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Employee 401(k) accounts are jumping to record levels thanks to the surging stock market and increased contributions from workers and their employers.
Boeing denied misconduct by its managers afterb a union representing engineers and technical workers accused the planemaker's security staff of intimidating some members over labor contract votes.
In the recovery so far, small businesses have largely been left behind. Initially, loans were hard to come by and consumers weren't shopping. Now, small-business owners say, Washington is throwing up additional roadblocks. The New York Times reports.
The pomp and soaring rhetoric of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address roused his Capitol audience to standing ovations, but a day after, the U.S. Congress is no closer to achieving major accomplishments in 2013.
The Boards of American Airlines and US Airways have voted to merge the two airlines creating the world's largest carrier.
Hedge fund manager William Ackman, who has called nutritional supplements company Herbalife a pyramid scheme, said the biggest risk in shorting the company was whether regulators would take time to focus on the matter.
Apple defended its proxy in a legal filing against David Einhorn's lawsuit on Wednesday, stating in the filing that the lawsuit was a way for Einhorn to "induce" Apple to adopt a new type of preferred stock.
Cisco's earnings topped forecasts and its outlook was in-line. "I think what our customers are telling us is a very slow start and steady improvement throughout the year," CEO John Chambers said.
Apple CEO Tim Cook did not address the numerous questions weighing on the minds of investors – and apparently company's stock price - at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet conference in California.
Applied Materials earnings fell sharply but topped expectations. The chip-equipment maker's outlook was in-line with forecasts.
The new wave of shareholder activism is is one of the best ways to stave off the heavy hand of government, CLSA analyst Mike Mayo said Wednesday.
Time Warner is in preliminary talks to sell some of its magazine assets to Meredith Corporation.
The top Republican lawmaker vetting Jack Lew to serve as Treasury secretary zeroed on his work at Citigroup as a possible conflict of interest.
On Wednesday, a judge in the Southern District of New York dismissed a key group of plaintiffs in litigation against Facebook for allegedly mishandling its 2012 initial public offering.
Leon Cooperman liquidated his Apple stock and purchased Facebook, according to a 13F filing. Is it time to buy Apple?
President Obama gave Congress an ultimatum on climate change in his State of the Union speech: Craft a plan to slash greenhouse gas emissions or the White House will go it alone.
The morning day President Barack Obama's emotional plea in his State of the Union message for a "vote" on new gun control measures, it is business as usual at the Blue Ridge Arsenal in Chantilly, Va.
Mark Zuckerberg's support shows the bipartisan appeal of Christie, and will help the governor raise money ahead of his gubernatorial run later this year, and possible presidential run in four years.
America should not worry too much about the border because nobody's coming anymore, entrepreneur Sam Zell told CNBC.
Major shareholders oppose Dell's $24.4 billion leveraged buyout, claiming that the current offer of $13.65 per share is a steal for Dell, but a miss for shareholders.
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The Pebble Watch kickstarted the wearable device race, but it just lost its place as the biggest Kickstarter campaign ever, to a cooler project.
When one passenger was denied that bit of personal space Sunday, it led to a heated argument and the unscheduled landing of their plane.
Sean Lyons, a 23-year-old bike messenger, divides his time between three different on-demand delivery services.
Walter Isaacson, "The Innovators" author, asks Max Levchin, PayPal co-founder about the future of payment systems.
Max Levchin, PayPal co-founder and Yelp chairman, shares his thoughts on valuations and acquisition strategies in the new tech space.
Austin Beerworks is rolling out a seven-foot-long box of brews containing 99 beers filled with the company's "Peacemaker" blonde ale, reports "Squawk Box's" Joe Kernen.