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U.S. factory orders increased in December even though companies trimmed their orders for goods that signal investment plans. The Commerce Department said factory orders rose 1.8 percent compared to November, when orders had fallen 0.3 percent.
CNBC's Brian Shactman on the biggest winners and losers from the big game.
Oracle has agreed to buy Acme Packet, which makes network equipment to speed up voice, video and data delivery across networks, for about $2 billion.
Herbalife shares plunged Monday after a newspaper reported the seller of weight loss products is facing a law enforcement probe, which the company denied.
Japan Airlines said it will talk to Boeing about compensation for the grounding of the 787 Dreamliner, adding that the idling of its jets would cost it nearly $8 million.
McDonald's said it is offering its first new Happy Meal entree in a decade: Fish McBites.
New Orleans is bracing for fallout from the Super Bowl power outage that stopped the game for more than 30 minutes.
Internal trading records raise questions on whether the government will be able to build a case against Steven A. Cohen, the billionaire owner of the hedge fund.
Chrysler's Jeep ad featuring a patriotic salute to U.S. troops and narration by Oprah Winfrey, an Oreo ad asking viewers to vote cookie or creme, and a scantily clad male Calvin Klein model were among standout commercials during a Super Bowl that suffered a half-hour partial blackout delay on Sunday.
Scores of independent mortgage lenders and community banks are winning business from banks such as Citigroup or Bank of America that have retrenched after the financial crisis.
Blackstone, one of the world's largest alternative asset managers, has quietly secured a securities underwriting licence as its expanding capital markets operation strays into investment banking territory.
The head of a key pan-European industry group has sharply criticized intensifying pressure from US lobbyists on behalf of Google and Facebook to relax EU privacy laws to suit Silicon Valley businesses.
Jacoby Jones took the 2nd half kickoff back 109 yards - setting an NFL record - to extend the Baltimore Ravens' lead to 28-6 early in the third quarter. NBC News reports.
Two U.S. pension funds filed a lawsuit against BlackRock, alleging that the world's biggest asset manager had "looted" securities-lending revenues from iShares exchange-traded funds investors, and breached its fiduciary duties.
A rough couple of months in the U.S. bond market has lifted interest rates off record lows and now could impede a slow economic recovery heavily dependent on cheap money to keep going.
President Barack Obama said on Sunday more tax revenue would be needed to reduce the U.S. deficit and signaled he would push hard to get rid of loopholes such as the "carried interest" tax break enjoyed by private equity and hedge fund managers.
Americans in their 50s and early 60s lost the most earnings power of any group, researchers say, and those who lost their jobs have had the hardest time finding new ones.
People love predictors like the January Barometer, but they shouldn't love them to the point of thinking there's actually a connection to the market.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average hit 14,000 for the first time since 2007, but where the blue-chip average goes from here is far from certain. The market needs the Fed to continue its bond-buying program, but eventually it will need to break free from that support if the gains are to be sustained.
Drivers are now paying more to fill up their gas tanks than they ever have at this time of year.
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