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AIG stock is surging in after-hours trading after the company announced it would resume paying a dividend and would start buying back stock.
Exxon Mobil said net income fell 57 percent in the second quarter, while Royal Dutch Shell said it significantly wrote down the value of its shale oil fields.
NSA leaker Edward Snowden was the topic du jour at the Black Hat and DEF CON cybersecurity conferences this week in Las Vegas, where the agency's chief came under fire.
The former Goldman Sachs bond trader known as "Fabulous Fab" was found liable on six of seven counts of defrauding investors in a mortgage securities fraud case brought by the SEC.
Google's new Android smartphone, revealed on Thursday, is the first tangible fruits of the company's controversial acquisition of Motorola.
Twitter is under increasing pressure from governments around the world to release user's private information, with requests rising 40 percent in the first six months of the year.
Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden said Russia's decision to grant him temporary asylum was a victory for the rule of law.
Shares of organic grocer Sprouts Farmers Market, which is backed by private equity firm Apollo Global Management, doubled in their market debut.
Google is facing both long odds and a lot of questions about what its intentions in the smartphone market really are with its Moto X phone.
Salad mix is being blamed for sickening more than 400, but officials won't name the brand, leaving consumers wondering how to best protect themselves.
Vendors in New York City used to sell fake bags on the sidewalk, but a recent crackdown by law enforcement has forced them to adapt.
Moto X isn't about Google taking on Apple or Samsung directly. Instead, the new smartphone actually has more to do with protecting the search giant's advertising business.
General Motors' says its July U.S. sales rose 16 percent on big gains in full-size pickup trucks, selling just over 234,000 vehicles, but short of the 19 percent gain forecast.
The market is enjoying fresh all-time highs, but one pro says it's time to sell. Find out why.
The Fed's tapering is "almost a given," but there won't be enough economic growth to justify the reduction, Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian tells CNBC.
A former SAC Capital trader who pleaded guilty last week to insider trading had been fired by hedge fund in 2008 over a bogus bonus scheme, the New York Post reports.
The pace of growth in the US manufacturing sector accelerated in July. A separate report showed that US construction spending unexpectedly fell in June.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits touched a 5-1/2 year low, suggesting a steadily improving labor market.
Standard and Poor’s has been giving higher ratings than its big rivals to certain mortgage-backed securities, an analysis shows.
College students have a better chance of getting aid if they come from affluent backgrounds than if they are lower on the income scale, some new studies show.
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