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U.S. consumer confidence rose to a six-year high of 85.2 in June, beating estimates of 83.5.
The rapid growth of electronic cigarette sales poses a rising risk to holders of as much as $96 billion of bonds tied to payments tobacco companies.
CNBC reveals America's Top State for Business on 2014 on Tuesday — not that that stopped Twitter from trying to guess which state topped the list.
The U.S. faces economic costs from climate change adding up to billions of dollars over the next 25 years. And that's just for starters.
Katherine Angier, mother of "dreamy" Facebook sensation Jeremy Meeks, is turning to crowdfunding to pay for the convicted felon's defense.
While PCs are "less of the center of the universe," they will still play a part in our lives for many years, said Alain Monie, CEO of Ingram Micro.
Investors will be looking for answers to what Google plans to do with its moonshot endeavors at the developer conference on Wednesday.
As Coke pours money into World Cup ads to salvage falling sales it faces another crisis: its future market, India, is resisting.
Newly elected House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy dismissed the proposal to fund the U.S. highway system. The Fiscal Times reports.
U.S. airlines collected $790 million in bag fees in the first quarter of 2013.
California and Florida are among states at the forefront of agricultural innovation. The field is growing as demand for food booms.
Whether you’re a start-up, family-owned, or publicly traded, there's a big danger in letting your business rely too much on Google search results.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was in Iraqi Kurdistan on Tuesday to urge its leaders not to withdraw from the political process in Baghdad.
Microsoft is set to introduce the Nokia X2, which will run on Android and will sell for 99 euros when it goes on sale next month.
Dov Charney’s dismissal raises all sorts of thorny corporate-governance questions for investors and boards about iconic — and notorious — leaders.
Kevin McCarthy seems eager to make his bones with the hard right by killing the Export-Import Bank of the United States.
A combination of Vertex drugs met the goals of two late-stage clinical trials in cystic fibrosis, setting the stage for Vertex to apply for approval.
The Mississippi Senate runoff between Thad Cochran and Chris McDaniel has turned into a proxy war for feuding Republican factions.
Cosmetics maker Avon Products said it would cut about 600 jobs, including in its North America unit, as the company struggles to return to profit.
A group of influential Internet moguls aim to fix what they refer to as the "big money problem" in Washington politics by, well, raising cash.
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Younger Americans are less likely to spend extra to buy "Made in USA" products. Some groups are trying to change that.
Japanese firm Obayashi says its space elevator may be ready by 2050 as developments in carbon nanotechnology make stronger cables.
The "Futures Now" team is very sad to report that valued contributor Rich Ilczysyzn has passed away.
The bond and stock markets are in a tug-of-war over when the Fed might start to increase interest rates from the current near-zero levels.
In fact, Alibaba came in at #3. Find out which companies beat it.
Mad Money's Jim Cramer looks at the impact mobile payment systems have on credit card players Visa and MasterCard.