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The Treasury Department said it plans to sell 410,000 shares in auto lender Ally Financial as part of its effort to unwind its financial bailout fund.
Best Buy said revenue and sales at its established U.S stores fell in the holiday season due to intense discounting by rivals.
The number of new U.S. claims for unemployment benefits fell for a second week last week.
Despite plans to spur manufacturing through innovation institutes, out-of-work factory workers are still stuck on the sidelines.
This year will bring good news to the wine industry despite aging boomers presenting a question mark for future demand, according to a new report.
Citigroup delivered quarterly earnings and revenue that fell short of analysts' expectations on Thursday.
The number of U.S. homes on the path to foreclosure fell last year to a low not seen since before the high-flying days of the housing boom.
Something new is coming this tax season for some same-sex couples: For the first time, they will file as "married" on their federal return.
Goldman Sachs reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Thursday.
Business travelers have clear favorites among restaurants, hotels and airlines, but they spend their money elsewhere. Here's why.
How does your state stack up when it comes to millionaire households? A new study crunches the numbers.
AOL CEO Tim Armstrong has struck a deal with investment fund Hale Global to unload the Internet company's money-losing local news service, Patch.
The energy boom is upending a lot of old assumptions, and it's as key to U.S. success as the invention of the Internet, Rahm Emanuel tells CNBC.
A deal to sell iPhones on China Mobile's vast network is a "watershed moment," Apple CEO Tim Cook told CNBC on Wednesday.
Mortgage applications jumped sharply last week, as a weaker-than-expected December employment report sent interest rates lower.
Aluminum makers have been shifting from mining, refining and smelting and focusing on fabricated products. Here's why.
The greatest innovator in the world right now is Google—not Apple, Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson tells CNBC.
Bank of America reported an eight-fold jump in fourth-quarter profit, driven by a steep fall in the bank's provisions to cover bad loans.
The acquisition of Nest Labs is Google's big push to get into the lucrative and growing market of connected homes.
U.S. business travel spending is expected to increase this year, led by more investment in trips to Western Europe.
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1 in 5 people in developing regions continue to live on less than the international poverty threshold of $1.25 a day, according to the United Nations.
The Times equated the ban on marijuana to 13 years of Prohibition in the U.S.
CNBC's Jon Fortt speaks to BlackBerry CEO John Chen about the partnership between Apple and IBM and what it means for BlackBerry.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the Libyan government is asking for international help to deal with a massive fuel tank fire that began because of fighting between militias.
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