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With the "fiscal cliff" days away, former George W. Bush economic advisor Ed Lazear told CNBC on Friday it would be a mistake to rush a deal that will have a lasting impact on U.S. economic growth.
Warren Buffett said he remains confident the U.S. debt problem will be fixed...eventually, despite all the political fighting that's been sparked by the "fiscal cliff."
The author of “Why Smart Executives Fail” offers up his annual "Worst CEOs" list. Two of the CEOs were so bad they are no longer on the job.
Democratic and Republican sources involved in negotiations reported some progress Friday toward a potential deal averting the "fiscal cliff" ahead of an afternoon summit at the White House between President Barack Obama and congressional leaders.
Apple CEO Tim Cook's 2012 compensation package of $4.17 million is a huge cut on paper for the top executive of the most valuable U.S. corporation.
If no "fiscal cliff" deal is reached, Americans could feel pain as taxes rise, unemployment benefits are cut and smaller changes take effect.
More Android and Apple iOS devices were activated on Christmas Day than on any other day in history, according to Flurry, a mobile analytics firm.
There’s a common misperception about the fiscal cliff — that the tax increases only apply to 2013. Not true. The Fiscal Times reports.
As airlines offer more add-on services, comparison-shopping for cheap fares is getting harder. Now the government is wading in and may change how airlines charge and display fees to everyone in 2013.
A measure of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes increased last month to its highest level in two and a half years, the latest sign of improvement in the housing market.
From tax hikes to disruptive technologies, key issues entrepreneurs faced in 2012.
Business activity in the U.S. Midwest expanded in December, a report showed, boosted by a rebound in customer demand. But the pace of hiring in the sector was the slowest it has been in more than three years.
The Affordable Care Act will go far to rescue the generation hardest hit by rising health-care costs, including 8.6 million Boomers without health insurance.
President Obama will meet with congressional leaders on Friday in a last-ditch effort to avert a fiscal crisis. The NYT reports.
Norman Schwarzkopf Jr., the hard-charging U.S. Army general whose forces smashed the Iraqi army in the 1991 Gulf War, has died at the age of 78, a U.S. official said on Thursday.
After a week of negotiations, The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service announced that an agreement has been reached between the International Longshoremen's Association and the U.S. Maritime Alliance.
Hewlett-Packard said the Justice Department has notified the firm that it has opened an investigation into Autonomy.
Stocks are increasingly vulnerable as the "fiscal cliff" deadline nears, but traders are still betting politicians will compromise on a deal to head it off, even if it's early in 2013.
If the life of an elderly wealthy family member extends into 2013, the tax bills will be substantially higher.
Despite strong sales early on, the "fiscal cliff" left shoppers hanging on the edge.
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