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  • US Business, Labor Groups Reach Immigration Deal Saturday, 30 Mar 2013 | 4:05 PM ET

    Major U.S. business and labor groups have reached an agreement on a guest-worker program that removes a major hurdle to a broad immigration overhaul and clears the way for Senate legislation to be introduced soon, according to a source.

  • More Signs of Growth: Consumer Spending Rises Friday, 29 Mar 2013 | 9:35 AM ET

    U.S. consumer spending rose in February and income rebounded, further signs economic activity accelerated in the first quarter, even though part of the increase in consumption reflected higher gasoline prices.

  • That New Quarter Smell: Will Good Times Keep Rolling? Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 1:46 PM ET
    2014 Chevy Silverado

    Will the second quarter have automakers smiling? Will the housing recovery rev up? Here's a look at what to expect from some key sectors.

  • Rally Like a Broken Record as S&P Scores New High Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 11:53 AM ET

    Sure, it took nearly 66 months, but the Standard & Poor's 500 is finally back to where it peaked in 2007. The next milestone will be its all-time intraday high of 1,576.09, set on October 11, 2007.

  • 'Run for the Hills' Now, I'm Doing It: Jim Rogers Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 11:32 AM ET

    The renowned investor is urging investors and bank account holders to "run for the hills" after the bailout in Cyprus.

  • After April Showers, Market Could Spring Higher Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 10:13 AM ET

    The stock market is likely to see its typical, seasonal pullback in the second quarter, but unlike previous years, more bullish strategists expect a significantly higher end-of-year finale.

  • Not-So-Great News for Jobless Claims and GDP Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 9:58 AM ET
    A job seeker searches for opportunities at an Illinois Employment and Training Center.

    Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 16,000 to a seasonally adjusted 357,000, while GDP growth was light and even worse than expected.

  • Midwest Business Activity Growth Slows: Chicago PMI Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 9:46 AM ET

    The pace of business activity in the U.S. Midwest slowed in March as the new order rate pulled back, a new report showed.

  • European Default Has to Happen: Mark Mobius Thursday, 28 Mar 2013 | 2:18 AM ET
    Mark Mobius, executive chairman of Templeton Asset Management's Emerging Markets Group

    As fears grow that the Cyprus crisis could spread to other parts of the euro zone, renowned investor Mark Mobius says that a default is the only way to solve the single-currency bloc's problems.

  • Bad Sign for Tech: Idle FoxConn Factory Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 12:37 PM ET
    Foxconn

    Orders are slowing down at the FoxConn factory in Shenzen, China, which could mean trouble for the tech industry.

  • It's Back! Dark Clouds From Europe Stall US Bull Run Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 10:31 AM ET

    A wave of gloom from Europe sent buyers fleeing for Treasurys on Wednesday, reversing momentum that was driving US stocks toward a record high.

  • Deep Freeze: Home Sales Barely Budge in Spring Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    The U.S. housing market will see no surge at the start of spring, as fewer buyers signed contracts to purchase existing homes in February.

  • Suicides, Disease: Europe's Sick Economy Costs Lives Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 3:02 AM ET

    Europe's financial crisis is costing lives, with suicides and infectious diseases on the rise, yet politicians are not addressing the problem, health experts say.

  • Bulls Revved Up to Take Out Next Stocks Milestone Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 8:13 PM ET

    Bulls are likely to take another swing at the S&P 500 closing high this week, but the real battle will begin after that.

  • Lucky 13: Tax Revenue Grows for 13 Straight Quarters Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 4:24 PM ET

    State and local governments may be making serious cuts but their tax revenue grew for a 13th straight quarter, Census data showed.

  • Beyond the Numbers, Confidence Returns to Housing Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 11:46 AM ET

    Despite a raging, record-high stock market, more Americans believe a home is a better long-term investment than stocks, according to CNBC All-America Economic Survey.

  • Fed Now Concerned About US Wealth Inequality Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 10:15 AM ET

    As the gap between the wealthy and rest of America becomes a hot-button issue in Washington, the Fed's ability to improve the situation may soon move into the spotlight.

  • Confidence Tumbles in March as Consumers Turn Gloomy Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 10:05 AM ET

    US consumer confidence tumbled in March as Americans turned more pessimistic about economic prospects in the short term, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday.

  • New Home Sales Drop in February as Prices Rise Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 10:01 AM ET
    Workers stand in front of a row of new homes at the Pulte Homes Fireside at Norterra-Skyline housing development in Phoenix, Arizona

    Sales of new US single-family homes fell more than expected in February, but steady gains in home prices suggested the housing market recovery remains intact.

  • Home Prices Up, Best Yearly Increase Since 2006 Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 9:51 AM ET

    Single-family home prices rose in January, starting the year with the biggest annual increase in six-and-a-half years in a fresh sign the housing market recovery remains on track, a closely watched survey showed on Tuesday.

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