An energy deal between Moscow and Damascus could influence the Syrian civil war and the drive by regional powers to exploit Mediterranean oil and gas deposits.
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The end of emergency jobless benefits would be bad news for 1.3 million Americans but actually could have a positive impact on the unemployment rate.
A yield spike could send stocks tumbling, argues Jeff Kilburg.
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The fund, open only to accredited investors, could dwarf other private equity ventures in the budding pot industry, its business manager told CNBC.
A US judge two German firms cannot be held liable for allegedly aiding and abetting South Africa's former apartheid government.
Plug-in electric cars may be worth less compared to their original value over five years than conventionals. USA Today reports.
Few people are paying attention to signs of a housing bubble, real estate advisor Mark Hanson says.
StellaService, which rates retail customer service, scored sites on meeting promised delivery dates on holiday orders.
China is preparing to welcome private aircraft, a move that may herald the greatest expansion of business and private aviation in 30 years.
HONOLULU, Dec 26- President Barack Obama on Thursday signed the two-year U.S. budget agreement negotiated by Congress earlier this month. The bill was among seven pieces of legislation signed by Obama, who is vacationing with his family in Hawaii.
Treasury yields edged higher, touching their 2-year high of 3 percent, in light trading as most investors stayed out of the market after the holiday.
Shares in Twitter rose 6 percent to a fresh all-time high on Thursday, bringing the stock close to having tripled from its November IPO.
According to the latest data from comScore, the final online shopping week this holiday fell short of expectations.
Gov. Chris Christie recently signed an order allowing towns "to commandeer" private property needed to minimize the risk of coastal flooding. The WSJ reports.
Volatility will likely pick up next year, Citigroup Chief U.S. Equity Strategist Tobias Levkovich says.
The outlook for the new year is positive: 49 percent think their own fortunes will improve in 2014, 14 percent are anticipating a downgrade.
Some of the largest private equity firms could be on the hook for more than $1 billion to settle a collusion lawsuit, according to a report Thursday.
Amazon.com on Thursday said it limited new Prime membership signups during peak periods in order to protect current member orders from the surge in new memberships.