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The 2013 holiday shopping season may end up being remembered for its sharp discounts.
Obama kept pressure on Congress to pass a new multiyear farm bill without resorting to the steep cuts in food stamp funding.
Mobile app downloads are expected to surge this holiday season, meaning big bucks for some app makers.
A voter initiative to enact a $15 minimum wage in a Seattle suburb that houses the region's main international airport won a narrow victory.
The use of eminent domain to halt foreclosures is still only a threat, and rather than helping the housing market, it may cause damage.
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U.S. borrowers are increasingly missing payments on home equity lines of credit they took out during the housing bubble.
Ready, set, shop! Here is a list of store openings on Thanksgiving and Black Friday.
If investors in housing see lower-than-expected returns, they will dump the properties, Nobel-winning economist Robert Shiller says.
Even though the excise tax on generous employer health plans doesn't take effect until 2018, it is already causing health care benefits to be cut.
After rejecting an unsolicited bid from Jos. A. Bank, Men's Wearhouse turns the table and proposes to buy the rival menswear retailer.
In a dreary sign of economic doldrums, more than six in 10 workers worry that they will lose their jobs, according to a Washington Post-Miller Center poll.
Serious security weaknesses in the IRS's data system have left millions of taxpayers' sensitive financial information vulnerable to hackers.
A judge will announce Dec. 3 whether Detroit is eligible to get rid of its debts in bankruptcy court, the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history.
JCPenney CEO Mike Ullman bought 112,000 shares of JCP at $8.95 a share, according to an SEC Form 4 filling.
While education appears to be the primary draw for the buyers, many are also concerned about China's political instability, inflation, even pollution.
Frigid temperatures and dry weather should put consumers in the mood to shop on Black Friday weekend.
Both sides of the publication's compilation for 2013 feature retailers and airlines.
Wal-Mart Stores' board of directors elected Doug McMillon to succeed Mike Duke as president and chief executive officer, effective February 1, 2014.
This holiday season, Americans may not spend their green unless they see more red.
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“They are making statement about what people want to eat, ” said Cramer.
A racehorse belonging to Britain's Queen Elizabeth has tested positive for morphine, Buckingham Palace confirmed on Tuesday.
Which city has the highest percentage of millionaires? Monaco, where nearly one in three are millionaires.
According to a study by KPMG, corporate leaders are generally upbeat about their business prospects, says John Veihmeyer. However relevancy and regulations top their list of worries.
Roger Altman, Evercore Partners chairman weighs in on the likelihood of Congress tackling corporate tax reform anytime soon.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau breaks down the numbers on Boeing's quarterly results.