California's mountains have risen more than half an inch, thanks to the absence of water to weigh them down, a study found. NBC News reports.» Read More
The number new jobless claims plunged to their lowest in nearly 7 years, which may bolster hopes of a growth surge after a cold winter.
EBay announced it will—at Carl Icahn's urging—appoint business executive David Dorman as an independent director. In exchange, Icahn said he'll back off.
The U.S. insurance industry is as much as $9 billion short of the reserves it will need to ultimately pay asbestos claims, Fitch Ratings said.
GM put two engineers on paid leave on Thursday, as an attorney investigates why the company took more than 10 years to recall millions of cars.
Eleven Democratic senators urged Obama to make a final decision on whether to approve TransCanada Corp's Keystone.
American Express, Citigroup, and Discover Financial won the dismissal of a lawsuit, because the plaintiffs did not prove violation of anti-trust laws.
A deal by Yelp to provide listings for Yahoo is getting bad reviews from some small-business owners, who say positive feedback has vanished.
Windowless cabins could be the norm within 20 years on small planes in a bid to lighten the load and improve the view.
Payroll processor ADP said its board had approved a tax-free spinoff of its dealer services business into an independent publicly traded company.
The Department of the Treasury announced plans to sell 95 million shares of Ally Financial Inc. to raise $2.38 billion in the company's IPO.
A new study finds that the richer you are, the more likely you are to support paying higher tax rates.
U.S. home foreclosure filings slid 23 percent in March, helping bring first-quarter foreclosure activity to its lowest level since 2007.
The U.K. and U.S. governments spent millions stockpiling a flu drug that is no better than paracetamol, according to a new report.
A herd mentality has investors focused only on top-performing mega-sized mutual funds and ETFs. Believe it or not, that's not always a good thing.
In early stages of grief, the newly widowed should seek emotional support and take stock of basic finances but postpone larger money matters.
Bad news, kids. When it comes to your parents' savings priorities, funding their golden years is winning over financing your college years.
A study shows 20-year-old single men will pay higher premiums than a single woman his age, a married man his age and a married man five years older.
AT&T has reached agreement to bring ultra fast Internet service to a second region, North Carolina's Research Triangle area, The News & Observer of Raleigh reports.
The Fed's drive to wean Wall Street off risky funding sources is expected to bring more pain to the biggest U.S. banks in the coming months.
Wal-Mart will provide shoppers with organic food options at the same price as its nationally branded non-organic items.
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