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With the Dow on track for nine consecutive days of gains and six consecutive record closes, Jim Cramer urges caution when investing in the stocks leading the charge.
In the high desert of the Chilean Andes, a $1.5 billion international telescope was brought to full power on Wednesday, enabling mankind to peer deeper into space and further back in time than ever before.
One expert says that a 12-year-old with the right tools could pose risks to companies and the U.S. economy.
Hedge-fund manager David Tepper remains bullish on the U.S. stock market, said someone familiar with his thinking, and predicts the S&P 500 could rise 20 percent or more through the course of this year.
Why on earth is the Department of Agriculture keeping the names of which companies are in danger of defaulting on government loans a secret?
Forget about the days when bringing your car into the shop was the type of experience that left you frustrated. A new survey by J.D. Power & Associates find customer satisfaction with auto service centers has hit a record high.
Cybersecurity threats against the U.S. are growing, President Obama said, as concerns rise about hacking attacks originating in China.
Three federal agencies, including the IRS, will scrutinize applications for the health-insurance exchanges, which run 15 pages for a three-person family.
For all the talk you hear from Capitol Hill about running government more like a business, Congress has a retirement plan that would make any Fortune 500 executive blush.
Suntech Power, a U.S.-listed company that is closing its Arizona plant, is poised to be taken over by the government of its hometown in China, reports The NYT.
Oil futures gave up some gains Wednesday after the EIA reported crude oil supplies increased last week by more than many analysts had expected.
Improved weather is projected to result in a successful growing year, which could reduce the pressure on grain, livestock feed and consumer prices.
Democrats will unveil a budget blueprint that will slice the deficit by $1.85 trillion through spending cuts and tax increases.
Retail investors have missed out on the record rally in U.S equity markets because they don't want to risk losing their money again as financial institutions are seen as "too big to jail," James Bianco, president of Bianco Research, told CNBC on Wednesday.
A filing error has resulted in the delay of up to 600,000 tax refunds — among them students who need the money to pay for books and the tax receipt to apply for financial aid, the IRS said Tuesday.
While gold is down about 4 percent since the start of the year, this is just a small fraction of the losses seen in the shares of gold miners.
U.S. business inventories rose by the most in more than 1-1/2 years in January as sales fell, suggesting restocking of warehouses will boost economic growth this quarter.
The federal government offers a variety of tax breaks to lessen your burden, but you may need a high-priced education just to figure out how to write it off.
The German government will cut its stake in bailed-out lender Commerzbank to less than 20 percent from 25 percent as part of a raft of measures to strengthen its capital and comply with new bank rules.
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Hedge fund bigwig Paul Tudor Jones offends; the Fed taper caper continues to obsess the markets; P&G shelves its CEO.
HP's turnaround is under way; weak Asian data create jitters; corporate tax reform wish list; a mixed housing rebound.
The Fed sends a mixed message to the markets; stingy millionaires; immigration reform inches ahead.
Lois Lerner, the IRS official at the center of the alleged Tea Party targeting, has been placed on administrative leave.
House of Representatives on Thursday voted to switch federal student loan interest rates to a market-based system.
President Obama is giving a speech on counterterrorism in Washington, specifically addressing the use of drones, with CNBC's John Harwood.