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Retirement communities aren't just for the retired anymore. They are luring in younger buyers who see an investment opportunity.
Regulators have given Nasdaq the go-ahead to compensate investors for Facebook's botched 2012 initial public offering, sources told CNBC.
From the successful campaign against trans fats to San Francisco's ban on toys in McDonald's Happy Meals to first lady Michelle Obama's campaign against childhood obesity, it's clear that makers of so-called junk foods face a widening public relations battle. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
BofA Chief Executive Brian Moynihan will need to hold shares likely worth millions of dollars for at least a year after he retires, under a new compensation policy.
Dollar General posted a higher quarterly profit on Monday as increased sales of food and other basics helped drive growth despite consumers' concerns about the economy.
Investment bankers still get paid much more than other professionals, but for the first time in a generation, the gap is narrowing. The Financial Times reports.
A new survey finds Boomers' fears about finances have abated, with nearly a quarter of them feeling more secure than they did 12 months ago.
Dell shareholders would "lose badly" if the takeover battle for the struggling PC maker results in Michael Dell losing control, management expert Jeffrey Sonnenfeld told CNBC.
Research by Wells Capital suggests that any sudden rise in bond yields after a Federal Reserve exit will benefit stocks.
Apollo Group, owner of the University of Phoenix, reported a better-than-expected profit, but said student sign-ups fell for the fourth straight quarter.
The higher payroll tax and rising gas prices are prompting consumers to dine out less. But could tax refunds in the mail bring relief to the sector?
After reaching fever pitch during the cash-strapped economic downturn, coupon usage appears to be waning, but not for lack of consumer interest, according to a new report.
LPL is trying to challenge some of the big fish on Wall Street but instead is finding itself in the crosshairs of regulators and market participants who aren't exactly welcoming the firm's ascendance with open arms.
The housing comeback is showing signs of accelerating more rapidly than most anybody had thought at this point, David Stevens, president and CEO of Mortgage Bankers Association, told CNBC.
Baseball-sized hail was reported in northern Florida, along with possible tornadoes, while heavy snow in Colorado and Kansas delayed flights and shut down part of Interstate-70. A crash involving up to 50 vehicles closed part of Interstate-25 near Loveland, Colorado, north of Denver.
The number of suburban residents living in poverty rose nearly 64 percent between 2000 and 2011, more than double the growth for urban poverty. NBC News reports.
The pressure is on for DreamWorks this weekend to have a big hit with the release of "The Croods."
American is testing a new boarding procedure, allowing fliers without large carry-ons to board early. But is this a way to get passengers to pay checked bag fees?
Too much of the recent growth in employment has been concentrated in low-wage and temporary jobs, leaving the recovery on shaky ground, a top Federal Reserve official said Friday.
They are the investment everyone suddenly hates to love, but those bonds that were supposed to collapse this year continue to attract billions in investor money.
Sen. Bernard Sanders, (I-VT), says it would be more "productive" if the large amount of excessive reserves were put out into the economy where it would do the best good. Bernanke also explains why it might make sense to increase big banks reserves.
Ben Bernanke lays out his ideal scenario in unwinding the Fed's current stimulus policies to Rep. John Delaney, (D-MD). And, Rep. Richard Hanna, (R-NY), wants to know how much of the unemployment rate is "structural," and how much is "cyclical."
"It has increased a bit," answers the Fed chairman. There is a sign of "frothiness," Bernanke added but we are keeping a close eye on it.