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If economic reports being released this week are positive, the market may climb for the rest of the year as cheap money drives investments, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Monday.
In a note to clients Sunday, ISI analyst Brian Marshall explained how he "chickened out" when trying to replace his Apple iPhone 5 with a Samsung Galaxy S4.
Lance Ulanoff, Mashable editor-in-chief, demonstrates Google's new high-tech eye wear. (4:54)
Cooler than usual weather is taking a bite out of retail sales in the Northeast. The situation could impact first quarter margins – when retailers report quarterly earnings.
Contracts to buy existing homes rose slightly in March, as an historically low supply of for-sale listings nationwide continues to plague the housing market.
Months after Hostess shut down over a standoff with its unions, the re-formed cupcake maker is expecting to put its snacks back on store shelves—using nonunion workers.
After the payroll tax increase, many worried that consumers would stop spending and further slow the economy. Nope. Not yet, anyway.
Investors are staying away from commodities, fearing that the worst is yet to come after prices plunged on signs of slower world economic growth.
The $650 million agreement would also settle the fund's claims of about $2.8 billion against the bankrupt company.
High-frequency traders are facing "speed limits" on a major trading platform, which is being touted as a template for a regulatory clampdown on computer-driven activity, the FT reports.
Novartis plied physicians with dinners, speaker fees, fishing trips and outings at Hooters restaurants to get them to prescribe patients more Novartis drugs, the US government alleges. Globalpost reports.
CNBC's Mary Thompson looks at what's at risk in the state's $22 billion tourism industry as the New Jersey shore pushes to recover from the devastating storm.
The rise of "superbugs," and pressure from the government and insurers, is driving hospitals to try all sorts of new approaches to stop their spread.
The financing, secured by Penney's real estate, comes as retailers prepare to place orders for the year-end holiday period.
Before the recession, non-Hispanic white families, on average, were about four times as wealthy as nonwhite families, according to a new study. By 2010, whites were about six times as wealthy.
The iconic Empire State Building has been at the center of battles for control by larger-than-life figures. A new one is coming to a head. The NY Times reports.
Sina Corp, China's largest Internet portal and media website, said Alibaba Group bought an 18 percent stake in its microblogging service Weibo for $586 million.
The Bureau of Economic Analysis is about to overhaul the way it tracks the growth of the American economy. The new accounting rules will give more weight to "intangible and intellectual" assets.
President Barack Obama plans to nominate Charlotte, North Carolina, Mayor Anthony Foxx to be his next transportation secretary, a White House official said on Sunday.
After the Facebook IPO, VCs began to look beyond social networking companies for more sustainable investments.
The rise in Americans' average retirement age predates the 2008 recession, and may be a long-term shift, Gallup says.
Billionaire George Soros reduced his holdings of exchange-traded products backed by gold prior to last month's freefall.
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US lawmakers accused IRS leaders of lying as they began investigating the agency's targeting of conservative groups.
CNBC's Eamon Javers discusses what was a tough day for Steven Miller, who was ousted from his post at the IRS this week.
President Obama on Thursday named White House budget official Daniel Werfel the new acting IRS commissioner.