Even as the economy keeps chugging along, headwinds from federal budget cuts are expected to blow harder later this year.
Smithfield Foods and Shuanghui International have voluntarily submitted their merger agreement to the Committee on Foreign Investments in the U.S., reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
One of five Liberty head nickels mistakenly struck at the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia in 1913 eventually sold at auction for more than $3 million.
President Obama loses a game of "Touchdown Fever" with Gov. Chris Christie as they tour a rebuilt part of the Jersey shore seven months after Hurricane Sandy washed ashore.
In a sign of Wall Street’s resurgent influence, bank lobbyists are aiding lawmakers in preparing legislation that softens regulations of the financial industry.
Tesla described itself as the only American car company to have fully repaid government loans, but Chrysler called that statement "unmistakably incorrect."
The Feds have granted a 90-day moratorium on foreclosures of homes with FHA mortgages in areas devastated by the Oklahoma tornado.
Workers demanding a minimum wage increase have staged walkouts across the country, saying they can't survive on the money they make. Can they get anything done?
Despite huge cutbacks in government spending, some high level federal executives are scheduled to get millions of dollars in bonuses, unless a law is passed.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke painted an upbeat picture on Saturday for the potential of innovation to lift living standards.
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.