Jobless claims tumbled sharply in the latest week, but so did housing starts, which plummeted by more than 14 percent in August.» Read More
Mars on Wednesday said it agreed to buy the IAMS, Eukanuba, and Natura pet food brands from Procter & Gamble for $2.9 billion in cash.
A new virus has killed millions of baby pigs in the U.S. in less than a year. The consequence? Bacon prices rising by more than ten percent.
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg dismissed rumors Wednesday that she plans to run for political office, Today reports.
The public has grown far too pessimistic on the prospects of immigration reform, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew tells CNBC.
A major internet security bug has been discovered, leaving users' financial details and emails vulnerable to theft.
New legislation will ease the bite of the AMT for many, but nearly 4 million Americans will still pay upward of $6,600 in extra taxes for 2013.
Despite the recent selloff in the broader tech space, names in this sector are holding up, analysts say.
Alcoa reported quarterly earnings that beat analysts' expectations on Tuesday, but revenue narrowly missed estimates.
An Apple-hired damages expert told the jury that the iPhone maker is owed $2.19 billion in damages from Samsung.
Might not get your taxes done by the deadline? Don't despair. The IRS will allow you more time if you fill out Form 4868 by the deadline.
The founders share their plans to relaunch their website and take their pay-it-forward financing scheme worldwide. Up next: equity financing.
Secret consumer scores threaten privacy and fairness. Consumer advocacy groups call on regulators to police this new industry of predictive scoring.
The bond market signals that the sooner the Fed winds down quantitative easing the better, private equity titan Barry Sternlicht tells CNBC.
The U.S. banking industry has almost completely recovered from the global financial crisis, but Europe's banks are lagging, JPM's Jamie Dimon says.
Chris Bergman of Choremonster explains how a free app could help transform doing mundane chores into a fun-filled experience for your kids.
The eight biggest U.S. banks must boost capital levels by a total of about $68 billion under new rules, U.S. regulators said on Tuesday.
Foreign profits held overseas by U.S. corporations to avoid taxes at home nearly doubled from 2008 to 2013 to top $2.1 trillion.
President Barack Obama signed two executive orders Tuesday intended to narrow gender pay gap in federal contracting workforce.
Although some tax return actions are likely to flag your return, that doesn't necessarily mean you'll be audited.
A divorce can go more smoothly if the concerned parties avoid these misdeeds.
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Members of Scotland's best-known industry are watching the vote for independence with serious trepidation.