The rift between the local and national offices of the IAM has become bigger due to differing approaches taken while dealing with the new Boeing labor contract.
Macroprudential policy is the trend now, and is markedly different from previous fiscal policy. What's everyone talking about? Here's what it means.
It's hard to stay out of trouble on the Internet. Even if you avoid sites with questionable content, there are plenty of pitfalls and traps that subtly install programs which then wreak havoc on your computer.
A company’s market capitalization, also known simply as “market cap”, is an indication of how much that company is worth on the open market. How do you compute a company’s market capitalization?
Stock exchanges may need to stop panic selling by taking certain steps to halt trading. These moves are called market circuit breakers—or collars. So how do they work? When are the used? CNBC explains.
A stock correction may seem like something is getting 'fixed' on Wall Street, but usually it's a trigger for financial losses. So what is a correction? CNBC explains.
How does fair value differ from the historical cost of assets, and why would these valuations fluctuate? Salman Khan of the Khan Academy explains in a simplified example.
Medicare and Medicaid are often confused with each other as both are government sponsored health programs. But there are major differences. CNBC explains.
For various reasons, during an acquisition financed by stock, shares of the two companies involved may not trade at the correct ratios, opening an arbitrage opportunity. How does simple merger arbitrage work and how can you take advantage of it? Salman Khan of the Khan Academy runs through a hypothetical example.
In his presidential announcement, Lincoln Chafee called for the U.S. to convert to the metric system. Why haven't we yet?
CNBC breaks down the basics of three popular messaging services that let you do more than text.
As an alternative to savings accounts at a commercial bank, many people choose to put their money into money market accounts set up by way of money market funds. What are they and how are they constituted?
Buying a home is usually the biggest individual investment people make in their lifetime and more often than not, a mortgage is involved. With such large sums of money involved in the mortgage market, financial firms profit by using a type financial instrument called mortgage-backed securities, or MBS.
The term moving average is frequently used in relation to the stock market. CNBC explains.
The president's plan offers households with no retirement savings a place to start. But it comes with some serious shortcomings compared to IRAs.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization includes 28 countries, and wields significant military might. CNBC explains what you need to know.
The U.S. debt is at record levels as economists and politicians warn about the dangers it poses for the country. So what is the debt and how does it effect you? Here are some basics.
The new NCAA autonomy rules will allow the five most powerful conferences in college sports to create a new definition of "student-athlete."
CNBC explains the brands, labor battles and big contracts that are X's and O's in the playbook of a huge US moneymaker: the NFL economy.
The FCC's net neutrality regulations heat up the debate between Internet companies and Internet service providers.
A look at how medicines in development to treat Alzheimer’s disease from Biogen and Eli Lilly work.
After the NYSE's two-hour halt, CNBC takes a look back at some of the recent glitches that have halted the markets.
Investors poured $4.3 billion in Chinese ETFs and mutual funds last week, seeing this as a buying opportunity.