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U.S. housing starts fell in October, but a jump in permits to near a 6-1/2-year high suggested the housing market was steadily regaining strength.
Globalization is recovering from the hit it took during the financial crisis. But it doesn’t look the same.
It may be good news for students and parents, but slower tuition increases are putting renewed budget pressure on public colleges.
In an ironic twist, Chinese companies are now investing in US manufacturing, says Miao Wang, director of the documentary "Made by China in America."
The CDC has taken down a website that offered to help American bosses tally financial losses linked to their overweight employees, NBC News reports.
More than 3,500 whistleblower tips, the largest since 2011, were sent to the US Securities and Exchange Commission in the fiscal year 2014.
The world will see huge shifts on both the usage and supply sides of the energy equation, according to BP's annual global energy forecast.
With Japan's economy showing signs of contracting, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held off on a planned sales tax increase.
U.S. producer prices unexpectedly rose in October, but the underlying trend continued to point to a benign inflation.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called a snap election and announced a delay in the second sales tax hike by 18 months.
China's home prices posted a second consecutive annual drop in October, although monthly figures showed an improving sequential trend.
Higher education has become a fast-growing American export; foreign exchange students studying in the U.S. are at a record high.
M&A is alive and well in the energy sector. Here's the buzz about which companies might be next, says NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari.
The court-appointed trustee rounding up funds for victims of the Madoff Ponzi scheme says the total recovered now tops $10 billion.
This is the most important indicator for the economy — and the equities market, says Michael Yoshikami.
With its economy contracting, Japan's much-heralded, three-pronged Abenomics revival is beginning to look like a two-legged stool.
The rate of homeless American children in the U.S. has risen to a historic high, reports NBC News.
We've finally got stimulus that works, says Jake Novak. So why are Democrats trying to screw it up?
The biggest challenge many marijuana entrepreneurs face is banking, as normal ties with institutions are few. Here's how some banks and investors are changing that.
U.S. manufacturing output rose in October, but a third straight month of declines in auto production suggested some slowdown in the pace of factory activity.