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The effects of rising rates will be profound on currencies, equity prices, real estate values and economies across the globe, one economist says.
The next year or two will be a battleground for the new device everyone's talking about—the smartwatch. And Samsung is hoping to get a jump on the competition. NBC reports.
After a study found a potential link between natural gas fracking and earthquakes in Texas, the "Squawk on the Street" anchors discussed the costs and benefits of the process.
Americans' confidence in the economy inched closer to a 5 1/2-year high on growing optimism that hiring and wages could pick up in coming months.
President Barack Obama will not negotiate over the debt ceiling and it's up to Congress to raise the limit, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew tells CNBC.
U.S. single-family home prices rose in June though the pace of gains slowed slightly, a closely watched survey showed on Tuesday.
Housing has transformed from a form of shelter to one of the most tradable assets thanks to an inflow of institutional investors.
Western powers told the Syrian opposition to expect a strike against President Bashar al-Assad's forces within days, according to sources cited by Reuters.
Apple stocks were U.S. hedge funds' top holding during the second quarter this year, beating travel website Priceline and iPhone manufacturer Qualcomm to the winning spot.
'Perfect privacy'? In Internet communication, that doesn't exist.
New York's most famous strip club will open a satellite establishment inside the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort next month - the first strip club inside an Atlantic City casino.
Henry M. Paulson Jr. on bonuses during the 2008 financial crisis: “There was such a total lack of awareness from the firms that paid big bonuses during this extraordinary time.”
A new survey of customer satisfaction in the United States shows the gap between the 'Big Three' automakers and imported car brands has stretched to its widest point in five years.
A source from Team Obama said Larry Summers will likely be named Fed chairman in a few weeks though he is "still being vetted" so it might take a little longer.
Bill Ackman's Pershing Square has sold its entire stake in J.C. Penney stock.
Treasury Secretary pressed Congress to allow the government to borrow more money, saying that it could default on its obligations if lawmakers do not act by mid-October.
The administration is committed to an approach that balances the need to reduce carbon dioxide with the realities of surging U.S. energy production, the energy secretary says.
It's going to be a chicken fight in the fast food business: McDonald's is about to start offering chicken wings.
Shares of Tesla Motors are now overextended, according to Stephen Weiss.
For those in the top 5 percent, the recovery has been pretty good. As for the other 95 percent, maybe not so much.
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New Jersey casino is reimbursing players in a poker tournament that was suspended after counterfeit chips were discovered.
A look at some of the freshest, coolest cars debuting at the New York International Auto Show.
How to spot a bottom and make sense of Tuesday's wild market action, with Mad Money host Jim Cramer.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer looks at the valuation of Coca-Cola.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer dissects earnings this quarter thus far and explains why be believes companies are part of the solution and not the problem in this market.