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US household net worth is nearly back to 2007 levels but it's not quite time to cue up the "We're in the Money" track. Here's why.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker told CNBC on Friday he's exploring a bid for U.S. Senate because the solutions to problems he's tackled New Jersey's largest city can work at the national level.
As the markets continue their march higher, investors will look to the tail end of fourth quarter earnings season for signs that corporate revenues and profits are improving. Next week, several retailers are expected to issue reports.
Positive economic news has has been coming with a touch of fear, and Friday's strong jobs report served as no exception.
There has been the distinction between physical and electronic works--books, songs, movies--since digital goods became widely available a decade ago, but it is now under attack, both in the courts and the marketplace, reports The New York Times.
McDonald's February sales fell 1.5 percent amid stiff competition for customers who are spending more cautiously due to weak economic growth and higher taxes.
Builders are clearly acting on the big jump in new home orders, but those jobs numbers could actually be higher, were they not hamstrung by a severe lack of workers.
On Friday, Cramer celebrated the actions of Ben Bernanke over the past several years and said that the Fed chairman "saved the world" from economic catastrophe.
Job creation broke out in February, with the economy creating a net 236,000 new jobs as the unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent.
A new survey on corporate health benefits draws a picture of a world where companies go beyond building gyms and banning smoking, to rewarding employees for lowering their cholesterol and being monitored by a "primary nurse case manager."
Sales at the restaurant chain are declining, as more women are driving family eating choices and the franchise's core customers, young men, have been hit by the recession.
Starbucks said Thursday that it doesn't plan to change its offerings ahead of New York City's ban on large, sugary drinks that is scheduled to go into effect March 12.
Cablevision Systems is claiming that Viacom sought to extract a nearly $1 billion penalty if it refused to pay for low-rated channels it did not want in order to access more popular channels.
Investors looking for any reason to buy stocks are hoping to find one more Friday when the government releases its monthly jobs report.
Carl Icahn demanded Dell pay out $15.7 billion in special dividends, joining a growing chorus of opposition to founder Michael Dell's plan to take the world's No. 3 personal computer maker private.
Google's Motorola Mobility unit is to shed another 1,200 jobs as the smartphone maker tries to return to profitability, Google said on Friday.
Hedge fund billionaire John Paulson lost more money in February when his gold fund suffered double-digit losses.
Where stress tests are concerned, call Citigroup "most improved." The bank posted an 8.3 percent tier 1 common capital ratio, the highest of its peers.
North Korea threatened the United States on Thursday with a preemptive nuclear strike, raising the level of rhetoric as the U.N. Security Council approved new sanctions against the reclusive country.
J.C. Penney agreed on Thursday not to sell products designed by Martha Stewart in categories deemed exclusive to Macy's before a court date in April. The case was postponed due to scheduling conflicts.
Discussing the Federal Reserve and year-end profit taking, with CNBC contributor Carol Roth, and Don Luskin, Trend Macro CIO.
Jim Pethokoukis of the American Enterprise Institute, and Don Luskin, Trend Macro CIO, discuss who presented the stronger argument in former Fed chair Alan Greenspan and former Treasury Undersecretary John Taylor "bubble blame" debate. Luskin declares Taylor the winner.
Former Texas Congressman Martin Frost, thinks right wing members of Congress would be "crazy" to not vote for proposed budget deal. Holman Jenkins, Wall Street Journal, weighs in.