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European Union finance ministers agreed on Friday to extend the maturities of emergency loans extended to Ireland and Portugal by the European Union by seven years.
Herbalife has already provided one of the best stock market dramas in years. Now, through no fault of its own, it could become a catalyst for change in the auditing profession. The NYT reports.
A U.S. government agency said North Korea has a nuclear weapon it can mount on a missile, adding an ominous dimension to tensions on the Korean peninsula.
U.S. business inventories rose less than expected in February, suggesting restocking of warehouses could give a smaller boost to economic growth in the first quarter than analysts had forecast.
Google has launched a tool that lets users decide what happens with their email, Google Plus and other accounts after they die or become inactive online.
The value of Bitcoin continued to plunge as trading resumed at Mt Gox, the world's largest virtual currency exchange.
Immigration requirements in the emerging Senate bill could end up excluding hundreds of thousands from the path to citizenship, a Senate aide said.
Rumors that the country had asked for a further 10 billion euros of aid added to the growing storm over the country's bailout.
If the Masters golf tournament is any indication of how the U.S. economy is faring, then things seem to be looking up. At least for some.
The Winklevoss twins, Cameron and Tyler — Olympic rowers, nemeses of Mark Zuckerberg — are laying claim to a new title: bitcoin moguls. The New York Times reports.
The Bank of Japan's monetary bazooka has investors bracing for a flood of liquidity into risk assets. It may not happen, analysts say.
The U.S. investment bank has added to the exuberance over Tokyo markets, upgrading its 12-month target for stocks on expectations of bumper earnings growth.
Economic pressures rather than moral values are thought to be the principal US problem, a new NBC/WSJ poll finds.
Troubled J.C. Penney has hired Blackstone financial advisory arm to explore how best to position the firm financially, three sources said on Thursday.
Nasdaq OMX Group said it slashed the 2012 annual bonus of Chief Executive Robert Greifeld by $542,100 over the botched handling of Facebook's initial public offering last year.
Scott London, former auditor at KPMG who was fired and arrested this week amidst allegations of insider trading, has been released on a $150,000 bail.
Following the 40 million dollar lottery win, of Canadian, Maria Carreiro, the Squawk Box team debates whether lottery winners should ever go public.
The monetary easing in the U.S. is having a limited impact on the economy, according to the President of the Philadelphia Federal Reserve, who says easing costs far outweigh the rewards.
Traders will be watching two consumer reports and earnings from JPMorgan and Wells Fargo Friday morning. Will it be a blowout quarter or a bust?
Fitch Ratings' estimate of China's local government debt is vastly more pessimistic than other analyses, but statements from government officials suggest that even Fitch may be too optimistic.
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A sudden improvement in the outlook for the U.S. government deficit over the next decade has alleviated some of the pressure on lawmakers to act.
US lawmakers accused IRS leaders of lying as they began investigating the agency's targeting of conservative groups.
CNBC's Eamon Javers discusses what was a tough day for Steven Miller, who was ousted from his post at the IRS this week.