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Despite the decrease, lean inventories and steady price gains suggested sufficient strength in the housing market to support the economy.
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The data breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus have expanded. So are small to midsized businesses the next target?
Some of Monday's midday movers:
A key theme at Davos was competitiveness between the US and Europe. And it was calibrated on one axis: energy, says Dan Yergin.
Regulators plan to order safety checks of more than 400 Boeing 767s because of tail sections that may jam and cause a loss of control.
Heavy selling across emerging market currencies last week caught investors off guard, but is the market facing a repeat of last year's brutal selloff?
Driven by rising home prices and the need to rebuild equity lost in the housing crash, home improvement activity is booming.
Caterpillar posted stronger-than-expected profit as it aggressively cut costs to offset continued sluggish sales of its earth-moving equipment.
Concerns of a China cash crunch resurfaced after a notice on Citibank's local website said fund transfers would be delayed, but it may just be a tempest in a teapot.
With 20 percent of the S&P 500 reporting so far, CNBC took a look at what words top executives are using (over and over) to talk about their numbers.
It's going to cost you a few pennies more to mail a letter. The cost of a first-class postage stamp is now 49 cents — 3 cents more than before.
Google is shelling out $400 million to buy a secretive artificial intelligence company called DeepMind.
For Obama, Tuesday's State of the Union speech will likely be more of an opportunity to press the reset button than a feel-good moment. NBC News reports.
The Deep South is the next target for the deep freeze in a winter that won’t quit.
Traders are bracing for another rough ride in markets this week, as the emerging markets continue to shakeout and the Fed is expected to announce another round of cuts to its easing program.
The average price for a gallon of gas in the U.S. dropped 3.46 cents over the past two weeks, retreating from its highest level since mid-October.
Negative perceptions of the health care rollout have eased, a new poll finds, but overall, two-thirds of Americans say things still aren't going well.
Federal prosecutors are scrutinizing whether banks have allowed businesses to siphon billions of dollars from consumers’ accounts.
We love $4 lattes but we can live without them. We can't live without our computers. And that's why, for Herb Greenberg, the list of most influential leaders comes down to these two.