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Reviewers are singing the praises of Apple's new iPhones—particularly the premium 5S with its new fingerprint scanner and improved chip and camera.
Washington is stuck in a stalemate over budgets, debt and health care, leaving government unable to function, President Obama says.
FedEx reported earnings and revenue that beat expectations as the courier company cut costs and its lower-priced ground shipping business did well.
The Fed is expected to take the historic but small step of slowing its easing programs and gradually steer markets toward more normal interest rates.
Here's how stocks will react to the big Fed news.
The Fed should taper its bond-buying program, but it's not as big a deal as investors think it is, Goldman chief Lloyd Blankfein tells CNBC.
Too many people think QE is the God of our markets. And so they're worried about the possible death of God—or at least the Tapering of God—Wednesday.
U.S. housing starts rose less than expected in August, but a surge in permits for single-family homes pointed to sustained strengthen in the housing market recovery.
The Fed is preparing to ease the throttle on its historically easy monetary policy at a time when the economy remains in an unsettled position.
Veteran Wall Street strategist Byron Wien argues that a Fed taper is, in effect, a form of tightening that will shake markets.
Regulators are increasing scrutiny of the private securities market in anticipation of the lifting of a ban on ads by hedge funds on Monday.
BlackBerry launched its new Z30 flagship smartphone on Wednesday, as it battles to win back market share despite uncertainty around its future.
Record lottery payouts are rewriting the conventional financial wisdom about how the winners can best handle their good fortune, from tax advice to their reconfigured lives.
Walgreen is moving its employees to a health insurance exchange from coverage provided directly from carriers, the company will announce Friday.
One of the most expensive games ever made is expected to be one of the biggest this year, and could be fierce competition for Call of Duty.
The latest version lifted off as hundreds of Boeing workers watched at the company's final-assembly plant in Everett, Wash.
FriendFinder Networks, publisher of Penthouse magazine and numerous adult-entertainment websites, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Tuesday.
Whoever is tapped to helm the world's most powerful central bank will have to sail the Fed into uncharted, and increasingly perilous, waters.
Apple has been unusually quiet about the number of iPhones pre-ordered, but that may not mean bad news for the company, one analyst said.
Twenty-two investment firms will pay more than $14.4 million in sanctions to settle SEC charges of illegal short-selling practices.
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