The possible nomination of Stanley Fischer to the Fed would offer pluses and minuses to President Obama. The NYT takes a look.» Read More
Stock markets don't want a strong economy, but want a "decent" one said Bob Doll, chief equity strategist at Nuveen Asset Management.
As home prices rise, there are fewer bargains in single family homes, but not fewer investors. Their ranks and property portfolios continue to grow.
Maryland and Colorado are among the states supportive of innovation, according to a report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
An antibiotic-resistant strain of gonorrhea has some saying that its effects could match those of AIDS.
The U.S. economy is awash in fossil fuel production, raising a tantalizing prospect of whether the U.S. should liquidate its Strategic Petroleum Reserve to help close the deficit.
Johnson & Johnson's stock has gained 22 percent on the year and trades at a higher P/E ratio than its competitors. It is not a good buy now, but a great hold, TheStreet.com says.
It's a long fall from flying cars to 140 characters.
Laser beams and microwave dishes are the latest weapons in an arms race to shave milliseconds off dealing times in the shadowy world of high speed financial trading.
An estimated 120,000 cases of fraud will rise from a single, huge data breach last year, resulting in more than $3,300 in losses, on average, for each victim.
From the rolling green pastures of Virginia to the palatial paddocks of California, equestrian estates are back in vogue.
You can now get a taxi in the Big Apple using an app, and you'll soon be able to pay for your ride with a smartphone.
With only five months to go before the start of enrollment for Obamacare, the President defended the Oct. 1 deadline and pointed to Washington state as a model for getting these systems up and running on time.
In a matter of moments, the Boston Marathon bombings inflicted as much as $333 million in damage to the local economy. Here's a breakdown.
"The Plateau Effect: Getting From Stuck to Success" explores what causes people to "get used" to things and quit striving to max their potential and happiness.
Big tax changes this year will force many top earners to pay closer attention to the tax treatment of their investments, including retirement accounts.
"Social housing" companies like Zillow and Trulia will deliver growth to investors as secondary plays on the hot housing market, said CNBC's Jim Cramer.
Revisions will probably show the economy has been bigger than its stated $15 trillion. That won't mask the reality that this is the worst economy in 83 years.
Videogames and apps like the "Great Piggy Bank Adventure" promise to teach financial literacy. But some experts say schools may do a better job in spreading the knowledge.
It may be an old cliche but the term "sell in May and go away, buy again on Leger's day", looks increasingly like competent equity advice, according one analyst.
The world's most optimistic consumers reside in this populous Asian country, according to a survey by Nielsen.