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A week after the Federal Reserve endorsed a plan to keep buying bonds to spur economic growth, members are airing differences over their super-easy policy.
Philip Falcone and his hedge fund Harbinger Capital have reached an agreement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that would require the firm to pay $18 million.
Investors are overlooking Facebook's potential at their own peril, Leon Cooperman of Omega Advisors said Thursday on CNBC.
A rising population of working seniors will bring stronger economic growth if companies can retool to accommodate an older workforce, the Fiscal Times reports.
Toronto Blue Jay pitcher J.A. Happ's skull fracture from a line drive to the head raises questions about protective gear for baseball. Here are some available products.
Ren Zhengfei, founder and CEO of Huawei Technologies, defended the Chinese firm's stand on U.S. cybersecurity concerns when he spoke to the media for the first time on Thursday.
A small change to federal rules that just went into effect means more contracts could go to women-owned small businesses, Inc. reports. See if your business qualifies.
Wrigley has temporarily halted the production of its Alert caffeinated gum as the FDA's investigates the safety of caffeine-added foods.
Massachusetts has had Romneycare since 2006. And, while it's different in some ways from Obamacare, it offers insight into what's ahead for US health care.
Unmanageable student loan debt, the consumer watchdog unit say, may be harmful to recovering markets and may be dragging down borrowers' lives.
U.S. wholesale inventories rose in March, fueled by increased stocks of cars and machinery which have provided support for economic growth early in the year, but wholesale sales posted the biggest fall in four years.
A number of top U.S. retailers reported disappointing April sales as consumers gravitated toward discount chains and bad weather delayed spring shopping in much of the country.
Jamie Dimon's roles as chairman and CEO should not be divided, a management expert tells CNBC, citing JPM's "incredible return" since last year's "London Whale" fiasco.
Some 96,000 borrowers who received checks to compensate them for wrongful foreclosures will be getting an additional check, the Federal Reserve announced Wednesday.
Patent expirations on big-name drugs has resulted in modestly less spending on medicines in the U.S. for the first time in at least 55 years, a report showed Thursday.
New claims for unemployment benefits dropped to the lowest level in nearly 5-1/2 years last week, signaling labor market resilience in the face of fiscal austerity.
Hardware startups are on the rise and are getting serious attention from venture capitalists looking to place bets.
Graduating from high school is becoming an ever more elaborate process. Expect to spend over $1,000 to attend the prom—and that's just the start.
Five years after the mortgage meltdown sparked a wave of foreclosures, millions of Americans are still fighting to save their homes. That is hurting a broader housing recovery.
Consumer Reports, the independent firm which rates new cars and trucks, says the Tesla Model S performs better, or at least as well as, any other vehicle CR has ever driven.
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.