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The U.S. trade deficit widened slightly more than expected in July as exports dipped, but a rebound in imports pointed to some firming in underlying demand.
Applications for U.S. home loans rose for the first time in four weeks as mortgage rates fell from their highest level this year, data from an industry group showed on Wednesday.
If you want to hear a rosy view on the market, don't listen to "Dr. Doom."
Sen. Ron Johnson says he didn’t get an answer on what he perceives as the biggest threat to U.S. national security interests: chemical weapons falling into the wrong hands.
Standard & Poor's on Tuesday blasted a $5 billion fraud lawsuit by the U.S. government as retaliation for its 2011 decision to strip the country of its AAA credit rating.
Starboard Value has received "non-binding written indications of interest" for its Smithfield Foods assets, the company said on Tuesday.
President Barack Obama can use action against Syria to send a "global message" to U.S. antagonists, a top Senate Democrat said on Tuesday.
Congress is holding its first public hearing about plans for intervention in Syria as Obama seeks to convince skeptical Americans and lawmakers about the need for military action.
Anticipation that Larry Summers will be President Obama’s choice to lead the Federal Reserve Board has some investors speculating about a faster withdrawal of stimulus.
Microsoft's deal to buy Nokia's mobile phone business may be about one man—Stephen Elop—and whether he's being groomed to take over the top job.
New data from Experian Automotive shows a record high of 27.6 percent of financed new vehicles purchases in the second quarter being a lease.
Bank accounts have gotten noticeably smaller this year as investors have begun to embrace risk. Deposit balances in have fallen by $51 billion.
Harvard researchers have created a remarkable proof of concept device: a thin, transparent speaker powered by ions instead of electricity.
Despite signs of economic recovery, the number of miles individuals are driving keeps on declining, according to two new studies.
U.S. consumers barely spent and inflation was tame in July, offering a cautionary note on the economy as the Federal Reserve weighs cutting back its bond buying program.
Fifty percent of Americans oppose military action against Syria, and nearly eight-in-10 believe President Obama should receive congressional approval before using any force.
The tooth fairy's generosity is skyrocketing, according to a new survey, which revealed that some American children are pocketing up to $50 per tooth.
Airports have been upgrading their restaurant offerings to meet travelers' changing tastes. Food revenue at airports now ranks third in non-aeronautical revenue.
The federal government says it will not sue to stop the states of Colorado and Washington from allowing recreational marijuana use.
Across the country, a growing number of single-family rentals provide an option for many who lost their homes. But the decline in homeownership is also changing neighborhoods.
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Ken Griffin, the billionaire founder of Citadel, has filed for divorce from his wife Anne Dias Griffin.
Recent stories have reported a coming worldwide kale shortage ... the truth is not quite the same.
Some CEOs read. Some play golf. Some attend charitable functions. Richard Branson takes a nice, long bath (rubber duckie not included).
Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts of the day.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer digs into the stock picks of legendary investor Leon Cooperman: Supervalu and Atlas Energy.
Facebook reported its daily active users for Q2 rose 19 percent year-over-year to 829 million. Mad Money host Jim Cramer discusses the potential for the company and the stock.