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General Motors on Wednesday posted fourth-quarter earnings far above analysts' expectations even as recall costs hit North American profit margins.
Former General Electric chief Jack Welch tells CNBC the Federal Reserve would be "crazy" to increase interest rates in the near future.
Seven people were killed and a dozen injured when a New York commuter train struck a car near suburban White Plains, sparking an explosion and a fire.
Macy's announced on Tuesday that is would purchase beauty products retailer Bluemercury for $210 million.
The results did not meet Wall Street expectations, and its shares dropped in premarket trade.
Conrad Hilton was charged on Tuesday with interfering with British Airways flight crew members last July, NBC News reports.
Whirlpool on Wednesday said its fourth-quarter profit fell due to costs from recent acquisitions, but excluding costs, the results beat expectations.
Service sector growth modestly in January, though companies reported the weakest level of new business growth in more than five years, data showed.
Mortgage activity took a slight breather last week, but applications for government-backed loans are on a tear.
Staples to buy competitor Office Depot in deal that would create an office-supply giant, Reuters reports.
Merck said the U.S. FDA intends to rescind its "breakthrough" designation for its experimental combination treatment for hep C.
Thanks to crowdfunding sites, retail investors can buy a small equity stake in an upscale residential development in the Big Apple.
Auto debt has been piling up around the country. Here's where it has grown the most.
While you can't fully protect your tax return from every examination, you should be mindful of some key tax issues when preparing your return.
A bunch of new wrist wearables have been hurriedly announced over the past few months, including three new Fitbits.
Charitable giving rose to a record $456.7 billion in 2014. But this year may be tougher for nonprofits.
Public health officials implored parents to vaccinate their children against the measles in a Tuesday Congressional hearing.
Americans are buying trucks, SUVs and crossovers at their fastest pace in years.
If dollar has an effect on flight and hotel bookings, there will likely be a delay, NBC News reports.
With each fresh headline of a central bank cutting interest rates comes rising concerns over the global race to the bottom.
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On Tuesday's "Price is Right," a contestant in a wheelchair won a sauna and…a treadmill.
Warming economic and political ties between Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong-un are in question. The Fiscal Times reports.
The 25 managers on the list made $11.62 billion, which was only a bit more than half of what last year's group pulled in.
Here's a list of things to know about May 5th.
Have rates bottomed? CNBC's Rick Santelli; Amy Wu, RBC; Tom Essaye, Sevens Report; and Rob Morgan, Sethi Financial, discuss what the markets are telling investors.
Shares of Salesforce.com rose 5 percent after reports Microsoft was evaluating a bid for the cloud computing company. Dan Ives, FBR Capital Markets senior analyst, provides perspective.