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U.S. bond investors are seeking new ways to hedge against the risk of a sharp rise in interest rates if the economy picks up and the Fed stops stimulus policies, the FT reports.
With increasing fervor, investors are asking what is the central bank's exit strategy for getting rid of all the government debt it has bought in an effort to stimulate risk assets and boost the economy.
A "strong holiday lineup" of new products propelled Williams-Sonoma to better-than-expected quarterly earnings, company CEO Laura Alber told CNBC.
The producer of Monster Energy will no longer be required to tell federal regulators about reports potentially linking its products to deaths and injuries. The NYT reports.
GM recalls some 2013 Buick LaCrosse and Cadillac SRX vehicles to fix a software issue that could increase the risk of a crash.
A tax on wealthy New Yorkers follows efforts in other states to improve shaky balance sheets with revenue from those with top incomes.
A rare Chinese bowl bought at a tag sale for $3 has sold at a New York auction for more than $2.22 million.
President Bill Clinton said Republicans need to openly state how their proposals, specifically tax cuts, would realistically work for the benefit of the American economy.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages tumbled for a second week in a row last week as interest rates continued to climb to seven-month highs, data from an industry group showed on Wednesday.
The package delivery company said earnings fell shy of analysts' estimates hurt by a weak international air freight market.
General Mills reported higher-than-expected quarterly earnings on Wednesday, but lifted its full-year forecast only slightly, citing higher costs.
BlackBerry inventors Mike Lazaridis and Doug Fregin are pairing again to launch a $100 million fund to incubate and commercialize quantum science technologies capable of spearheading the next wave of computing.
Japanese government policies to help kickstart its economy and ease the burden of long-term deflation are "on the right path," BlackRock Chairman and Chief Executive Laurence Fink said.
JPMorgan Chase has reached a $546 million settlement with the trustee liquidating the failed broker-dealer unit of MF Global, a court filing showed, an amount that will help repay the brokerage's customers.
U.S. mortgage finance company Freddie Mac is suing more than a dozen banks for losses from the alleged manipulation of the benchmark interest rate known as Libor.
Shares of the investment giant have dropped 5 percent in two days, as jitters over Cyprus spooked the market and put European tail risk back onto the table. And while banks as a whole have sold off, Morgan Stanley has especially taken it on the chin.
With Cyprus creating a new wave of worry, markets will be looking to the Fed Wednesday to keep a steady hand on the tiller.
EBay said on Tuesday it will overhaul fees for sellers, lowering them for many sellers as it steps up competition with Amazon.
Yahoo is in talks to acquire a controlling stake in Dailymotion, one of the world's most popular online video websites.
Amid a cold war between Apple and Adobe over Flash, a key player is changing teams: Adobe's chief technology officer is heading to Apple.
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Nelson Mandela overcame oppression to become an icon of the 20th century. Here are some key events in his life.
From beach parties to ball drops, fireworks to waterfalls, CNBC presents the top 14 hot spots worldwide to toast 2014.