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Calling too-big-to-fail banks "the most critical issue facing our financial system," a top Federal Reserve official urged new laws to address the problem.
Janet Yellen gave a thumb's up to the US economy. And as established economies get more attractive, emerging markets have to work harder to attract—and keep—investors.
The Fed's Charles Plosser says it's always easier to lower interest rates to spur economic activity than to raise them to stop inflation.
New York's financial regulator revealed new details on plans to govern virtual currency firms to protect consumers and combat money laundering.
Lululemon shares have fallen to their lowest earnings multiple since 2009. The company's best move may be a share buyback.
In her first congressional testimony as Fed chair, Janet Yellen reassured markets that the central bank wouldn't be quick to pull away from stimulus.
Top investors in Barclays have told CNBC that they are increasingly frustrated with the bank's chief executive as the bank reveals it increased the total amount it paid staff in bonuses last year.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen promised a steady and consistent course forward, with less money printing but continued low rates.
China was among the selloffs' casualties, leaving its shares cheaper than laggards Turkey and Argentina and possibly offering bargains.
Investors saw a 50-50 chance that the US will start raising short-term interest rates by March 2015, a San Francisco Fed survey showed.
Investors pulled the most money out of stocks last week in two and a half years, part of a trend that may signal more than just panic selling.
Activist investor Carl Icahn waved the white flag Monday in his campaign to prod Apple into buying back more of its stock.
Bitcoin suffered further price volatility on Monday as major exchange Mt Gox blamed its ongoing technical issues on a critical flaw in the cryptocurrency.
A top Chinese regulator asked Jamie Dimon to hire a family friend who now works at JPMorgan, The New York Times reports.
Activist investor Elliott Management wants big changes at Juniper Networks, and momentum is building for the company to bend to the pressure.
With 53 million Hispanics in the U.S., the financial sector sees Latinos as a key growth area.
The Quantum Endowment fund was named the world's most successful hedge fund, after it gained $5.5 billion in 2013.
Most hedge funds that bet on broad macroeconomic trends lost money in January, hurt by reversing equity markets and wrong-way currency bets.
Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan told CNBC on Friday he's worried about the spread between 30-year and 5-year Treasury notes.
Virtual currency bitcoin lost nearly twenty percent of its value on Thursday evening when major exchange Mt Gox halted withdrawals.
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Just months after amassing a war chest for his new drilling company, McClendon is actively trying to add to it.
As a result, expected improvements in sales data and economic growth in general have fallen short of the expectations.
Oil trader Andy Hall has closed out his bearish bets on oil and is predicting a price recovery in crude sooner than many analysts expect.