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A report has raised the once-unthinkable possibility that banks could start charging customers for deposits. USA Today reports.
Officials have urged allies to hold back enrollment efforts so the insurance marketplace doesn't collapse in a rush of users. The NYT reports.
New data on the population of millionaires suggest little connection between tax rates and a state's population of millionaires.
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.
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It could be the world's most expensive fake. A 1962 Ferrari GTO is being offered for $63 million on a German website.
The USAF is calling for an end to big-ticket items like the error-ridden F-35 in order to save money. FT reports.
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French telecom firm Iliad has put a bid in for T-Mobile USA, reports CNBC's Morgan Brennan. The press release from Iliad offers $15 billion in cash for a 56.6 percent stake in the company.