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House Speaker John Boehner urged his unruly caucus to show flexibility over a measure to keep the government open, a fellow Republican said.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell last week to a near six-year low, while economic growth in the second quarter was unchanged at 2.5 percent.
Nine firms based in Japan and two execs have agreed to plead guilty for their roles in conspiracies to fix the auto parts prices sold in U.S.
Team USA could have won earlier if it hadn't been docked two wins for cheating by illegally modifying its boats to make them faster and more stable.
U.S. securities regulators plan to "make aggressive use" of their authority to levy penalties, the head of the SEC said.
JPMorgan Chase CEO Dimon arrived at the Department of Justice headquarters Thursday to meet face to face with Attorney General Eric Holder.
American sentiment has dipped back into its post-crisis financial funk, according to the latest CNBC All-America Economic Survey.
As Congress squabbles, Wall Street will be eyeing a few reports on the consumer Thursday to see if economic jitters are justified.
Toyota, the world's largest automaker, is increasing the number of vehicles it will build in the U.S. and export to other countries.
Twitter said it would carry instant-replay footage from NFL games as part of a new advertising partnership that could boost revenue before its IPO.
"Just disappear. Get lost while you still can," says one recent lottery winner. NBCNews.com reports.
JPMorgan Chase is in talks with government officials to settle federal and state mortgage probes for $11 billion.
Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Geithner shouldn't be ruled out as a candidate for the next Fed chairman, according to delegates hedge fund event.
Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein came out in defense of capitalism as well as bonuses after it received government aid during the financial crisis.
JC Penney CEO Ullman told investors the retailer does not see conditions for the rest of the year where it would need to raise liquidity, a source said.
The Gerawan family, the nation's largest peach producer, is facing an unlikely challenge that is sending ripples across the farming community.
Spending was cut by 2 percent during the 12 months that ended in June. This is the first decline recorded since June of 2010, according to PayNet.
Amid an inventory backlog, Wal-Mart Stores is cutting US orders, according to a Bloomberg report that the discount giant called "misleading."
JC Penney shares tumbled to their lowest in nearly 13 years after a Goldman Sachs report projected slow sales and liquidity trouble.
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Credit Suisse analyst Gary Balter is the latest retail expert to call for Sears to liquidate.
The big vehicles that were blasted during the recession as gas-guzzling behemoths are now the hottest in showrooms.
The quarterly expiration of four sets of options: individual stock options, stock futures, stock indexes and stock index futures.
The biggest IPO of the year will commence trading on Friday, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche with the update on Alibaba's public debut on the NYSE.
The votes are in and Scots have decided to stay with the United Kingdom, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Alibaba could stir things up as traders deal with options expirations and the Scottish "no" vote on independence.