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Britain's fraud agency has started criminal proceedings against three former bankers of Barclays for the alleged manipulation of Libor interest rates.
Netflix saw a bumper number of U.S. subscribers tune in to Web-only TV show "House of Cards" as the second series of the drama came out on Friday.
A Spotify job posting adds to speculation that the Swedish start-up is preparing for a share listing.
Federal authorities issued first-of-their-kind guidelines letting banks do business with marijuana operations that are approved by state governments.
The economic outlook in California, where farmers have been dealing with an epic drought, may not be as barren as the land.
"For the economy to grow faster the consumer needs to spend faster," BlackRock chief investment strategist Russ Koesterich tells CNBC.
Safety systems on 261,114 Lexus and Toyota vehicles in the United States, including stability control and anti-lock brakes, could fail.
Jos. A Bank has fended off suitor Men's Warehouse by purchasing Eddie Bauer. But the deal will need to be executed perfectly to succeed.
Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts said he's confident the deal to acquire Time Warner Cable will be approved.
Procrastinators may find that a snowy Valentine's will put their plans on ice—or at least, result in one heck of a no-gift excuse.
Avon Products also reported lower-than-expected fourth-quarter revenue.
General Motors is recalling 778,562 older-model Chevrolet Cobalt and Pontiac G5 compact cars in North America.
US business inventories beat expectations in December, defying a string of dour data that has stoked fears about the economy.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits spiked unexpectedly last week, with retail sales falling sharply.
Gasoline could jump anywhere from 15 to 40 cents a gallon over the next several months, but it could be one of the cheapest summer driving seasons in several years.
Institutional investors have bought more than 100,000 houses since the crash, and economists are concerned about what happens if they sell.
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was convicted Wednesday on charges that he accepted bribes, free trips and other gratuities from contractors.
Optim Energy, an electric company owned by a Bill Gates investment fund, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after piling up losses in a depressed power market.
Julia Boorstin digs into the social network's latest design experiment.
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