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Earnings reports for the rest of the week will offer some crucial insight into how the US consumer — and the larger economy — is doing.
A Senate immigration bill would cost $6.3 trillion over 50 years to provide benefits for millions now in the U.S. illegally, the Heritage Foundation says in a controversial study.
The impulse to help after a disaster is natural, whether it's the Bangladesh accident or the Boston attacks. But giving true help is tricky.
JPMorgan Chase just wanted the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to run an inquiry into its California energy trading operation. Now the agency is preparing to accuse its executive of lying.
Microsoft is preparing to reverse course over key elements of its Windows 8 operating system, the FT reports.
A majority of the Senate approved a measure that would allow states to tax online purchases. The bill now moves to the House, where it faces opposition.
Anonymous claims it will launch attacks against U.S. banking and government websites Tuesday.
Warren Buffett and Bill Gates said it's only fair that online retailers collect state sales taxes, just as brick-and-mortar stores do.
Bond insurer MBIA and Bank of America have reached a settlement in an ongoing legal dispute, and BofA will pay MBIA $1.6 billion, the companies said on Monday.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said he plans to sue Bank of America and Wells Fargo for violating the National Mortgage Settlement brokered last year between the country's biggest banks and 49 state attorneys general.
More than 70 percent of those responding to a recent survey by Merrill Lynch said that outliving their good health was more of a concern than outliving their money.
The SEC charged Pennsylvania's capital city Monday with making misleading public and financial statements.
California local governments have the legal authority to ban storefront pot shops within their borders, the state's highest court ruled on Monday. What happens now?
Everyone assumes that quantitative easing will end before rates start to rise. What if we're wrong about this?
A growing number of financial planners and online websites are making advice on investing more affordable for middle-class families.
Retail investors loaded up on Apple last month. So much so that the stock now has more ownership than ever in the history of TD Ameritrade.
Over-the-top providers like Netflix are changing the business, but major content producers will always generate a premium price, CBS Corp. chief Les Moonves tells CNBC.
A new TSA boarding pass identifier helps steer qualified Delta, United and US Airways fliers to PreCheck fast lane airport security at 40 nationwide airports.
Whether you'd really consider retiring to North Dakota or West Virginia, this unconventional list will at least get you thinking about what you really need from a retirement spot.
The number of homeowners falling behind on their mortgages for the first time has finally fallen close to pre-housing-crisis levels. That's the good news.
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New Jersey casino is reimbursing players in a poker tournament that was suspended after counterfeit chips were discovered.
A look at some of the freshest, coolest cars debuting at the New York International Auto Show.
How to spot a bottom and make sense of Tuesday's wild market action, with Mad Money host Jim Cramer.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer looks at the valuation of Coca-Cola.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer dissects earnings this quarter thus far and explains why be believes companies are part of the solution and not the problem in this market.