U.S. household net worth hit a new high in 2013, as the value of real estate and shareholdings rose and bank accounts swelled, the Fed reported.» Read More
I fear that one day when I wake up a meteor will hit the earth and it will alter everything in my life. Is this a possibility? Yes, of course it is. But is this a probability? Should my actions be based on my fear or on what I believe to be probable?
March's miserable jobs report stoked a debate about the strength of the recovery but helped settle any uncertainty over Federal Reserve policy.
Despite the disappointing March jobs report and an expected slowdown in growth, the overall data have been encouraging, Goldman Sachs economist Jan Hatzius told CNBC.
Some family businesses are more resilient because of a long-term focus and a commitment to customers. Careful spending like a 'frugal Yankee' helps too.
Crowdfunding circles are frustrated the SEC has not yet finalized rules that could potentially turbocharge the funding platform for startups and small businesses, Entrepreneur reports.
Inventors are hoping their products will hit the infomercial goldmine and become the next OxyClean or Pocket Fisherman.
Yossie Hollander is a founder and chairman of Our Energy Policy Foundation takes on a hard task of eliminating confusion when talking about energy.
A layer of complexity underlying the saber-rattling in North Korea is Pyongyang's growing trade relationship with China, said John Park of Harvard's Belfer Center.
Global central banks are accelerating mostly ineffective policies because they feel they have no choice but to keep trying, Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian told CNBC.
Hoping to attract coveted elite frequent fliers from other airlines, Virgin America has extended its status match program.
The following ten lodgings are repurposed structures in settings like an Asian hillside, a Swedish peninsula, and a Costa Rican nature preserve with histories involving famous authors, businessmen, and rock stars.
Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling, who is serving a 24-year prison term for his role in the energy giant's epic collapse, could get out of prison early under an agreement being discussed, CNBC has learned.
The pork and beef industries are retooling more than 350 names of meat cuts to give them more sizzle and consumer appeal.
Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart told CNBC more solid economic data coupled with a "substantial improvement" in jobs are needed before the central bank would consider tightening policy.
In addition to superbugs' deadly human toll, associated health costs run into the billions. Some warn that we may never win our war against them as research tapers off.
Auto sales are expected to be in the range of 15 million and 15.5 million units this year, General MotorsCEO Daniel Akerson told CNBC.
We're out to find the most-loved beer label in a March Madness-inspired contest. Check the first day's results and cast your vote!
Tax refund fraud is a growing $5 billion a year problem that could get worse before it gets better. Crooks are getting smarter and the IRS needs to work harder to catch thieves.
The Federal Reserve's bond-buying program and zero percent interest rates are dangerous, former Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill told CNBC.
President Obama will return 5 percent of his salary each month to the Treasury in a show of solidarity with federal workers smarting from government-wide spending cuts, the White House said Wednesday.