Economists expected nonfarm payroll growth to hit 233,000 in July, down from 288,000 in June, and unemployment to fall to 6.0 percent from 6.1 percent.» Read More
The economy is solid and "zombie inflation" is lurking outside, but hasn't started knocking on the door yet, a former economist at the Federal Reserve told CNBC on Tuesday.
US consumer confidence pulled back as consumers were less optimistic about the outlook for the economy and labor market, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday.
Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman on Tuesday questioned the strength of Herbalife's earnings, saying income growth was weak.
US single-family home prices rose in May, though the pace of gains cooled compared to the month before, a closely watched survey showed on Tuesday.
JPMorgan Chase announced Tuesday it would pay a total of $410 million to settle allegations of energy market manipulation.
Concern with the deficit among Wall Street professionals has reached a seven-month low, says a CNBC survey.
President Barack Obama will propose a "grand bargain for middle-class jobs" that would cut the U.S. corporate tax rate and use billions to fund projects aimed at creating jobs.
Community Health Systems announced it would buy Health Management Associates in a deal valued at approximately $7.6 billion, including about $3.7 billion in debt.
Merck reported second-quarter earnings on Tuesday that exceeded analysts' expectations, yet revenues fell on weak drug sales.
CNBC's new Fed survey shows Wall Street pros think market prices already reflect most of the cutback in Federal Reserve asset purchases they expect as soon as September.
Sprint posted a wider quarterly loss due to hefty costs from shutting down its older Nextel network, although revenue grew as its customers spent more on wireless services.
Time Warner Cable reversed its decision to take CBS network off the air, after initially announcing a blackout when the two sides failed to reach an agreement on fees.
Pfizer reported earnings slightly ahead of forecasts, as the largest U.S. drugmaker lines up a business split that could lead to the spin-off of its generics division.
Copper is used in homes, by utilities and for a number of industrial processes, and increasingly, thieves are going after the metal anywhere they can find it.
Chrysler posted a 16 percent rise in second-quarter earnings and its CEO said he expects stronger numbers in the second half—though results are still expected to miss targets.
Organizers warn that thousands of workers in seven cities will walk off their fast-food restaurant jobs this week for the right to unionize and $15 an hour wages.
Dan Loeb's activist hedge fund Third Point called Sony's entertainment division "poorly managed" and mocked its failed summer movies.
Larry Summers' candidacy to chair the Federal Reserve may be a bit of a ruse to help vet front-runner Janet Yellen, UBS's Art Cashin says.
Herbalife on Monday delivered its 18th straight earnings beat and raised its full-year guidance, but third-quarter guidance came in weaker.
Activist Carl Icahn is making it very clear that he thinks Michael Dell is a sore loser who is just plain full of it.
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Following a down day for stocks, the S&P 500 could fall another 3 percent, Dennis Gartman says.
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NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports fighting in Gaza has intensified as Israel has launched an operation to rescue a captured soldier taken by Hams militants.
Jan Hatzius, Goldman Sachs chief economist, provides perspective on Friday's July jobs number. Hatzius says overall employment number was softer, but not to a worrisome degree.