Top Business Stories from the U.S.
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Jobless claims rose unexpectedly last week, yet remain near pre-recession levels.
The UN food price index has dipped to a four-year low as good weather has resulted in oversupply and dairy imports have slowed.
U.S. regulators are greenlighting a new weight-loss drug called Contrave, the third in a string of approvals for anti-obesity treatments.
Most investing education focuses on how to buy stocks rather than how to sell them, but the decision about when and why to sell is critical.
Lululemon Athletica reported a nearly 14 percent fall in quarterly profit, hurt by higher expenses.
American Airlines has won regulatory approval to swap flight attendants' paper manuals for lighter Samsung tablets.
Internships are a great dress rehearsal but that first job may deliver a shock of reality. Here are 5 tips from career coach Marie McIntyre.
Mortgage rates are expected to move higher soon, and that makes shopping for the right rate critical. Here are some tips.
Student loans have surpassed credit card debt in the U.S. but there's an even bigger ed bubble coming: collapse of the schools.
U.S. foreclosure activity jumped in August for the second consecutive month as banks started the process on more properties.
Stocks could stumble, and immediately lose several percent, if the Fed sounds more hawkish next week.
A South African Judge said on Thursday the state had failed to prove that Oscar Pistorius was guilty of premeditated murder.
Expatriate Americans are renouncing their citizenship in record volumes because of increasingly onerous tax-filing requirements.
Demand growth in the oil markets will be more subdued than previously expected, according to the International Energy Agency.
Technology is drastically narrowing the global labor market, the World Bank's chief economist told CNBC at the World Economic Forum in Tianjin.
One of the world’s best-known billionaires got involved in the Scottish independence debate, as the small state shifts to the top of the agenda.
The US and EU plan to stop billions of dollars in oil exploration in Russia by energy companies including Exxon Mobil and BP.
Travelers journeying to Tokyo this September might be a little shocked to find out what is on offer.
The judge in Oscar Pistorius' trial on murder and firearms charges pronounces her verdict on Thursday, the NYT reports.
Microsoft's potential purchase of Mojang could be the winning ticket to expanding its mobile business, analysts said.