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After corn prices peaked during a 2012 drought, this year's record harvest has pushed prices to lows and forced farmers to postpone purchases.
Mortgage rates are the wild card as the housing recovery enters the fall season, with buyers sensitive to the slightest moves.
Ann Taylor has hired JPMorgan Chase to explore strategic alternatives, including a potential sale of the women's retailer, sources said.
Kevin Counihan, who spent two years running Access Health CT, becomes the first person whose sole responsibility is running HealthCare.gov.
The rate of US credit card payments at least 90 days overdue fell to its lowest level in at least seven years, according to TransUnion.
Given the silence in DC on tax inversions, is it really a policy issue the White House wants to address near-term? Politico's Ben White asks.
A surge in interest in makers of security cameras drove shares of such companies higher, with heavy volume in particular seen in Digital Ally.
Amazon's deal for Twitch shows the e-commerce and media giant's "aspirations to be in live entertainment," the largest investor in Twitch tells CNBC.
If use a Windows phone, you can finally get access to free Spotify.
Believe it or not people are actually censoring themselves online.
The number of compensation claim applications as the result of a deadly defect GM ignored has reached 100.
Jefferies is backing a former senior SAC executive despite its own struggle with insider trading at an internal hedge fund.
U.S. consumers became more optimistic about the economy in August, according to the Conference Board.
Home prices in leading U.S. metropolitan regions rose modestly last month, data from S&P/Case-Shiller showed on Tuesday.
BuzzFeed, the media website that got popular creating and promoting viral content, is making its biggest and most expensive move yet into video.
Municipal bonds will no longer be part of the easily sellable assets that banks can use to show they are able to survive a credit crunch.
What have we learnt from the recent reporting flurry? Societe Generale has put together a list of conclusions to be drawn from this earnings season.
A U.S. court on Monday threw out an order to seize some 1 million barrels of disputed Iraqi Kurdish crude oil from a tanker near Texas.
Best Buy reported profit that beat expectations, but revenue fell 4 percent due to lower traffic in its brick-and-mortar stores.
Comic books are a vital part of the collectibles market and can prove profitable for collectors holding highly sought and rare items.
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The big vehicles that were blasted during the recession as gas-guzzling behemoths are now the hottest in showrooms.
The quarterly expiration of four sets of options: individual stock options, stock futures, stock indexes and stock index futures.
No matter which way Scotland votes on independence, experts say kilt prices won't go akilter.