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Hedge fund titan Jim Chanos told CNBC he's short on Dell and wonders if the potential deal-makers circling the troubled PC maker are looking at the company's financials.
After a difficult January, when shoppers first felt the effect of a payroll tax hike that lowered take-home pay by 2 percent, some retailers got a little relief in February from growing employment and a rising stock market.
Department store J.C. Penney laid off about 2,200 employees in its stores and district offices on Wednesday, according to a report from The Dallas Morning News.
Containing health care costs, promoting innovation and the treatment of deadly diseases are among the biggest challenges the U.S. faces, Johnson and Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky said on Thursday.
Apple is in a "dilemma", according to one analyst and a low-end version of the iPhone or even a rumored iWatch or Apple TV may not be enough to turn its fortunes around.
Planned layoffs rose for the second month in a row in February as the financial sector cut the most employees in over a year, a report showed on Thursday.
A television consultant claims that former Vice President Al Gore and others at Current TV stole his idea to sell the struggling network to Al-Jazeera.
Facebook appointed a former Genentech executive to its board of directors, the social networking company's latest move to expand its boardroom following its initial public offering last May.
Despite objections, the U.S. is heading down the road to export natural gas, and that could ultimately help shake up world energy markets.
Dell on Thursday said it welcomed Carl Icahn, who has built up a 100 million share stake in the company, and other interested parties as the computer maker seeks to go private.
Corporate buybacks have surpassed the $1 trillion mark for the first time since 2009, a sign the credit boom is reaching new heights, according to one chief market strategist.
U.S. safety regulators are poised to approve a plan to allow Boeing Co to begin flight tests of the 787 Dreamliner with a fix for its volatile batteries, a critical step towards returning the grounded aircraft to service, two sources familiar with the matter said.
Google is not just a search giant anymore. The company's push into a variety of different ventures have made it a force to be reckoned with in the tech industry.
Stock-market bulls are finally getting some data to back up their bets that the U.S. economic recovery is picking up steam.
Time Warner announced plans to spin off its publishing unit Time Inc. as in independent, publicly-traded company.
The Fed's report on the economy reveals that businesses across America say they are slowing hiring because of the Affordable Care Act. Maybe this thing really is a "jobs killer."
"The economy is not in full swing but we're moving in the right direction," one economist said.
Enbridge CEO Al Monaco said Enbridge has $15 billion in hand to put into pipeline expansion.
More people are taking a moment to flip over an item or fish for a label and ask, is it "Made in the USA?"
Even amid declining stock market correlation, active managers are still having a tough time staying competitive.
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New Jersey casino is reimbursing players in a poker tournament that was suspended after counterfeit chips were discovered.
Click here to watch the new digital documentary on the virtual currency that captured the market's imagination.
Jack De Gan, Harbor Advisory, shares his thoughts on General Electric's first quarter results.
I would describe the numbers as messy but largely in line, says Brian Nowak, Susquehanna analyst, dissecting the tech giant's quarterly earnings and sharing his thoughts on Google's future growth prospects.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports some of the highlights from Russian President Vladimir Putin's annual talk.