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Workers who are age 50 or older are happier than their younger counterparts, a new study showed.
Sen. Rand Paul is threatening to put a hold on the nomination of Janet Yellen to chair the Fed, a source close to the Kentucky Republican said.
It may not be surprising that the City of Brotherly Love is home to a thriving shipbuilding economy, but the reason might be: domestic oil production.
Wildlife officials to list the sage grouse as endangered species, a move that would greatly effect energy development in the Western U.S.
Business owners who applied for grants after the superstorm are more likely to have gotten money from private sources. What's the hold up?
Booze may soon be used to lubricate the wheels of economic development in some Ohio communities, including Cincinnati.
US consumer sentiment dropped in October to its lowest level since the end of last year as consumers worried Congressional dysfunction would hurt growth.
Blackstone, the largest investor in single-family rental homes, is launching a security backed by those homes.
Detroit's poor finances forced cuts to the city's retiree programs, a top consultant for the city said during the bankruptcy eligibility hearing.
Hedge fund managers have entered a high-profile fray over the future of energy consumption in the U.S.—especially about the Keystone pipeline.
Jack Dorsey, Biz Stone and Evan Williams are featured in a pitch that runs one minute and 40 seconds—echoing the 140 characters allowed in a tweet.
President Obama's health care law has not created competition in rural areas, a key to lowering insurance prices for Americans outside cities.
The United States National Security Agency's wayward behavior is the first step to the country losing its credibility, a prominent EU lawmaker has told CNBC.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said reports of alleged US spying on the Allies shattered trust in the nation and undermined trade relationships.
During a media conference call about HealthCare.gov, officials avoided several key questions and said they wanted to concentrate on fixes.
Federal regulators will allow Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to continue funding higher-priced mortgages, at least through the middle of next year.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell less than expected last week as California continued to process a backlog of applications.
Microsoft said earnings rose 17 percent, which was better than expected. Shares rose more than 5 percent after the announcement.
For the first time, White House officials identified a key flaw crippling Obamacare enrollment on the HealthCare.gov website.
Twitter's IPO is expected to price on Nov. 6. The company announced Thursday it expects the shares to price between $17 to $20 a share.
Detroit's bankruptcy may be an extreme remedy, but the city's fiscal ailments are widely felt in other cities, states.
So the holidays have arrived. How do you tip all of the people who clean the house, walk the dog? Here is your guide.
Filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan found five ways to improve the schools and close the racial gap in U.S. education. He talked about it on Squawk Box.
Discussing what led to strong auto sales in November, with CNBC contributor Carol Roth; David Sowerby, Loomis Sayles and Company; and CNBC's Phil LeBeau & Dominic Chu.
CNBC.com's Managing Editor Allen Wastler shares what topics viewers are interested on CNBC.com including Carl Icahn's quest for a $50 billion Apple buyback, dangerous plastic gas cans, and more headaches for Obamacare.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis looks at three stocks to watch heading into tomorrow's trading, including Apple, which responded to Carl Icahn's proposed $50 billion stock buyback; Dollar General, which reports before the bell; and Ulta Salon, the beauty products supplier, which also reports.