Consumer sentiment dipped modestly in early March, entirely due to reduced expectations for the future, a survey showed.» Read More
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"Lightning doesn't strike the short trees," former analyst Jack Grubman tells CNBC in his first TV interview since his settlement with the SEC in 2003.
The government reports that Medicare's hospital trust fund will be exhausted in 2026 and that Social Security will exhaust its trust fund in 2033.
The wealthiest 1 percent now control 39 percent of the world's wealth, and their share is likely to grow, according to a new report.
Greater optimism over the economic outlook and personal finances in the midst of record stock market prices pushed US consumer sentiment to its highest level in nearly six years.
Business activity in the US Midwest reaccelerated in May after contracting in April as measures of employment and new orders jumped, a report showed on Friday.
Dish Network doesn't want to own Sprint Nextel or Clearwire, telecom expert Jack Grubman says in his first TV appearance since settling conflict of interest allegations in 2003.
Consumer spending fell in April for the first time in almost a year and inflation pressures were subdued, pointing to a slowdown in economic activity.
The latest ricin-laced letter addressed to President Obama highlights the state-of-the-art Secret Service facility used for screening a million pieces of mail a year.
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Dell urged shareholders on Friday to vote for the $24.4 billion buyout offer led by founder and Chief Executive Michael Dell at a special meeting on July 18.
The spotlight at this year's American Society of Clinical Oncologists meeting will be on data from Bristol-Myers Squibb, Roche, and Merck on a new class of cancer drugs.
The "check the box" loophole shows how Washington saved money for American corporations and deprived the government of billions in tax revenue.
Goldman Sachs has warned that a widely predicted bond sell-off is finally happening, while a major U.S. asset manager has warned investors to move out of long-duration bonds to avoid heavy losses.
Samsung Electronics has chosen an Intel processor to power a new version of one of its top-tier Android tablets, in a major victory for the U.S. chipmaker.
Shares of luxury department store Saks are lower in after-hours trading Thursday after Dow Jones reported that the private-equity owners of Neiman Marcus rebuffed an overture to merge the companies.
The proposed $4.7 billion acquisition of Smithfield Foods by China's Shuanghui International is unlikely to change pork-buying habits of American consumers.
A former Microsoft executive plans to create the first US marijuana brand, kicking off his Seattle-based business by acquiring medical cannabis dispensaries in three states.
It pays to go to college in general—but how big a payoff you get can vary wildly depending on your major.
A mystery tech billionaire has just purchased the most valuable life insurance policy ever. It's worth $201 million.
A lot of people think of it as an Old Boys Club but the truth is, Wall Street likes to hire 'em young, says former trader Raj Mahal.
Ron Insana is seeing very concrete signs of economic improvement around the US — and that's good news for the market.
Matt Jacob, ITG Investment, explains why Coach's trend isn't as bad as negative expectations show. Jacobs is more positive on Michael Kors longer-term.
As millions of Americans move to file their taxes online, cybercriminals are ready to pounce. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on how you can prevent a tax fraud.
Gordon Johnson, Axiom Capital, explains why iron ore prices are headed significantly lower. As China slows, commodity prices will come down, he says.