The possible nomination of Stanley Fischer to the Fed would offer pluses and minuses to President Obama. The NYT takes a look.» Read More
The transcripts of FOMC minutes from 2007 have just been released. They show what was on the minds of central bankers as the U.S. marched toward the crisis.
The flu remains well above epidemic levels nationally, with 48 states reporting widespread flu activity in the week ended Jan. 11, the CDC said Friday, but in some areas flu levels are coming down.
Former U.S. vice president Al Gore recently netted a huge payday by selling his cable station. Now, it appears he's making another big profit buying Apple's stock on the cheap.
When it comes to reclaiming any semblance of a brand or respect in our commercial culture, it does not appear as if Armstrong made much progress.
Americans get an average tax refund of $2,700. If you don’t need that extra $225 a month, you can continue to treat your windfall as an interest-free loan to Uncle Sam.
Cyprus may seem too small for markets to care. But UBS has warned that the Mediterranean island is big enough to cause trouble in the euro zone after seeking a bailout from the troika, made up of the International Monetary Fund, the European Commission and the European Central Bank.
Jackie Chan’s evolution toward a more vocal pro-Beijing stance has become more pronounced in both his movies and his politics.
From Beverly Hills mansion to beach house to penthouse, these are the most expensive rentals on the market.
The December numbers beat expectations by a lot and sent the stocks of the public home builders higher and prompted housing analysts to exclaim bullish headlines, but here's what they failed to mention.
Zong Fuli, the daughter of beverage magnate Zong Qinghou, complains men simply want her for her money.
The "new normal" of slow economic growth, high unemployment and government debt problems could be over soon, Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian told CNBC on Thursday.
Mega-broker Dolly Lenz has sold over $8.5 billion dollars in high-end properties owned by clients like Barbra Streisand and Billy Joel. Now she's sharing inside tips with you.
As the financial crisis in Europe and the U.S. forces governments to reduce budgets, entitlement policies have been cut and income inequality has increased.
In a departure from recent times, the Davos gathering will be dominated by the U.S. fiscal crisis rather than Europe's.
In the hunt for total return this year, Barbara Marcin of GAMCO Investors reveals her top stock picks.
Executives of the Business Roundtable are urging Congress to raise the Social Security and Medicare age eligibility to 70, from the current 67.
While Washington bickers over how to balance the budget, the governor of Utah said Congress should pay attention to his state because he is "doing it right."
Pacific Crest Securities makes a case against owning Apple by theorizing that just about everyone in the world who could pay for an iPhone already owns one.
Authorities in Williston, N.D., say that crimes against women have increased in this area, where single men greatly outnumber single women. The New York Times reports.
United Airlines becomes the first U.S. airline to offer overseas Wi-Fi. Prices range from $3.99 to $19.99.