SINGAPORE, Feb 10- Gold rose for an eighth session out of nine on Wednesday, climbing towards a 7-1/ 2- month high as investors sought the safe-haven asset amid tumbling stock markets and concerns about the global economy. Spot gold was up 0.2 percent to $1,190.71 an ounce by 0310 GMT, after hitting an earlier intraday high of $1,194.06. Federal Reserve Chair Janet...» Read More
The Federal Reserve could begin easing up on the monetary gas pedal this summer and end its bond buys late this year, a top Fed official said Thursday, citing "good news" on jobs.
Congress wants answers on why the IRS targeted conservative groups, two senior politicians tell CNBC.
President Obama said that he did not know about the IRS Inspector General's report on the agency's targeting of conservative groups for extra scrutiny before it was leaked.
Rep. Charles Boustany tells CNBC he's confident Congress will follow the "paper trail" to hold to account those responsible for the IRS' targeting of conservative nonprofit groups.
When it comes to shareholder votes, the running tallies are a closely guarded secret - now, that protocol has changed, the NYT reports.
Wal-Mart said that it will conduct inspections at its factories in Bangladesh and make the findings public, as pressure mounts on retailers after a deadly building collapse.
President Obama chimed in personally on the IRS controversy today, with CNBC's Robert Frank; Mitch Epner, former federal prosecutor; and CNBC's Larry Kudlow.
The federal government is better at creating low-paying jobs than Wal-Mart and McDonald's combined, says a new report.
Under President Barack Obama's health care law, where you live could make a huge difference in what you'll pay for medications.
Some on Capitol Hill are calling for an investigation over allegations the IRS targeted conservative groups, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
A week after the Federal Reserve endorsed a plan to keep buying bonds to spur economic growth, members are airing differences over their super-easy policy.
Former Rep. Barney Frank, an author of the massive regulation bill that sought to contain too-big-to-fail banks, said the legislation is working.
Under Obamacare, employers offering more generous benefits to highly paid workers could face fines of $100 a day for every worker who doesn't get the perks, up to $500,000.
Massachusetts has had Romneycare since 2006. And, while it's different in some ways from Obamacare, it offers insight into what's ahead for US health care.
Thanks to fast action by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, spouses and unmarried partners who run the home will no longer be penalized for lack of income when they apply for cards.
Recently published health care figures from the federal government confirm what health advocates have been screaming about for years: charges vary enormously, NBC News reports.
Exchanges and broker dealers are developing a plan to prevent the next Knight Trading catastrophe.
When beginning a new job, it's good to start fresh: Make a few changes and form a good impression. For new Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, that meant closing some loopholes.
A look at the defensive moves the nation is taking to protect itself against cyberattacks, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.
CNBC's Eamon Javers goes inside a lab to get a glimpse at how workers keep the nation safe from unwanted security breaches on the web.