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Even if the stock market should run into a wall later, investors can take comfort that this likely will be another huge year for dividend payouts.
A bankruptcy judge rejected $20 million severance for American Airlines CEO Thomas Horton that was part of a merger agreement with USAirways.
This just in: The president's tax returns! Take a peek at what the Obamas made in 2012 and what their tax rate was. Was it higher or lower than yours?
Moms who graduate from the best schools are among the least likely college grads to be working full-time—or at all—a new analysis of government data finds. NBCNews.com reports.
A top Federal Reserve official on Friday defended the central bank's dual mandate of full employment and price stability, but also said he's optimistic the economy is gathering strength.
In a growing trend, Baby Boomers are ditching their suburban homes and moving into cities. Developers are working fast to cash in.
U.S. consumer sentiment tumbled to a nine-month low in April, with Americans especially gloomy about the long-term health of the economy, a new survey showed.
Wells Fargo reported a 23 percent jump in first-quarter profit on Friday as the bank set aside less money to cover bad loans and it held down costs.
Blackstone Group is talking to three private equity firms about investing in J.C. Penney and in discussions with banks about making a $500 million or greater loan to the struggling retailer, which would be secured by inventory, according to a source.
Wells Fargo executives have conceived a new vision for its branches—smaller to scale, but still full-service.
Retail sales slid in March even though producer prices recorded their biggest drop in 10 months as the cost of gasoline tumbled
Immigration requirements in the emerging Senate bill could end up excluding hundreds of thousands from the path to citizenship, a Senate aide said.
JPMorgan Chase reported quarterly profit that topped analyst expectations and increased its dividend, but shares dipped as loan growth slowed and net revenue fell.
If the Masters golf tournament is any indication of how the U.S. economy is faring, then things seem to be looking up. At least for some.
Scott London, former auditor at KPMG who was fired and arrested this week amidst allegations of insider trading, has been released on a $150,000 bail.
Nasdaq OMX Group said it slashed the 2012 annual bonus of Chief Executive Robert Greifeld by $542,100 over the botched handling of Facebook's initial public offering last year.
Troubled J.C. Penney has hired Blackstone financial advisory arm to explore how best to position the firm financially, three sources said on Thursday.
The Bank of Japan's monetary bazooka has investors bracing for a flood of liquidity into risk assets. It may not happen, analysts say.
The value of Bitcoin continued to plunge as trading resumed at Mt Gox, the world's largest virtual currency exchange.
Economic pressures rather than moral values are thought to be the principal US problem, a new NBC/WSJ poll finds.
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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.
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.
Joseph Foresi, Janney Capital Markets, discusses IBM's quarterly report and questions its fundamentals and cash flow.
The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.