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Remember that YouTube video by a guy who sang a song about United Airlines breaking his guitars? Well, now he’s turned his viral fame into a business — the business of helping other victimized customers get their complaints heard, too.
Gold plunges 5 percent and falls over $80 after traders interpreted Ben Bernanke's comments to mean there won't be additional easing any time soon. Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, weighs in on why the precious metal dropped and how to play it.
US-Israeli relations are expected to come under further pressure during a Washington visit by a high-level delegation from the Israeli government, to include Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak next Monday.
The Fast Money traders take a look at stocks that have beaten Apple's stellar returns in the past three years and how to trade them.
A new survey of chief financial officers finds that confidence in the global economy is on the rise, but there is a discrepancy between European and American CFOs when it comes to individual businesses’ confidence and expectations.
Last week, the American International Group reported a whopping $19.8 billion profit for its fourth quarter. It was a quite a feat for a company that was on its death bed just a little over three years ago, so sick that it needed a huge taxpayer bailout.
HSBC Holdings said on Monday it will likely face criminal or civil charges from an expanding investigation into its ties to allegedly illegal money transactions, including some tied to Iran.
It's not too late to be an astronaut — two universities are offering six lucky applicants the chance to be astronauts in ... Hawaii! Just one little catch: How are your cooking skills?
Federal investigators examining the final days at MF Global and how customer money went missing are poring over scores of wire transfers in and out of the brokerage firm, including the possible movement of $325 million that may have belonged to customers, according to people briefed on the matter the New York Times reports.
Investors looking for leaders to continue the market rally should stop looking at miners, despite their recent performance, Nick Nelson, European equity strategist at UBS, told CNBC.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said on Sunday that Europe's actions so far to deal with its debt crisis have averted potential financial catastrophe but said it still must put up a sturdier firewall against contagion.
Leading economies told Europe it must put up extra money to fight its debt crisis if it wants more help from the rest of the world, piling pressure on Germany to drop its opposition to a bigger European bailout.
Chattanooga, which has grappled with pollution and economic decay, is now home to a grassroots movement that hopes to kickstart the city ... with letters.
Should the U.S. be doing business with countries that are rich in resources — and friendly —but accused of corruption and human rights violations?
Significant oversupply in the shipping market has contributed to the Baltic Dry Index (BDI) falling by 71.87 percent over the last two years, but one expert told CNBC he believes market conditions will improve in the next few years.
If you’ve scoured the classified ads, you’ve seen listings offering big money to the self-employed. Be your own boss and earn a fortune while clad in a bathrobe and flip-flops! Unfortunately, these ads often target people without jobs, and if they take the bait, they become trapped in a self-employment scam.
You’ve heard the expression “putting your feet to the fire,” but one Cornell professor is doing that literally. He teaches workshops and corporate training exercises in the art of firewalking.
The New York Times reports that President Obama’s political standing is rising along with voters’ optimism that the economy is getting better, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll, a shift that coincides with continued Republican disquiet over the field of candidates seeking to replace him.
U.S. investors are looking to Europe for places to park their spare cash, but opportunities may depend on the European debt crisis continuing, according to market participants on both sides of the Atlantic.
President Barack Obama told Chinese leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping on Tuesday that Beijing must play fair in international trade and vowed to keep pressing China to clean up its human rights record.