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With the D.C. debacle putting the focus on debt, are investors more cognizant of the debt that companies carry on their balance sheets?
Ridgewells Catering has furloughed workers and lost revenue across the board. Now, holiday parties are starting to cancel.
Just 36,000 people enrolled in the federal HealthCare.gov insurance marketplace in its first, glitch-ridden week of operation, a new analysis found.
Washington may have just swung at strike three of its efforts this year to scare Wall Street into doing its bidding.
Op-ed: The impact of default on America's superpower status would be like a nuclear bomb, said former ambassador Andras Simonyi.
Gold loves a good catastrophe. So why did it rise on the announcement of a deal?
Wall Street's bulls may be partying hard on the prospect of a Washington debt deal, but the actual vote is likely to trigger a "sell the news" letdown.
Volume is on track to surpass $300 billion this year. Imagine what would happen if a debt default causes a spike in interest rates.
Prosecutors had accused Cuban of insider trading, alleging he avoided over $750,000 in losses by selling 600,000 shares of a search engine in 2004.
Furloughed federal workers who have trouble paying bills can send their creditors a letter from the government pleading for patience.
The CFTC has signed off on a $100 million settlement with JPMorgan over charges connected to the so-called London Whale trades.
Berkshire Hathaway's chairman said he doesn't expect the U.S. will default on its debt, but if it does it would be a "pure act of idiocy."
"My own butt was the inspiration" for the Spanx phenomenon, self-made billionaire Sara Blakely told CNBC on Wednesday.
Confidence among the nation's home builders slipped more than expected in October, another fallout of Washington's fiscal escapades.
While "Dr. Doom" is no fan of the D.C. brinkmanship, he says three other factors should have investors even more concerned.
Apple's new head of retail, Angela Ahrendts, knows more about how tech meets retail than you might think.
The amount of money going into hedge funds hit a five-year high in September, a sign that the industry is returning to pre-financial crisis levels.
JPM has reached a preliminary agreement to admit that the trading blowup itself represented reckless behavior, the NYT reports.
Advance Auto Parts Inc will buy General Parts International Inc for just over $2 billion, creating the largest North American retailer of auto parts.
Bank of America beat Wall Street's third quarter expectations on Tuesday.
Nelson Mandela overcame oppression to become an icon of the 20th century. Here are some key events in his life.
Pro athletes often burn through big contracts. Philadelphia 76er phenom Michael Carter-Williams has an extreme response.
Lululemon said it is implausible to believe it intended to sell hundreds of thousands of nearly sheer yoga pants.
Former Council of Economic Advisers chair Edward Lazear discusses economic data and job growth.
Charlie Kirk, Harper College student; Sophie Miller, Boston University; Jordana Narin, Columbia University; and Ankeet Ball, Columbia University, discuss millennials approval of the Affordable Care Act and President Obama's performance.
Steve McMahon, Democratic strategist, and Emily Miller, Washington Times opinion page senior editor, discuss how the lack of young people signing up for Obamacare is impacting the rollout.