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The pace of growth in New York state's manufacturing sector slipped this month to its slowest since May, but business optimism stayed strong.
One of three American economists who won the 2013 economics Nobel Prize on Monday expressed alarm at the rapid rise in global housing prices.
Many firms offer them as a way for job seekers to get back into the workforce, but they do have drawbacks.
The normally immaculate White House kitchen garden now looks more like most gardeners' plots at this time of the year - overgrown.
As lawmakers dither, trading phone calls, insults and the occasional calls for cooperation, they are putting corporate America in limbo.
Black Friday just keeps getting earlier and earlier! Macy's is giving in to the trend and says it will be open on Thanksgiving day.
If the Madoff trustee is successful in suing banks for ignoring warning signs, the liability of financial firms could be enormous in future cases.
Offering a 30-year fixed loan requiring no down payment, the USDA program was designed to help rural families, but it isn't processing any loans.
Erskine Bowles indicated on CNBC that Thursday's deadline set by the Treasury to increase the debt ceiling may be flexible.
The federal government is already running on fumes and the Treasury's best guess is they can make it through Thursday—but no one knows for sure.
After a two-year run in which American equities dominated the investing landscape, the pendulum clearly has begun to swing globally.
Dick Bove thinks gridlocked politicians are asking for a market sell-off.
Though average Americans have no control over whether the U.S. debt ceiling is raised, a default could have a direct impact on their finances.
Senate leaders are closing in on a deal, said one Senate Democrat privy to ongoing negotiations.
Heavy Chinese investment in the US prompted Beijing to air its frustrations with the shutdown, calling for a "de-Americanized" world order.
Three American scientists won the 2013 economics Nobel prize on Monday "for their empirical analysis of asset prices," the award-giving body said.
Hedge fund managers have been talking a lot about economic inequality lately.
As legal bills rise, billionaire hedge-fund manager Steven A. Cohen has sold stock, and now artwork, to meet withdrawal requests from investors. NYT.
The expectation that a debt deal may be forthcoming from talks in the Senate is "very possible," Sen. Bob Corker told CNBC.
Millions of recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect historically small increases in their benefits come January.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss the big day for IPOs including Hilton Worldwide and Aramark. Cramer contrasts Hilton and Twitter, and compares Twitter to Amazon. "Twitter is not bound by the four walls of earnings per share," Cramer says.
The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss the financial sector, the budget deal and if now is the time to take your gains for the year.
Irwin Simon, chief executive of natural and organic foods company Hain Celestial, explained to CNBC why the prospect of weekend snow is good for his business.