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McDonald's said it plans to return $18 billion to $20 billion to shareholders between 2014 and 2016 through a combination of dividends and share repurchases.
Mortgage applications fell last week, despite lower rates and expectations of stronger home sales in May.
Wiping out the abandoned and decrepit buildings could cost Detroit nearly $1 billion, and more over time.
Consumer advocates are pressing NHTSA to scrap a policy that limits its access to information that could result in a safety recall.
Blackrock CEO Larry Fink said he has fielded angry phone calls over a letter he sent to S&P 500 executives warning them about short-term thinking.
Whether bestowing assets now or leaving them to heirs, trusts with well-planned terms ensure money isn't lost or wasted by beneficiaries.
General Electric has improved its offer for French train and turbine maker Alstom, with a pledge to create 1,000 jobs in France, sources said.
Comcast's $45 billion takeover of Time Warner will not inhibit competition of broadband or video, CEO Brian Roberts told CNBC.
China will overtake the U.S. as the world's largest mobile phone market this year for the first-time ever, according to research out on Wednesday.
The 10-year Treasury yield fell to a new 2014 low and the lowest level in 10 months, in step with a downshift in global interest rates.
The problem: prescription drug costs stretch many peoples' budgets and some are forced into bankruptcy. Here are tips to avoid that.
Apple products have disrupted the phone, computer and music markets, but support for the tech giant to move into financial services is flagging.
Uber's smartphone-based taxi model reduces driver downtime, and may be making traditional taxi regulation unnecessary.
Millennials are the only generation that prefers shopping malls over shopping carts, according to a new study.
LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner told CNBC how he plans to continue to grow the social media company.
Another big Wall Street bank is reporting problems with trading, raising questions over just how bad things are getting.
Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods unexpectedly rose in April, but a measure of capital spending dropped.
Canadian drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International raised the cash component of its offer for Botox-maker Allergan by $10 per share.
U.S. consumers were more optimistic in May than in April, the Conference Board said Tuesday.
Microsoft's new CEO was (mostly) gently grilled by Re/code's founders as the kickoff speaker for the inaugural Code conference.
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The big vehicles that were blasted during the recession as gas-guzzling behemoths are now the hottest in showrooms.
The quarterly expiration of four sets of options: individual stock options, stock futures, stock indexes and stock index futures.
No matter which way Scotland votes on independence, experts say kilt prices won't go akilter.