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  • Unlike boomers, millennials get a jump on saving Monday, 13 May 2013 | 1:29 PM ET

    A new study found that on average Millennials have $55,000 saved for retirement and many of them are wary of the long-term viability of Social Security.

  • US Business Inventories Flat Again, Miss Forecast Monday, 13 May 2013 | 10:01 AM ET

    US business inventories were unchanged for a second straight month, according to a government report on Monday that suggested restocking could be a boost to second-quarter growth.

  • Wal-Mart vs. the Feds: Who's the Low-Wage Job King? Monday, 13 May 2013 | 9:51 AM ET

    The federal government is better at creating low-paying jobs than Wal-Mart and McDonald's combined, says a new report.

  • US Retail Sales Get Lift From Autos, Construction Monday, 13 May 2013 | 8:32 AM ET
    Construction worker Alex Sierra buys lumber for home framing at the Home Depot store.

    U.S. retail sales unexpectedly rose in April as households bought automobiles, building materials and a range of other goods.

  • Drugs Costs Face Vast Disparity Under Obamacare Monday, 13 May 2013 | 8:23 AM ET

    Under President Barack Obama's health care law, where you live could make a huge difference in what you'll pay for medications.

  • Is the Fed Prepping Markets for the End of QE? Monday, 13 May 2013 | 2:09 AM ET

    If an article in Monday's Wall Street Journal is anything to go by, the U.S. Fed is getting ready to unwind monetary stimulus. That prospect is unlikely to be as alarming for markets as feared, analysts tell CNBC.

  • More Bull? Economic Data May Keep Rally Alive Sunday, 12 May 2013 | 6:39 PM ET

    Retail sales, industrial production, regional Fed surveys. These are just a few of the reports that could keep the bulls charging next week — or maybe not.

  • Smarter Moms Mean Smarter Babies, Study Says Friday, 10 May 2013 | 3:25 PM ET

    An accelerating trend is that women having babies in the U.S. are more educated than ever. On average the more educated a woman is, the better off her children will be.

  • Zell on Market: A 'Giant Game of Musical Chairs' Friday, 10 May 2013 | 12:18 PM ET
    Sam Zell

    Sam Zell looks at the stock market and doesn't like what he sees: Surging equity prices that have come without corresponding economic growth.

  • Ben Bernanke: Shadow Banking Still Poses Risks Friday, 10 May 2013 | 9:33 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke

    The Federal Reserve Chairman said the shadow banking system still poses a threat to stability, and that funding markets might still not be able to cope with a major default.

  • 'Sold in the USA' Stocks Beating S&P 500 Index Friday, 10 May 2013 | 8:47 AM ET

    Nearly a third of the companies in the S&P 500 Index earn revenues exclusively in the U.S. and their shares are beating the index overall. Housing shares are contributing big time.

  • Growing Up Will Help Economy...So Grow Up! Friday, 10 May 2013 | 8:04 AM ET

    America's economy faces a growing demographic crisis, and it echoes the script of the movie "Knocked Up," argues Kudlow producer Jake Novak.

  • Lew Says Japan Must Respect Rules on Yen Friday, 10 May 2013 | 5:28 AM ET

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew has said Japan must stay within the bounds of an international agreement not to target exchange rates, after the dollar-yen broke through 100 and continued to extend gains on Friday.

  • Debt Ceiling Won't Be Hit Until Labor Day: Lew Friday, 10 May 2013 | 5:15 AM ET
    Jack Lew

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told CNBC on Friday that the U.S. debt ceiling would not be reached until September.

  • China as World’s Biggest Economy? Not So Fast Friday, 10 May 2013 | 1:52 AM ET

    China's fast-growing economy has been forecast to overtake the U.S. as the world's biggest economy as early as 2016, but economists now say this is unlikely to happen.

  • Canada's Housing Market: The Next Big Short? Friday, 10 May 2013 | 1:38 AM ET
    Condo's under construction in Toronto, Ontario as Canada's housing market begins to slow.

    Steve Eisman, the hedge fund manager who famously bet against mortgages in the United States, has recommended investors now bet against Canada's mortgage lenders and banks.

  • Moody’s: Bond Market Bubble Fears ‘Overstated’ Friday, 10 May 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    Bond investors can rest easy as there are few signs of debt markets overheating, according to a report by Moody's Investors Service.

  • Fed Officials Spar Over Whether to Keep Easing Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 6:04 PM ET

    A week after the Federal Reserve endorsed a plan to keep buying bonds to spur economic growth, members are airing differences over their super-easy policy.

  • Attention Boomers: US Needs You to Work Past 70 Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 12:11 PM ET
    A senior citizen works as a sales associate at Home Depot in the lumber department.

    A rising population of working seniors will bring stronger economic growth if companies can retool to accommodate an older workforce, the Fiscal Times reports.

  • Want a Peek at Obamacare? Take a Look at This State Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 10:20 AM ET

    Massachusetts has had Romneycare since 2006. And, while it's different in some ways from Obamacare, it offers insight into what's ahead for US health care.

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