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Male managers earn bonuses twice as big as their female counterparts, on top of an existing gender gap in fixed salaries, a new survey reveals.
President Obama and some lawmakers are frustrated that critical parts of its Dodd-Frank financial overhaul remain unenforced. The New York Time reports.
The low-budget, amenity-rich Yotel hotel chain has announced plans for a 600-room property in Singapore and plans more locations in the United States and Europe.
Almost 7 million Americans are struggling with student loans, but many of the businesses promising to help borrowers may actually be exploiting them, say consumer advocates.
Billionaire fund manager Philip Falcone agreed to a five-year ban from the financial industry and will admit wrongdoing to settle charges by the SEC.
It doesn't look like Google Glass will be hitting the shelves in time for this holiday season.
Fast-food workers went on strike recently in hopes of forcing an increase in the minimum wage. How does the U.S. minimum wage rank stack up internationally?
In his daily CNBC.com-only video clip, Art Cashin of UBS talks with Bob Pisani about concerns that rising interest rates will hurt stocks.
A majority of Americans are bewildered when it comes to managing their 401(k) retirement plans, according to a new survey from investment firm Charles Schwab.
With Saks the latest retailer to disappoint with weaker-than-expected earnings, investors are worried about how the retail sector will fare heading into a heavy week of earnings.
Parents of newborns may need half a million dollars for college in 18 years. How to get started on the right foot.
The recent pullback in housing stocks has created opportunity for investors to buy on weakness and some individual names stand out from the pack, analysts told CNBC.
What's discussed when Warren Buffett and Brian Moynihan have dinner? Likely that Bank of America shares have more than doubled since Buffett took a stake in August 2011.
The unrest in Egypt will continue to push gold higher, investor Dennis Gartman told CNBC. But he admitted he doesn't know what to do with stocks.
Washington state already has the nation's highest minimum wage at $9.19 an hour. Now, there's a push in Seattle, at least, to make it $15.
Nestlé and Unilever will soon be able to see what’s going on in any tropical forests in real-time, down to 1 meter. Is this the "good side" of the surveillance state?
Zillow is buying the New York City-focused real estate company StreetEasy for $50 million to strengthen its foothold in on one of the country's most lucrative markets.
The president faces a post-vacation agenda that includes budget battles, health-care fights, and immigration disputes, and that was before Egypt descended into chaos.
A light few weeks of market news might have lulled traders into false sense of security, but one analyst told CNBC investors should now prepare for an intense period of volatility.
Compared to other luxury sedans, Tesla sells the Model S to a much higher percentage of men and those buyers are, on average, younger and wealthier.
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.