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A smaller trade deficit and a surge in defense spending buoyed U.S. economic growth in the third quarter, as jobless claims ticked higher last week.
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Sen. Ted Cruz, a tea party favorite, tells CNBC the only way the GOP can win the presidency in 2016 is to run a strong conservative candidate.
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San Francisco's housing market may see a slight dip but limited supply and the tech economy continue to bolster the region.
An arctic blast is due to hit the eastern part of the U.S., bringing the first freeze for many areas following an unseasonably warm week.
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Stocks weakened and bonds sold off after the Fed surprised Wall Street with a slightly more hawkish tone that suggested it may be more aggressive with rate hikes.
The central bank had been buying Treasurys and mortgage-backed securities as part of a program that swelled its balance sheet past $4.5 trillion.
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President Obama has dropped his controversial proposal to tax 529 plans, but as CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports, the ability to withdraw tax-fee funds for higher education isn't the only reason these plans are an attractive vehicle for millions of families to save for college.