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  • FOREX-Yen nurses losses as equities rally lifts mood Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 12:54 AM ET

    *Asian equities rise after Wall Street rally. SINGAPORE/ SYDNEY, Aug 27- The yen nursed losses against the dollar on Thursday as gains in Chinese equities helped underpin risk sentiment for now and dampened demand for the safe haven Japanese currency. Asian equities rose and Shanghai stocks edged up 1.6 percent after Wall Street posted its biggest one-day gain...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 25- The U.S. budget deficit is likely to fall by $60 billion in 2015 due to strong revenue gains, the Congressional Budget Office said on Tuesday, enabling the government to stave off default without a debt limit hike perhaps through early December. The waning deficit may temper some demands in Congress for deeper spending cuts or weaken...

  • Week Ahead: Markets seek clarity from China, Fed Sunday, 23 Aug 2015 | 9:00 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks start the week on a nervous footing, with traders looking for signals from both China and the Fed to turn the tide.

  • China's economic slowdown, recessions and weak economies in Latin American countries such as Brazil and Chile and a breakdown in commodity prices are prompting traders to overlook improving U.S. economic data, said Alan Gayle, portfolio manager at RidgeWorth Investments. "There's a great deal of nervousness around the weakness in China, and that's...

  • China's economic slowdown, recessions and weak economies in Latin American countries such as Brazil and Chile and a breakdown in commodity prices are prompting traders to overlook improving U.S. economic data, said Alan Gayle, portfolio manager at RidgeWorth Investments. "There's a great deal of nervousness around the weakness in China, and that's...

  • China's economic slowdown, recessions in Latin American countries such as Brazil and Chile, and a breakdown in commodity prices- combined with a thinly-traded market as many investors become more focused on tide charts than trading terminals- are prompting traders to overlook improving U.S. economic data, said Alan Gayle, portfolio manager at RidgeWorth...

  • 18. Wyoming Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 4:30 PM ET
    Top States: Wyoming

    The Cowboy State is riding high when it comes to infrastructure and economy. But capital and innovation are steering clear.

  • These states depend on ‘Obama phone’ the most Sunday, 21 Jun 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Low income residents apply for free phone service from Assurance Wireless at Kelly Cullen Community Center in San Francisco.

    There's been a lot of controversy surrounding the $1.7B subsidy program, but very little is known about the actual recipients.

  • Worst of energy layoffs are likely over...for now Thursday, 7 May 2015 | 12:57 PM ET
    A floorhand works on an oil rig in the Bakken shale formation outside Watford City, North Dakota.

    After another month of soaring layoffs in the oil patch, recruiters says employers are taking a pause as crude prices recover.

  • Blue Bell Creameries pulls all of its products Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 11:11 PM ET
    Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries issued a voluntary recall Monday, April 20, 2015, for all of its products on the market after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeriosis.

    Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries voluntary recalls all its products after two samples tested positive for listeriosis.

  • Obama's Iran fixation needs vetting: GOP senator Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 12:01 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    Tennessee's Barrasso tells CNBC he's worried about the repercussions of lifting sanctions in exchange for a nuclear deal.

  • The state that drills the most on Uncle Sam's turf Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 9:41 AM ET
    Wyoming's Teton Mountains

    The state that could be most affected by proposed fracking rules is not top producer Texas or booming North Dakota.

  • Lower gas prices no windfall for these retailers Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 3:02 PM ET
    A customer checks out at a Best Buy in Peoria, Ill.

    As oil prices fall, it becomes harder for energy companies to maintain profitability.

  • 'Squawk' takes a stand on firing squads Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 6:50 AM ET
    'Squawk' takes a stand on firing squads

    The "Squawk Box" news team discusses an article that says Wyoming is considering bringing back firing squads as a back-up plan instead of using legal injection.

  • Wyoming data center: We'll power ourselves, thanks Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 2:43 PM ET
    Microsoft's biogas and fuel cell Data Plant system under construction in Cheyenne, Wyo.

    A Microsoft Data Plant in Wyoming uses fuel cells and anaerobic digesters for zero-carbon power.

  • Plosser warns on risks of waiting to hike rates Saturday, 6 Sep 2014 | 12:13 PM ET
    Charles Plosser, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

    Charles Plosser continued his push for the U.S. central bank to change its language on interest rate policy to reflect an improving economy.

  • Merkel unhappy with Draghi's new fiscal focus: Report Sunday, 31 Aug 2014 | 12:07 PM ET
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks with Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB).

    Draghi said it would be "helpful for the overall stance of policy" if fiscal policy could play a greater role alongside the ECB's monetary policy.

  • Here's why Treasury yields will keep on falling Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 8:46 AM ET
    Bond traders

    Why experts say you shouldn't bet against the U.S. bond market rally anytime soon.

  • State winners and losers in the jobs war Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 4:43 PM ET
    Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez.

    The rise and fall of states on CNBC's Top States for Business ranking is a reflection of economic trends. The biggest Cinderella story: Nevada.

  • 5 ways states are luring small business Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 4:43 PM ET

    Entrepreneurs have 50 options when it comes to forming a business, and some states do more than others when it comes to making their pitch.