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A "crescent of chaos" emerging from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and tensions with Iran could lead to a dramatic turnaround in the price of oil, according to Nomura's analysis.
Japanese investment in Europe's bond markets are expected to jump following the Bank of Japan's drastic action to ease monetary policy, the FT reports.
The US stock market is overbought, and any more near-term gains portend big trouble, "The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report" publisher Marc Faber told CNBC.
Cramer thinks after GE’s acquisition of Lufkin for about $3 billion, other companies may be in play.
Total student loan balances nearly tripled between 2004 and 2012, according to a new survey from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
This week marks the official start of earnings season, during which companies will try to impress investors with their ability to generate profits. It may not be so easy this time around.
Which ZIP codes were home to the priciest home sales? A new report takes a look.
The massive amounts of liquidity being pumped into markets by global central banks are tantamount to "monetary Red Bull" and may have unexpected consequences for businesses and economies, Bill Gross told CNBC on Monday.
Margaret Thatcher's character, philosophy, and achievements made her one of Britain's greatest prime ministers, Larry Kudlow says.
Instagram's mobile application is experiencing all sorts of bugginess this week. Even worse, Instagram's two tweets on the "system issues" have now been deleted.
President Barack Obama's budget plan would change how increases in Social Security benefits are calculated. Experts say that could be devastating to recipients who need cost-of-living adjustments to survive.
California became the 43rd state to join the Powerball lottery on Monday, with an estimated starting jackpot of $60 million.
President Barack Obama is expected to formally propose a controversial change in how the government calculates inflation for Social Security and other federal benefits.
Fox could become a subscription service that customers would have to pay for if the courts are not able to protect its business from the start-up Aereo, News Corp Chief Operating Officer Chase Carey said Monday.
Investors looking for quick gains are also looking for trouble even though markets will trend upward over the long term, Vanguard founder Jack Bogle told CNBC on Monday.
Google Glass may well be the final step before human-machine interaction moves under our skin, but judging from our early look, it won't be welcome in lots of places, NBC reports.
Microsoft May unveil the next-generation Xbox next month.
The largest U.S. public pension fund is preparing to take on "zombie" directors and rogue pay arrangements as the annual meetings season gets under way, the FT reports.
As the S&P 500 surged to a record close last month, retail investors cashed in high fliers and snapped up securities with hefty dividend yields, according to TD Ameritrade.
The legalization of marijuana for personal consumption in some states has entrepreneurs focusing the economic future of the market.
Here are the top contenders to lead the Fed once Ben Bernanke steps aside.
Former Fed Governor Robert Heller told CNBC why Federal Reserve Vice-chair Janet Yellen should succeed Ben Bernanke.
More than a year after the nation’s five largest mortgage servicers signed a $26 billion legal settlement, those same servicers still need to do better, according to a new report.
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The Fed tiptoes; it's the deficit, stupid; and more mortgage funny business are talk of the nation.
Bernanke may stay; housing starts make steady progress; the government's spying program may have foiled terrorist plans.
Shares shot out of the gate Monday; demand appears to be pointing to oil exceeding $100 a barrel; Netflix scores big.
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The IRS is about to pay $70 million in employee bonuses, despite a directive to cancel bonuses because of spending cuts.
The CBO says the Senate's plan would bolster the economy and reduce federal deficits by billions of dollars.
President Obama "essentially fired" Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, former Fed Governor Laurence Meyer says.
The deal reached to avert the fiscal cliff in the US merely masks the bleak long-term outlook for the country, Nouriel Roubini said in an opinion piece for the Financial Times newspaper on Thursday.
Sen. Shelby told CNBC he voted against the "fiscal cliff" deal because it moves us from one crisis to another crisis.
The deal finally reached over the U.S. “fiscal cliff” should ultimately be positive for the U.S. stock market, according to The Gartman Letter writer and editor Dennis Gartman.