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Is it fair that you have to be behind on your mortgage already to be eligible to apply for the principal reduction?
A report from Pew Research this week finds that middle-income Americans have seen their median net worth remain roughly flat over the past quarter-century, while upper-income families’ net worth grew 87 percent.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on a new Coca-Cola study, which finds online buzz, or social chatter, has no impact on short-term sales.
The New York City soda ban was scheduled to begin on Tuesday, but a state judge ruled limits on sugary drinks are not legal. (1:35)
Would you be willing to pay 2 percent more in federal income tax if a $1 per day minimum contribution tax were instituted for all Americans? Share your opinion in today's Street Signs Poll.
Breaking News from CNBC's David Faber: Icahn Likely Amassed A Dell Position That May Approach 100M Shares - Sources
The concept of ‘hopium’ – that bizarre concoction of hope and optimism that may synthesize into an ‘economic drug,’ propelling the economy into an upward spiral, says CNBC's Brian Sullivan.
Breaking News from CNBC's Julia Boorstin: Facebook to Acquire Atlas Solutions from Microsoft Deal to be Valued Around $100 Million: Sources
It's a David vs. Goliath corporate lawsuit: Small business owner Christy Prunier developed a line of skin-care products and named them after her daugter Willa. Procter & Gamble says it's too similar to their Wella hair-care line and consumerw will be confused. What do you think? Are you confused? Share your opinion in today's poll.
The US could default. NFL players aren't ready to talk. Which situation is more worrisome to you? Share your opinion in today's Street Signs poll.
Despite a host of negative headlines, most of the American consumer-related stocks are performing pretty well. Is the economy better than we realize?
The latest near-tragedy involving a Southwest jet is prompting new questions about the federal government's role in the aviation industry and whether the airlines should be nationalized, as they are in some other countries.
Apple's June 6 conference in San Francisco will focus on the future of software. Wired.com's New York Bureau Chief, John Abell, compares products and discusses the rumored iPhone5 and why consumers are willing to pay more for the Apple brand.
Saudi Arabia has handed out about $37 billion, while Oman, Bahrain, Libya and Kuwait have boosted domestic spending up to 4 percent of GDP. The result is the sovereign wealth funds are less able to invest overseas.
Beyond the devastating loss of life and livelihoods, why should we care about the impact of these Australian natural disasters? The answer is simple, and very clear on the rioting streets of Egypt: commodity price inflation.
PIMCO calls the situation in the global economy and markets the "new normal," marked by uncertainty and risk. Do you feel like you're living in a "new normal?" Share your opinion in our poll.
If you were allowed and could make money doing it, would you invest in Iran? Share your opinion.
Kish is a desert island in the Persian Gulf that has been transformed into a tourist wonderland — for Iranians. It's clean, the shopping is cheap because it's a free-trade zone and there are dedicated beaches for men and women, making it one of only a couple of beach destinations in the Islamic Republic.
Should US companies be allowed to do business in Iran through foreign subsidiaries? Share your opinion.
Are sanctions a good way to stop a country from doing something? Share your opinion.