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  • Bob Dudley, CEO of BP.

    Unless the Justice Department and BP reach a last-minute settlement, the British oil company will return to court on Monday to face tens of billions of dollars in civil claims from the 2010 explosion on the Deepwater Horizon rig. The New York Times reports.

  • Boeing's 787 on its test flight

    With the Federal Aviation Administration's grounding of the 787 Dreamliner fleet in its fifth week, Boeing now faces a problem of where to store the airplanes that continue to roll off the assembly line, the NYT reports.

  • Brian Moynihan, CEO of Bank of America

    Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan got a 73% pay increase in 2012, when the bank resolved crisis-era lawsuits and its stock was one of the sector's top performers.

  • At the end of the day, the doves rule the roost at the Fed, but expect to hear more hawkishness in Wednesday's release of the Fed meeting minutes.

  • U.S. Markets to Go Significantly Higher: Pro

    Damon Vickers, Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer at Damon Vickers and Company explains why he expects the U.S. markets to continue strengthening going forward.

  • White House Sequester Warnings

    Today was not only a day of public posturing for the President, reports CNBC's John Harwood; Karen Finney, The Hill; Amity Shlaes, "Coolidge" author; and John McLaughlin, Republican pollster.

  • Global miner BHP Billiton appointed the head of its non-ferrous business as its new chief executive on Wednesday to replace Marius Kloppers.

  • A U.S. judge said David Einhorn's hedge fund had shown a "likelihood of success" if his legal attack against Apple goes forward, though he made no immediate ruling on whether to block next week's shareholder vote on a proxy proposal.

  • Fast Money Web Extra

    The Fast Money crew offers special CNBC.com-only advice on your investments.

  • President and CEO William R. Johnson of the H.J. Heinz Company

    The FBI is looking into alleged insider trading in the options of ketchup maker Heinz before its blockbuster deal to be acquired by Warren Buffett and 3G Capital last week.

  • Stocks Hit Fresh Highs: Best Trader Moves

    Discussing whether it's time to take profits now, with John Stoltzfus, former senior market strategist at Ticonderoga Securities and the Fast Money traders. Meanwhile CNBC's Kayla Tausche has the latest details on BofA chief Brian Moynihan's salary.

  • While the Dow is still about 1 percent below its October 2007 high, two-thirds ​of all stock mutual funds have posted new highs since then, according to Lipper.

  • Pressure mounts to coax greater profits from the low-margin brokerage business at Morgan Stanley by finding ways for retail and investment banking to work better together, reports The New York Times.

  • You're paying more at the pump and prices are likely to continue to climb as we head into the summer driving season — particularly in the Northeast.

  • Fire boat response crews spray water on the blazing remnants of BP's Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig.

    BP said the U.S. Department of Justice has backed its claim that oil it recovered at the 2010 spill site should be excluded from certain penalties it could face, potentially cutting its final fine by as much as $3.5 billion.

  • The Apple Store in Los Angeles, California.

    David Einhorn reiterated his arguments that a judge should block a shareholder vote on Apple's proposal to eliminate its ability to issue preferred shares without investor approval.

  • AP Photo/LM Otero, File

    Hackers breached the Twitter account of fast-food chain Burger King, posting the online equivalent of graffiti and sometimes making little sense.

  • President Barack Obama will make a fresh push to force Republicans to make concessions that will head off budget cuts that appear to kick in starting on March 1.

  • The media await the final unloading from the crippled cruise liner Carnival Triumph February 14, 2013 in Mobile, Alabama.

    The fire on board the Carnival Corp cruise ship that drifted for days in the Gulf of Mexico awash in raw sewage started from fuel from a leaking diesel engine line that ignited, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Monday.

  • Investing in the US Homebuilders Sector

    David Goldberg, homebuilders and building products analyst at UBS, says after last year's U.S. homebuilders rally there is a lot of profit-taking, so investors who want to be long in housing now, have to go further up on the risk curve to less safer names.