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Never one to rest on its caffeinated laurels, Starbucks is testing out some new drinks. Here's where you can get them.
He always did march to his own drummer. Now, for his next act, fired Groupon CEO Andrew Mason has released a rock album with, um, motivational lyrics for young entrepreneurs.
Instability in Egypt and Syria bolstered crude oil on Tuesday, as supply concerns stemming from geopolitical turmoil momentarily overrode fears about the global economy.
U.S. car companies are reveling in their strongest monthly sales in about five years. The housing market is rebounding. But overall economic growth is feeble at best.
You wouldn't know it from looking at all of the glass towers going up across Manhattan, but the city is running out of penthouses and other ultra-luxury apartments, and what's on the market may be overpriced.
The head of the New York Fed said asset purchases could increase from those Chairman Ben Bernanke outlined if the labor market and economic growth lagged the central bank's expectations.
Manhattan may be an island, but it is not unto itself when it comes to the issues now plaguing the United States real estate market.
U.S. buyers snapped up new cars and trucks in June at a pace not seen since before the recession. Continuing demand for big pickups helped boost sales for Detroit's automakers.
New orders for US factory goods rose for a second straight month in May, adding to tentative signs of stabilization in manufacturing after a recent slowdown.
U.S. home prices jumped 12.2 percent in May from a year ago, the most in seven years. The increase suggests the housing recovery is strengthening.
The Federal Reserve Board is ratcheting up the amount of capital U.S. banks will need to hold. In a final draft rule that the Fed will vote on in an open meeting today.
Hovnanian Enterprises' CEO Ara Hovnanian expressed little concern over what impact an end to the Federal Reserve's bond-buying program might have on mortgage rates.
The IRS has informed Tyco that it has disallowed roughly $2.86 billion in interest and deductions recognized by the company in its U.S. returns for 1997-2000.
Apple plans to build a solar farm with NV Energy in Reno, Nev., a step towards its goal of having its data centers run on renewable energy.
It's time for the free market to play a greater role in U.S. higher education, argues Kudlow Report producer Jake Novak.
Large U.S. investment banks are said to be eyeing the launch of hedge funds for retail investors with investments as low as $1,000.
Congress failed to reach a deal on student loans. Some federal student loans doubled to nearly 7 percent. Here are some points to consider about the student loan rate increase.
Dell's special board committee said it welcomes the new proposal from the billionaire investor, who has lined up $5.2 billion to back up his bid for a leveraged recapitalization.
Microsoft's entertainment head, Don Mattrick, is leaving the company to join struggling games publisher Zynga as its chief executive.
Obamacare is supposed to be inclusive but there are loopholes, and some small-business owners are at risk for winding up falling into the gaps in health-care coverage.
A man born to wealthy parents was awarded about $371,000 in damages after accidentally being switched with another baby 60 years ago, NBC reports.
Detroit's bankruptcy may be an extreme remedy, but the city's fiscal ailments are widely felt in other cities, states.
So the holidays have arrived. How do you tip all of the people who clean the house, walk the dog? Here is your guide.
Bob Doll, Nuveen Asset Management, and Mike Santoli, Yahoo Finance, discuss why good news isn't always good news for the market and weigh in on the Fed.
Former Republican Senator of Texas, Kay Bailey Hutchinson, feels Republicans are trying to fix issues with Obamacare.
Dorian Warren, Columbia University Associate professor; Robert Laszewski, Health Policy and Strategy Associates president; and Scott Gottlieb, M.D, American Enterprise Institute, discuss issues and the future of Obamacare.