Many trash pickers in China are elderly people, unable to support themselves on meager government pensions. Global Post reports.
The price increase is a sign that a year-long soaring cocoa market is eating into confectioners' profits.
Murdoch's stunning $80 billion offer for Time Warner may have been rejected, but more media consolidation is likely, ex-Time Warner chief Levin tells CNBC.
A monthly sentiment index from the National Association of Home Builders jumped 4 points in July to 53, finally crossing into positive territory.
Mortgage revenue fell and litigation costs increased for Bank of America in the second quarter.
Mortgage rates are barely moving, but demand among mortgage-dependent home buyers is weakening, data show.
CNBC Senior Editor Jim Pavia explains why every American should have a financial advisor to help chart a course for financial security.
U.S. producer prices rose more than expected in June with gains across most categories, indicating some inflation.
U.S. industrial production rose modestly in June, its fourth gain in five months.
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The phone rings and when you look at the caller ID you see something very strange—it's showing your telephone number. How could that be?
For the first time in recent memory, Main Street borrowing and spending has been a bigger driver of earnings than Wall Street's trading.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has urged Congress to crack down on merger deals in which companies seek to relocate overseas to cut US taxes.
Some of 2014's biggest winners are slated to share their next big ideas at this year's Delivering Alpha Conference.
Congress is inching toward a solution to the government's highway funding crisis that is about as structurally sound as a sand castle.
Sanofi talked with Abbott Laboratories, Mylan and private equity firms over selling a portfolio of mature drugs, according to a document.
Apple and IBM announced a deal that could make Apple—traditionally a consumer brand—a major player in the business market.
"While a newly announced partnership is good news for IBM, I think it's amazing news for Apple," said Jim Cramer.
His days start at 5:15 a.m. and end at 11 p.m. But the long hours more than pay off for Leon Cooperman, the billionaire founder of Omega Advisors.