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A new yacht launched Friday bumped Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich's yacht – the 536-foot Eclipse – from its number one ranking.
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The annual Airline Quality Rankings by Wichita State University and Purdue University show carriers bumping more passengers from oversold flights and delivering service that often leaves customers frustrated.
Apple's iPhone may not be the most dominant smartphone worldwide, but the tech giant is killing its competitors when it comes to mobile app revenue, according to a study.
Weak U.S. jobs data resulted in the worst trading week this year, and analysts warn it could get worse.
After years of battling Boeing for commercial and military jet orders in the U.S., Airbus is taking the battle to American soil.
Crowdfunding websites helped entrepreneurs raise $2.7 billion in 2012, an 81 percent gain, a survey shows. Deals included smartwatch maker Pebble. See what's forecast for 2013.
Unprecedented Chinese criticism of North Korea is unlikely to mean tough new action against Pyongyang because if China pushes too hard the result would be disastrous for Beijing.
Pension funds are turning to specialist bonds that bet on the likelihood of a disaster in a search for yield and returns that are not correlated to the rest of the market.
Margaret Thatcher, the British prime minister between 1979 and 1990, died this morning following a stroke, according to Lord Bell, her spokesman.
Russia urged Germany to punish a group of women who staged a bare-breasted protest against President Vladimir Putin during a visit to the country.
Avon Products said on Monday it plans to slash more than 400 jobs as part of a previously announced cost-cutting initiative.
General Electric agreed to buy oilfield services provider Lufkin Industries to expand its profitable oil and gas business.
Macy's and rival J.C. Penney are due back in court Monday in their battle over Martha Stewart home goods after a month-long mediation effort appeared to have failed.
As Treasury Secretary Jack Lew kicks-off his first official visit to Europe, analysts said efforts to coax euro zone leaders to pursue growth-generating policies may fall on deaf ears.
UPS has appealed the European Union's decision to block its 5.16 billion euro (4.36 billion pounds) bid for Dutch competitor TNT Express, a UPS spokeswoman told Reuters on Sunday.
The rejection of austerity by Portugal's main court puts new pressure on the country's faltering reform program and the euro zone, analysts told CNBC.
The Newspaper Association of America says newspaper companies have found new ways to make money as the state of the industry changes.
After causing the collapse of the U.K.'s oldest investment bank, spending several years in a Singapore jail and over a decade reinventing his tattered image, Nick Leeson is finally back on the financial market.
Signs the economy has entered a soft patch could slow Wall Street's bull but it may be earnings season that ultimately makes stocks stumble.
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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.