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Comcast's plan to merge with Time Warner Cable is expected to face criticism when U.S. lawmakers meet for a second time to discuss the deal.
Younger renters consider down payment and credit score to be top obstacles to getting a mortgage, according to a Fannie Mae survey.
IRS Commissioner Koskinen said the IRS will audit 100,000 fewer individuals this year as part of congressionally mandated cuts to the agency's budget.
May the best drug win. That's how Merck Chief Executive Ken Frazier views the rising competition for hepatitis C treatments.
Six years after the financial crisis, birth rates haven't bounced back. For the economy, that's bad news.
These are not happy days for big Wall Street financial institutions, and the head of one of them thinks this is effectively the end of an era.
Subway's CEO sat down with CNBC to offer his solution to the minimum wage debate and respond to the yoga mat chemical controversy.
After weeks of mortgage market weakness, loan applications rose last week, led by a surge in applications to purchase a home.
U.S. nonfarm productivity fell at its fastest pace in a year in the first quarter as severe weather took its toll, sending labor costs on a tear.
Most of the people choosing health plans under the Affordable Care Act — about 80 percent — are paying their initial premiums as required for coverage to take effect, The New York Times reported.
Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger talks earnings, the runaway success of animated film "Frozen," and plans for the next Star Wars movie.
A slow-motion pile-up is coming into view this summer as federal funding for road construction runs out.
The IPO could open the gates to other Chinese companies listing on US exchanges and ultimately, competing against US companies eye-to-eye.
Talks between Mondelez and D.E. Master Blenders began well before investor Nelson Peltz joined Mondelez's board, a source told CNBC.
From cupcakes to cronuts, foodies love food trends. The latest hipster food fad to emerge is artisanal toast. We kid you not.
King Digital took its time handing out it first earnings report. But when it got around to it, the company behind Candy Crush delivered good news.
With the Internet quickly moving to "measurement everywhere" for calculating the impact of digital marketing, here's how AOL chief Tim Armstrong hopes to lead that charge.
Much of the Alibaba IPO prospectus is old news for Yahoo investors. But there's one item they shouldn't overlook.
Your cell phone has a big limitation: It doesn't give the 911 operator your exact location. "It's a public safety hazard," says one safety advocate.
The impact of climate change has never been more present with droughts, storms and tornadoes. But this change has a cost and it's for you to pay.
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There is no shortage of ideas in the world of transportation, including an elevator stretching thousands of miles into space.
The Little League Baseball World Series, which holds its championship this weekend, has become a big-money sports event.
Here are the five best Wall Street movie villains of all time—and what they'd say about Yellen and the Fed if they were at Jackson Hole this week.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts of the day on Bank of America's nearly $17 billion settlement with government.
While everyone is looking at gold, one surprising precious metal is trouncing it: palladium.
The dollar is near its highest levels in close to a year, and that might be a surprisingly good sign for U.S. stocks.