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Detroit officials trying to fix the city's financial mess argue that bankruptcy court is the only option left. To proceed, they'll have to prove the city is broke.
Shares of Herbalife are spiking on news another hedge fund has taken a long position on the nutritional supplement marketer.
A quirk in Obamacare means that some workers and their families may be better off financially if their employers don't offer subsidies for health-insurance premiums.
Unemployment rates rose in more than half of U.S. states in July and fewer states added jobs, echoing national data that show the job market may have lost some momentum.
More people will travel this Labor Day holiday than they have on any of the September breaks since the 2008 financial crisis, U.S. travel group AAA said on Tuesday.
Male managers earn bonuses twice as big as their female counterparts, on top of an existing gender gap in fixed salaries, a new survey reveals.
President Obama and some lawmakers are frustrated that critical parts of its Dodd-Frank financial overhaul remain unenforced. The New York Time reports.
The low-budget, amenity-rich Yotel hotel chain has announced plans for a 600-room property in Singapore and plans more locations in the United States and Europe.
Almost 7 million Americans are struggling with student loans, but many of the businesses promising to help borrowers may actually be exploiting them, say consumer advocates.
Billionaire fund manager Philip Falcone agreed to a five-year ban from the financial industry and will admit wrongdoing to settle charges by the SEC.
It doesn't look like Google Glass will be hitting the shelves in time for this holiday season.
Fast-food workers went on strike recently in hopes of forcing an increase in the minimum wage. How does the U.S. minimum wage rank stack up internationally?
In his daily CNBC.com-only video clip, Art Cashin of UBS talks with Bob Pisani about concerns that rising interest rates will hurt stocks.
A majority of Americans are bewildered when it comes to managing their 401(k) retirement plans, according to a new survey from investment firm Charles Schwab.
With Saks the latest retailer to disappoint with weaker-than-expected earnings, investors are worried about how the retail sector will fare heading into a heavy week of earnings.
Parents of newborns may need half a million dollars for college in 18 years. How to get started on the right foot.
The recent pullback in housing stocks has created opportunity for investors to buy on weakness and some individual names stand out from the pack, analysts told CNBC.
What's discussed when Warren Buffett and Brian Moynihan have dinner? Likely that Bank of America shares have more than doubled since Buffett took a stake in August 2011.
The unrest in Egypt will continue to push gold higher, investor Dennis Gartman told CNBC. But he admitted he doesn't know what to do with stocks.
Washington state already has the nation's highest minimum wage at $9.19 an hour. Now, there's a push in Seattle, at least, to make it $15.
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The Pebble Watch kickstarted the wearable device race, but it just lost its place as the biggest Kickstarter campaign ever, to a cooler project.
Sean Lyons, a 23-year-old bike messenger, divides his time between three different on-demand delivery services.
When it comes to retirement planning and making savings a priority, we are truly a nation of procrastinators.
CNBC's Kelli Grant explains how to reduce some of your retirement needs by just knocking off some of your expenses.
This is a huge loss for Orbitz, says Henry Harteveldt, Atmosphere Research, sharing his thoughts on American Airlines pulling its airfare listings from the travel site.
Walter Isaacson, "The Innovators" author, discusses Apple's future and Tim Cook's leadership versus Steve Jobs.