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When disaster strikes, communication can be a lifeline. That's made phone chargers a new addition to the emergency preparedness kit.
CNBC has been ranking all 50 states for competitiveness since 2007. This year's report comes as states continue to get back in fighting shape—fighting for jobs, that is.
Merck inked a $5 billion share repurchase agreement with Goldman Sachs, as the drug giant looks to prop up shareholder value in face of competition from generics makers.
Duracell is making a push in wireless charging, working with partners to try and do for public gadget power what Intel did for public WiFi.
The world's largest hedge funds have bolstered their equity holding so far this year, adding more to Boeing than any other stock, according to research firm FactSet.
Property is the main source of wealth for China's wealthiest women, a sign that the sector remains one with huge growth potential even as it contends with cooling measures, research firm Wealth-X said on Wednesday.
Senator Rubio says he will fight to pass immigration reform.
From social video to niche social networks, financial advisors are hunting for prospects in the digital world.
Yahoo's acquisition of Tumblr was the biggest venture-backed exit of a New York-based company in the state's history.
While 94 percent of the companies in the Standard & Poor's 500 Index have already reported quarterly earnings, this week remains a key week for the retail industry with 24 retailers reporting earnings—12 of which are S&P 500 components.
Here's a look at how the devastating Oklahoma storm compared to some of the deadliest tornadoes in U.S. history.
A proposal to cleave the roles of chairman and CEO at banking giant JPMorgan Chase was defeated in a narrow shareholder vote on Tuesday.
If Facebook wanted to buy Tumblr, it would have bought Tumblr. But Tumblr has a mobile problem.
Sometimes when you do things—like make a workout video—in your own home, everyone gets a little too comfortable.
Apple's CEO is disputing assertions that the company evades billions of dollars in U.S. taxes by shifting profits to foreign affiliates.
A new study from U.S. Trust suggests that millionaire parents often don't tell their children how rich they are until well into adulthood. In fact, most believed their kids should little about the family's wealth before the age of 25.
Despite huge cutbacks in government spending, some high level federal executives are scheduled to get millions of dollars in bonuses, unless a law is passed.
BlackRock has bought private-equity real estate fund MGPA in a deal that boosts its presence in Asia and continental Europe.
What Warren Buffett once called "financial weapons of mass destruction" are firing again, with securitization and shadow banking at post-crisis highs.
Brazil faced a minor bank run over the weekend, but one analyst told CNBC the real issue facing the country's banking system is a runaway credit boom.