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Being out of business for 14 days has already put progress on financial regulation, which requires the signoff of multiple agencies, on ice.
There are scenarios in which the U.S. goes into sustained default, but it's more likely we narrowly avoid disaster and resume the fight in January.
Puerto Rican government representatives held a presentation for investors, as the commonwealth tries to calm them about its debt load.
A helpful, funny customer service chat with "Capt. Mike of the good ship Netflix" has become an online hit. So how can we clone Capt. Mike?
Spanx founder and inventor Sara Blakely shares that she started her multibillion-dollar business by cutting the feet out of control-top pantyhose. She was selling fax machines when she came up with the idea for Spanx. Blakely is the reason you have to be bullish on America, says Warren Buffett.
Air New Zealand offers passengers on its fleet of Airbus A320s a lesson in "Safety Old School Style," featuring Betty White.
Dr. Doom says Apple reminds him of Polaroid in the 1970s.
Young adults may buy cheaper plans but are often less informed about their high out-of-pocket costs, including deductibles, experts told CNBC.com.
Former Vice President Walter Mondale laid blame on the tea party and GOP "hardliners" for the government shutdown and looming debt ceiling deadline.
With the fiscal standoff in Washington, Federal Reserve hawk Richard Fisher has given up hope for a QE policy change at a meeting later this month.
Lawmakers have taken their time trying to agree to terms for reopening the government. So how can we punish them? Here are some fun ways to do so.
Aetna chief Mark Bertolini gave a harshly critical review of the federal government's insurance marketplace.
Hedge fund managers have been talking a lot about economic inequality lately.
After a two-year run in which American equities dominated the investing landscape, the pendulum clearly has begun to swing globally.
Though average Americans have no control over whether the U.S. debt ceiling is raised, a default could have a direct impact on their finances.
Social Security recipients won't get much of a raise next year. Is government underestimating how much it costs seniors to pay the bills?
As the shutdown remains top of mind for many, the buzz is inspiring Halloween merchandise selection and the hunt for a clever costume.
His artworks have sold for over $1 million - but this weekend the infamous graffiti artist Banksy sold canvasses for just $60 each on a stall in New York.
What is the price of paying with cash? A study by Tufts University finds that the average American family wastes $1,739 a year.
Amid all the politicking this past week, the bond market started throwing up a recession signal. The question is whether it's a blip or a true omen.