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Best Buy shares fell after the company's latest earnings report, but CEO Hubert Joly said there are early positive signs that the moves are beginning to resonate with consumers.
Two economists have decided to put their money where their mouth is, betting on whether inflation will rise once the U.K. economy recovers.
Tesla CEO is expected to use the potentially $1 billion windfall from a new stock offering to pay off the maker's $465 million in DOE loans, and to help fund additional products.
Calls earlier in the year for a "great rotation" into stocks from fixed income may have been a little premature, but Goldman Sachs' replacement for Jim O'Neill says there will be a "gradual rotation".
Americans think that a family of four needs to bring in at least $58,000 a year to get by in their community, a new Gallup survey finds.
Despite huge cutbacks in government spending, some high level federal executives are scheduled to get millions of dollars in bonuses, unless a law is passed.
A nascent recovery in the housing market helped Home Depot report higher quarterly sales and earnings on Tuesday.
Thanks to the brightening employment picture and an uptick in the housing market, Americans are packing up and relocating. And the pace is likely to pick up this summer.
Ireland said on Tuesday it was not to blame for Apple's low global tax payments after the U.S. Senate said the company paid little or nothing on tens of billions of dollars in profits.
All attention will be on JPMorgan Chase's Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon as he takes the stage Tuesday morning during the bank's annual shareholder meeting in Tampa, Florida.
Vodafone posted its largest ever quarterly fall in key organic service revenue on Tuesday, down 4.2 percent.
Sprint Nextel raised its buyout offer for Clearwire to $3.40 per share, though some investors and analysts said the new bid was still not enough to overcome staunch opposition.
Best Buy reported weaker-than-expected revenue on Tuesday and warned that a slew of investments to win back shoppers could squeeze profits in the near term.
Brazil faced a minor bank run over the weekend, but one analyst told CNBC the real issue facing the country's banking system is a runaway credit boom.
Goldman Sachs has upgraded its target for the S&P 500, forecasting it will climb a further 5 percent to 1750 by year-end, from an initial estimate of 1625.
Ahead of the JPMorgan Chase shareholder vote Tuesday to split the chairman and CEO roles currently held by Jamie Dimon, banking analyst Richard Bove lauded Dimon's track record.
Rep. James Lankford, R-Okla., provides details of the damage and devastation left in the wake of a deadly tornado that ripped through his home state.
As final ballots come in on a proposal to strip JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon of his chairman title, some worry about what will happen if dissident shareholders win.
Earnings from several retailers are a highlight Tuesday, but, for traders, the Fed will remain the focus all week.
Watson, the IBM computing system that conquered "Jeopardy!" on television, is launching an app business called the Watson Engagement Advisor that can be used to help consumers get answers on mobile devices.
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.
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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.
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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.