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The rate was only 9 percent for people ages 65 and older, but about 20 percent for younger adults.
Home builders started fewer single-family homes in May than predicted, which is curious given the low U.S. supply of new and existing homes for sale.
The effects of the Federal Reserve's bond-buying program are looking more lackluster and more disruptive to market functioning, according to the latest CNBC Fed survey.
Pro golfer and U.S. Open winner Justin Rose talks about how it feels to be the newest member of golf's elite club, and reveals his strategy for capturing the championship title.
What are the all-time costliest hurricanes to have ever hit the U.S.? Here are the Top 10.
Britain's fraud prosecutor charged former UBS trader Tom Hayes with eight counts of conspiracy to defraud.
Already sluggish health-care inflation is projected to slow down even more in 2014 as consumers, employers and the federal government continue looking to cut medical costs, a new report said Tuesday.
Traders and investors seem to view tapering as tightening—basically seeing any slowing in purchases as the end of easy money, even though the process is expected to be gradual.
After an opening day at the Paris Air Show that saw Airbus announce an impressive amount of orders, Boeing fought back on Tuesday with a raft of orders and the launch of the latest in the line of 787 Dreamliners, the 787-10.
Violent protests broke out in eight Brazilian cities last night, with the worst violence occurring in Rio de Janeiro. Thousands of protesters threw Molotov cocktails and anything else they could find. The protests began over a 10-cent increase in bus and subway fares.
You made that with a 3-D printer? See how what's sometimes called additive manufacturing is altering industries and objects—from combat surgery to killer heels.
U.S. housing starts rose less than expected in May; meanwhile, consumer prices rose in May and underlying price pressures showed signs of stabilizing after a long decline.
Adrian Barrie Smith, who recruits housekeeping staff for the wealthy, has sued several well-known Wall Street financiers and even the comedian Jerry Seinfeld.
3-D printing holds much promise for many sectors. But innovation brings risks, such as 3-D guns. In addition, is America's workforce ready for advanced manufacturing jobs?
Chrysler is expected to file papers explaining its refusal to recall 2.7 million older Jeep SUVs that are at risk of catching fire in rear-end collisions.
Over the past few years, Citigroup has been grappling with an unusual problem—how to incur more U.S. taxes.
Hewlett Packard announced on Tuesday that a top executive who oversees its printing and personal systems unit would assume a new role for strategic growth.
The FOMC meeting kicks off on Tuesday. Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why this week isn't make or break it for the economy.
A Supreme Court decision gives the FTC the go-ahead to continue suing drug makers over deals that delay generic versions from being sold.
CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin hits the links with golf pro Mike Stubblefield and Stifel's Kevin Caron to pick up some tips on how getting a "feel" for the game is like investing.
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.
June Showing Big Capital Shifts So Far
FedEx Delivers Growth—Especially on the Ground
It’s Not Just Bank Stocks That Rise With Rates
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.
Wendy Williams: ‘Millions of Women Are Now Upset With Me’
Dwight Gooden: Cheating Death and Learning to Live Again
How to Get Anything You Want Without Spending a Penny
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.