The food industry is facing a backlash against high sugar content on the same scale as the one experienced by the tobacco industry.
The urban-suburban divide has come full circle and one of the most overlooked solutions to suburban flight is a focus on making communities walkable.
"Go out there and win an election" may be the one thing everyone remembers about the government shutdown of 2013.
CNBC's Jim Cramer said the U.S. is "a laughing stock around the world, maybe worse than Italy in some ways when I look at benchmarks.
A number of earmarks were folded into the debt deal to deliver unrelated funds to different parts of the country, including the Senate minority leader's state.
Reese's Peanut Butter Cup is about to find itself with an unlikely new competitor in the peanut butter cup category: Butterfinger.
Stocks staged an impressive recovery Thursday, with the S&P 500 setting a fresh all-time high and the Dow erasing a triple-digit loss to poke into positive territory in the final minutes of trading.
Economists are adding up the collateral damage from the budget battle, including one estimate of a $24 billion bite out of the GDP.
Fund managers have grown so bullish on European equities that a "contrarian" sell signal has been triggered, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
The age of the "nomophobic" -- those who are afraid of being without their mobile phone -- is upon us, according to a U.K. academic.
India is home to the keenest readers of newspapers in the Asia-Pacific region, followed closely by Malaysia.
Indonesia's currency and markets may have been among this year's worst-performing.
Berkshire Hathaway will receive 10.7 million shares of General Electric on Thursday as it exercises warrants received in 2008.
IBM beat Wall Street estimates on earnings but it missed revenue expectations. Shares fell after-hours.
Many corporate executives and economists seem to agree that the biggest risk to the world's largest economy may be its own elected representatives.
U.S. politicians may have side-stepped a debt default on Wednesday, but currency analysts have told CNBC that the dollar's status as a reserve currency will suffer long-term.
European equities closed narrowly higher on Thursday, with investors underwhelmed by U.S. lawmakers finally reaching a deal to lift the country's borrowing limit.
With the removal of a market overhang following a deal to avoid a U.S. debt default, investors have begun to wonder: are emerging markets set to soar?
Gold loves a good catastrophe. So why did it rise on the announcement of a deal?
Big holders of Treasurys such as China and Japan might not look to significantly diversify away from U.S. government bonds, analysts say.