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Oracle announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Responsys for $27 a share, or approximately $1.5 billion.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid was hospitalized as a "precaution" after feeling ill, and doctors concluded "everything is normal" after testing.
The Obama administration says the government may not be able to pay its bills as soon as February if lawmakers do not raise the federal debt ceiling.
Verizon vowed to issue semi-annual reports on government requests for customer data, drawing praise from privacy advocates.
The Federal Reserve's move to slow its stimulus will ripple through the economy. But exactly how it will affect you depends on who you are.
The credit card breach at the retail giant happened the day before Thanksgiving, but the news didn’t break until three weeks later. Why the delay?
Approximately 40 million card accounts used by Target customers may have been impacted by a major data breach, the retailer said Thursday.
It's almost here—the after-Christmas rush to return unwanted presents. A few big-name retailers have tightened up the rules a bit this year.
A fire department in California said a garage fire may have been caused by an overheated charging system in a Tesla Model S sedan.
The feeding frenzy for sales during the holiday season has retailers in a "battle on margins" this year, J. Crew Chairman and CEO Mickey Drexler told CNBC.
U.S. housing starts surged to their highest in nearly six years in November, a sign of strength in the market.
The economy is ending the year strong and the budget deal will help ease the drag on the economy, top Obama economic advisor Jason Furman tells CNBC.
The $636 million jackpot will be split among holders of two winning tickets in California and Georgia, Mega Millions officials say. NBC News reports.
To boost revenues and help passengers spend, airports are hiring personal shoppers. Heathrow's shoppers, for example, speak 11 languages.
Google's new Chromebook charger is being recalled because of fire hazards.
Comcast is examining three scenarios for a potential deal with Time Warner Cable, including a full takeover bid.
College costs are sky-high and rising; "superfunding" is the new way to save for them, according to a JP Morgan Asset analyst.
U.S. consumer prices were flat in November, but a bounce back in annual inflation may give the Fed cover to start dialing back it stimulus.
A federal judge says the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records violates the Constitution's ban on unreasonable searches.
Americans aren't expecting another bang-up year for the stock market, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.
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The big vehicles that were blasted during the recession as gas-guzzling behemoths are now the hottest in showrooms.
The quarterly expiration of four sets of options: individual stock options, stock futures, stock indexes and stock index futures.
No matter which way Scotland votes on independence, experts say kilt prices won't go akilter.
Mad Money's Jim Cramer sounds off on the importance of good management and makes a reservation at Darden Restaurants.
Mad Money's Jim Cramer explains why he wants to stick with Rite-Aid and weighs in on the picture for Sears.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer dissects the highly anticipated Alibaba IPO and what it means for the overall market.