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The 400 richest Americans are now worth a combined $2 trillion, according to Forbes. That's more than the GDPs of many nations.
Options trading was halted on all the major U.S. exchanges at 1:40 because of an apparent quote dissemination problem.
Larry Summers' ascension to lead the Fed ended before it began, meaning President Obama's ability to pack it with acolytes could be limited.
In his daily CNBC.com-only video clip, Art Cashin of UBS talks with Bob Pisani about Monday's stock rally.
Obama said it would be the "height of irresponsibility" for lawmakers to cause another economic crisis just five years after the financial crisis.
The richest 400 Americans are richer than they were last year, and the young are accumulating wealth at a faster clip than their boomer counterparts.
Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian told CNBC he expects a $10 billion to $15 billion reduction.
Already grappling with skyrocketing tuition and fees, college students also must contend with triple-digit inflation on the price of textbooks, NBC News reports.
Big spending cuts by the Pentagon may not be enough to meet the reductions mandated by the sequestration.
President Barack Obama said government can and should shrink the gap between the rich and poor. Here are some reasons why that's wrong.
Former Merrill Lynch CEO John Thain told CNBC that "too big to fail" banks are still a problem for markets.
Many of the stocks most loved by the market may be troublesome for investors, Cramer said, and buying now could be a dangerous proposition.
The stock market declines investors experienced during the 2008 financial crisis have forced many to change their thinking.
The pace of growth in New York state's manufacturing sector unexpectedly slowed this month but firms' outlook brightened.
Despite opposition, the White House might still have muscled Larry Summers into the Fed chair but it would have meant cutting deals.
President Barack Obama's safest choice is Janet Yellen but keeping Ben Bernanke could still be a possibility, said Tony Fratto, former White House press secretary.
Packaging Corp. of America said it would acquire smaller rival Boise for about $1.28 billion to increase its container board capacity.
Industrial production rose as a bounce back in motor vehicle assembly lifted manufacturing output, a hopeful sign for the economy.
Health insurance for young adults on New York and California's Obamacare health exchanges will cost dramatically less than expected.
The employment gap between high- and low-income families has stretched to its widest levels since officials began tracking the data a decade ago.
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.