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  • CBOE Keeps S&P and Dow Jones Options Exclusivity Monday, 13 May 2013 | 12:34 PM ET
    William Brodsky, chairman and chief executive officer of the Chicago Board Options Exchange.

    CBOE won a long-running court battle to prevent rival International Securities Exchange from listing options on two key stock market indexes.

  • Occidental Petroleum CEO Ray R. Irani

    Occidental Petroleum shareholders voted Friday to oust longtime Chairman Ray Irani.

  • Ricketts: $500M Cubs Ballpark Fix a 'Great Deal' Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 8:23 AM ET
    Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois, home of the Cubs.

    A plan to renovate 99-year-old Wrigley Field will be a 'great deal' for Chicago's economy, according to Cubs owner Tom Ricketts.

  • After Deadly Floods, More Rain and Snow in Midwest Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 11:51 AM ET
    Octavio Castillo paddles a boat down a street to reach his cousin's home in Des Plaines, Ill., on April 19.

    Rivers including the Mississippi and Illinois are expected to remain in "major flood stage" through this weekend, as more rain and snow fell on much of the Midwest. NBC News reports.

  • Flooding From Torrential Rains Hits the Midwest Friday, 19 Apr 2013 | 4:52 PM ET
    Residents of Des Plaines walk down a flooded sidewalk on a residential street in Des Plaines, Illinois.

    Flooding from torrential rainfall Friday continued to test the resolve of flood fighters as they attempted to hold back the raging waters from the Mississippi River threatening many Midwest communities.

  • Goldman CEO Blankfein Got 75% Wage Boost in 2012 Sunday, 14 Apr 2013 | 8:09 AM ET
    Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs.

    Goldman Sachs Group Inc's board awarded Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein a 75 percent increase in compensation, to $21 million, for 2012 - including pay, bonus and restricted stock award.

  • Stockton and San Bernardino: Tale of Two Bankruptcies Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 1:27 AM ET
    San Bernardino suburb

    Stockton and San Bernardino, the two California cities that have filed for bankruptcy protection, are both considered test cases in the epic battle over whether municipal bondholders or pensioners will absorb most of the pain when a government goes broke.

  • Dollar General Profit Up on Food Sales Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 7:37 AM ET

    Dollar General posted a higher quarterly profit on Monday as increased sales of food and other basics helped drive growth despite consumers' concerns about the economy.

  • Powerful US Storm Blankets Parts of Midwest With Snow Sunday, 24 Mar 2013 | 10:53 PM ET

    There was little sign of spring across a large swath of the U.S. Midwest on Sunday as a powerful storm dumped heavy snow across a widespread area.

  • Severe US Storm Brings Heavy Snow, Hail Saturday, 23 Mar 2013 | 5:39 PM ET

    Baseball-sized hail was reported in northern Florida, along with possible tornadoes, while heavy snow in Colorado and Kansas delayed flights and shut down part of Interstate-70. A crash involving up to 50 vehicles closed part of Interstate-25 near Loveland, Colorado, north of Denver.

  • Despite Gains, Many Are Still Spending Less Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 1:01 PM ET

    For many Americans, the improving economy has yet to take hold even as they hear about a stronger stock market and better jobs data.

  • Illinois Settles SEC Charges Over Pensions Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 4:55 AM ET

    Illinois, which has the worst-funded state pension system in the United States, has agreed to settle charges alleging it repeatedly misled municipal bond investors about the underfunding of its pensions.

  • Savings or Loan? Paying for a Remodeling Project Sunday, 24 Feb 2013 | 8:01 PM ET

    Most homeowners use personal savings to pay for renovations, but borrowing makes sense when the updates will pay you back.

  • Power Rundown: Nielsen to Track Netflix Viewers Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 1:50 PM ET
    Power Rundown: Nielsen to Track Netflix Viewers

    Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg wants to help women break the "glass ceiling," and tv ratings company Nielsen will not start to count people who watch TV shows via Netflix. CNBC's Jane Wells and Simon Hobbs, discuss.

  • Knight Capital Group to Cut Workforce by 5 Percent Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 6:28 AM ET

    Knight Capital Group, which recently agreed to be bought for $1.4 billion by Getco Holding Co, will lay off 5 percent of its global workforce as part of efforts to restructure the automated trading firm, according to a regulatory filing released on Monday.

  • Beef Price Spike Makes $1 Burger Harder to Stomach Friday, 1 Feb 2013 | 2:33 AM ET
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    McDonald's popular $1 McDouble cheeseburger, which has lured customers to the Golden Arches since 2008, is getting hard to sustain as rising beef prices threaten the company's profit margin.

  • Stuck in Reverse, Detroit Edges Closer to Bankruptcy Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 1:58 AM ET
    Bentley GT Speed Convertible

    At the Detroit Auto Show earlier this month, luxury was in the air. Pricey new Bentleys and Maseratis glittered - including a Maserati 2014 Quattroporte with a $132,000 price tag; U.S. Cabinet Secretaries and dignitaries rubbed shoulders; and many of the well-heeled attendees ponied up for a $300-a-ticket black-tie charity ball.

  • How Corporate America 'Squeezes' Out Its Survival Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 9:23 AM ET

    After four years of belt-tightening, American companies are good at squeezing more profit out of every dollar of sales - a skill that chief executives regard as critical in the face of an uncertain economy.

  • Cities Are Short Billions for Public Pensions: Pew Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 9:31 AM ET

    Cities need hundreds of billions of dollars to make good on their promises of retirement healthcare and income to workers, according to a Pew study.

  • Technology Is Now a Drag on US Earnings Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 1:55 AM ET
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    This earnings season, the U.S. technology industry is in an unusual position - dragging corporate America down, rather than lifting it up.