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White House officials were warned by an outside consultant early this year that the effort to build HealthCare.gov was at risk of failure. The NYT reports.
Interest rate swaps - sold as a way to save money on public financing - have turned into municipal bombs.
JPMorgan Chase has agreed to pay $4.5 billion to settle claims by 21 major institutional investors who lost money on mortgage-backed securities.
The head of the National Urban League outlines a plan to close the economic divide that's crippling U.S. cities.
Wal-Mart forecast a disappointing Thanksgiving-to-Christmas season, saying it expects sales to be flat, and Kohl's said it would spend more on ads.
For Comcast subscribers, it would provide a way to purchase movies they can watch anytime through a TV, computer or mobile devices.
As Americans renounce their citizenship at record rates, some experts say a complex IRS tax code could be to blame.
Target, Kohl's, and QVC are among retailers opening technology test labs in the San Francisco area to improve their websites and create mobile apps.
FedEx CEO Fred Smith also told CNBC he's "flattered" that Dan Loeb has taken a major stake in the company.
Passengers are spending more at airports, due in part to unique offerings. In 2012 travelers spent $630 million on retail items in U.S. terminals.
Sake bombs, Flaming Tiger rolls and the $5 coffee before the craft brewery pub crawl: How the oil boom is changing Williston, North Dakota.
Democrats are warning that they may vote Friday for a GOP measure to allow Americans to keep their existing health coverage without penalties. The NYT reports.
Gap’s high-end activewear brand Athleta could emerge as the biggest winner from Lululemon’s quality control questions.
One Hawaiian coastal town is asking a state tourism agency to stop encouraging visitors to stay overnight in their town.
The international investigation is at an early stage, but authorities are signaling the likelihood of a legal crackdown involving some of the world's biggest banks. The NYT reports.
Weak U.S. export prices and soft New York state manufacturing presented a new set of wrinkles for the global economy, two reports said on Friday.
President Obama said Thursday he 'heard loud and clear' the complaints of people who had their policies canceled, and said an administrative fix would help.
Janet Yellen's GOP critics want the dovish Fed vice chair to give them a sign that extraordinary monetary measures won't go on forever, said a former Fed economist.
A 26-year-old entrepreneur has launched The Detroit Bus Company, which lets riders order and track service on a mobile app.
Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell by less than expected, just as the September trade gap widened unexpectedly.
A man born to wealthy parents was awarded about $371,000 in damages after accidentally being switched with another baby 60 years ago, NBC reports.
Detroit's bankruptcy may be an extreme remedy, but the city's fiscal ailments are widely felt in other cities, states.
So the holidays have arrived. How do you tip all of the people who clean the house, walk the dog? Here is your guide.
Bob Doll, Nuveen Asset Management, and Mike Santoli, Yahoo Finance, discuss why good news isn't always good news for the market and weigh in on the Fed.
Former Republican Senator of Texas, Kay Bailey Hutchinson, feels Republicans are trying to fix issues with Obamacare.
Dorian Warren, Columbia University Associate professor; Robert Laszewski, Health Policy and Strategy Associates president; and Scott Gottlieb, M.D, American Enterprise Institute, discuss issues and the future of Obamacare.