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Family Dollar approved the discount retailer's deal to be bought by Dollar Tree, derailing a higher hostile offer from larger rival Dollar General.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week from a seven-month high.
Royal Bank of Canada said it would buy City National, a U.S. lender serving high net worth clients, in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $5.4 billion.
Morgan Stanley Chairman and CEO James Gorman tells CNBC the Federal Reserve should increase interest rates in the second half of the year.
Oracle founder and CTO Larry Ellison loves a fight with rivals so much he’s known for needling competitors almost every time he’s near a microphone.
You can request a private letter ruling from the IRS to appeal for relief from the punishing consequences of your mistake.
Verizon's revenue rose due to higher net addition of postpaid subscribers and a rise in average revenue per account.
The meeting scheduled this week raises the possibility that the two former governors will find a way to avoid competing presidential campaigns.
EBay's plans to break up into three different companies could accommodate would-be suitors, signaling a potential merger fight after the breakup.
As President Obama said the American economy has rebounded, small business owners worried about how to accommodate sick pay and higher wages.
Total enrollment for 2015 now exceeds 7 million on the federal Obamacare exchange.
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon says despite its problems, the U.S. still has "the best hand ever dealt of any country."
The debate surrounding the legality of Airbnb reached New York's City Hall this week.
Owners of recreational pot operations are preparing to file their first federal tax returns and they're learning some hard lessons.
There's more to the story, and it's likely to become a significant headache for his successor.
Rising economic inequality is casting a shadow over the World Economic Forum, a conference dominated by the proverbial 1 percent.
Password managers are a quick way to keep your passwords safer, if you use them right.
Investors who want certainty about legal costs for financial firms should not buy bank stocks, JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon tells CNBC.
House Speaker John Boehner says President Obama's tax plans and veto threats "just aren't the wrong policies, they're the wrong priorities."
Gordon grew the company's brands to include DOTS, Charms, Junior Mints, Sugar Daddy and Charleston Chew.
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Researchers found security problems and design flaws in all of the cameras they tested.
Burger King extended its Peace Day burger offering to four more fast food chains on Tuesday.
Bill Gross said the Fed may have missed its window of opportunity to hike rates and normalizing now could create "self-inflicted instability."
Hulu is announcing it's offering a commercial-free subscription option for $11.99 per month, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
U.S. crude oil inventories are up 4.7 million barrels. Phillip Streible, RJO Futures, thinks oil prices will remain under pressure.
Lego reports a surge in first-half profits.