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Electric car maker Tesla Motors said it is recalling 1,228 of its 2013 Model S cars due to a possibly safety concern with the back seat mounting bracket.
Men's apparel retailer Men's Wearhouse said it fired Executive Chairman George Zimmer, who founded the company more than 40 years ago, sending the company's shares down 7 percent before the bell.
The Fed will probably put off tapering its bond-buying "for a little bit" but has to start scaling back next year, two top economists tell CNBC.
More than a year after the nation’s five largest mortgage servicers signed a $26 billion legal settlement, those same servicers still need to do better, according to a new report.
FedEx reported quarterly earnings that topped analysts' expectations on Wednesday.
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The IRS is about to pay $70 million in employee bonuses, despite an Obama administration directive to cancel discretionary bonuses because of spending cuts.
Nomura bear Bob Janjuah believes he knows the reason why the Fed will begin pulling back its easing program, and it's not about anything directly related to the economy.
Yields on 10-year Treasurys have lurched 50 basis points upwards since May, and some economists now forecast yields could reach 3 percent by year-end.
Federal Reserve policymakers will likely announce they will keep buying bonds at a monthly pace of $85 billion, while keeping their options open to scale back the program.
Adam Posen, president of the Peterson Institute for International Economics, highlights that while Janet Yellen is a strong candidate to succeed Bernanke, there are a number of other people who could do the job.
The 'anonymous' search engine DuckDuckGo is getting a boost off the PRISM scandal that is putting big tech companies like Google and Apple to shame.
In a week that has seen Boeing's Dreamliner meet its new challenger in the form of the Airbus A350, the U.S. firm maintains that the new European aircraft will not affect its share of the wide body market.
Vice-chair of the Federal Reserve Janet Yellen is by far the most credible successor to central bank chief Ben Bernanke, former Fed Governor Robert Heller told CNBC.
Chrysler said it has agreed to recall 2.7 million Jeep vehicles that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said could potentially erupt into fire if rear-ended.
Billionaire Carl Icahn proposes in a letter to shareholders that Dell undertake a tender offer for 1.1 billion shares at $14 each.
The US government's surveillance of telephone and Internet communications foiled plots including one to bomb the New York Stock Exchange, the FBI said on Tuesday.
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Art Cashin, UBS director of floor operations, looks at how the markets are reacting to Janet Yellen's views on progress in the labor market. Cashin explains why he is now going to pay more attention to Vice Chair Stanley Fischer.
Discussing when the Fed should raise rates, and the significance of the Fed's structural versus cyclical debate, with former Dallas Fed President Robert McTeer. McTeer says Janet Yellen needs to put more emphasis on what's happening to productivity.
Discussing monetary policy and Janet Yellen's comments coming out of Jackson Hole, with David Spika, The Westwood Funds senior vice president, and Andrew Burkly, Oppenheimer managing director.