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New Jersey Governor on Tuesday approved online gambling within the state's border, to help boost state revenues.
Jumbo loans are returning to the mortgage market after almost disappearing entirely in the wake of the credit crisis of 2008 and the real estate meltdown.
Tribune Co., the media company that recently exited a four-year bankruptcy, hired bankers to sell its flagship newspaper properties, according to two people familiar with the matter.
The rhetoric has been flying on automatic spending cuts but now America has spoken: 52 percent say the sequester is a "bad idea," the latest NBC/WSJ poll shows.
Priceline reported earnings that topped forecasts, which the company attributed to improved hotel- and car-rental reservations.
Apple CEO Tim Cook will be under pressure to reveal more details about what the company's cash plans are at the annual shareholder meeting Wednesday.
JPMorgan Chase announced plans Tuesday to slash $1 billion in costs. The financial giant will also cut its staff by about 4,000 jobs this year, the company said.
"Penta-millionaires," those worth $5 million or more, are happier than the merely rich, a new study shows.
Some people have brought religion into the debate over America's aversion to eating horse meat. But really, it's just economic common sense.
Best Buy says it has cut about 400 jobs at its Richfield, Minn., headquarters.
President Obama approaches Friday's budget deadline with a far stronger reputation than Republicans, an NBC News-Wall Street Journal poll has found.
Apple is easier to deal with under CEO Tim Cook than during Steve Job's reign, according to the head of one of Europe's major telecommunication companies.
It appears like quarterback Tom Brady will finish his football career where it started, with the New England Patriots. Reports are that the three-time Super Bowl winner has agreed to a three-year contract extension that keeps him with the team through the 2017 season.
Late Monday CNBC reported the company will ask the federal government for approval to pay CEO Dan Akerson $11.1 million in 2013. After initially saying it had no comment on pay requests for its top executives, GM now says it is requesting Akerson receive total compensation of $9 million.
The Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday backed President Barack Obama's nominee to head the U.S. Treasury, Jack Lew, clearing the way for a full-Senate confirmation vote.
New York State's coffers are up $1.6 billion over last year, but the increase is due mostly to the wealthy shifting income into 2012 to avoid higher 2013 taxes.
When Groupon reports earnings Wednesday after the bell, it isn't just under pressure to grow revenue and generate profits.
Telecommuting has been a growing trend over the past few years. But does Yahoo's decision to ban telecommuting signal a change, NBC reports.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke strongly defended the U.S. central bank's bond-buying stimulus before Congress on Tuesday, saying that the bank sees little risk of higher inflation in the near term.
Hundreds of thousands of workers at firms with government contracts are expected to be laid off because of sequestration. But picking who stays and who goes could be complicated and costly.