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"Americans want to be in-the-know about current events," says a report, but we sometimes only pretend to know what we're talking about. (Oh, and it's worse for tablet owners.)
The municipal bond market's correction in June, has led to an easy decision for investors this summer: buy munis.
The American businessman who said he was being held hostage by his factory employees in China over a pay dispute has been released.
Former Enron CFO Andy Fastow — who developed many of the finance transactions often blamed for the energy giant's collapse — says the bankruptcy could have been avoided.
With mortgage rates rising, consumers are once again turning to adjustable rate mortgages with lower rates and lower monthly payments. But there are risks.
New York's highest court said Starbucks' baristas must share their tips with shift supervisors, but assistant managers are left out in the cold.
The United States remains the largest player in global defense, but that dominance is expected to wane over the next eight years, according to analysis by IHS Jane's Defence.
The Supreme Court said legally married same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples. A separate ruling cleared the way for legal same-sex marriage in California.
U.S. regulators warned leading Internet firms to better identify paid ads in search results.
The new CNBC All-America Economic Survey finds this especially surprising result: Americans are overwhelmingly satisfied with their jobs.
US economic growth was more tepid than previously estimated in the first quarter, held back by a moderate pace of consumer spending, weak business investment and declining exports.
"All of these people on the sidelines are jumping in at the same time, and that's why we're having an uncomfortable market," real estate star Fredrik Eklund tells CNBC.
A new CNBC All-America Economic Survey finds people are more positive on the economy than at any time since the 2008 recession.
Young adults make up a disproportionate share of the nation's 50 million uninsured. Getting them to sign up for insurance coverage will be a major focus of the government this fall during the roll-out of Obamacare.
Many housing experts argue that the effect on the housing market of a single factor like mortgage rates will be tempered by other forces like prices, wages and changes in employment. The New York Times reports.
Wall Street banks are being investigated for transactions that violated sanctions on countries with ties to terrorism, New York State's chief financial regulator revealed Tuesday.
President Obama announces a wide-ranging plan to tackle pollution and prepare communities for global warming.
Mounting medical bills are likely to force many people to file for bankruptcy, according to new data from NerdWallet. And even those with insurance are buckling under unpaid bills.
The Supreme Court says a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act cannot be enforced until Congress comes up with a new way of determining which states and localities require close federal monitoring of elections.
Russia's assertion that NSA leaker Edward Snowden was never in that country is evocative of Cold War-type behavior, Sen. John McCain tells CNBC.
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For Judah Schiller, CEO of a new water bicycle producer, biking can become more feasible on water than kayaking or boating.
Following a down day for stocks, the S&P 500 could fall another 3 percent, Dennis Gartman says.
Rather than peddling Takumi Taco on NYC's streets in a food truck, owners Debbie and Derek Kaye do it a different way.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer expresses the importance of not owning too many low dollar stocks and keeping your portfolio diversified.
CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Options Action traders discuss the stocks they'll be watching next week.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer outlines lessons to help investors keep their portfolio's safe in the next market selloff.