• Amid Rally, Market Flooded With Shares Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 7:25 AM ET

    The strong rally this year is being met with a heightened level of supply, setting up a big bet that retail investors will keep buying what Wall Street is selling.

  • We're Living Through a 'Tech Depression': Andreessen Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 6:01 AM ET

    Venture Capitalist Marc Andreessen explains why you shouldn't expect a game changing tech IPO anytime soon.

  • US Oil Boom to Help Meet New Global Demand: IEA Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 4:42 AM ET

    U.S. shale oil will help meet most of the world's new oil demand in the next five years, even if the global economy picks up steam, the West's energy agency said on Tuesday.

  • Better US Economy Throws Wrench in Currency Markets Monday, 13 May 2013 | 9:21 PM ET

    For a long time, the dollar didn't get much respect, but now that it's standing tall again, it's become a key focus for markets as U.S. economic data is beginning to look a shade better.

  • Dig down into the market and Cramer said you'll find there’s something remarkable underway.

  • 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
    A customer buying lumber at a 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.

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