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A nondescript office building on K Street in Washington houses the servers that deliver some of the most in-demand government data to high speed traders on Wall Street.
Wal-Mart is butting heads with D.C. over a vote that would require large box retailers to pay employees at least $12.50 an hour.
The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives defied a White House veto threat and passed a controversial farm bill on Thursday.
Dovish words from Ben Bernanke triggered a global rally that took U.S. stocks to new closing highs and sent the dollar into its worst two-day decline in four years.
The Democrat from Massachusetts gives Wall Street another reason to complain about her as she joins a small bipartisan group of U.S. senators introducing legislation that would break up Wall Street's megabanks.
Higher tax revenue, thanks to the economy, and lower spending, thanks to the sequester, combine to put Washington in the black. That could reduce pressure on Congress for a deal.
Microsoft's corporate shake-up will bode well for investors, but only if the company can actually pull off the changes in a timely manner.
In a recent study, fish oil proved dangerous for men who have high levels of the compounds because it raises the risk of prostate cancer.
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Costco Wholesale reported June same-store sales that beat analysts' estimates, while L Brands sales came in lower than expected.
The Cost of Living is one of the categories we measure as we rank America's Top States for Business. The lower the cost of living, the higher the score.
Microsoft announced a long-awaited restructuring on Thursday, organizing itself around key areas designed to make the company more competitive.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has taken another stab at explaining how the central bank views the economy and what that means for future Fed action. Did he succeed?
Bail is set at $5 million for a Saudi princess accused in California with human trafficking for allegedly holding a domestic worker against her will.
The U.S. economy is improving despite a few global uncertainties and mixed signals from the Federal Reserve, according to the latest CNBC Global CFO Council Survey.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week. Meanwhile, prices for U.S. imports and exports fell in June for the fourth straight month.
T-Mobile US said customers will be allowed to upgrade phones every six months and it unveiled a family plan for prepaid customers.
Ford will reduce the price of its 2014 Focus Electric compact car by 10 percent, the latest in a series of price cuts by major automakers on their battery-powered cars.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell: We want the state government to help the private sector where it can, and to get out of the way where it cannot.
U.S. foreclosure activity in June fell to the lowest level since December of 2006, but certain states are seeing a rise in activity.
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.