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Sales tax holidays will be offered in at least 17 states this year, but these events may not really benefit states or retailers.
Thinking ahead about long-term care can bring big benefits later as the experience of a retired New Jersey teacher shows.
Vendors in New York City used to sell fake bags on the sidewalk, but a recent crackdown by law enforcement has forced them to adapt.
General Motors' says its July U.S. sales rose 16 percent on big gains in full-size pickup trucks, selling just over 234,000 vehicles, but short of the 19 percent gain forecast.
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 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.