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Some politicians find polling to be a little old fashioned, so they're using big data to see what the public thinks about them.
Goldman Sachs said Wednesday that it will make some changes to its commodities warehousing business to assuage concerns that the warehouses are limiting aluminum supplies.
Contrary to popular belief, sex doesn't automatically sell well. Part of its success depends on the economy. For example, UK prostitutes are cutting prices as business slumps.
The TSA investigated and closed 9,622 cases of employee misconduct between 2010 and 2012, according to a report by the GAO.
Spike Lee stopped by the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday to talk about the Kickstarter funding campaign for his latest film - and to fend off criticism about his methods.
Bernice Tingle lost her savings to a scam but that's not all. The IRS and California demanded she pay tax penalties accrued due to cashing out her IRA. Her situation isn't unique.
The International Monetary Fund has warned of a return of overexuberance in Dubai's real estate market, recommending measures to prevent a replay of the spectacular bust in 2008.
The federal government is taking a big step toward letting eHealthInsurance.com, Getinsured.com and other sites enroll people in many Obamacare exchanges.
The Federal Reserve will lose control of interest rates as the "great rotation" out of bonds into equities takes off in full force.
Never mind the recent uptick in mortgage rates. Home prices are on a powerful roll. The latest monthly data shows home prices in May jumped 12.1 percent in the past year.
Working more could mean thousands of dollars less for you under a quirk in the new health-care law going into effect this fall.
In an effort to clean up the image of genetically modified crops, major seed and crop science companies launched GMOAnswers.com to answer questions about so-called GMOs.
Concern with the deficit among Wall Street professionals has reached a seven-month low, says a CNBC survey.
CNBC's new Fed survey shows Wall Street pros think market prices already reflect most of the cutback in Federal Reserve asset purchases they expect as soon as September.
Copper is used in homes, by utilities and for a number of industrial processes, and increasingly, thieves are going after the metal anywhere they can find it.
Snapchat is bigger than Instagram and growing faster than Facebook, and no one seems to love it more than Wall Street traders.
The airlines don't want you to read another word of this, which is why you should keep right on reading, particularly if you hate looking up at an airport monitor to find out your flight’s been delayed.
Bill Schuette—already representing Gov. Rick Snyder—said Monday that he will also represent Detroit public workers opposing a Snyder-backed proposal to reduce pension benefits.
The maker of Saranac is celebrating its anniversary by adding a 13th beer to 12-packs. The family-owned brewery has a unique perspective on the craft boom.
Heading into another budget battle, more Americans say they have been negatively affected by the sequester budget cuts, an exclusive poll found.