The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose to the highest level since September, while durable goods unexpectedly rose.» Read More
It would take a perfect storm, but there are worries the current economic boom for farmers could turn into a bust. The issue is how much debt farmers take on.
Factory activity in the U.S. mid-Atlantic region contracted in May as new orders fell to their lowest level in almost a year, a survey showed on Thursday.
Thursday's economic reports featured mostly bad news, with housing starts plunging and jobless claims rising while inflation remained under control.
Rep. Charles Boustany tells CNBC he's confident Congress will follow the "paper trail" to hold to account those responsible for the IRS' targeting of conservative nonprofit groups.
Bloomberg has quietly launched a wealth management company, putting it in competition with its biggest terminal customers.
Feeling lucky? Well, no one won Wednesday night's $360 million Powerball lottery, and the jackpot for Saturday's drawing is soaring.
The Bloomberg uproar highlights the uncertain and rapidly changing ethical landscape facing companies that, like Bloomberg, are reinventing the news business.
Thursday's markets will navigate data on jobs, housing and inflation, but traders may be most interested in something else.
Big investors are reporting their quarterly holdings, offering a glimpse into what some of the big fish were buying and selling during the first quarter.
AIG has refocused on its core businesses of insurance and underwriting, putting the financial crisis in the rear-view mirror, CEO Robert Benmosche tells CNBC.
Americans are driving less, waiting longer to get licensed and are increasingly turning to alternatives to driving such as mass transit or car-sharing programs. NBC News reports.
As American defense companies prepare to feel the ill effects of the sequester on their bottom lines, the companies are increasingly looking to court new customers abroad.
House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner suggesting jail time over the IRS's targeting of conservative groups for extra scrutiny.
The 10-year Treasury is facing a huge drop in yield and a flight from risk, one analysis showed.
The world's top search engine announced the music streaming service, which has built-in features to help users discover new music, at its annual developers conference in San Francisco.
The Obama administration's plan to expand natural gas exports makes sense, and its price shouldn't be kept artificially low, T. Boone Pickens told CNBC.
US home-builder confidence in the market for single family homes rose in May despite increasing building materials costs, an index showed on Wednesday.
The members of the class of 2013 are apprehensive and left to reroute their future due to their exposure to economic uncertainty and high unemployment.
Extended unemployment benefits do not keep people from finding a job, a report showed. But whether extensions help or hurt the jobs picture is far from settled.
U.S. industrial production fell by more than expected in April, reflecting a broad decline in factory output and a weather-related decrease in demand for utilities.
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