U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday after Federal Reserve policymakers voted to keep interest rates unchanged and gave no indication that a rate rise was imminent. A modest rebound in Chinese stocks also helped push the stock market higher. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 121.12 points, or 0.7 percent, to 17,751.39.» Read More
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.
The Internal Revenue Service will play an important role in how health-care reform is managed, even deciding who will have to buy coverage.
Concerns over domestic surveillance aside, the industry says 100,000 jobs could eventually be created if the FAA integrates drones into U.S. airspace by its 2015 target date.
Advocates on both sides of the aisle want to lower the official corporate tax rate and the country's biggest companies are in favor, but how? NYT reports.
In her first speech as SEC chief to the mutual fund industry, Mary Jo White did not provide details about the biggest regulatory threat to the fund companies.
President Obama nominates two key members of his economic team: Penny Pritzker as Secretary of Commerce; and Michael Froman as the next U.S. Trade Representative. Also, CNBC's John Harwood discusses the odds of confirmation for the two nominees.
The FDA has lowered the age limit for Plan B One-Step emergency contraceptive to 15. The pill will be available without a prescription and stocked on store shelves.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Brian Battle, Performance Trust Capital Partners, about President Obama's nomination to replace the head of the FHFA.
President Obama's proposal to slow Social Security spending by calculating cost-of-living increases differently has given conservatives and liberals something in common: they hate it.
Increasingly, people on the financially stricken island of Cyprus are focusing their anger on the European Central Bank, the NYT reports.
Unemployment fraud is costing the government billions of dollars in paid benefits to people who are still working, dead or are behind bars, a Fed study finds.
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Saturday it had suspended all employee furloughs
Most homeowners know a special insurance policy is needed to cover flooding, but the insurance industry estimates that only 13 percent of them are covered.
Janet Yellen is seen as a logical candidate to succeed the Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke, but critics remain wary of her stance on inflation.
The Federal Reserve announced on Wednesday it intends to circulate new $100 bills beginning in October in an attempt to thwart foreign counterfeiters.
Flight delays from air traffic controller furloughs may seem like the start of the predicted doom of sequestration. But many have already felt the pain of mandated budget cuts.