The possible nomination of Stanley Fischer to the Fed would offer pluses and minuses to President Obama. The NYT takes a look.» Read More
With the global landscape rapidly changing, one major economist thinks that Africa is poised to be the most productive continent on Earth.
Retail investors fully embraced this bull market in February despite several possible headwinds, according to a survey.
Chinese hackers are one problem. But so are employees who put company information online with their smartphones and tablets.
The study, funded by Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, showed a cumulative 44 trillion cubic feet of recoverable reserves from Barnett, with production declining through the year 2030. T
The data show that a recovery in the auto industry is currently underway and the American consumer won't be paralyzed by dysfunction in Washington, the CEO of Autonation.
Outstanding student debt is beginning to impede the economy as a whole, a new report suggests, chiefly by robbing the housing market of its richest crop of new buyers: young college graduates.
Even though stocks are near all-time highs, Warren Buffett still thinks they are more attractive than other investments.
Death is one of the only guarantees in life — that and taxes. And now, perhaps, getting hacked can be added to the list, and that's been a boon to the cyber-insurance industry.
Workers at Chivas Brothers plant in Scotland have accidentally flushed thousands of gallons of the company's Scotch down the drain.
All of Washington, and most of us, are focused on the automatic spending cuts which went into effect today. These cuts have been described as repeatedly as "draconian," yet history tells a different tale, writes this contributor.
With such a record of failure on long-term policy initiatives, it is no wonder that Congress is skeptical of the Fed's ability to unwind its aggressive monetary policy, writes this contributor.
Groupon fired CEO Andrew Mason on Thursday afternoon. Mason said he's leaving because he's become a distraction for the company as it continues its turnaround. But how can it turn itself around? TheStreet.com reports.
There's anxiety across Europe that the mix of economic-stabilization policies are not getting the job done, former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair told CNBC.
On the day mandatory budget cuts are to begin, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Friday that market fears about Washington's gridlock are overblown.
Basketball in Great Britain is apparently growing. The British Basketball Association is putting on a full court press to entice investors for a new pro league.
Andrew Mason signed off from the company he founded in his usual style: unconventional, colorful, full of humor and more than a little wacky.
"Girls Gone Wild" is now "Girls Gone Bankrupt." Whoa! What does this mean? John Carney breaks it down.
Facebook announced on Thursday it plans to acquire the Atlas Advertiser Suite from Microsoft. The company didn't reveal a price tag, but sources tell me Facebook is paying in the ballpark of $100 million.
Guessing the number of billionaires in the world (or even in a single country) is just that -- a guessing game. But it's a highly profitable and increasingly popular one.
Opening the door for more elite fliers to rub elbows with the masses, all United passengers can now buy priority check-in, security and boarding starting at $9. So what's the point of elite-level miles and perks?