The possible nomination of Stanley Fischer to the Fed would offer pluses and minuses to President Obama. The NYT takes a look.» Read More
Thirty-year-old Jason Fieber says he has saved $100,000 in three years even though his annual net income is $50,000. His goal: retire by age 40. USA Today reports.
The U.S. housing market will see no surge at the start of spring, as fewer buyers signed contracts to purchase existing homes in February.
For Iceland, there was a sense of deja vu when Cyprus's finance minister said capital controls would probably last "a matter of weeks". Five years after a banking meltdown, the north Atlantic island has just extended its own controls indefinitely.
On Sunday, millions of real-time TV viewers will be faced with a difficult decision: watch the season finale of AMC's "The Walking Dead" or the season premiere of HBO's "Game of Thrones."
Belgian chocolate makers believe their renowned pralines should have similar protection to that enjoyed by French champagne or Italy's Parma ham.
Wal-Mart Stores announced on Tuesday it will begin testing a new in-store locker system that will allow a customer to select an item online, ship it for free to a locker at her local store, and pick it up at her convenience.
Gold fever is gripping the nation. Americans once again chose gold as their top investment choice in the CNBC All-America Economic Survey.
Employees who've been at the same company 10 years or more are as rare as a unicorn these days. Is it time for you to move on?
CFOs expect to see a modest improvement in the economy over the next six months but not much of a dent in employment. Read the full results of the CNBC Global CFO Council.
CheapAir.com released the first-ever app allowing users to search for flights by simply speaking their request into an iPhone or iPad.
It's getting close to the end of the month. Time to break out the checkbook (anyone still have one of those?) and pay the bills. It turns out some people really will do anything to avoid paying the bills.
March has seen a fairly brisk exodus from municipal bonds in what could be the first signs that investors are beginning to worry about fixed income.
T-Mobile USA will start selling Apple Inc's iPhone on April 12, making it the last of the national U.S. operators to sell the device.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway will become one of the biggest shareholders of Goldman Sachs.
Just browsing? That'll cost you at some retailers. These fees are the latest company tactic in the fights against counterfeiting and "showrooming."
Here's one sign of a global housing recovery: Every month seems to bring a new "world's most expensive" listing or sale. This month's offering is the penthouse of the Tour Odeon in Monaco.
"When machines and robots start taking over service sector jobs, that's when we'll really start to notice," says one author. The Fiscal Times Reports.
In shaping its targeted advertising strategy, Facebook is tapping into outside sources of data to learn even more about Facebook users, the NYT reports.
Antique furniture is one of the most faked types of items. It could be a reproduction or you might have a partial original with newer additions. How can a collector tell? CNBC "Treasure Detectives" host Curtis Dowling goes over some tips.
Firearms engineer Merle "Mike" Walker, who patented a wildly successful but controversial trigger mechanism forbolt-action rifles and repeatedly proposed ways to make it safer, has died in a North Carolina hospice at age 101.