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Survey after survey shows that the wealthy are back to pre-crisis boom years when it comes to their outlook for their own finances, their investments and their retirements. But many of them are still sitting on lots of cash.
U.S. home sales rise slightly to 4.97 million in April, their highest level in 3 1/2 years, as inventories jump.
Fed Chair Ben Bernanke told Congress the U.S. job market remains weak, and it is too soon to end its stimulus. Stocks spiked on his comments.
Women averaged a credit score of 675 compared to the male average of 674, according to the credit score agency Experian.
As the Federal Reserve mulls reducing asset purchases, the improved labor market is spurring debate between Fed "hawks" and "doves" over what the right policy decision should be.
Market rallies have to end sometime for sure, but history suggests the current one, despite its seemingly bloated nature, doesn't have to end soon.
Monster. That's what they're calling the tornado that barreled through the Oklahoma City area. Here are heartbreaking scenes.
Lowe's reported quarterly earnings that missed analysts' expectations on Wednesday, sending shares lower in pre-market trading.
Even as Apple faced a grilling from lawmakers over its tax avoidance schemes, two more companies revealed they would move jurisdictions to lighten their tax burden.
As EU regulators mull introducing the world's strictest bonus cap, the president of the European parliament told CNBC that the plan could put pressure on the U.S. to follow suit.
Once the dust settles and the victims have been accounted for, Moore, Okla., will begin the gargantuan task of rebuilding itself. It's a task that will take billions of dollars in federal and state aid, insurance claims and charitable donations, the CSM reports.
Teen use of Twitter has grown significantly, a new report into social media networks shows, while Facebook is losing market share to its quick-messaging rival.
Despite all the negative headlines, Chinese investment in the US hit an all-time record in 2012: $6.5 billion. It will likely surpass that level in 2013.
The Fed Chairman is expected to maintain his dovish tone when he speaks to Congress Wednesday and dispel notions the Fed is ready to cut back its easing policy.
The physical and economic toll of the tornado in Oklahoma will rank among the most costliest weather events of its kind.
JPMorgan Chase honcho Jamie Dimon beat back critics, deafeating a proposal to strip him of his chairman title. A big victory for the brash leader of the country's largest bank.
Fannie Mae common shares have soared, but there may not be a happy ending for investors.
A proposal to cleave the roles of chairman and CEO at banking giant JPMorgan Chase was defeated in a narrow shareholder vote on Tuesday.
Apple's CEO is disputing assertions that the company evades billions of dollars in U.S. taxes by shifting profits to foreign affiliates.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer tells CNBC the $1.1 billion deal for Tumblr is "part of enhancing our growth story" and the company will remain independent, even under Yahoo's ownership.
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The Navy's Silent NEMO suggests the best engineer for effective machines might be mother nature.
Uber said Wednesday that it would begin a new series of measures to boost safety at the ride-sharing startup—including biometric and voice screening for drivers.
A Japanese lingerie maker recalled more than 20,000 brassieres after complaints that underwires suddenly poked out.
Navy video footage of robot sharks that could one day be used for surveillance.
The market may have rallied, but Mad Money host Jim Cramer thinks that's just the beginning of Yellen's impact.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer outlines stocks that may be a buy during the next selloff related to the decline of oil or stress overseas.