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  • What You Need to Know About the Online Sales Tax Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 9:56 AM ET

    It's far from a done deal, but the days of mostly tax-free shopping on the Internet is a big step closer to ending. Click ahead to find out how you might be affected.

  • Market Value of Mothers' Work Falls Below $60,000 Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 9:28 AM ET

    Take-home pay for everything from cooking to handling family finances on the open market, would total $59,862, says Insure.com, down from $60,182 in 2012.

  • Earnings Season Moves to Crucial Consumer Brands Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 8:25 AM ET
    Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla.

    Earnings reports for the rest of the week will offer some crucial insight into how the US consumer — and the larger economy — is doing.

  • Senate OKs Bill for States to Tax Online Purchases Monday, 6 May 2013 | 7:18 PM ET

    A majority of the Senate approved a measure that would allow states to tax online purchases. The bill now moves to the House, where it faces opposition.

  • The 10 Best States for Retirement Monday, 6 May 2013 | 11:36 AM ET
    Nashville, Tennessee

    Whether you'd really consider retiring to North Dakota or West Virginia, this unconventional list will at least get you thinking about what you really need from a retirement spot.

  • As Mortgages Improve, Old Ills Still Hit Big Banks Monday, 6 May 2013 | 11:27 AM ET

    The number of homeowners falling behind on their mortgages for the first time has finally fallen close to pre-housing-crisis levels. That's the good news.

  • A Netjets Inc. sign stands hear a new Embraer Phenom 300 jet at Eppley Airfield in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.

    As the U.S. economy recovers, Berkshire Hathaway-owned NetJets has seen a surge in new customers and current owners flying more hours, NetJets CEO Jordan Hansell and Warren Buffett told CNBC.

  • 3 Years Later: Learning to Live With Flash Crashes Monday, 6 May 2013 | 8:02 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange before the closing bell May 6, 2010. The Dow plunged almost 1,000 points before closing down 347 on Greek debt fears.

    Rather than being simply a one-off event that Wall Street could dismiss as an aberration, the Flash Crash now looks like it was just the first warning shot.

  • Buffett: Right Now, Stocks Are Good, Bonds Are Bad Monday, 6 May 2013 | 6:41 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett tells CNBC's Becky Quick stocks will be going a "lot higher" in her lifetime but warns investors to stay away from bonds.

  • Do Young People Believe in Stocks? Monday, 6 May 2013 | 2:17 AM ET

    Millennials are more cautious about investing in the market than their parents. But they are also more knowledgeable about what to do with their money.

  • Buffett: 'Shot Heard Around the World' Coming Saturday, 4 May 2013 | 10:58 AM ET
    Warren Buffett at the Berkshire Hathaway Annual Shareholder's Meeting in Omaha, Nebraska.

    Warren Buffett said it will be "the shot heard around the world" when the Fed indicates it will stop buying financial assets or start selling from their now enormous $3.4 trillion balance sheet.

  • High-Frequency Trading Is 'Basically Evil': Munger Friday, 3 May 2013 | 1:48 PM ET
    Charlie Munger, Vice-Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Corporation

    The events in Europe are a great example of bankers gone wild and you simply can't trust them, said Charlie Munger.

  • Advocates on both sides of the aisle want to lower the official corporate tax rate and the country's biggest companies are in favor, but how? NYT reports.

  • More Part-Time Jobs Ahead Under Obamacare: Critics Friday, 3 May 2013 | 12:27 PM ET
    Full-time and part-time openings at a restaurant.

    Companies will add more part-time jobs to avoid Obamacare's rule to provide health care benefits for full-time workers, say critics. In April, 278,000 part-time jobs were created.

  • Housing Recovery Shows Up In Job Gains Friday, 3 May 2013 | 11:44 AM ET

    Stronger housing means more jobs. When they feel more financially comfortable that comfort sends them out spending.

  • Job Growth Likely to Slow in 2013: Goldman Sachs Friday, 3 May 2013 | 11:28 AM ET
    Job seekers wait in line to meet with employers at the 25th Annual CUNY big Apple Job and Internship Fair at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City.

    Near-term deceleration will probably give way to strengthening next year, Goldman Chief Economist Jan Hatzius told "Squawk on the Street."

  • Stocks Soar on Jobs Data, but Economic Dangers Lurk Friday, 3 May 2013 | 10:48 AM ET

    A better-than-expected jobs report sent stocks soaring into record territory, relieving worst fears about the economy but still signaling that job growth has slowed.

  • Services Sector Growth Weakest in 9 Months Friday, 3 May 2013 | 10:05 AM ET
    Waitress Sheila Abramson at Langer's Delicatessen serves customers in Los Angeles, California.

    The pace of growth in the vast U.S. services sector slowed in April to its weakest pace in nine months, an industry report showed on Friday.

  • Back in Business: Jobs Picture Brightens in April Friday, 3 May 2013 | 9:34 AM ET

    Job creation accelerated in April, with the U.S. economy adding 165,000 new positions and the unemployment rate edging lower amid worries over a spring slowdown.

  • Forecasts Reveal Bleak Picture for Euro Zone Friday, 3 May 2013 | 5:55 AM ET

    The euro zone economy will shrink by 0.4 percent this year and grow 1.2 percent next year, the European Commission said on Friday, but the recovery is expected to be too slow to reduce joblessness.

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