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  • Apple's conference call was "graphically painful" with analysts in open revolt against Apple's CEO Tim Cook, CNBC's Jim Cramer says .

  • Day laborers wait near a Home Depot home improvement store in hope of finding work for the day in Los Angeles, California.

    Millions of people who can't find a full-time job are taking anything that pays them under the table, and in turn are helping to boost consumption, say analysts.

  • Silicon Valley Heavyweights Battle Over Apple

    Geoff Lewis, principal at the venture capital Founders Fund, bashed Apple on CNBC's "Squawk Box," while Dave Morin, co-founder and CEO of social network Path, defended his former employer.

  • Ford's Earnings Beat on Top & Bottom Line

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau breaks down the automaker's better-than-expected first quarter numbers of $0.41 versus $0.37 EPS on revenues of $33.9 billion.

  • Octavio Castillo paddles a boat down a street to reach his cousin's home in Des Plaines, Ill., on April 19.

    Floods in the Midwest have made it harder to plant corn this spring, but the question is what might happen in the wheat belt as unusually late snows melt in the northern Plains.

  • Apple shares turned lower in the after-hours after earnings beat and the firm doubled the amount of cash it will return to shareholders. But its outlook fell short.

  • Apple Increases Stock Buyback Program

    Apple released its better-than-expected Q2 earnings report. Where the stock is headed, with Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray; David Pearl, Epoch Investment Partners; and Steve Kovach, Business Insider.

  • The fake tweet that sent the stock market scurrying Tuesday should be a "wake-up call" to regulators that social media presents a major threat to investing, traders said.

  • Can JC Penney Be Saved?

    Morgan Stanley has lowered its price target for JC Penney to $9. Jan Kniffen, Worldwide Enterprises CEO, discusses whether the company can be saved.

  • DOT's LaHood: Sequester Won't Affect Air Safety

    On "Power Lunch," CNBC Auto and Airline Industry Reporter Phil LeBeau asks United States Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood if the sequester will have any impact on the safety of air travel.

  • The benefits of original content and better international profitability should continue to help Netflix stock say analysts.

  • New Customers Streaming to Netflix

    Richard Greenfield, BTIG analyst, discusses Netflix's blowout earnings and why he is sticking with his buy rating on the company and $250 price target on the stock.

  • Though the next 5 billion people who connect to the Internet will experience a better quality of life, technological advances can also "empower some evil people," Google's Eric Schmidt told CNBC.

  • Netflix Blows Past Estimates and Shares Soar

    Tony Wible, Janney Montgomery Scott analyst, takes a look at what's driving the streaming company's profits, and how to play it.

  • Gold may have seen its low price for now, amid signs of consumer and hedge fund interest in the precious metal, analysts say.

  • Sequester's Effect on Air Travel

    Air travelers are bracing for delays after thousands of FAA workers were hit with furloughs, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson. Meanwhile Seth Kaplan, Airline Weekly, and CNBC's Phil LeBeau, weigh in.

  • Gold Rallies on Strong Physical Demand

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on mixed views of whether gold has hit bottom.

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook

    All news about Apple seems to be bad these days. And with the company reporting earnings Tuesday, it's likely that's not going to change so fast, analysts said.

  • Google's Stunning Flash Crash

    CNBC Markets Reporter Josh Lipton investigates Google's eye-popping flash move -- a more than 3.5 percent stock price drop in the blink of an eye.

  • Housing supply is supposed to grow in the spring due to warmer weather and the convenience for families of moving during the summer. That is not the case this year.

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