NYC's mayor de Blasio has called on the city's $160B public pension funds to reconsider investments in other fossil fuels.» Read More
WASHINGTON, May 5- Bernie Sanders, a self-described socialist U.S. senator who has launched a bid for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, said on Tuesday he will introduce a bill to break up the biggest banks, a position far to the left of the party's front runner, Hillary Clinton. Under the Sanders proposal, regulators on the existing Financial Stability...
*Buffett defends 3 G cost-cutting, Clayton Homes. OMAHA, Neb., May 2- Berkshire Hathaway Inc shareholders on Saturday celebrated Warren Buffett's 50th anniversary running the conglomerate, as the billionaire expressed optimism the company would thrive over the long haul, even after he is gone. "It's not Disneyland, it's Warrenland," said David Rolfe, chief...
OMAHA, Neb., May 2- Berkshire Hathaway Inc shareholders on Saturday celebrated Warren Buffett's 50th anniversary running the conglomerate, as the billionaire expressed optimism the company would thrive over the long haul, even after he's gone. "It's not Disneyland, it's Warrenland," said David Rolfe, chief investment officer of Wedgewood Partners Inc..
OMAHA, Neb., May 2- Berkshire Hathaway Inc shareholders on Saturday celebrated Warren Buffett's 50th anniversary running the conglomerate, as the billionaire fielded questions about the company and its future, and explained some business practices. Berkshire owns more than 80 companies including the Burlington Northern railroad, Geico car insurance,...
April 29- Backers of mandatory labeling for genetically modified foods on Wednesday launched a campaign aimed at turning back food company lobbying against labeling, and the first target is PepsiCo. PepsiCo is one of many food and agricultural companies that signed on to a letter delivered Tuesday to members of Congress supporting passage of the "Safe and...
QUEBEC CITY, Quebec, April 14- Quebec is in talks with Ontario to sell Hydro-Québec's surplus hydroelectrical power to the neighbouring province and hopes to have an agreement soon, a senior government minister said on Tuesday. "I have been discussing with the Ontario government," Quebec Energy Minister Pierre Arcand said in a telephone interview from New York.
Millions of young Americans are finding hard work is no longer enough to reach economic stability, reports NBC News.
According to data provided to CNBC, emergency visits to the dentist skyrocket by 64 percent across the country on the day after St. Patrick's Day.
A audit found "questionable billing practices" by economist Jonathan Gruber, who was consulting on a revamp of Vermont's health-care system.
A fragmented winter storm was forecast to bring more snow to the Carolinas and Rocky Mountains, NBC News reports.
CNBC's Landon Dowdy breaks down the story of the late Vermont janitor who moonlighted as a stock-picker.
The National Weather Service called "potentially historic" could dump 2 feet or more of snow between New York and New England.
Vermont-based Keurig Green Mountain will move most of its U.S. coffee buying operation to Switzerland, following rivals who have already moved.
Life expectancy is up, smoking is down, and obesity rates are on the rise again according to the new edition of America's Health Rankings.
Colorado and Oregon ballot measures to label food products that have GMOs were defeated, but proponents vow to fight on.
Heavy rain and wind slowed down the morning commute Wednesday as a Nor'easter makes its way through New England. NBC reports.
The "new economy" has transformed how states conduct business, both with each other and the broader global marketplace.
The rise and fall of states on CNBC's Top States for Business ranking is a reflection of economic trends. The biggest Cinderella story: Nevada.
The Green Mountain State offers exactly the quality of life its nickname implies, as well as one of the best education systems.
Wonder which state has the lowest crime rate, ranks high in environmental quality, parks and recreation and access to health care? Read on.