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Many governments have too much debt and "too generous public pensions," said Glenn Hubbard, the Columbia Business School dean who advised Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign.
Amid the Major League Baseball doping scandal, many fans are reacting in two ways: a wide yawn and a quick flash of their credit cards to gobble up more games and gear.
Video shows the Virginia Avenue Bridge in Indianapolis getting hit by multiple tall trucks. In all, seven area bridges have been hit more than 400 times. Bad GPS may be to blame.
China's Singles' Day had online sales of $4 billion last year, driven by the growing middle class. But the real power is Internet giant Alibaba, which co-opted the holiday to cause consumers hysteria.
Bad spring weather and a sluggish economy were cited by brewers for the recent poor sales of some of their light beer brands. But a couple of new surveys suggest consumers may just be growing tired of the taste of light beer and moving on.
Automated teller machines have served us well for more than 40 years now, but it's time for a reboot. New technology will enable customers to talk to a teller on a video monitor.
Do you think it'd be nice to know how much a CEO makes compared with the typical amount made by an employee of his or her company? You're going to find out.
While it's hard to find a manufacturer that hasn't been pushing for improved fuel economy, there's still a big gap between brands, according to a study by GasBuddy.com.
The Tesla chart looks like Amazon's. Trading Tesla's massive move, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders.
Calif regulators have declined to investigate an activist group behind protests against Telecom billionaire Carlos Slim, citing insufficient evidence.
The CME Group paused trading in some Treasury contracts shortly before the jobs report on Friday after big orders hit the market.
Just imagine the jokes ... "Chuck Norris doesn't buy gold as a hedge against inflation. Gold buys Chuck Norris to hedge against inflation."
Nathan Sawaya worked as an attorney for years, but the work just wasn't satisfying. So he ditched his job to pursue his art: creating sculptures from Legos. It's paying off.
Bulls were eager for a strong nonfarm payroll report to argue that the economy had reached "escape velocity." That's not happening, so where does that leave the market?
Haute couture designers are increasingly turning to 3-D printing to bring unconventional, customized designs to the runway.
Former Deputy Treasury Secretary Roger Altman tells CNBC he's looking for "the most battle-hardened veteran" to be the next Fed chairman, and that's Larry Summers.
It was once possible to keep public figures' outrageous behavior a secret, but those days are long gone. Read ahead to see the 10 greatest scandals ever tweeted.
From food to replacement organs and limbs, sex toys to weaponry—the sky's the limit for what we'll be able to do with this technology.
A day after the House passed tough new sanctions on Iran, the ranking member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee said he believes the Senate will also vote in favor of the bill.
Got a cigarette habit? New research shows what's going up in smoke could be your earnings potential—unless you quit.