The oil and ruble meltdowns may be grabbing the headlines, but the real story behind the market swings is the Fed, market watcher James Paulsen tells CNBC.» Read More
Could new programs aimed at boosting first-time homebuyers lead to another crisis? Economist Robert Shiller sees risk of that scenario.
Innovation in a new way to pay, called tokenization, may help counter the damage from retail database breaches.
Teaching children responsible financial habits takes a lot of planning and a little bit of faith but leads to great rewards for all.
Billions are being spend on private sports coaches for kids as young as 6 years-old. The goal is to grab a spot on a collegiate team.
As candy lovers around the world contribute to a global chocolate deficit, one chocolatier has a simple solution to the brewing crisis.
For most of the world, the tailwind of lower oil prices helps push the pace of growth. But not for everybody.
Shares of Office Depot surged on Thursday, after Starboard Value took a stake in the company. But options traders knew something good was coming.
In preparation for its split from PayPal, eBay may be planning to slash thousands of jobs.
An appellate court decision significantly redefined insider trading, and may have altered the course of all further enforcement.
Millionaires love a certain stock that fits in your pocket, but overall are surprisingly conservative investors, a CNBC survey reveals.
An appearance by venture capitalist Peter Thiel was cut short at UC Berkeley by demonstrators protesting police killings in Missouri and New York.
The latest assault on private pensions may be coming from the U.S. Congress
TrueCar forecasts the latest pickups from Ford and Ram will be the most popular models sold among all vehicles with prices over $50,000.
Organic farms may be a lot more productive than previously thought, and they be able may perform better in tough times, according to a study.
Why are Black Barbies priced differently than White Barbies? Toys R Us, Target and Wal-Mart have all done it recently.
When a person works till 70 years old, Social Security payments increase a startling 76 percent and 401(k) assets double.
Banks with loan exposure to energy firms face a much different scenario than they did during the 1980s oil price glut, said Cullen/Frost's CEO.
Americans plan to spend more on gifts this Christmas than in any holiday season since 2009, the CNBC All-America Economic Survey finds.
Investors feel that the market is overvalued and a financial crisis is possible, Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller tells CNBC.
Some of Wall Street's biggest players are ready to write billion-dollar checks to finance a nearly $16 billion Gulf Coast natural-gas project.