*Japan& China shut for public holidays. SINGAPORE/ SYDNEY, Feb 11- The dollar hit a 15- month low against the yen on Thursday after comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gave investors no reason to change their minds that the next rate hike will be a long time coming. As a result, the dollar set a 15- month low of 112.28 yen as of 0717 GMT, its lowest level since...» Read More
Political leaders gathered in Boston to address security concerns surrounding the bombings which took place at the Boston Marathon. Among the speakers were Gov. Deval Patrick, (D), Mayor Thomas Menino, (D), Sen. Elizabeth Warren, (D), and Richard DesLauriers, Head of Boston's FBI.
Top Fed policy doves, with opposing economic views, agreed the job market has not yet improved enough to merit cuts to the central bank's bond-buying program.
More than half of Americans think their taxes are fair, says a Gallup survey. But that's the lowest rate of satisfaction since 2001.
The pros, cons and outright myths of asking the IRS for an extension on your tax returns.
As grumbles about inflation risk grow louder, several Fed doves spoke out over the weekend, saying everyone relax -- we should watch inflation but it's not a huge risk just yet.
A top Federal Reserve official on Friday defended the central bank's dual mandate of full employment and price stability, but also said he's optimistic the economy is gathering strength.
It is too soon for the Federal Reserve to consider tapering or halting its asset purchases, Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart said on Wednesday.
New data from the IRS shows that tax filers with taxable incomes of $1 million or more were audited nearly 12 times more often than the population as a whole.
Tax refund fraud is a growing $5 billion a year problem that could get worse before it gets better. Crooks are getting smarter and the IRS needs to work harder to catch thieves.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is moving into the 21st century with its announcement that communication on social media will be treated just like communication on a company's website. However, there are a number of questions still looming.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Edward Pinto, American Enterprise Institute about mortgage market reform and its consequences.
Ridge Schmidt Cyber co-founders Howard Schmidt and Tom Ridge discuss the buildup in cyberwars and why the government needs to increase its cybersecurity infrastructure.
From the successful campaign against trans fats to San Francisco's ban on toys in McDonald's Happy Meals to first lady Michelle Obama's campaign against childhood obesity, it's clear that makers of so-called junk foods face a widening public relations battle. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
The FAA releases its final list of air traffic control towers that will lose funding due to sequester cuts, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.
The US Postal Service has suffered a setback in its plan to end Saturday delivery of first-class mail, as Congress advanced a bill requiring six-day delivery.
Banks have provisions that allow acceleration of payments owed to senior executives if they take government jobs, NYT reports.
In a secret regulatory action, the Office of Comptroller of the Currency knocked its rating of JPMorgan's management down a notch.
Animal protection groups are applauding the settlement of federal claims that Neiman Marcus and two other retailers had marketed real fur as fake, The New York Times reports.
As if audits aren't painful enough -- there's a lot the IRS won't tell you. Check out these tips from a former IRS agent.
The Federal Reserve sent a record $88.4 billion in profits to the U.S. Treasury last year, audited results showed on Friday.