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Stocks and bonds have been telling different stories over the past few months, and the argument for prolonged slow growth is winning.
New data from the IRS shows that tax filers with taxable incomes of $1 million or more were audited nearly 12 times more often than the population as a whole.
Facebook just got serious about mobile. At a media event Thursday, Facebook showcased its new software for Android devices called 'Home.'
The U.S., the world's largest source of natural gas, may find itself fending off stiff competition in the resource's development.
How are white male managers doing when it comes to diversity? Great! At least that's what the white male managers said in a recent survey. NBC News reports.
Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling, who is serving a 24-year prison term for his role in the energy giant's epic collapse, could get out of prison early under an agreement being discussed, CNBC has learned.
The number of planned layoffs at U.S. firms fell in March but downsizing by retail companies still helped the first quarter rack up the largest amount of cuts in over a year.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose to its highest level in four months, suggesting the labor market recovery lost some steam.
Much like the uneven recovery, your chances of finding job depend a lot on where you live and what industry you're hoping to work for.
In addition to superbugs' deadly human toll, associated health costs run into the billions. Some warn that we may never win our war against them as research tapers off.
Retailer Best Buy is offering a 30 percent discount on its current stock of Apple iPad 3 tablets in the United States, a spokeswoman for the world's largest consumer electronics chain said.
Auto sales are expected to be in the range of 15 million and 15.5 million units this year, General MotorsCEO Daniel Akerson told CNBC.
Facebook is unveiling a new Android product Thursday, as a fast-growing number of its 1.06 billion users access it on smartphones and tablet computers.
Strong winds caused the Carnival ship Triumph to break loose on Wednesday from its moorings at a Mobile, Ala., shipyard where it was being repaired.
The North Korean army said it has final approval to launch strikes against the United States, including the use of nuclear weapons. The Global Post reports.
Lululemon Athletica's chief product officer is leaving the company after yoga pants had to be recalled for too-sheer material.
Tax refund fraud is a growing $5 billion a year problem that could get worse before it gets better. Crooks are getting smarter and the IRS needs to work harder to catch thieves.
The Federal Reserve's bond-buying program and zero percent interest rates are dangerous, former Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill told CNBC.
George Soros has asked to withdraw hundreds of millions of dollars from Bill Ackman's Pershing Square, according to a WSJ report.
More bad news for Carnival cruise lines: Another ship adrift and reports of sick guests on an island cruise center. Will this latest wave sink the stock?
Tutors of the rich and famous can make as much as $400,000 a year. A peek at what's behind this trend.
Putin found a place in Russia without snow, "and decided to hold the Winter Olympics there," says a Sochi native.
More than two months after a tearful goodbye to Major League Baseball, Mariano Rivera is still drawing a crowd.
Discussing how Obamacare is impacting American worth ethic, with Dean Baker, Center for Economic and Policy research co-director, and Casey Mulligan, University of Chicago economics professor.
P.J. O'Rourke, political reporter and "The Baby Boom" author, explains why he does not think the baby boom generation is not responsible for any of the problems in the world right now.
Rep. Ann Wagner, (R-MO), discusses the passing of the bipartisan budget deal.