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  • US Manufacturing Growth Slips to Seven-Month Low Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 9:01 AM ET
    Employees assemble food containers on a production line at the Newell Rubbermaid factory in Mogadore, Ohio.

    U.S. manufacturing activity slowed as weak overseas demand and government belt-tightening at home led to the most sluggish growth rate since October.

  • Assessing Just How Much Bond Investors Lost Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 7:55 AM ET

    As Treasury yields have surged in the month of May, just how much have bond investors lost?

  • Why Housing Won't Drive the Recovery Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 7:21 AM ET

    Housing is good but not great and unlikely to be a leading force in a robust recovery, according to a group that is one of the industry's leading voices.

  • Forget Fed Hawks, Focus on Bernanke: Alan Blinder Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 10:56 PM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke would not risk a premature withdrawl of the stimlus that has underpinned the U.S. economic recovery, former vice chairman of the Fed Alan Binder told CNBC.

  • Fed Mulls Tapering as Soon as June: Minutes Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 2:00 PM ET

    'A number of participants' on the FOMC this month favored slowing the Fed's efforts to maintain record-low long-term interest rates as early as summer.

  • Homes Selling at Fastest Pace Since Boom Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 12:14 PM ET

    The sales pace is back to what it was in 2005 and 2006, but the circumstances are of course very different. Now it's about stiff competition for limited supply.

  • US Home Sales at Highest Level in More Than 3 Years Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 10:11 AM ET

    U.S. home sales rise slightly to 4.97 million in April, their highest level in 3 1/2 years, as inventories jump.

  • Bernanke: Too Soon to Taper Bond Buys Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 10:01 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies during a hearing before the Joint Economic Committee May 22, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

    Fed Chair Ben Bernanke told Congress the U.S. job market remains weak, and it is too soon to end its stimulus. Stocks spiked on his comments.

  • Fed Hawks, Doves Divided Over Improved Labor Market Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 9:13 AM ET
    Ben Bernanke

    As the Federal Reserve mulls reducing asset purchases, the improved labor market is spurring debate between Fed "hawks" and "doves" over what the right policy decision should be.

  • Rallies End Sometime, but This One May Not End Soon Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 7:34 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Market rallies have to end sometime for sure, but history suggests the current one, despite its seemingly bloated nature, doesn't have to end soon.

  • Oklahoma Tornado Damage Could Hit $2 Billion: Expert Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 9:16 AM ET
    Cars are piled up after a devastating tornado hits Moore, Oklahoma are marked with with spray paint after they were searched for victims.

    Rescuers desperately search for survivors in the rubble of flattened communities a day after a 2-mile-wide tornado carved a path of destruction in Oklahoma.

  • It's Back: Shadow Banking Hits Post-Crisis Highs Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 7:26 AM ET

    What Warren Buffett once called "financial weapons of mass destruction" are firing again, with securitization and shadow banking at post-crisis highs.

  • A 'Great Rotation'? More Like 'Gradual': Goldman Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 6:48 AM ET

    Calls earlier in the year for a "great rotation" into stocks from fixed income may have been a little premature, but Goldman Sachs' replacement for Jim O'Neill says there will be a "gradual rotation".

  • Economy Is on the Move Again—And So Are Americans Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 6:45 AM ET

    Thanks to the brightening employment picture and an uptick in the housing market, Americans are packing up and relocating. And the pace is likely to pick up this summer.

  • Fed Right on the Money Policy: Chicago's Evans Monday, 20 May 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said the Fed has the appropriate level of monetary accommodation in place to let the reach "escape velocity" next year.

  • What strong dollar? US boom provides oil hedge Monday, 20 May 2013 | 1:17 PM ET

    The energy boom in the U.S. is providing a shock absorber of sorts for major oil companies, helping to hedge a strong dollar amid an the increase in domestic production.

  • Market and the Economy: What the Fed Is Missing Monday, 20 May 2013 | 10:57 AM ET
    Richard Fisher President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

    Whatever course it chooses, the Fed will have to grapple with the reality that while its policies have helped stocks, they've been less effective at growing the economy.

  • Trouble on American Farms: 'We Face a Grim Future' Monday, 20 May 2013 | 10:24 AM ET
    Farmer Bill Maupin verifies that his equipment is dropping seeds at the appropriate depth as he plants a cornfield outside Henry, Ill.

    Worried about a possible economic bust in agriculture like that of the 1980s, farmers talk about their growing fears.

  • QE Halt 'Too Violent' for Market: Fed's Fisher Monday, 20 May 2013 | 7:27 AM ET
    Richard Fisher

    The Federal Reserve should not go from "wild turkey" monetary policy to "cold turkey" overnight, Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher told CNBC on Monday.

  • Easy monetary policy by the Federal Reserve and other central banks is limiting supply of stocks, as well as fueling asset bubbles, one analyst warned on Monday.

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