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U.S. consumer sentiment slumped as Americans were rattled by on-going negotiations to avert the tax hikes and spending cuts set to come into effect in the new year, data showed on Friday.
Nutrition company Herbalife plans to host an analyst day shortly after the New Year, in response to a battery of charges leveled at the company by hedge fund guru Bill Ackman.
U.S. consumer spending rose in November by the most in three years as incomes climbed, while a gauge of planned U.S. business spending rose much more than expected.
RIM CEO Thorsten Heins moved to clarify investor concern in a CNBC interview.
Struggling Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia has settled its patent dispute with BlackBerry maker Research in Motion in return for payments, as it tries to exploit its trove of technology patents to boost its finances.
Facing a GOP revolt, House Speaker John Boehner abruptly canceled a vote Thursday night on a plan to raise taxes for the wealthy, bringing the country closer to a plunge down the "fiscal cliff."
House Speaker John Boehner called off a vote on Thursday to raise taxes for wealthy Americans, bringing the country on the brink of going over the "fiscal cliff."
Peter Madoff will serve 10 years in prison for his role in his older brother's multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme, a U.S. judge said Thursday.
Nike says its second-quarter net income fell 18 percent as the European economy remained weak and growth slowed in China.
RIM reported a loss, but its results still beat analysts' forecasts. Its CEO said its nearing the end of its layoffs.
The rush to buy guns comes in the wake of last Friday's massacre in Newtown, CT. Twenty year old Adam Lanza shot twenty children between the ages of six and seven, and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
The iconic and once fiercely independent New York Stock Exchange is being sold not because of stocks but for the promise of its derivatives business.
One in five of Americans earning less than $20,000 a year would see a tax hike of $1,070, since Boehner's bill would eliminate deductions for low earners.
With negotiations on a "fiscal cliff" deal at an impasse, Democrats and Republicans have turned toward sending political messages just before the Christmas holidays.
Both sides have given up ground in "Cliff" negotiations, but the tactic of the Republicans to put forth a "Plan B" has suddenly thrown the whole deal into doubt.
The first major snowstorm of the season left at least three people dead and is creating treacherous driving conditions and threatening to disrupt busy airports ahead of the holiday weekend.
The Southern part of the United States has become a laboratory for new manufacturing jobs, with companies as diverse as Boeing, Starbucks and Lenovo racing into the region.
Sales of existing homes beat expectations in November, with Realtors reporting a surprisingly modest effect in the Northeast from Superstorm Sandy. An even bigger surprise was a huge gain in activity among higher-end homes.
With more consumers focused on the best online deals, the e-commerce space is exploding. Meet the co-founders of Hukkster and Kynetic's CEO. Is retail-shop loyalty dead?
Amazon is investing in original shows with six comedy pilots for its Amazon Instant Video streaming service.