Top Business Stories from the U.S.
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Standard & Poor's lowered its credit rating for the Netherlands to AA plus from AAA.
As December approaches, so do the Christmas adverts. And usually, the bigger the budget, the bigger the impact... but maybe not this year.
After a rocky year for India's economy, the worst may finally be over and a steady acceleration in growth can be expected soon, says Goldman Sachs.
Australia rejected the $2.55 billion takeover of GrainCorp by Archer Daniels Midland, bowing to pressure from grain growers.
Some retailers didn’t wait for the predawn hours of Black Friday this year. They were open before breakfast on Thanksgiving Day, and customers were waiting. The NYT reports.
The Pentagon is losing its de facto chief operating officer, and that could be a very big development for investors.
I asked folks on Twitter "Fill in the blank: 'I'd rather ______ than shop on Thanksgiving.'" The answers were hilarious.
Educated 20- and 30-somethings are less likely to be homeowners than previous generations. Here's why.
Fixed-income investors who think 2014 could mark an end to this year's turbulence should think again.
Americans find out this weekend whether the government has met a deadline to fix its healthcare website.
The American Farm Bureau Federation estimates that the retail cost for a classic Thanksgiving dinner is down 1 percent year on year, the lowest since 2010. Are the supermarkets to blame?
Kinky shoppers kept the lingerie market recession-busting despite consumers tightening their belt.
Abenomics may have clocked up a victory, with better-than-expected Japanese retail sales helping to spur the Nikkei to a near-six-year closing high.
Paul Kelly, managing director at Kelly Turkey Farms, demonstrates plucking a turkey and talks about the popularity of free-range products.
Technology is improving the lives of amputees, enabling them to move prosthetic limbs just by thinking. How?
The U.S. might be posting some promising growth data, but Albert Edwards, SocGen's uber-bearish strategist, has predicted a recession is coming.
While investors debate when the Fed will taper its asset-purchase program, one analyst told CNBC that tapering may have already begun.
Despite trillions of dollars in stimulus unleashed by major central banks, investors see deflation as a bigger threat than inflation, a survey showed.
Even before Thanksgiving's leftover turkey is gone, investors will be shifting their focus to December, typically a jolly time for stocks.
The Department of Health and Human Services tapped Hewlett-Packard to replace Verizon Communications to host HealthCare.gov.