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Barack Obama enters last two years of his presidency with a problem: the decline of the middle class he has promised to rescue.
Conventional wisdom suggests commodity exporters will take price declines on the chin, but Morgan Stanley expects they'll benefit most.
The co-founder of social networking startup Plaxo has been charged with first degree murder according to a report by TechCrunch.
While there are still a few off-the-wall cars at the Detroit Auto Show, these days, what you see very well may be what you get.
Oscar-nominated war film "American Sniper" led N. American box office charts over the weekend with a record-smashing $90.2 million in ticket sales.
When it makes sense to insure your pet, and when it doesn't.
Initiatives for affordable college are "critical" to middle class success, the head of UPenn told CNBC.
Cruise lovers, say hello to one of the swankiest ships ever to set sail. But your stay won't be cheap.
Six-figure loan debt is becoming a way of life for freshly-minted grads. Here's how to keep it from swallowing you whole.
Jeff Greene made billions on the housing crash. Now, he's sitting pretty and is optimistic on the outlook--at least for the rich.
Virtual reality goggles, drones and data centers are all driving a hiring spree at Facebook that is set to swell its ranks as much as 14 percent.
After a head-spinning bout of volatility, next week will be dominated by one question: Will the European Central Bank take the ultimate policy leap?
Google is leading talks to acquire troubled mobile payments company Softcard, said people familiar with the matter. The FT reports.
President Obama will use his State of the Union address to call for higher taxes on the wealthiest taxpayers to finance the tax cuts. The NYT reports.
The new year offers opportunities to venture out to one of the dozens of spots that experts say are hot right now.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to announce a trade mission to the Caribbean island, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Count Lisa Ann among the small but growing number of porn stars-turned-entrepreneurs.
A swarm of small quakes has shaken up the locals of one Connecticut town, the New York Times reports.
How much would it cost to halt the spread of deadly viruses? One study says somewhere north of $343 billion.
The turmoil with the Swiss franc may have forced a large firm to shut its largest fund, according to a report.