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Blackstone Group agreed to pay $85 million to settle an investor class action lawsuit accusing it of not disclosing bad investments before its initial public offering.
American Airlines, US Airways, and the U.S. said they were open to settling a fight over whether the airlines should be allowed to merge.
Some of Mark Zuckerberg's mutual fund backers delivered a tough message on compensation for the leaders of Facebook.
Shares of U.K. telecom firm Vodafone surged 9 percent on Thursday after it confirmed discussions with Verizon Communications over its 45 percent stake in their U.S. joint venture Verizon Wireless.
Speculation that Larry Summers is the favored candidate to take over Bernanke as Fed chief has resurfaced in recent weeks, prompting a strong backlash from some industry watchers.
More than three million U.S. borrowers have risen above water on their mortgages so far this year, thanks to swift home price appreciation.
About 40 percent of the highest-paid CEOs end up being fired, paying fraud-related fines, or accepting government bailout money, according to a study released Wednesday.
Chatter out of the Jackson Hole economic symposium this year suggests tapering will likely begin in September. But the burden will be on the economic data.
Prior to Tuesday's action, the mild August drop in the stock market seemed to do little actual structural damage. But signs now point to more trouble ahead.
As U.S. authorities are seeking over $6 billion in damages from JPMorgan, the "Squawk on the Street" team dissects the implications for America's largest bank.
The crisis in Syria can easily turn into a regional conflict with major economic consequences, and one of the first signs is the rise in oil prices, Sen. John McCain tells CNBC.
Microsoft has a stable of senior executives who could be contenders to succeed Chief Executive Steve Ballmer. Here's an assessment of their individual pros and cons.
Signed contracts to buy existing homes faltered in July, as home buyers faced significantly higher interest rates along with rising home prices.
At one tony NYC apartment, the co-board is sabotaging a police investigation into $250K of stolen jewelry.
Despite massive bombs at the box office, this summer had 15 movies that earned over $100 million, compared with 13 last year.
U.S. federal regulators on Wednesday will unveil a reworked proposal aimed at reducing risk in the mortgage market and limiting shoddy underwriting practices.
Las Vegas Sands agreed to return $47.4 million to the U.S. Treasury to end a probe into its failure to alert authorities to suspicious deposits by a high-rolling gambler.
Applications for U.S. home loans fell for a third straight week as average mortgage rates hit their highest level this year, although demand for purchase loans increased.
This billion-dollar portfolio manager says Treasury yields will drop, but not because of the debt ceiling or Syria.
The U.S. is becoming one of the lowest-cost countries for manufacturing in the developed world, indicating a renaissance of the goods-producing sector.
Officials said shocking violence at a Brazilian match won't be repeated when the country hosts the World Cup next year.
Getty CEO Jonathan Klein speaks about what it was like growing up white in South Africa and the advice he received from Nelson Mandela when they met.
A business in Wisconsin selling "therapeutic cuddling" for $60 an hour has closed after its owner took too much "grief."
Peter Costa, Empire Executions, and CNBC's Dominic Chu discuss market activity and tapering.
Discussing the high cost of deductibles under Obamacare, with Matt Miller, Washington Post online columnist, and Betsy McCaughey, health policy expert and author of "Beating Obamacare".
CNBC contributor Jared Bernstein, and Rep. David Schweikert, (R-AZ), discuss a bipartisan deal to end the budget battle in Washington.