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Wal-Mart has threatened that it won't open three new stores in Washington, D.C. if a bill that would raise the minimum wage is passed.
As more U.S. crude oil comes onto the market, it's helping to push domestic prices higher as the industry innovates ways to move millions of barrels of shale oil.
Yum reported a 16% drop in earnings as sales in China fell sharply.
Fed officials expressed concern about how well the central bank was conveying its intentions to a jittery investing public.
Regular investors are rolling the dice on the common stock of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in a big way, making a risky bet.
The Obama administration has come under fire for delaying some steps to verify the income of Americans seeking government subsidies for health insurance. But that doesn't mean there's no income verification.
How much are your private conversations worth to the U.S. government? Paid for by tax dollars, surveillance fees charged in secret by technology companies can vary wildly.
You don't see it now, and you won't for a few months, but higher mortgage raise will force a major pause in the housing recovery.
In a major ruling on e-commerce, a federal judge decides that Apple conspired to raise the retail prices of e-books, and says a trial for damages will follow. Apple vows to appeal.
US wholesale inventories fell, the second straight monthly decline and a sign that restocking by businesses could weigh against economic growth in the second quarter.
If we are going to have Top States, we have to have Bottom States. Find out which states bottomed out for business.
If there is a global currency devaluation war, the U.S. is losing. Of course, that's good news for those who like a strong American currency.
Students scrambling to find an alternative to the student loans that recently got a lot pricier may want to save their energy. Even at the higher rate, a Stafford loan is still a good deal.
FedEx shares rose as much as 8 percent Tuesday on speculation that billionaire investor William Ackman would make take a big stake in the world's No.2 package deliverer.
CNBC ranked all 50 states on a variety of factors, including economy, workforce and cost of living to come up with the Top States for Business 2013. Where does your state rank?
More than a couple of states can make a case for most-improved status in the areas of Economy, Infrastructure, Workforce and Business Friendliness.
South Dakota soars to the top spot in CNBC's annual survey of the Top States for Business. What other surprises are in store?
Apple and Amazon.com have ended their lawsuit over who has the right to use the "app store" name, clearing the way for both companies to use it.
Despite what you might have heard, American CEOs aren't really paid that much more than their foreign counterparts. And when they are, it's for very good reasons.
Texas, which has never finished below No. 2 in CNBC's Top States for Business, drops from first to second in 2013.
Nelson Mandela overcame oppression to become an icon of the 20th century. Here are some key events in his life.
Meggan Bailey of CNBC's "The Car Chasers" says bad paperwork is one of many mistakes people can make after buying a car.
McDonald's has committed yet another employee advice blunder, listing pricey suggestions for holiday tipping.
CNBC's John Harwood reports House and Senate budget negotiations near a $90 billion deal. The proposed bill would reduce shutdown risk, but offers little long-term deficit reduction.
Jack Ablin, BMO Private Bank executive VP & CIO, and David Kelly, JPMorgan Funds chief global strategist, discuss when the Fed will likely taper. "We are going move away from taper and put an emphasis on forward guidance," says Ablin.
CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports Fisher Price has upgraded its "bouncy seat" with an iPad holder. CNBC's Jon Fortt weighs in.