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  • Five details you shouldn't give Facebook Friday, 4 Sep 2015 | 1:01 PM ET

    Tweak your Facebook settings to make sure you're sharing the right amount, with the right people. USA Today reports.

  • Facebook's WhatsApp just hit a huge milestone Friday, 4 Sep 2015 | 11:55 AM ET
    Whatsapp app

    Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp now has 900 million monthly active users, its founder Jan Koum wrote on a Facebook post Thursday.

  • What's the real unemployment rate? Friday, 4 Sep 2015 | 8:46 AM ET
    People fill out a form for available job opportunities during the Miami Worldcenter construction job fair in Miami, last month.

    The U.S. Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate dropped to 5.1 percent in August, but does that rate tell the real story?

  • Fed's Lacker: 'It's time' Friday, 4 Sep 2015 | 9:07 AM ET
    Jeffrey Lacker, of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.

    "It's time to align our monetary policy with economic progress," the Richmond Fed chief said, adding that the labor market no longer warrants zero rates.

  • Janet Yellen, chair of the Federal Reserve.

    Markets need to calm down for the Fed to pull the trigger on the first interest rate hike in more than nine years, Ethan Harris says.

  • How to position your portfolio for the Fed: Trader Friday, 4 Sep 2015 | 10:32 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Worried about further selling? Here's a simple strategy to protect your portfolio.

  • Short sellers keep sights trained on this sector Friday, 4 Sep 2015 | 10:07 AM ET
    Biotech pharmaceuticals

    Short sellers are continuing to target biotechnology stocks as one of the frothiest sectors in US equities staggers after a bruising August.

  • Saudi king books entire DC hotel, redecorates Friday, 4 Sep 2015 | 10:27 AM ET
    Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz in the Oval Office of the White House September 4, 2015.

    Saudi King Salman will visit President Obama on Friday to discuss the Iran nuclear deal, and he's doing it in style, reports USA Today.

  • US Open could break age-old records Friday, 4 Sep 2015 | 10:05 AM ET
    Serena Williams chases down a return to Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands during their second round match at the U.S. Open Championships tennis tournament in New York, September 2, 2015.

    Tennis is supposed to be a young person's sport, but this year's U.S. Open could crown two of the oldest winners in its history.

  • 5 ways to cut your Social Security tax bill Friday, 4 Sep 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Social Security checks

    High income retirees an give up a sizable chunk of their Social Security income to taxes. Here's how to trim the bill.

  • Aug jobs highlight reason for stock slump: Paulsen Friday, 4 Sep 2015 | 9:37 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The government employment report for August may usher in a sea-change on Wall Street that could pressure stocks further, market watcher Jim Paulsen tells CNBC.

  • Honda recalls Fit to prevent stalling Friday, 4 Sep 2015 | 8:57 AM ET
    2014 Honda Fit

    Honda is recalling 17,800 Honda Fits from the current model year due to an engine component that can degrade and cause the engine to stall.

  • Greenspan: The Fed can't solve every problem Friday, 4 Sep 2015 | 8:56 AM ET
    Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve Chairman

    If countries don't tackle the problems of fiscal policy, monetary policy will be become irrelevant, former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan says.

  • Biden: It's a family decision Friday, 4 Sep 2015 | 8:42 AM ET
    Vice President Joe Biden (D-DE) (R) with his son Beau Biden in 2008.

    Weighing a presidential run, Joe Biden says the only question that matters is whether his family can "undertake an arduous commitment."

  • What to expect from the jobs report Friday, 4 Sep 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    A Ford Motor assembly worker works on a 2015 Ford Mustang at the Ford Motor Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Flat Rock, Michigan, August 20, 2015.

    The Labor Department will report the latest data on hiring and the unemployment rate in August. Here is what to watch for.

  • Flight from US stocks fails to lift bond market Friday, 4 Sep 2015 | 5:45 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The "flight to safety" into bonds many expected when U.S. stocks slumped last week never took off, further confusing investors at a volatile time.

  • Why Donald Trump signed the GOP loyalty pledge Friday, 4 Sep 2015 | 6:30 AM ET
    Donald Trump holds up a signed pledge at Trump Tower in New York September 3, 2015.

    It could also be a sign that Trump has concluded that a run within the GOP is his only ticket to the White House.

  • Tricked out student housing yields big profits Thursday, 3 Sep 2015 | 11:36 AM ET
    University of Georgia students can study or relax at the infinity pool at "The Standard" off-campus housing

    The increased urbanization of student housing is translating into big money for some developers and REITs.

  • Gartman: We may have already seen commodity bottom Thursday, 3 Sep 2015 | 5:40 PM ET
    Dennis Gartman

    A bottom in commodity prices may come within the next few months, if it already hasn't passed, Dennis Gartman said Thursday.

  • Pros and cons of balance transfers Friday, 4 Sep 2015 | 5:27 AM ET
    Millennial credit card stress

    Faced with the prospect of paying off your recent spending -- plus 15% interest -- for the next six months or longer? There might be a better way.

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