Top Business Stories from the U.S.
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Department-store operator J.C. Penney is bringing back its hefty print catalog five years after ditching it to focus on the web.
In his speech Tuesday night, Obama will challenge Congress to back his tax-raising ideas for helping the middle class.
Google is in talks to buy mobile-payments company Softcard, tech news website TechCrunch reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.
A rash of unforeseen events in 2014 has left trust in global institutions at six-year lows, according to a survey.
One percent: that's the level bond yields in peripheral euro zone states may fall to on expectations of deflation and monetary stimulus, analysts say.
CNBC gives a who's who of the rich and famous expected to attend this year's World Economic Forum.
A notebook belonging to the man known as the father of computing is expected to fetch at least $1 million at auction, the FT reports.
The Islamic State armed group issued a video online on Tuesday purporting to show two Japanese hostages.
Oil prices may be the buzzword of the moment, but what will be people in the sector be talking about in the future? CNBC looks at some possibilities.
Americans have emerged from the deep economic pessimism produced by the Great Recession and financial crisis, according to a poll.
The IMF trimmed its global growth forecast for 2015, citing dimmer economic prospects for China, Russia, the euro area, Japan and oil producers.
Gross domestic product grew 7.4 percent in 2014 from 7.7 percent in 2013, undershooting government targets of "around 7.5 percent."
Switzerland's stock market dived after its central bank de-pegged the franc, but don't bargain hunt yet, analysts said.
In a rarity for Chinese leaders, Premier Li Keqiang will attend the WEF's annual meeting in Davos, joining 40 other heads of state and government.
Tensions between the U.S. and North Korea may be high after the hack attack on Sony Pictures late last year, but the upcoming 28th Pyongyang marathon in April is expected to attract more westerners than ever.
The rapid collapse in Nymex oil prices caught many investors offguard, and the charts suggest worst may not be over.
If you thought 2014 was volatile, hold on to your hats this year as the price of oil could hit $30 a barrel and bond markets will outperform.
Britain's Serious Fraud Office has closed its investigation into the ill-fated sale of Autonomy to Hewlett-Packard Co in 2011.
The world just got scarier for risk assets. So how long can America continue to shine in a dull world?
Netflix's stock has spent the better part of the last 6 months on the defensive. Here's what analysts are looking for in its earnings.