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U.S. housing starts rose less than expected in August, but a surge in permits for single-family homes pointed to sustained strengthen in the housing market recovery.
The Fed is preparing to ease the throttle on its historically easy monetary policy at a time when the economy remains in an unsettled position.
Veteran Wall Street strategist Byron Wien argues that a Fed taper is, in effect, a form of tightening that will shake markets.
Regulators are increasing scrutiny of the private securities market in anticipation of the lifting of a ban on ads by hedge funds on Monday.
BlackBerry launched its new Z30 flagship smartphone on Wednesday, as it battles to win back market share despite uncertainty around its future.
Record lottery payouts are rewriting the conventional financial wisdom about how the winners can best handle their good fortune, from tax advice to their reconfigured lives.
Walgreen is moving its employees to a health insurance exchange from coverage provided directly from carriers, the company will announce Friday.
One of the most expensive games ever made is expected to be one of the biggest this year, and could be fierce competition for Call of Duty.
The latest version lifted off as hundreds of Boeing workers watched at the company's final-assembly plant in Everett, Wash.
FriendFinder Networks, publisher of Penthouse magazine and numerous adult-entertainment websites, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Tuesday.
Whoever is tapped to helm the world's most powerful central bank will have to sail the Fed into uncharted, and increasingly perilous, waters.
Apple has been unusually quiet about the number of iPhones pre-ordered, but that may not mean bad news for the company, one analyst said.
Twenty-two investment firms will pay more than $14.4 million in sanctions to settle SEC charges of illegal short-selling practices.
The Fed will likely ease up on the criteria for tapering, Jeremy Siegel of the Wharton School says.
Improvements in the U.S. debt and deficit outlook will be overtaken by rising costs of caring for an aging population over the next 30 years.
Cash is going the way of the dinosaur as mobile technologies—like those unveiled at FinovateFall 2013—help you become a (virtual) money manager.
With safeguards firmly in place, and more regulations to protect investors still coming, some lenders say the nation would never see another crisis.
A food delivery business called Eat24 is boasting that it has gotten a lot of bang for its buck by placing ads on porn sites.
Twitter's IPO brings an array of questions, not least of which is a puzzling valuation picture compounded by questions over where it goes from here.
The Fed has become a "marketing department" and shouldn't be in business, says the co-founder of SunMicrosystems and Harvard-trained economist.
Discussing the Federal Reserve and year-end profit taking, with CNBC contributor Carol Roth, and Don Luskin, Trend Macro CIO.
Jim Pethokoukis of the American Enterprise Institute, and Don Luskin, Trend Macro CIO, discuss who presented the stronger argument in former Fed chair Alan Greenspan and former Treasury Undersecretary John Taylor "bubble blame" debate. Luskin declares Taylor the winner.
Former Texas Congressman Martin Frost, thinks right wing members of Congress would be "crazy" to not vote for proposed budget deal. Holman Jenkins, Wall Street Journal, weighs in.