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Companies have a problem many people would envy. After a fourth year of higher profit, companies' piles of cash is approaching yet another all-time high and they can't get rid of it fast enough. USA Today reports.
Passengers aboard a cruise vessel stranded in the Gulf of Mexico after a weekend engine fire have limited access to bathrooms, food and hot coffee, but also a new destination: Mobile, Ala.
Revelers in New Orleans will celebrate Mardi Gras with parades, giant floats and parties that are expected to attract about a million people to the city and its historic French Quarter and generate an estimated $300 million.
Behind the scenes and on the Lincoln Center runway at New York's Mercedes-Benz Fashion Show for the Fall 2013 season.
Maker's Mark is watering down its whiskey. The question is whether demand in the U.S. will be affected by the move because backlash has been quick and angry.
An African edges ahead of the Canadian.
President Obama is likely to give a nod to the fitful economic recovery in his State of the Union speech with Apple CEO Tim Cook in attendance. But analysts don't expect major statements on contentious issues like taxes and the budget.
You think you've got it bad - your manager has it really tough. In this new book, the authors explain what managers are good for ... and why we should cut them some slack.
Last year we listed eight ETFs we thought were plain weird, including two we lumped in because they seemed wrongheaded. This year we checked with Matt Hougan of Index Universe. Here is his list.
These celebrity couples have houses that range from a young couple’s $2.5 million “starter” to a $43.5 million mega-mansion.
Working in shorter bursts with frequent breaks and even a nap, like in Europe, can actually make employees more productive, a workforce consultant told CNBC.
Gasoline prices have surged in nearly in the past month, but a slide in the oil futures market may provide some temporary relief at the pump.
Just because you're a small-business owner doesn't make you immune to security issues. Here are five tips for protecting your company.
Three of the top five on the Chronicle of Philanthropy's 2012 list of Most Generous Donors are under 40 – the largest number of young donors at the top ever.
The global "currency war" could get even worse if Europe joins the fray, says the man widely credited with coining the term.
Ulrich Hackenberg isn't yet a household name but if Volkswagen's $70 billion bet on his big idea pays off, he may join the likes of Henry Ford in the canon of auto industry pioneers.
Jack Lew, President Barack Obama's pick to be U.S. treasury secretary, is expected to come under fire for the administration's budget policies and a nearly $1 million bonus he received from bailed-out bank Citigroup when he testifies on Wednesday before a Senate panel vetting him for the job.
As fears recede about a dreaded hard landing in China, investors have been pouring money back into emerging markets exchange traded funds in the past few months.
The Dow's stalled advance beyond 14,000 underscores how initial euphoria has now given way to growing skepticism about the fundamental outlook.
Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt is selling roughly 42 percent of his stake in the Internet search company, a move that could potentially net the former chief executive a $2.51 billion windfall.