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Many of the big trends in technology today are a result of the proliferation of mobile devices around the world, venture capitalist Marc Andreesson told CNBC.
Smarter machines are taking aim at the very people who analyze the merits of a company and who make buying and selling decisions based on that analysis.
Unemployment fraud is costing the government billions of dollars in paid benefits to people who are still working, dead or are behind bars, a Fed study finds.
Two new studies show that the wealthy plan to buy more, despite higher taxes and a dim view of economic growth and government.
With the April unemployment report coming Friday, weak corporate top-line growth is likely to spell an equally troubled bottom line for the unemployed.
Contracts to buy existing homes rose slightly in March, as an historically low supply of for-sale listings nationwide continues to plague the housing market.
Americans spent more in March and their income grew, the latest indication that consumers are shrugging off a tax increase.
Before the recession, non-Hispanic white families, on average, were about four times as wealthy as nonwhite families, according to a new study. By 2010, whites were about six times as wealthy.
The Bureau of Economic Analysis is about to overhaul the way it tracks the growth of the American economy. The new accounting rules will give more weight to "intangible and intellectual" assets.
President Barack Obama plans to nominate Charlotte, North Carolina, Mayor Anthony Foxx to be his next transportation secretary, a White House official said on Sunday.
The rise of "superbugs," and pressure from the government and insurers, is driving hospitals to try all sorts of new approaches to stop their spread.
After the payroll tax increase, many worried that consumers would stop spending and further slow the economy. Nope. Not yet, anyway.
"Dowton Abbey" producers have been slow at capitalizing on the "Downton" brand. That's all set to change in 2013, the show's executive producer told CNBC.
Germany's Bayer has agreed to buy U.S. contraceptive devices maker Conceptus for $1.1 billion, aiming to underpin its position as the world's largest women's healthcare provider.
Major Vodafone investors said $100 billion was not enough for the British company's stake in its U.S. joint venture with Verizon Communications.
High-frequency traders are facing "speed limits" on a major trading platform, which is being touted as a template for a regulatory clampdown on computer-driven activity, the FT reports.
Asia is home to some of the world's largest economies and has a stable growth outlook, yet this does not seem to be enough to tickle an entrepreneurial spirit.
Many who have made career mistakes say that it is devastating to realize you've made the wrong move. But nearly six years into this economic slump, some say that in retrospect they don't necessarily regret the decisions they've made.
US companies have easily beaten expectations for first-quarter earnings so far, but analysts don't expect the rest of the season to be as robust.
Months after Hostess shut down over a standoff with its unions, the re-formed cupcake maker is expecting to put its snacks back on store shelves—using nonunion workers.
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 South African President Nelson Mandela achieved more than can be expected from any man, says President Obama. He transformed South Africa and has moved us all. You will not see the likes of Nelson Mandela again, the president adds.
Discussing opportunity in the retail space, with "Fast Money" trader Dan Nathan.
Solarcity is teaming up with Tesla to bundle up solar energy and create a source of backup power. Lyndon Rive, Solarcity CEO, discusses the cost of electricity and says Tesla's battery pack is the safest in the world.