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Ex-KPMG partner Scott London says over the course of several years he divulged general information to a friend whose business was struggling, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche. London's attorney, Harland Braun of Harland Braun Law Offices, offers insight.
Stocks soared on Wednesday focusing on the Fed's commitment to battle a weak economy, rather than on hawkish comments by Fed officials.
President Obama's fiscal 2014 budget plan proposes cancellation of or cuts to several weapons programs.
The Class of 2013 will most likely still experience residual effects of the recession as graduates face weak economic growth and an extremely tight job market. NBC News reports.
President Obama sent Congress a $3.8 trillion spending blueprint on Wednesday that strives to achieve a "grand bargain" to tame runaway deficits, raising taxes on the wealthy and trimming popular benefit programs.
Wall Street regulations crafted after the financial crisis were written quickly during turbulent times and need to be changed, the head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce told CNBC.
Shareholders warned that more orders from bank regulators are on the way. "Extensive changes" are required.
Clever guys at hedge funds and private equity shops can easily restructure their compensation to avoid the tax. Here's how they'll do it.
Federal Reserve policy makers worried about increased risks due to the central bank's aggressive monetary stimulus, though most view those dangers as "manageable" for now.
According to Einstein, nothing's faster than the speed of light. But for some traders the speed of light—at least through fiber-optic cable—just isn't fast enough anymore.
Fidelity's president proposed doubling the percentage of pay employers can put in automatically enrolled employees' 401(k)s.
A revolution has started as consumers use technology to carry out everyday banking tasks. America's banks are reconsidering the future of the branch.
The US Postal Service is delaying its plan to cease Saturday delivery of first-class mail, a service that it says is costly but that many Americans rely on.
Brendan Kennedy of Privateer Holdings discusses why he believes the legalization of marijuana presents a big investment opportunity, and how he plans to profit by getting in on the ground level.
Instagram has yet to monetize its photo-sharing social network. It may want to take a page out of Twitter's monetization playbook.
The 2013 Atlantic hurricane season will be "above average" with 18 tropical storms, nine of which will intensify into hurricanes, forecasters at Colorado State University predicted on Wednesday.
Goldman Sachs downgraded its 2013 price target for gold and advised investors to short the precious metal, in a commodities report out on Wednesday.
It is too soon for the Federal Reserve to consider tapering or halting its asset purchases, Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart said on Wednesday.
The construction sector is poised for strong growth and will become a leading job creator, said Sheryl Palmer, CEO of homebuilder Taylor Morrison.
Websites for five U.S. banks have been struck in the last month, with 13 targeted. With the rising threat of a hack, is your money safe?
A.G. Lafley's return at P&G will be beneficial because he "knows where the bodies are buried," a management expert says.
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.
Investor optimism over the outlook for the Japan's stock market remains unshaken.
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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.