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Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has taken a 9.27 percent passive stake in speech recognition and digital imaging software maker Nuance Communications.
Following intense lobbying from the health insurance industry and members of Congress, the U.S. government said it will increase the payment rate for health insurers that offer coverage through the popular Medicare Advantage program.
A popular U.S. visa program for skilled workers is likely to hit its quota within days after its application period opens, triggering a lottery and signaling that companies feel confident about the economy.
Amazon has hired a 20-year Microsoft veteran who most recently worked in its Windows Phone unit, fueling speculation that the online retailer and Kindle maker may be developing a smartphone. The Financial Times reports.
A Manhattan federal judge on Monday signaled he will not rubber-stamp Citigroup's proposed $590 million settlement of a shareholder lawsuit accusing it of hiding tens of billions of dollars of toxic mortgage assets.
The United States has positioned a warship off the Korean coast as a shield against ballistic missile attack as South Korea's new president vowed swift retaliation against a North Korean strike.
There is a high probability that the current uptrend in the S&P 500 index will continue to 1,690, says this chartist.
It's no April Fool's Day joke. Drivers are indeed paying less to fill up their gas tanks than they did a few weeks ago, a month ago, a year ago.
The bulls have been running at a fierce pace but these pros say the correction is coming in the second quarter. Here's why.
Facebook is expected to unveil new operating system for the android phone, and the consensus of analysts appears to be positive.
It's official: Stockton, Calif., will become the nation's most populous city to enter into bankruptcy protection after getting clearance from a federal judge on Monday.
What's bad news for corn investors could be good news for battered consumers if trends hold up.
A dramatic shift in how energy is being produced and consumed around the world could lead to far-reaching changes in the geopolitical order.
With only six months before the start of enrollment for Obamacare, state and federal health officials are racing to get insurance regulations and systems up and running in time.
The pace of expansion in the U.S. manufacturing sector unexpectedly slowed in March, according to a new industry report released.
"Squawk Box" enlisted some Wall Street heavyweights to help answer that question as stocks by any measure begin the second quarter at all-time highs.
MetroPCS urged shareholders to support its proposed merger with Deutsche Telekom's T-Mobile USA after two proxy advisory firms recommended that shareholders vote against the deal.
Signs of life in the job market could start pushing some employees to do what they've been dreaming about: quit. Too bad their employers probably won't see it coming.
Big business and big labor have settled on a framework for an immigration overhaul. Now, the lawmakers need to resolve the nitty-gritty—and keep their parties' political flanks mollified.
Google, getting a headstart on the annual tradition of April Fools' pranks, released a YouTube clip on Sunday declaring that the world's most popular video website will shut down at midnight.
More households are using this as their main winter fuel to save cash. But there may be hidden costs.
Wearing millions of dollars of diamonds, Swarovski crystals and lingerie, Victoria's Secret Angels hit the catwalk.
Apple and Sam Sung have parted ways. CNBC has learned that Sam Sung hasn’t worked at the giant tech company for months.
AltaMarea Group co-owners Ahmass Fakahany and Michael White, discuss where the banking industry should go from here, and the importance of Wall Street to their business.
The cheapest gas is currently in Del City, Oklahoma at $2.67 today, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
All-star stock pickers Matthew McCormick of Bahl & Gaynor Investment Counsel, and Michael Vogelzang of Boston Advisors president & CIO, share their top stock picks for budgets of $20, $50 and $100.