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Europe's Airbus posted a 43 percent drop in orders and surrendered its crown as the world's largest planemaker to Boeing last year, but predicted improvements in both orders and deliveries for 2013 as airlines seek to reduce fuel costs.
Airlines scrambled on Thursday to rearrange flights as Europe, Japan and India joined the United States in grounding Boeing's 787 Dreamliner passenger jets while battery-related problems are investigated.
A coupon company for the web is not a new idea. But Ryan Hudson, who has spent over a decade building companies, has found a way to wow investors, the Global Post reports.
Foreclosure activity in the United States was at a near six-year low in December and declined over the entire year as the housing market continues to recover.
As major airlines around the world start grounding Boeing's Dreamliner passenger jets amid safety concerns, analysts tell CNBC they are confident the U.S. aircraft manufacturer will fix the 787's "teething issues," which arise each time new technology is introduced.
A senior Federal Reserve official voiced skepticism on Wednesday about the benefits of additional asset purchases by the U.S. central bank, while a more dovish policymaker maintained his campaign for additional policy easing.
Executives of the Business Roundtable are urging Congress to raise the Social Security and Medicare age eligibility to 70, from the current 67.
Pacific Crest Securities makes a case against owning Apple by theorizing that just about everyone in the world who could pay for an iPhone already owns one.
Hewlett-Packard has received expressions of interest for Autonomy and its EDS units, but HP CEO Meg Whitman said the company is not yet ready to sell the business, according to a report.
Economic activity across the U.S. expanded at either a moderate or modest pace in recent weeks with consumer spending picking up, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday, suggesting little change in strength of the recovery.
JPMorgan Chase's earnings rose strongly in the last quarter of 2012, yet the "London Whale" scandal cost its CEO Jamie Dimon about half his annual compensation.
The government has a "spending problem" and that needs to change, former House Majority Leader Richard Gephardt told CNBC.
One in four Americans is borrowing against a 401(k) to pay for non-retirement needs such as mortgages, credit card debt or college tuition, according to a new study.
How politicians even explain the way the government spends money depends on what party they belong to and whether that party holds the White House or Congress.
Despite big earnings gains from the big public builders, overall confidence among the nation's home builders took a pause in January.
Republican lawmakers are being told by a growing number of conservatives to stop using the debt ceiling crisis to force major spending cuts.
The number of private jets scheduled to land in Washington, D.C. next week for President Obama's second inauguration is less than half of his 2009 inauguration's total.
U.S. factory production rose in December for the second straight month, buoyed by more output of autos, electronics and business equipment. Total industrial production beat analysts' expectations.
Investment banking giant Goldman Sachs reported quarterly earnings and revenue on Wednesday that beat expectations.
The counterculture generation is not only determined to make its money last. It's looking to reinvent life's second act.
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.