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After a two-year run in which American equities dominated the investing landscape, the pendulum clearly has begun to swing globally.
Dick Bove thinks gridlocked politicians are asking for a market sell-off.
Though average Americans have no control over whether the U.S. debt ceiling is raised, a default could have a direct impact on their finances.
Senate leaders are closing in on a deal, said one Senate Democrat privy to ongoing negotiations.
Heavy Chinese investment in the US prompted Beijing to air its frustrations with the shutdown, calling for a "de-Americanized" world order.
Three American scientists won the 2013 economics Nobel prize on Monday "for their empirical analysis of asset prices," the award-giving body said.
Hedge fund managers have been talking a lot about economic inequality lately.
As legal bills rise, billionaire hedge-fund manager Steven A. Cohen has sold stock, and now artwork, to meet withdrawal requests from investors. NYT.
The expectation that a debt deal may be forthcoming from talks in the Senate is "very possible," Sen. Bob Corker told CNBC.
Millions of recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect historically small increases in their benefits come January.
The debt ceiling and government shutdown stalemate in Washington is a "case of massive dysfunction and lack of leadership," former Citigroup Chairman Richard Parsons told CNBC.
Some Americans have decided to keep out of the rat race, at least for now. Find out why. NBC News reports.
Americans like the idea of self-driving cars.
The natural gas upswing in the U.S. has been well-documented, but famed short-seller Jim Chanos says he's a "glass half-empty kind of guy" and there's a downside to boom.
Lawmakers have taken their time trying to agree to terms for reopening the government. So how can we punish them? Here are some fun ways to do so.
Apple's newest phone apparently comes with a very Windows-like feature.
Republicans were prepared to offer a deal featuring both an increase in the debt limit and an end to the government shutdown in return for spending cuts.
Stop worrying about a deepening crisis: The Republicans are realizing their strategy of shutting down the government was a disastrous failure.
Barclays will provide cash-strapped Detroit with up to $350 million in debtor in possession financing in the wake of its municipal bankruptcy.
JPMorgan's third-quarter earnings saw a lot of firsts for the bank, including, for the first time in eight years, that the bank posted a loss.
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New Jersey casino is reimbursing players in a poker tournament that was suspended after counterfeit chips were discovered.
A look at some of the freshest, coolest cars debuting at the New York International Auto Show.
How to spot a bottom and make sense of Tuesday's wild market action, with Mad Money host Jim Cramer.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer looks at the valuation of Coca-Cola.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer dissects earnings this quarter thus far and explains why be believes companies are part of the solution and not the problem in this market.