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Dow identified the commodity chemicals businesses it would sell or spin off as part of a plan to sell assets worth $3 billion to $4 billion.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will try to strike a balance of calming military tensions with China while supporting Japan on a trip to Asia this week.
BP is expecting a surge in compensation payments over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster, after a slowdown that has lasted almost two months. The FT reports.
A report details how a new class of micro-preneurs is balancing numerous jobs and income streams with the help of new marketplaces such as Etsy.
Online retailer Amazon.com is testing package delivery using drones, the company's CEO Jeff Bezos told CBS television late Sunday.
A look at the early winners and losers from the heavily discounted Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday weekend.
It's the season of giving, and the season of charity scams. Watch out for these crowdfunding and online tricks.
Estimates say retail sales for the Thanksgiving weekend will reach $57.4 billion.
A Metro-North Railroad train derailed Sunday morning in the Bronx along the Hudson River.
The Obama administration said on Sunday that it had met its goal for improving HealthCare.gov.
States and cities are pushing back against the slow tide of sick pay laws.
But specialists said weeks of work lie ahead, including a major reconfiguration of the computer hardware.
Sales that began Thursday continued through Friday. Many people complained about the early start, but still they went out shopping anyway.
Shoppers eager to get a jump on Black Friday got into arguments and fought in parking lots at a few places around the country. NBC News reports.
Online giving is becoming an increasingly important source for charities. One reason: Soliciting small donations through crowdfunding.
In the search for answers this shopping season, consumer behavior online is being tracked aggressively with help from technology.
The struggle of low-income workers, many in retailing, is adding momentum to efforts to increase the federal minimum wage. The NYT reports.
Mega Millions rule changes aimed at creating faster-growing jackpots boosted the top prize for Friday's draw to an estimated $230 million.
Hedge fund managers are riding their best stock ideas as long as possible and but overall returns continue to lag.
The global tech company will focus on the commercial PC and tablet market in 2014, CEO Meg Whitman tells CNBC.
Discussing the Federal Reserve and year-end profit taking, with CNBC contributor Carol Roth, and Don Luskin, Trend Macro CIO.
Jim Pethokoukis of the American Enterprise Institute, and Don Luskin, Trend Macro CIO, discuss who presented the stronger argument in former Fed chair Alan Greenspan and former Treasury Undersecretary John Taylor "bubble blame" debate. Luskin declares Taylor the winner.
Former Texas Congressman Martin Frost, thinks right wing members of Congress would be "crazy" to not vote for proposed budget deal. Holman Jenkins, Wall Street Journal, weighs in.