June 25- Barnes& Noble Inc said it would spin off its Nook tablets and college books business, letting go of the loss-making Nook e-reader business to focus on its book stores.
The uninsured rate in the US has fallen due to Obamacare, but the wide ranges of rates in individual states could actually grow wider.
Value-conscious consumers are always on the prowl for bargains. Here's a look at the states that offer the lowest cost of living.
U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday after mixed economic reports.
CNBC's Top States for Business gave the Ocean State the lowest marks for high taxes, poor infrastructure and high utility costs.
The U.S. Supreme Court reversed a lower court decision and ruled 6-to-3 that the TV startup Aereo violated copyright law.
It used to be that capitalizing on violence was seen as unseemly in marketing—until, that is, a soccer player apparently bit one of his opponents.
Whole Foods Markets has agreed to pay $800,000 after an investigation found that the supermarket chain overcharged customers in California.
The U.S. economy contracted at a steeper pace than previously estimated in the first quarter as durable goods fell sharply.
The Fed chief wants to see U.S. wages climb at a much brisker clip to boost spending and help workers recoup ground they lost in the last recession.
A Norway gambling website posted a silly prop bet before the World Cup, and 167 people have cashed in.
Where some investors see nothing but rolling green fields and placid summer lakes, others see black swans circling high above.
After a dive in volume two weeks ago, applications for mortgage refinances and home purchase loans were little changed last week, data show.
The answer, in a nutshell, is exclusivity, materials and service, says luxury phone maker Vertu.
After 1Q GDP was revised to negative 2.9 percent, economists are changing their views on a robust rebound for the second quarter.
Amazon won't be getting its drone program off the ground anytime soon.
Iraqi Kurdistan needs Turkey’s political and security support to emerge as an independent state, says former White House adviser David L. Phillips.
A person familiar with the situation says LeBron James has decided to opt out of the final two years of his contract and become a free agent.
Katherine Angier, mother of "dreamy" Facebook sensation Jeremy Meeks, is turning to crowdfunding to pay for the convicted felon's defense.
States have rebounded strongly from the recession, but some long-time laggards still can't create a business-friendly environment.