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Months before legal sales of marijuana begin in Colorado and Washington, officials are struggling with rules to govern issues including "medibles," mold and production.
McDonald's may look look very different in the future, with new menu items, delivery services, loyalty programs and maybe even all-day breakfast options, said the company's CEO.
Tesla is beefing up its service business by making the warranty on its battery packs "unconditional" and offering new services to Model S owners who need work done on their car.
In 2013, the NFL was the most popular—and profitable—league in the US. It's managed to turn a six-month season into a 12-month business.
When Daimler said this week that it had finally been caught in the downdraft of the European economic crisis, it was an ominous sign for all of the Continent, the NYT reports.
A group of doctors likens the high prices for a life-saving medicine as profiteering, akin to jacking up prices of essential goods after a natural disaster. The NYT reports.
After trading was knocked out for more than three hours at his exchange Thursday, CEO William Brodsky spoke to "Squawk on the Street" about what happened.
Bankers who behave recklessly would be jailed under a new law being considered by MPs and peers on the banking commission, whose final report is due next month. The FT reports.
"Yesterday we had a software bug; it wasn't any sort of hacking incident," William Brodsky, chairman and CEO of the Chicago Board Options Exchange, said about why the system wasn't open for trading for three hours yesterday.
US consumer sentiment weakened in April as Americans remained concerned about their employment and financial prospects, a survey released on Friday showed.
Shares of beleaguered retailer JC Penney rose more than 7 percent in after-hours trading on Thursday after billionaire financier George Soros disclosed a 7.9-percent stake.
News that breaks on Twitter is now news that moves the markets, sometimes even when it's not news. Here's a look at some tweets that affected trading.
Macro factors in the U.S. and Europe are creating a challenging environment for retailers said McDonald's President and CEO Don Thompson.
Searches of financial terms on Google can be used to predict the direction of the stock market, according to an analysis of search engine behavior.
For two wealthy Americans who admitted involvement in offshore tax evasion, the difference between a prison term and probation on Thursday came down to one thing.
Chevron on Friday reported first quarter profit that beat Wall Street's expectations, yet revenue was lower as refinery output suffered.
Economists Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff revealed they have received "hate-filled" and "threatening" emails since their influential research on austerity was exposed as containing a error last week.
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been moved to a prison from the hospital where he had been held since his arrest by police a week ago.
Electronic Arts, once the videogame industry's biggest independent publisher, has laid off hundreds of employees as it continues to struggle.
Chinese investors can't seem to be getting enough of commercial real estate abroad and could spend a whopping $5 billion this year, according property services firm Jones Lang LaSalle.
A.G. Lafley's return at P&G will be beneficial because he "knows where the bodies are buried," a management expert says.
Ashton Kutcher reveals he will invest only in companies that have a mobile component.
One thing the world's central bankers can take away from this week's market volatility: They need to do a better job of communicating.
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Lois Lerner, the IRS official at the center of the alleged Tea Party targeting, has been placed on administrative leave.
House of Representatives on Thursday voted to switch federal student loan interest rates to a market-based system.
President Obama is giving a speech on counterterrorism in Washington, specifically addressing the use of drones, with CNBC's John Harwood.