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President Obama will return 5 percent of his salary each month to the Treasury in a show of solidarity with federal workers smarting from government-wide spending cuts, the White House said Wednesday.
The chatter in the market may be bullish but there is a real danger that something could go wrong—something no one is talking about now but will be once they get hit by some unexpected development.
It has been 40 years since the first call was made on a cellphone. Here's a look at how mobile devices have evolved.
Golfers with extravagant tastes are vital to the game’s culture, and upmarket brands have the goods to sell them at top dollar. CNBC.com presents a list of 10 extravagances for the golfer who demands--and can pay for--the best. Read ahead to see what they are and what they cost.
Businesses and wealthy owners of estates ask the IRS for changes to a 3.8 percent tax on investment income to fund Obamacare.
Airfares will still be advertised inclusive of mandatory taxes and fees, after the Supreme Court refused a challenge by three airlines. But optional add-on services often leave fliers unable to compare the total price of a ticket.
Major US bank websites have been offline a total of 249 hours in the past six weeks, a clear sign that American companies are prime targets in global cyber conflict.
It's no joke. Samoa Air has begun using weight-based airfare pricing on all its flights, the first airline to implement such a policy.
Spanish protesters seeking to stop a wave of evictions have resorted to embarrassing politicians at their homes over harsh mortgage laws that have multiplied the pain of a property crash in the recession-hit country.
At car dealers across the United States, loans to subprime borrowers are surging — up 18 percent in 2012 from a year earlier, to 6.6 million borrowers. And it's the Federal Reserve that's made it all possible.
Great news for parents and teens alike — the summer-job outlook for teens looks a lot sunnier than last year. BRB, have 2 tell my BFF!
With its rare apology, Apple went from pariah to praiseworthy in the eyes of China's state-controlled media, a lesson for other foreign firms not to underestimate the power of the government press.
If you think you may have trouble paying your full tax bill, don't panic. There are ways to ease the burden.
The SEC on Tuesday announced that public companies can use social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook to disclose key company information to investors.
While some say it's a sign businesses are confident about the economy, it might also mean that they are trying not to raise salaries.
Darling, do tell, how is the high-end consumer doing? We check in with Cramer's Gatsby Index, a composite of 13 stocks used to gauge high-end trends.
The stock market's catapult to record highs could be the very thing that leads to the much-awaited pullback.
Appearing on CNBC, Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia defended its technology after a favorable court ruling allows the start-up to expand service letting consumers watch live TV over the web.
Rap mogul Jay-Z is launching a sports-management agency and in the process, lured Yankees' second baseman Robinson Cano away from super agent Scott Boras.
"Retail therapy" may be more than a quaint catch phrase as new studies suggests that easing sadness may be just a purchase away.