Jobless claims tumbled sharply in the latest week, but so did housing starts, which plummeted by more than 14 percent in August.» Read More
Travelers spent $27 billion in Vegas last year; and as millennials continue to drop more money on clubbing than on gambling, businesses are capitalizing on it.
A case involving start-up Aereo and broadcast TV networks is before the Supreme Court. The outcome could impact how consumers watch programming.
Male doctors on average make 88 percent more in Medicare reimbursements than female physicians, according to an analysis of government data.
Not only are middle class Americans losing out in the U.S., they are now trailing their global peers, the NYT reports.
Motorists who purchase battery-electric vehicles tend to be younger and more affluent than drivers of hybrid vehicles, according to a new study.
One of Valeant's top shareholders on Tuesday threw his support behind its proposed takeover bid for Botox-maker Allergan.
McDonald's reported a lower quarterly profit as sales at the fast-food chain's established U.S. restaurants fell more than expected.
With GE leading the way, the Internet of Things has experts giddy about what it could do not only for the global economy but for industrial stocks.
The megabillion-dollar deals with Novartis also allow GlaxoSmithKline to "significantly expand" its world-leading vaccine business, GSK's CEO tells CNBC.
With the Fed paring back its bond-buying program, retirees are bracing for volatility in bonds, but financial advisors are not overly concerned.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals and Bill Ackman are proposing a cash-and-stock deal for Allergan that could be worth about $45 billion.
If their co-signer dies or files for bankruptcy, students who take out private loans to pay for college might face an unexpected financial challenge.
Vice President Joe Biden told Ukrainian presidential candidates and Parliament that the U.S. was ready to help Ukraine and they must fight corruption.
Comcast posted higher first-quarter net income, showing it could add video subscribers for two quarters in a row, a rare sight in the cable industry.
Travelers don't hate everything about the airlines. It's just the actual flying experience they can't stand.
General Motors filed a motion in a U.S. court to enforce an injunction contained in its sale order.
A devastating disease is putting the world's banana crop at serious risk and threatening the income of millions of people.
Netflix posted earnings that beat expectations and said it will increase membership costs for new subscribers starting later in the quarter.
There are some solid reasons why Pfizer's reported $101 billion bid for AstraZeneca makes some sense, analysts said.
A form of powdered alcohol quickly became the subject of online controversy, and its maker immediately withdrew its license application.
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Major sponsors have made public statements criticizing the NFL over its handling of Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson. Will it work?
Members of Scotland's best-known industry are watching the vote for independence with serious trepidation.
Pick-up and SUV sales are booming while car sales have dropped, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
Stephen Paul, Mid-Atlantic Builders, provides insight on the surging home builder's space.
CNBC's Steve Liesman, and BlackRock's Jeffrey Rosenberg, discuss whether the Fed is sending mixed messages to the markets.