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Companies flush with cash remain reluctant to hire or make capital purchases, choosing to reward investors rather than expand their businesses.
Monday's market-moving ISM manufacturing data were inadvertently sent early to a group of high-frequency traders, many of whom immediately traded on the info, CNBC has learned.
A slice of the money market fund industry would be required to change how they price their shares in an effort to reduce the risk of runs, under a proposal unveiled Wednesday.
Andrea Sanderlin is not an actress, but her story—a horse-riding suburban mother of three accused of running a multimillion-dollar marijuana ring—sounds like a television show.
Activity in the US services sector picked up slightly in May, though growth was lackluster. A separate report showed that new orders for US factory goods rose in April.
Apple and other multinationals that keep money overseas are not doing anything wrong on taxes, opposing political pundits agreed on CNBC. But they clashed on reforms to discourage that practice.
States have spent about $3.6 billion enforcing pot possession laws in 2010, according to an ACLU study. A look inside the startling numbers.
The FHA may have tried to hide the magnitude of potential losses in an future economic emergency, lawmakers say.
The Treasury Department says it will begin another round of sales of the General Motors stock it acquired during the government's bailout of the auto industry.
U.S. labor-related costs fell in the first quarter by the most in four years, but nonfarm productivity rose modestly.
A springtime of political turmoil has had only a modest impact so far on the president's standing, according to a new NBC News-Wall Street Journal poll.
The Fed can't fear that the market will be unhappy if it doesn't get more "monetary cocaine," the Dallas Fed president said.
Apple is "disappointed" with U.S. trade panel's ruling it infringed a Samsung patent.
Conservative groups delivered an emotional plea for Washington to rein in government overreach.
The $987 billion goliath says that it doesn't receive any bond market subsidy for being too big to fail. Nice try, guys.
The days of turning bad news into good news could be winding down if pressure grows on the Fed to begin unwinding its monetary easing policies while the economy weakens.
Reverse mortgages have been around awhile, but got more popular during the housing crash as seniors who lost retirement money needed cash. Now, many are backfiring.
With the profiles of shale and natural gas on the upswing, energy watchers say renewed interest in an old process could help rehabilitate coal's battered image.
Bond guru Bill Gross has taken straight aim at the Fed and Chairman Ben Bernanke, charging that ultra-loose monetary policies are holding back the recovery.
Economic growth isn't coming fast enough to the justify the artificially high asset prices created by the Fed's massive bond-buying program, Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian tells CNBC.
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Minecraft founder Markus Persson is the ultimate bachelor. Now he's got the ultimate bachelor pad.
Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, has struck out at U.K. broadcaster BBC over allegations of poor working conditions.
The iconic Lincoln Log toy has moved its manufacturing back to the U.S., without hurting its profit margins.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks back at the week's top business and financial stories. Stocks surged this week after the Fed kept rates where they are and said it would be patient.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories. Christmas is this week and retailers are hoping for a big Super Saturday.
It's his annual appeal. Mad Money host Jim Cramer wants you to place a couple shares of this stock in the stockings.