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The migration from the computer screen to a mobile device is turning everything "on its head," Former Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz told CNBC.
McDonald's said that January sales at established hamburger restaurants around the world fell 1.9 percent, as fast-food chains fight hard for diners, who continue to spend cautiously due to lackluster economic growth in most major markets.
Some economists say there are signs it could ease in the next few years as the economy improves, raising hopes for the millions of Americans who have spent months or even years looking for work.
Moody's, which could face a federal lawsuit tied to pre-crisis ratings, reported a 66 percent jump in quarterly profit as it benefited from a wave of debt issues.
At street level, the pain from the expiration of a break in Social Security taxes in 2011 and 2012 is evident.
"It's almost like they don't give a damn," Hollywood legend and Republican supporter Clint Eastwood told CNBC, referring to the gridlock in Washington.
The subprime market for risky mortgage-backed securities is hot again and the chief market strategist at Rosenblatt Securities said, it will end badly.
Hewlett-Packard is imposing new limits on the employment of students and temporary agency workers at factories across China. The New York Times reports.
Boeing started the year ahead of its European rival Airbus, after clinching the industry's top spot in 2012, with broadly higher orders and deliveries in January, data showed on Friday.
The Northeastern United States braced on Friday morning for a possibly record-setting blizzard bearing down on the region, which forecasters warned could drop up to 2-1/2 feet (76 cm) of snow and bring travel to a halt.
Hedge fund star manager David Einhorn announced that he was suing Apple to get it to deploy its $137.1 billion cash pile more effectively and arrest a 35 percent drop in its share price from a record high logged last September.
From long delays at the nation's airports to huge potential layoffs of government workers, Americans may soon feel the pinch of austerity. The Financial Times reports.
U.S. agencies cleared Boeing to restart test flights of its grounded 787 Dreamliner in order to get more data on potentially faulty batteries, but they also demanded a closer look at how the batteries were approved.
LinkedIn reported earnings that blew past expectations as revenue shot up 81 percent. Shares rose more than 10 percent after-hours.
Activision Blizzard reported quarterly earnings and revenue that exceeded analysts' expectations.
With the Federal Reserve and now Bank of Japan printing massive amounts of money, billionaire investor Jim Rogers told CNBC he is shorting U.S. government debt.
Apple pushed back against fund manager David Einhorn's accusations that it adhered to a Depression-like mentality of hoarding its excess cash.
Across-the-board budget cuts present the U.S. military with the most significant readiness crisis in more than a decade and quick action is needed to avoid the spending reductions, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warned during testimony Thursday before the Senate Armed Services Committee.
President Barack Obama told fellow Democrats on Thursday he is willing to agree to a "big deal" with Congress on spending cuts and tax reforms to end the fiscal uncertainty over the deficit.
Three weeks after the Federal Aviation Administration grounded Boeing 787 Dreamliners, the head of the NTSB said assumptions about the planes' lithium-ion batteries should be reconsidered.
A mystery tech billionaire has just purchased the most valuable life insurance policy ever. It's worth $201 million.
A lot of people think of it as an Old Boys Club but the truth is, Wall Street likes to hire 'em young, says former trader Raj Mahal.
Ron Insana is seeing very concrete signs of economic improvement around the US — and that's good news for the market.
Sophie Miller, Boston University College Republicans; Alex Smith, College Republican National Committee chair; Michael Maisel, New York University student Democrat, provide perspective on millennial enrollment under the Affordable Care Act.
How to play geopolitical uncertainties, with John Rutledge, Safanad chief investment strategist; Abigail Doolittle, Peak Theories; and Zane Brown, Lord Abbett.
NBC's Tom Costello reports the latest details on the missing Malaysia Flight 307. The Indian Ocean is the newest focus for the missing plane.