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President Obama chooses longtime fundraiser Penny Pritzker as Commerce secretary and adviser Michael Froman as U.S. Trade Representative.
Payday loans cost the U.S. economy nearly $1 billion and thousands of jobs in 2011, while borrowers often face bankruptcy, according to a new report.
Uncle Sam, financial services companies and spend-happy consumers all share the blame in creating America's savings crisis.
Despite regulatory pressure and the general negative public stigma, big American banks are doing better against their global competitors.
Stock markets don't want a strong economy, but want a "decent" one said Bob Doll, chief equity strategist at Nuveen Asset Management.
SAC's Steve Cohen told investors Thursday that the hedge fund would impose compensation clawbacks on scofflaws and drastically limit SAC's contact with public company workers.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell to 324,000, the lowest since January 2008. The drop points to fewer layoffs and possibly more hiring.
Flush with cash, big investors have bought at least 55,000 single-family homes across the U.S. in the past year, and home buyers say it's hard to compete.
Intel announced that it has named Brian Krzanich to succeed Paul Otellini as the company's new chief executive officer, effective May 16.
Financier Ronald Perelman told CNBC that earnings are growing at the companies he holds stakes in, but top-line growth has been difficult, much like the rest of Corporate America.
A plan to renovate 99-year-old Wrigley Field will be a 'great deal' for Chicago's economy, according to Cubs owner Tom Ricketts.
An SEC investigation into stock trading after a leak involving a government decision is a "very gray area," former SEC attorney Jacob Frenkel tells CNBC.
The number of planned layoffs fell to their lowest level of the year, suggesting slowing economic growth has not translated into significant job losses, a report showed.
Tuition deposits are needed to confirm a spot in college. What if you're not sure you'll have enough money? Never fear, some creepy old man is here.
The U.S. economy is awash in fossil fuel production, raising a tantalizing prospect of whether the U.S. should liquidate its Strategic Petroleum Reserve to help close the deficit.
The Fed's commitment to loose monetary policy is likely to lead to asset and equity bubbles in the next two years which could be worse than the previous crisis, renowned economist Nouriel Roubini said in an opinion piece for Project Syndicate.
Best Buy's move to exit Europe has many on Wall Street hoping the big box retailer does the same in China.
The Pentagon is preparing to ask Congress soon for more authority to shift funds to cope with automatic spending cuts, confronting lawmakers with another exception to the "sequester."
Hedge fund trader Doug Kass will quiz billionaire investor Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway Inc's annual meeting in Omaha this Saturday.
One in four U.S. businesses are vulnerable to having their trade secrets stolen, according an cyber expert, who said the ongoing threat could cost the U.S. economy "billions rather than millions".
With the holiday-shopping countdown on, see a list of 10 cool gift ideas—from men's suit jackets to hand-forged copper bowls. And all American-made.
Nelson Mandela overcame oppression to become an icon of the 20th century. Here are some key events in his life.
From beach parties to ball drops, fireworks to waterfalls, CNBC presents the top 14 hot spots worldwide to toast 2014.
Herb Weisbaum has some tips on getting more than your money's worth when buying gift cards.
Kenny Polcari, O'Neil Securities, and Warren Meyers, Illustro Trading, discuss market growth going into 2014.
Discussing a deal within Congress to end stimulus, with Doug Holtz-Eakin, American Action Forum president; Tracy Sefl, Democratic strategist; and Lenwood Brooks, Policy director for Public Note.