yet: Ryanair Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 1:10 AM ET

    Despite the emergence of some positive data from crisis-hit Spain, Ryanair says it does not yet see a recovery in southern Europe, Howard Millar, deputy chief executive of the Irish budget airline told CNBC on Monday.

  • China slowdown digs a hole for US industrials Sunday, 28 Jul 2013 | 9:00 AM ET

    As policymakers look to shift from an economy based on rapid credit expansion and heavy infrastructure investment to one based on consumer demand, miners and their suppliers have had to adjust.

  • Obama's loyalty to Summers could be key to Fed job Saturday, 27 Jul 2013 | 9:00 AM ET
    President Obama and Larry Summers in file photo.

    Former White House insiders identify the key difference between Larry Summers and Janet Yellen in the jousting for the Fed chair job: The president knows and trusts Summers.

  • US consumer sentiment jumps to six-year high Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 9:56 AM ET

    US consumer sentiment surged in July as Americans felt better about the current economic climate, though they expected to see a slower rate of growth in the year ahead.

  • Detroit

    Municipal bond funds saw outflows of $1.2 billion in the week ending July 24, on concern that Detroit's filing for bankruptcy will set an important precedent and more cities could follow suit.

  • US durable goods soar; jobless queue lengthens Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 8:37 AM ET
    Valley Appliance employees Dennis Husser, left, and Dan Arkels deliver a Maytag Corp. electric stove to a customer in Princeton, Illinois, U.S.

    New orders for long-lasting manufactured goods surged in June in the U.S., while the number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits rose slightly.

  • The high-tech race for economic data pays Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 1:52 PM ET

    The once-sleepy process of releasing economic data has quietly gotten a lot more complicated, and a lot more lucrative.

  • Detroit bankruptcy judge expects to rule today Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 10:13 AM ET

    The federal judge overseeing Detroit's bankruptcy case said he expects to issue some rulings Wednesday in the city's closely followed insolvency.

  • Despite higher rates, new home sales surge in June Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    Sales of new U.S. single-family homes vaulted to a five-year high in June, showing little signs of slowing in the face of higher mortgage rates.

  • Is China about to launch a new round of stimulus? Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 3:30 AM ET

    China's weak manufacturing data may trigger fresh stimulus measures from the government as Beijing looks to defend its 7.5 percent annual growth target, say economists.

  • Euro zone business activity expands, euro rallies Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Economic activity in the euro zone expanded in July, purchasing managers index (PMI) readings showed on Wednesday, marking the first uptick for business activity since January this year.

  • Rally in US crude rekindles ‘flash crash’ fears Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 12:38 AM ET

    The risk of a disorderly decline in U.S. crude futures is growing after a four-week rally sent prices to 16-month highs, defying an China's slowdown and shale supply boom.

  • Auto job boom rolls on as Ford e-x-p-a-n-d-s Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 11:31 AM ET

    The move means it will add a total of 3,000 white collar jobs this year, with most of them located at the Dearborn headquarters.

  • Watch out, US crude prices could correct 35%: Pro Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 2:33 AM ET

    The price of U.S. crude may have caught up with North Sea Brent oil prices in the past week, but it now faces a sharp pull back of up to 35 percent, says one analyst.

  • $100 billion lost to this crime every year Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 3:46 PM ET

    Cybercrime's toll on the U.S. economy is difficult to predict but one new study puts the price tag at $100 billion and 508,000 lost jobs as a result.

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