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Following a slightly disappointing jobs report, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis said Friday that the incessant wrangling over a "fiscal cliff" deal since the November elections had no meaningful effect on hiring.
Although minutes from the last Federal Reserve meeting showed growing concern among members about the central bank's bond-buying program, Goldman Sachs economist Jan Hatzius told CNBC he expects quantitative easing to continue well into 2014.
Microsoft is pressuring European regulators to take a harsher line on Google after America’s FTC let the search giant off without punishment.
If there's no deal reached with the players' union by Jan. 11, then most likely, the season is completely gone.
The vast U.S. services sector in December grew at its fastest clip in 10 months, boosted by a rise in new orders. A separate report showed that new orders received by U.S. factories were flat in November.
The U.S. employment picture continued its gradual improvement in December, adding 155,000 positions as the unemployment rate held at 7.8 percent.
Eli Lilly said on Friday it expects 2013 earnings to increase to $3.75 to $3.90 per share excluding items.
A provision of the "fiscal cliff" deal loosens restrictions on who can convert their traditional IRAs to a Roth IRAs, and when. Critics say the changes will lower revenues in the long run.
The U.S. securities regulator has decided not to take action against David Sokol, once considered a possible candidate for the top job at Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, Sokol's lawyer told Reuters.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's plans to leave near the end of January put the White House in a tricky spot, depriving the Obama administration of its longest-serving economic adviser for its next fiscal showdown with Congress.
A Shell oil drilling rig grounded off an Alaska island since a New Years Eve storm has suffered damage from waves and flooding but has spilled none of the 155,000 gallons of fuel and other oil products aboard, officials managing the incident said on Thursday.
Independent ratings agency Egan-Jones, which slashed the U.S. sovereign credit rating twice last year, said it has no intention of further downgrading the country this year, praising efforts by U.S. lawmakers to avert the "fiscal cliff".
Samsung is expected to widen its lead over Apple in global smartphone sales, helped by a broad product lineup, a market researcher firm said Friday.
The Fed minutes triggered a sell-off in equities as investors fretted over a possible end to historically low interest rates. The upside? Analysts say this reflects confidence in the U.S. economy.
Al Jazeera's announced plans to establish a new U.S. cable news channel via the purchase of Current TV isn't even 48 hours old and already it finds itself in a vicious battle to retain distribution rights.
In a surprise move, several Federal Reserve members said they want to end quantitative easing this year, but analysts said that doesn't mean the central bank will make a major policy shift anytime soon.
With interest rates predicted to stay low for the rest of the year, prospective borrowers can save for their down payment and improve damaged credit scores.
Richard Kovacevich, former chairman & CEO of Wells Fargo, sizes up the "fiscal cliff" agreement and what we have to look forward in the debt ceiling debate. "I'm stunned and shocked that basically, nothing has been done," he says.
Rep. John Boehner was re-elected House speaker on Thursday as the 113th Congress ushered in the new and the old -- dozens of eager freshmen determined to change Washington and the harsh reality of another stretch of bitterly divided government.
Former SAC Capital portfolio manager Mathew Martoma pleaded not guilty at his arraignment on charges of security fraud. The next hearing in the case is scheduled for March 5.
"The Kudlow Report" will end its run this month, CNBC said on Friday, with host Larry Kudlow moving into a senior contributor role for the network.
The Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance kicks off this weekend, with avid collectors and first-time buyers.
The chief executive officer of virtual currency exchange First Meta Pte committed suicide in Singapore last month.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports Malaysia Airlines has lost contact with one of its planes carrying 239 people.
Discussing what sectors they love in the stock market and where they are deploying their cash, with Phil Orlando, Federated chief equity strategist, and John Rutledge, SAFANAD chief investment strategist.
Discussing the Fed's impact jobs and the state of the U.S. economy, with Joseph LaVorgna, Deutsche Bank chief U.S. economist, and Steven Ricchiuto, Mizuho Securities chief U.S. economist.