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The textbook's day's are numbered, with the rise of e-books and self-publishing. That will mean lighter bookbags and prices, but they're still not cheap.
It's official! Australia has named the winners of its "Best Jobs in the World" contest — here are the winners, everyone from outback adventurer to chief funster.
Wal-Mart is said to be considering bids from retirement plan managers to run its $15.6 billion 401(k) program, which has been administered by BofA's Merrill Lynch for 15 years.
The House speaker urged the president to push Democrats to back a move to switch student loan interest rates to a market-based system before they double.
Los Angeles World Airports is spending more than $4 billion to renovate facilities, and $1.9 billion is being used to give the Tom Bradley International Terminal a makeover.
Hey, who's in the mood for a game of Words With Friends? The FAA is considering relaxing restrictions on shutting off devices at takeoff and landing.
Sales and rental prices on Cape Cod are rising, especially at the top end of the market. Plus, see which property billionaire William Koch has put up for sale, CNBC has learned.
The Conference Board will stop giving members of the media early information about data as a result of fears it is creating an "unlevel playing field" in financial markets.
You may find some new friends at the office Friday—four-legged ones. It’s Take Your Dog to Work Day. The percentage of people who take pets to work is still small, but growing.
One of the nation's best-known charities is paying disabled workers as little as 22 cents an hour, thanks to a 75-year-old legal loophole that critics say needs to be closed.
Experts say a novel legal argument in a murder case could encourage other lawyers to fight for access to the newly disclosed NSA surveillance database. NBCNews.com reports.
Immigration legislation offering citizenship to millions is swiftly gaining ground following a bipartisan agreement on dramatic steps aimed at securing the border with Mexico.
Oracle reported a modest increase in new software sales and Internet-based software subscriptions, sending its shares lower. The company also said its stock will move to the NYSE.
Signs the Fed could pull back on its easy money policies sent the dollar higher and interest rates rose to a two-year high, jarring stocks and other risk markets around the globe.
Gold settled down more than 6 percent Thursday as investors fled after the Federal Reserve gave a signal that it plans to end the era of easy money.
Independent of the debate on the Federal Reserve and interest rates, FTI Consulting's Barbara Ryan expects pharmaceutical and biotech stocks can continue to do well.
Facebook's "surprise" product announcement Thursday was the launch of video for Instagram.
Speaker John Boehner blames the markets selloff on the Fed, but in a CNBC interview he declines to say whether he thinks Ben Bernanke should remain at the helm once his term ends.
Many states are recovering form record budget deficits. One key piece of the recovery is revenue from taxes
Historically speaking, the list of winners is short and the list of losers long in a rising interest rate investing climate.
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Strongbody Apparel developed activewear treated with technology from crab shells to prevent odors.
Old Homestead Steakhouse in New York will serve a Thanksgiving meal with caviar and Wagyu for $35,000.
A technology start-up is teaming up with a clothing designer to make a fashionable belt that doubles as a mobile charger.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera highlights the world's next big energy plays and looks at just how much oil and gas is waiting to be tapped.
Ferguson, Missouri business owners Charles and Karen Vogel, discuss the destruction that took place in their community during last night's riots.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the latest from Ferguson, Missouri where law enforcement is preparing for the possibility of more protests.