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The housing finance company announced Tuesday the largest net income in the company's history with $17.2 billion hauled in for 2012.
Subaru and General Motors are recalling cars to check for corroded brake lines and problems with heated steering wheels, officials said.
Vocal activist and founder of Third Point Partners Dan Loeb stood out in an otherwise tough first quarter for hedge funds.
A federal judge ruled Monday that Stockton, Calif., is eligible for court protection from its creditors, clearing the way for a battle over whether public workers' pensions can be cut when the city goes bankrupt. The NYT reports.
Bank of America agreed to pay $165 million to resolve claims from the U.S. credit union regulator over purchases of mortgage-backed securities by corporate credit unions that have since failed.
Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has launched an investigation into Exxon Mobil's ruptured crude pipeline. The spill damaged property and forced the evacuations of 22 homes.
Fannie Mae earned $17.2 billion last year, the biggest annual profit in the U.S. mortgage giant's history, driven by the housing recovery.
Major automakers posted strong monthly U.S. car sales last month, helped by growing confidence in the recovery and demand for pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles.
Tax incentives to spur retirement-plan contributions lead only relatively wealthy, well educated Americans to save more, studies show. Automatic contributions work much better.
It doesn't appear that Apple can do anything about its tailspin, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.
New orders for U.S. factory goods rose sharply in February but a gauge of planned business spending slipped, suggesting factory activity continued to expand at a moderate pace.
Despite changes to the alternative minimum tax rules, millions will still have to pay it and the number of obligated taxpayers will keep growing.
President Barack Obama is leaning toward picking Caroline Kennedy to be the next U.S. ambassador to Japan, a source familiar with the process said on Monday.
Nasdaq OMX's $750 million deal to buy the eSpeed platform for trading U.S. Treasurys was a bet the government will keep maxing out the nation's credit card, CEO Robert Greifeld told CNBC.
Is Stephen Schwarzman's Blackstone Group really bidding for Dell? Or is it part of a bizarre, high-stakes charade? The New York Times reports.
An increase in the issuance of high-yielding bonds alongside leverage to purchase this debt has sparked renewed fears of a bubble in the credit markets, with one bank warning investors of the threats involved.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has taken a 9.27 percent passive stake in speech recognition and digital imaging software maker Nuance Communications.
Following intense lobbying from the health insurance industry and members of Congress, the U.S. government said it will increase the payment rate for health insurers that offer coverage through the popular Medicare Advantage program.
A popular U.S. visa program for skilled workers is likely to hit its quota within days after its application period opens, triggering a lottery and signaling that companies feel confident about the economy.
Amazon has hired a 20-year Microsoft veteran who most recently worked in its Windows Phone unit, fueling speculation that the online retailer and Kindle maker may be developing a smartphone. The Financial Times reports.
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