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"My own butt was the inspiration" for the Spanx phenomenon, self-made billionaire Sara Blakely told CNBC on Wednesday.
Confidence among the nation's home builders slipped more than expected in October, another fallout of Washington's fiscal escapades.
While "Dr. Doom" is no fan of the D.C. brinkmanship, he says three other factors should have investors even more concerned.
Apple's new head of retail, Angela Ahrendts, knows more about how tech meets retail than you might think.
The amount of money going into hedge funds hit a five-year high in September, a sign that the industry is returning to pre-financial crisis levels.
Advance Auto Parts Inc will buy General Parts International Inc for just over $2 billion, creating the largest North American retailer of auto parts.
Bank of America beat Wall Street's third quarter expectations on Tuesday.
PepsiCo reported higher earnings on Wednesday and said it was on track to meet its financial goals for the year, despite global economic pressures.
Twitter has chosen the NYSE for its IPO and is eyeing Nov. 15 for it debut. The stock will trade under the ticker symbol "TWTR."
Senate leaders say they're closing in on a deal to reopen the government and lift the debt ceiling before a key Thursday deadline. NBC News reports.
Boeing said a body panel fell off of a 787 Dreamliner operated by Air India while the plane was in flight, another problem since its introduction.
Has bank debt become more attractive than U.S. Treasurys? That's what recent market developments indicate.
Same-sex couples seeking a divorce face a complicated legal ride due to differences among the states in their laws concerning gay relationships.
Greenlight Capital gained 4.3 percent in the third quarter and is now up 11.8 percent for the year.
Young adults may buy cheaper plans but are often less informed about their high out-of-pocket costs, including deductibles, experts told CNBC.com.
Hours after announcing the House would hold an evening vote on a GOP-crafted measure the vote was delayed, kicking the debate back to the Senate.
Fitch Ratings put the US government's AAA credit rating on 'rating watch negative' Tuesday
The stock market has been neither winner nor loser during the ongoing budget impasse, Nobel laureate Robert Shiller told CNBC.
Yahoo beat on earnings but prices for display ads remained under pressure and its revenue outlook fell short.
Intel beat on earnings but its current-quarter revenue outlook was light as the PC market continues to struggle.
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Bitcoin. Digital gold rush or a shadowy tool empowering criminals on the dark web? What is really driving The Bitcoin Uprising? CNBC's Mary Thompson takes an in-depth look at this emerging digital currency by speaking to the bitcoin faithful, who believe the open source currency will upend the global financial system, as well as those who believe bitcoin is an easily manipulated tool that empowers criminals, hackers and drug barons in the dark online underworld. Although the future of bitcoin is uncertain, The Bitcoin Uprising sheds much needed light on the speculative currency and the future of money.
Loyalists around the world have embraced it as the cryptocurrency of the future, but some big names on the street differ widely in their beliefs about bitcoin. The Oracle of Omaha thinks it's a "joke." Tech entrepreneur Marc Andreessen counters that Buffett is out of touch, while bitcoin believers like Jonathan Rumion fully embrace the digital currency by buying groceries with bitcoin and even getting paid in bitcoin. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports.
Authorities say the online black-market bazaar Silk Road could be the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the criminal underworld using bitcoin for trading in illicit goods and services. On the "Dark Web," fake IDs, drugs, even hit men are all paid in bitcoin. CNBC's Mary Thompson explores why bitcoin is the currency of choice for criminal activity on the dark web and reports on the story of Mt. Gox, the largest bitcoin exchange, which shut down in February, leaving bitcoin investors holding the bag.