Q1 GDP revised higher

The economy grew in the second quarter, but not as fast as many expected.

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Tonight: The economy gathers steam but there’s one industry that’s falling on hard times.

Nightly Business Report — July 30, 2015

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the economy gathers steam but there’s one industry that’s falling on hard times.  And, the questions being raised about the nation’s best-selling vehicle.

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Today’s hot stocks: LNKD, AMGN, CI, CL, MDLZ, AVP, HOT & OSK.

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Retirement is a looming goal throughout our lives, yet most of us don’t want to think about it until it’s later in the game. In hindsight, we wish we had. To help Americans gradually reach that goal, Adventist HealthCare Retirement Plan put together a helpful retirement checklist, and CNBC has expanded upon it. 20s: Savings …

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Home prices are still rising, and the economy is improving, but the ills of the housing crash are far from cured: 7.4 million borrowers were still “seriously” underwater on their mortgages at the end of June, according to RealtyTrac. The real estate information company defines that as the loan amount being at least 25 percent …

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IHOP celebrates the 10th anniversay of National Pancake Day at CNBC Headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.

Call it the pancake effect. With the first half of S&P 500 companies having reported second-quarter earnings, profits are now slated to rise by just 0.8 percent compared with the second quarter of 2014, according to Thomson Reuters. That’s a blended number that combines the earnings that have already reported with analyst expectation for those …

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Reluctant to get rid of that “classic” car in your garage? According to new data from IHS Automotive, you’re not alone. As the average age of vehicles on the road has climbed to an all-time high of 11 1/2 years—up about one month compared to last year—nearly one out of every four vehicles in the …

Health programs boost insurers

Bertha Coombs reports on how dependent insurers are on government programs.

China stock market backlash

Eunice Yoon introduces us to a Chinese farmer who lost more than just his money in the Chinese stock market, he also lost hope.

Oil prices rebound

Bertha Coombs reports on how dependent insurers are on government programs.

Fed holds steady on rates

The Federal Reserve gives investors few clues as to when it will start raising rates and the market seemed to like it.

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Tonight: The Federal Reserve gives investors few clues as to when it will start raising rates and the market seemed to like it.

Nightly Business Report — July 29, 2015

Tonight on Nightly Business Report, the Federal Reserve gives investors few clues as to when it will start raising rates and the market seemed to like it. And, why are more Americans keeping their clunkers longer?

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It may be a dirty word in some quarters, but debt is a fact of life for more and more Americans. And that may not be a bad thing. That is the conclusion of a new report by the Pew Charitable Trusts, which examined debt through the generations. It found that 8 in 10 Americans …