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A mortgage analyst says, "The thought is that there are a bunch of homeowners on the fence who haven't refi'd who will all jump in thinking they will miss out. The theory is 100 percent nonsense."
RIM's Hail Mary pass, its bet-the-farm phone, is finally here. And guess what? It's lovely, fast and efficient, bristling with fresh, useful ideas, says the NYT's David Pogue.
Relying on the wealthiest taxpayers can turn into budget turmoil when the market slides, according to analysts.
Every year the Super Bowl is always just as much about ads as it is about football, but this year half the Super Bowl ads will include Twitter hashtags in their game-time spots.
RIM introduced its Blackberry 10 operating system on two new handsets Wednesday and it announced it changed its name to Blackberry.
Boeing reported earnings that beat expectations, and said its 2013 forecast "assumes no significant financial impact" from the grounding of its 787 passenger jet.
Negative economic growth in the fourth quarter provided a scary headline to start Wednesday's trading but probably little else in market impact.
The cast of voting members on the Fed's policy committee is changing, but Ben Bernanke will likely retain a solid majority for his drive to keep interest rates low well into the future despite critics who worry about the risks.
The private sector created 192,000 new jobs in January, better than expectations and reflective of the slowly improving trend in the labor market.
A bankruptcy court will soon review a proposal that would return 93 percent of MF Global's missing money, and another proposal could plug the remaining shortfall for U.S. customers, sources said. The NYT reports.
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners will buy natural gas pipeline operator Copano Energy for $3.22 billion to tap into growing demand for infrastructure in Texas and Oklahoma.
The U.S. economy posted a stunning drop of 0.1 percent in the fourth quarter, defying expectations for slow growth and possibly providing incentive for more Federal Reserve stimulus.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages tumbled last week after three consecutive weeks of gains, with refinance demand slumping as interest rates rose, an industry group said on Wednesday.
Amazon.com's better-than-expected profit margins surprised Wall Street, prompting at least five brokerages to raise their price targets on the world's largest Internet retailer's stock on Wednesday.
As Washington state tries to figure out how to regulate its newly legal marijuana, officials are hiring an adviser on how it's best grown, dried, tested, labeled, packaged and cooked into brownies.
South Korea's Samsung Electronics did not willfully infringe on some of Apple's patents, a U.S. federal court has ruled, foiling Apple's attempt to ratchet up the $1.05 billion in damages it was awarded last August by a U.S. jury.
A U.S. judge accepted an agreement by BP to plead guilty for its role in the Deepwater Horizon disaster and pay a record $4 billion in criminal penalties for the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history.
There is a new twist in the London Whale trading scandal that cost JPMorgan Chase $6.2 billion in trading losses last year. Some of the firm's own traders bet against the very derivatives positions placed by its chief investment office, said three people familiar with the matter.
A new study on student loans offers more evidence of the financial squeeze facing recent college graduates. But nearly as striking is the company behind the study: TransUnion.
In a surprise announcement after the markets closed Tuesday, Chesapeake Energy announced the departure of Aubrey McClendon, the flamboyant entrepreneur who helped found the natural gas and oil company twenty-four years ago.
"This is a real public threat," a health official told CNBC, as hospitals overuse antibiotics.
Most car companies want to sell more cars. Ferrari wants to sell less. And so far, its strategy has been highly profitable.
A student who sued her parents for support had her initial request denied by a judge, who cautioned that the case could lead to a "slippery slope."
CNBC's Hampton Pearson breaks down the latest employment data.
Steven Wieting, Citi Private Bank; Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust; Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; Ben White, CNBC Contributor, and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Rick Santelli, provide their predictions on Friday's jobs number.
Ukraine Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk talks to CNBC's Steve Sedgwick about attempts to get Crimea to succeed from Ukraine.