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After weeks of mortgage market weakness, loan applications rose last week, led by a surge in applications to purchase a home.
U.S. nonfarm productivity fell at its fastest pace in a year in the first quarter as severe weather took its toll, sending labor costs on a tear.
Most of the people choosing health plans under the Affordable Care Act — about 80 percent — are paying their initial premiums as required for coverage to take effect, The New York Times reported.
Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger talks earnings, the runaway success of animated film "Frozen," and plans for the next Star Wars movie.
A slow-motion pile-up is coming into view this summer as federal funding for road construction runs out.
The IPO could open the gates to other Chinese companies listing on US exchanges and ultimately, competing against US companies eye-to-eye.
Talks between Mondelez and D.E. Master Blenders began well before investor Nelson Peltz joined Mondelez's board, a source told CNBC.
From cupcakes to cronuts, foodies love food trends. The latest hipster food fad to emerge is artisanal toast. We kid you not.
King Digital took its time handing out it first earnings report. But when it got around to it, the company behind Candy Crush delivered good news.
With the Internet quickly moving to "measurement everywhere" for calculating the impact of digital marketing, here's how AOL chief Tim Armstrong hopes to lead that charge.
Much of the Alibaba IPO prospectus is old news for Yahoo investors. But there's one item they shouldn't overlook.
Your cell phone has a big limitation: It doesn't give the 911 operator your exact location. "It's a public safety hazard," says one safety advocate.
The impact of climate change has never been more present with droughts, storms and tornadoes. But this change has a cost and it's for you to pay.
The Pirates' center fielder doesn't think being on a team with one of the lowest payrolls in baseball holds him back.
Hewlett-Packard said it plans to invest more than $1 billion in cloud-computing products and services over the next two years.
A lot of progress has been made but energy leaders from the US and Korea say it's time to accelerate the clean-energy revolution.
U.K. politicians from the right and the left are piling in to give their two cents on Pfizer's $106 billion bid for AstraZeneca.
When budgeting for summer travel, here's how to spend more on fun and less on fees.
Allianz endured intense public scrutiny by some of its largest shareholders over its lack of intervention at Pimco.
Men are overconfident and women too timid. Or so go the clichés about gender and investing. Here's the truth and how it can help you plan finances.
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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.