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Fears of terrorism have made it harder than ever for homeowners to find out what dangerous chemicals are hidden nearby, like the plant that exploded in West, Texas.
A drop in government spending dragged more on the economy than initially thought, while more Americans than unexpected filed new claims for unemployment benefits.
Former CIA Director David Petraeus will head the newly created KKR Global Institute, which will study the investment implications of global macroeconomic, social and geopolitical issues.
Samsung unveils a stripped down version of its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone, aiming to grab a bigger share in the midtier segment as growth in the high-end market slows.
Motorola plans to launch a new, made-in-the-U.S. smartphone, CEO Dennis Woodside said on Wednesday, confirming speculation the cellphone maker intends to make a comeback.
Costco Wholesale reported third-quarter profit just above analysts' estimates, as its low prices for food and gasoline appealed to shoppers.
Global stocks may have been on a wild ride of late but the world's biggest investment bank has told investors they should continue to buy equities.
A Berkshire Hathaway unit will pay $5.6 billion for NV Energy, the electric utility serving Las Vegas and its power-hungry casinos, in yet another large energy deal for Warren Buffett in the western United States.
Dish Network Corp raised its buyout offer for Clearwire Corp to $4.40 per share, valuing the wireless service provider at $6.5 billion and topping a rival bid by Sprint Nextel Corp by nearly 30 percent.
Jon Bon Jovi has decided to waive his appearance fee for an upcoming performance in Madrid.
Google is preparing an attack on Apple's iPhone with a device that is more aware of its surroundings and smart enough to anticipate how it will be used next, according to the head of the internet company's Motorola subsidiary, the FT reports.
Tesla Motors is tripling the size of its supercharger EV stations in a major expansion of the company's re-charging network in the U.S.
As calls grow for Europe to ease up on its austerity drive, a report on global competitiveness argued that cost-cutting on the continent has halted growth and antagonized the population, creating non-competitive economies.
CNET founder and tech investor Halsey Minor has seen his personal tech boom go bust: He's filed for bankruptcy.
Amazon.com will make five original TV series, having used viewer feedback to pick the shows from a group of 14 pilots filmed by the company earlier this year.
With the Fed closer to reducing monetary stimulus, a rise in 10-year Treasury yields has made investors edgy. But it will take something more to kill equities' run-up, pros say.
Bruce Berkowitz's Fairholme Capital Management takes $500 million preferred equity stake in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Nasdaq has agreed to pay the SEC $10 million for alleged securities laws violations resulting from its "poor systems and decision-making" during the Facebook IPO.
Facebook has ended billion-dollar talks to acquire Waze, a free social mapping and navigation application, AllThingsD reported, citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter.
U.S. banks earned more from January through March than during any quarter on record, buoyed by greater income from fees and fewer losses from bad loans.
Nelson Mandela overcame oppression to become an icon of the 20th century. Here are some key events in his life.
Pro athletes often burn through big contracts. Philadelphia 76er phenom Michael Carter-Williams has an extreme response.
Lululemon said it is implausible to believe it intended to sell hundreds of thousands of nearly sheer yoga pants.
Former Council of Economic Advisers chair Edward Lazear discusses economic data and job growth.
Charlie Kirk, Harper College student; Sophie Miller, Boston University; Jordana Narin, Columbia University; and Ankeet Ball, Columbia University, discuss millennials approval of the Affordable Care Act and President Obama's performance.
Steve McMahon, Democratic strategist, and Emily Miller, Washington Times opinion page senior editor, discuss how the lack of young people signing up for Obamacare is impacting the rollout.