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The number of new U.S. jobless claims fell sharply last week but much of the decline appeared due to technical problems in claims processing.
Supposedly the worst month of the year for stocks, September has pretty much stuck its thumb in the eye of the naysayers.
Lenders initiated foreclosure action in August against the fewest U.S. homes for any month in nearly eight years.
The SEC will be holding a meeting with all the stock exchanges Thursday to discuss the Aug. 22 NASDAQ trading shutdown.
College costs and an uncertain jobs markets are shaping the financial attitudes of those born between 1990 and 1999, a survey says.
Andrew Card, former President George W. Bush’s chief of staff, says President Obama should seek two objectives: respect from the world and fear from America’s enemies.
JPMorgan, BofA, Citi and Wells Fargo are closing facilities and units that have been servicing customers looking to refinance their home loans.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn added to his Apple position, calling it a "no-brainer" because he thinks it's still cheap.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who was once a fierce champion of companies staying private, said going public isn't so bad after all.
Yahoo is getting 800 million monthly active users—without any of that traffic coming from Tumblr, CEO Marissa Mayer said Wednesday.
You're not going to like the way this outlook looks: Just a few months after firing its founder and spokesperson, Men's Wearhouse cut its forecast. Shares fell sharply after-hours.
Conservatives forced House GOP leaders to delay a vote on a temporary spending bill required to prevent a government shutdown next month.
McDonald's is now testing a mobile payment application at its Salt Lake City and Austin, Texas, stores, the company said.
When people are willing to pay more because they think prices will keep going up, it's time to take cover.
Between margin and market share, which path will Apple chose?
The conflagration is Syria is being underestimated, Alec Young of S&P Capital IQ says.
As interest rates continue their climb higher, the door is beginning to close on the cheap-debt party that corporate America has been throwing.
Apple should be able to follow through on the TV vision of the late Steve Jobs, but investors are growing impatient, said biographer Walter Isaacson.
Pershing Square's CEO told PricewaterhouseCoopers that it could face "substantial liabilities" for certifying the nutrition company's books.
Five years after the collapse of Lehman Bros. and the bailout of AIG, regulators insist that the banking system is safer. But critics say not so fast.
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Pope Francis said on Saturday the spate of conflicts around the globe today were effectively a "piecemeal" Third World War.
Hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes—depending on where you live in the U.S., natural disasters can be a way of life.
Although college prices will continue to rise, a degree may have better value for students 25 years from now.
Is the former Secretary of State planning a run for the 2016 presidential election? Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton made speeches in The Hawkeye State over the weekend to rally Democrats to vote in the upcoming November elections, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
CNBC's Susan Li reports on Alibaba's roadshow as the company prepares to become the biggest initial public offering in history.
Brian Belski, BMO Capital Markets, and Paul Donovan, UBS, provide their read on the overall attitude of investors towards the markets.