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Consumer packaged-goods makers have gotten creative with how they pass on rising costs and maintain bottom lines. Prices stay the same, but it contains less product.
Bulls were eager for a strong nonfarm payroll report to argue that the economy had reached "escape velocity." That's not happening, so where does that leave the market?
New orders for US factory goods rose for the third straight month in June, the latest indication that a recent slowdown in manufacturing activity had probably run its course.
Job growth continued in July as the U.S. economy added another 162,000 jobs—enough to keep the recovery theme going but not a level likely to have a major effect on monetary policy.
Former Deputy Treasury Secretary Roger Altman tells CNBC he's looking for "the most battle-hardened veteran" to be the next Fed chairman, and that's Larry Summers.
Special delivery from the post office—beer, wine and spirits, if Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe has his way.
One of the truths of life for the millions of American living with poverty: It's expensive to be poor.
A trader landed a job at SAC Capital despite a warning from his previous employer, and his cooperation in a federal inquiry was said to yield evidence of insider trading.
A new survey finds that about three in 10 workers probably would search for a job online or take a call from a recruiter while they are at work.
A court hearing on Friday may provide a roadmap for how Detroit's historic bankruptcy filing will unfold as the judge overseeing the case could set a speedy schedule and rule on other matters.
AIG stock is surging in after-hours trading after the company announced it would resume paying a dividend and would start buying back stock.
Exxon Mobil said net income fell 57 percent in the second quarter, while Royal Dutch Shell said it significantly wrote down the value of its shale oil fields.
NSA leaker Edward Snowden was the topic du jour at the Black Hat and DEF CON cybersecurity conferences this week in Las Vegas, where the agency's chief came under fire.
The former Goldman Sachs bond trader known as "Fabulous Fab" was found liable on six of seven counts of defrauding investors in a mortgage securities fraud case brought by the SEC.
Google's new Android smartphone, revealed on Thursday, is the first tangible fruits of the company's controversial acquisition of Motorola.
Twitter is under increasing pressure from governments around the world to release user's private information, with requests rising 40 percent in the first six months of the year.
Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden said Russia's decision to grant him temporary asylum was a victory for the rule of law.
Shares of organic grocer Sprouts Farmers Market, which is backed by private equity firm Apollo Global Management, doubled in their market debut.
Google is facing both long odds and a lot of questions about what its intentions in the smartphone market really are with its Moto X phone.
Salad mix is being blamed for sickening more than 400, but officials won't name the brand, leaving consumers wondering how to best protect themselves.
The late Anna Nicole Smith has a strange tie to Detroit's bankruptcy filing.
Nelson Mandela overcame oppression to become an icon of the 20th century. Here are some key events in his life.
The offering marked the second year the coffee chain has partnered with daily deal site Gilt.com to sell the cards.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares why he thinks Western Digital is the best way to play the money transfer business. Xoom's growth may be intact but it is not yet a safe buy.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why he thinks McDermott's new CEO David Dickson is the right guy to turn the company around.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer calls today's employment data a "Cinderella" number that gave people reason to stop selling bonds and start buying back stocks.