"There's going to be significantly more pain this year than there was last year" in the state, a researcher tells CNBC.» Read More
The once-sleepy process of releasing economic data has quietly gotten a lot more complicated, and a lot more lucrative.
Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners responded Wednesday to a demand for a higher bid from Dell's special committee, saying the $13.75 per share offered is a "full and fair price."
More middle-age workers fear the financial consequences of a critical illness than fear dying from that illness, but few are preparing for that possibility, a survey finds.
Detroit's leaders have set an important precedent in siding with residents rather than unions and bondholders in their decision to declare the city bankrupt last week, Meredith Whitney wrote in the Financial Times.
Carl Icahn, the billionaire investor whose stock ideas move markets, plans to tease investors by leaving clues on Twitter as to his next big investment soon.
Scholarships and grants have trumped parental contributions as the No. 1 source of paying for college for the first time in four years, according to a new report.
If Detroit gets its way in bankruptcy court, the cost of borrowing for cities and states could spike, the CEO of bond insurer Assured Guaranty warns on CNBC.
Billionaire Jeff Bezos joined the space race when he backed Blue Origin, a previously low-profile company that is now waiting to hear if it can take over a former NASA launch pad.
In a highly unusual, 46-page white paper, lawyers for Steve Cohen shoot back at regulators who says he ignored "red flags" at SAC Capital.
U.S. beer sales declined in the first half of 2013 fueled by the payroll tax hike and a jump in unemployment among young men, according to new research.
Luanda, the capital of Angola in Southern Africa, has overtaken Tokyo as the world's most expensive city to live in for expatriates, according to Mercer's cost of living survey.
Cybercrime's toll on the U.S. economy is difficult to predict but one new study puts the price tag at $100 billion and 508,000 lost jobs as a result.
Thousands of fashion industry buyers, editors and onlookers ventured to South Beach to view the latest styles in the $4.2 billion swimwear industry. Click ahead to see the hottest trends for 2014.
Investors swarmed the distressed housing market, buying thousands of foreclosed properties and pushing prices higher faster than anyone expected. Now they're now pulling back.
Locked in various state comptrollers' vaults are billions in unclaimed funds that are owed to millions of people, ranging from the average Joe to Wall Street heavyweights.
In the rush to get the word out about Obamacare and set up state exchanges where insurance may be purchased, there inevitably are opportunities for fraud and abuse, analysts say.
An estimated 870 million people suffer from hunger on daily. But the problem isn't that we have too little food, experts say—it's what we do with the food we have.
Phil Mickelson might have pocketed $1.44 million at golf's British Open Championship this weekend, but one expert said he has some way to go to catch up with golf's top earner.
If you're a gadget lover who always wants the latest smartphone, then you should consider a "no-contract" wireless plan.
A poll of doctors finds huge skepticism that Obamacare insurance exchanges will open by fall deadline, and mostly don't know how new health law will affect practices.