The IMF said it expects the U.S. economy to grow even more slowly this year than it predicted a month ago due to weakness in the first quarter.» Read More
President Barack Obama condemned Egypt's interim government Thursday, saying the United States was canceling a joint military operation in protest of violence that left 525 dead.
Factory activity in the U.S. mid-Atlantic region weakened in August as new orders fell and the pace of hiring slowed, a survey showed on Thursday.
A lean supply of homes for sale is boosting confidence among U.S. home builders, according to a monthly sentiment survey from the National Association of Home Builders.
Billionaire investor George Soros has been busy stocking up on hedge fund favorites as he joined others in dumping gold exchange traded fund (ETF) holdings in the second quarter.
Cisco resources will be shifted to areas like cloud computing, mobility and Internet products, CEO John Chambers says.
Although market multiples are edging down, investors should expect the S&P 500 to go as high as 1,900 over the next 15 months, a top strategist tells CNBC.
New York state's manufacturing sector slowed slightly this month but the pace of hiring picked up and companies' outlook for the future brightened, a report showed on Thursday.
New claims for unemployment benefits fell to a near six-year low last week, while U.S. consumer prices remained largely benign in July.
Some say an Apple acquisition of Twitter would make sense. But the ship seems to have sailed.
Cisco stock plunges after it announced plans to lay off 4,000 employees, or 5 percent of its work force.
As the debate rages over who benefits from the Affordable Care Act, one thing is becoming clear: The controversial program is a dream for con artists.
It’s been awhile since Congress created a budget crisis, but this fall is ripe with opportunity for fiscal chaos.
Travelers who aren't loyal to a certain airline may still earn rewards for flying—from their airport. More airports are offering frequent travelers perks such as exclusive lounges.
Virtual currency bitcoin is to be investigated by both the FBI and the Senate Committee that oversees the Department of Homeland Security.
It turns out there are three types of materialists—and for one of them, shopping is a "virtuous" cycle that actually decreases loneliness, a study finds.
New rules announced Wednesday aim to make it easier to find out if a vehicle has been subject to a recall and whether it has been repaired.
Activist investors like Carl Icahn have more money and more influence than ever before. Here's what feeding the rise of this sometimes combative style of investing.
Wall Street sheriff Preet Bharara directed both barrels at JPMorgan Chase on Wednesday afternoon, and he aimed his sights high.
St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said Wednesday that inflation continues to run on the low side, but it could be back.
In an unusual twist in the mortgage market, the difference between the cost of a conforming loan (generally $417,000 and under) and a jumbo loan has shrunk to nearly nothing.
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"Our goal is to get as close to the experience the surfer is having," says the head of a pro surfing organization.
An Ohio company ran into trouble for issuing "Made in the USA" labels without verifying products were made in the United States.
A new report finds that wealthy New York City residents don't leave New York City at a greater rate than the non-wealthy.
The Department of Transportation has proposed new safety rules for moving crude oil and ethanol by rail. CNBC's Morgan Brennan looks at how this influencing rail stocks.
Mark Martiak, Premier Wealth Management, is confident the market will go higher; and CNBC's Bob Pisani questions whether the market deserves a higher multiple.
Former U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Ryan Pitts is a recipient of the Medal of Honor for his actions in Iraq and Afghanistan. Sgt. Pitts speaks to CNBC's "Closing Bell" about his experience with Veterans Affairs, and receiving the medal.