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  • Bernanke can be deposed over AIG bailout: Judge Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 10:43 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke.

    Former AIG CEO Hank Greenberg should be able to depose US Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke over the terms of AIG's bailout, a federal judge ruled on Monday.

  • Rising rates dampen home sales momentum Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    Contracts to purchase previously owned US homes fell in June, retreating from a more than six-year high touched the prior month.

  • Early Movers: ELAN, OMC, SKS, WYNN & more Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 7:59 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Japan closes at new four-week low as yen strengthens Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 3:24 AM ET

    Asian equity markets declined across the board on Monday with Japanese stocks falling to a new three-week low on the back of a stronger currency while renewed fears of an economic slowdown in China hindered gains.

  • No green shoots in southern Europe yet: Ryanair Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 1:10 AM ET

    Despite the emergence of some positive data from crisis-hit Spain, Ryanair says it does not yet see a recovery in southern Europe, Howard Millar, deputy chief executive of the Irish budget airline told CNBC on Monday.

  • Stocks bounced back from their lows Friday, with the Dow squeezing out its fifth-consecutive weekly rally, as investors digested the latest batch of mixed earnings and ahead of a busy economic calendar next week.

  • Newell Rubbermaid raises 2013 profit forecast Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 4:22 PM ET

    Consumer products maker Newell Rubbermaid reported a better-than-expected quarter, helped by demand in Latin America and its efforts to boost productivity.

  • Europe shares close down as autos drag Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed down on Friday, ending the week with a slight loss, after a choppy trading session which saw Rolls Royce and Daimler drag European bourses lower following analyst downgrades.

  • SAC Capital pleads not guilty to all charges Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 11:08 AM ET
    U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara and Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the FBI announce insider trading charges against SAC Capital July 25, 2013 in New York.

    Hedge fund SAC Capital pleads not guilty to fraud charges at a court hearing on Friday with the next court appearance scheduled for September 24.

  • US consumer sentiment jumps to six-year high Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 9:56 AM ET

    US consumer sentiment surged in July as Americans felt better about the current economic climate, though they expected to see a slower rate of growth in the year ahead.

  • Early movers: SBUX, AMZN, NWL, HAL & more Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 7:56 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Asia mixed; Nikkei ends week 3% lower on strong yen Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 3:05 AM ET

    Japan's benchmark index tumbled to its lowest level in nearly three weeks on Friday as the yen rose against the greenback while the rest of Asia traded mixed as attention turned to the region's corporate earnings results.

  • Anglo American CEO: Major opportunity to cut costs Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 2:42 AM ET

    There is significant opportunity to reduce costs and improve productivity in the mining industry, Mark Cutifani, chief executive of Anglo American, told CNBC on Friday.

  • A nod to Abenomics: Japan inflation speeds up Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 8:14 PM ET
    Shubiya district, Tokyo, Japan

    Japanese consumer prices rose in June at their highest annual pace since November 2008, a sign perhaps that the BOJ is slowly winning its fight against two decades of deflation.

  • Stocks eked out a small gain in volatile trading Thursday, lifted by materials, as investors digested the latest round of corporate earnings.

  • After-hours buzz: Amazon, Starbucks, Zynga & More Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 5:23 PM ET

    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:

  • Amazon posts quarterly loss; shares dip Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 4:32 PM ET

    Amazon reported earnings that fell short of Wall Street forecasts, as it continued to spend heavily on technology and content. The shares are off slightly in after-hours trading.

  • Starbucks boosts its outlook amid strong sales Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 4:06 PM ET

    Starbucks raised its full-year outlook after delivering strong sales growth across the board for the third quarter. Shares rose after-hours.

  • SAC indicted, called 'magnet for market cheaters' Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 3:58 PM ET
    Preet Bharara, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York speaks at a news conference July 25, 2013 about a federal indictment against SAC Capital, the hedge fund run by billionaire Steven A. Cohen.

    Steven A. Cohen's SAC Capital is hit with criminal charges, but the hedge fund manager isn't named as a defendant.

  • US Treasurys remain weak as market awaits Fed Thursday, 25 Jul 2013 | 3:50 PM ET
    Traders work in the S&P 500 options pit at the Chicago Board Options Exchange

    U.S. Treasurys prices fell on Thursday, with investors reluctant to buy bonds before a Federal Reserve meeting next week.