Activist investor Carl Icahn said he is hopeful more potential buyers will surface for Family Dollar.» Read More
A large hedge fund that invested in shares of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac plans to sue the U.S. Treasury Secretary and the head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.
Modems and routers are bigger energy hogs than laptops and cell phone chargers. On a national scale, it’s pretty staggering: $1 billion a year in electricity.
Some 40 million Americans don't get paid for sick days. Efforts to mandate paid sick leave, but obstacles remain.
Many banks have a special women's outreach programs, to get a piece of the growing wealth controlled by women, but how much wealth will there be? That's the tough part.
Tens of millions of individuals and small businesses planning to buy health insurance under the new exchanges will find U.S. states controlling their fate, not President Obama.
Whole Foods is recalling Crave Brothers Les Freres cheese after an outbreak of a bacterial infection that has sickened people in several states and killed at least one person.
Morningstar said personal information, including credit-card details, of about 2,300 customers may have been compromised due to a security breach last year.
Amid a slow-growth environment for US manufacturing, one American company is bucking the trend as Americans embrace juicing, which has driven sales higher.
Just in time for your summer road trip, today's top car designers from BMW, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors and Volkswagen offer up their all-time favorite convertibles.
The Millennial Trains Project plans to transport entrepreneurial young innovators on a cross-country, 10-day train ride in August. And older workers just might be inspired, too.
The 11.7 million Americans still unemployed are finding their wallets getting even lighter as the sequester federal spending cuts kick in.
Japan's Softbank received the final approval it needed from U.S. regulators for its $21.6 billion bid to take control of No. 3 US wireless provider Sprint Nextel.
A fundamental and dramatic shift is happening when it comes to our addiction to gasoline. The amount consumed at the pump is dropping. Here's why.
Dell's share price took a hit Friday after news that CEO Michael Dell and Silver Lake are ruling out the option to increase the company buyout offer.
Despite the improvement in the overall jobs picture in the U.S—as non-farm payrolls grew by 195,000 in June—employment in American manufacturing is still bleak.
A slightly better-than-expected June jobs report offers a modest political boon to President Obama. NBC News reports.
An outage disrupted the SIP Feed and lasted about 42 minutes, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
U.S. job growth accelerated in June, though probably not at a pace fast enough to encourage the Federal Reserve to pull back on its monetary easing policy.
The US Chamber of Commerce said the president's Climate Action Plan punishes Americans with higher energy bills and fewer jobs. But a new study finds the opposite.
Market anticipation showed strong gains for the Dow when June payrolls came in, but they were constrained by a jump in bond yields.
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The "fist bump" could be more hygienic than the formal and business-like handshake, according to university scientists.
What can a million dollars buy you in the reclaimed property market? CNBC went across the country to find out.
1 in 5 people in developing regions continue to live on less than the international poverty threshold of $1.25 a day, according to the United Nations.
Artillery fire has slammed into a huge oil depot near the airport in Libya; and a massive explosion occurred at the main hospital in Gaza where Hamas leaders are reportedly hiding. CNBC's Tyler Mathisen provides insight to the crisis in the Middle East, as well as in Ukraine.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports expectations from the Fed's monetary policy announcement and economic outlook.
CNBC's Bob Pisani reports Q2 revenues are getting better as the earnings parade continues, and what's to come for the rest of the trading day.