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Thanks to the new Amazon Wearable Technology store, it has never been easier to tell tech companies, 'shut up and take my money,' NBC News reports.
A gender difference in behavioral skills, seen as early as kindergarten, is hurting boys’ academic prospects and their earning potential, NYT reports.
Don't blame Apple for its debt offering or Pfizer for going overseas—blame those who write the US tax code, says NYU Stern Professor Aswath Damodaran.
Losing American corporations to overseas countries with lower corporate taxes would be a sin, the former chairman and CEO of GE tells CNBC.
The biggest change over the past 25 for investing is that it's less expensive for individuals, billionaire investor Warren Buffett tells CNBC.
Fans, players, owners, advertisers—all eyes will be watching when Commissioner Adam Silver discusses the NBA's probe of Clippers owner Donald Sterling.
At the heart of Pfizer's pursuit of AstraZeneca is a shortage of products in its research pipeline, aggravated by a series of disappointing drug launches.
Mary Jo White, SEC Commission Chair, said new investigations will be launched. She said that the SEC was investigating on "emerging financial fraud."
Apple is expected to issue between $8 billion to $10 billion worth of bonds as part of a huge debt sale, Dow Jones reported.
Here’s how we picked the leaders who sparked the biggest changes in business over the last 25 years—and why you’ll hate the list no matter what.
Ira Kay, the top CEO-compensation consultant, is on a mission to defend rising executive compensation, despite outrage from shareholders.
From the savings and loan debacle to the financial crisis, the past 25 years yielded a bumper crop of financial rogues. Here's a sampling.
Merck reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings, helped by cost cuts and asset sales, but revenue came in slightly below expectations.
Would you mind paying a fee at restaurants, supermarkets, and gas stations to help merchants offer health insurance to employees? One survey says yes.
Whether you're staring out or in your retirement years, there's a savings account for you.
Communities across the South were on high alert as a devastating storm system threatened to pack a one-two punch on the hardest-hit areas.
A trio of prominent hedge fund managers are funding a high-profile effort to raise awareness about climate change.
After talking with the CEO, Jim Cramer said, “The consistent nature of this company is remarkable.”
These companies have been shrinking either due to dropping demand, evaporating pricing power or by reducing their size.
Lower-wage industries accounted for 22 percent of job losses during the recession, but added back 44 percent of jobs since.
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Actress Angelina Jolie is the latest in a string of celebrities to criticize proposals for a so-called "mansion tax."
A New Jersey couple is suing a Philadelphia Little League group after one of them was hit by a baseball at a game.
Hundreds of watches containing Napoléon Bonaparte's DNA are being sold by Swiss luxury company De Witt.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Andy Brenner, National Alliance Securities, discuss the flaws with central bank policy and the problems with quantitative easing.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had heart surgery where a stent was implanted to address artery blockage, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports the crude oil and gasoline data ahead of tomorrow's OPEC meeting.