Executive orders are as old as the Constitution itself and usually steeped in controversy. Here's how they work.
Congress' wrangling for months over a new farm bill has brought us to the edge of a "dairy cliff" that could make milk prices soar.
The American Taxpayer Relief Act hasn't lived up to its name. Wealthier taxpayers now face higher marginal tax rates and new investment income taxes.
Americans often check their receipts to make sure they've bought everything they need, and probably to see if what they paid this time is any different from the last trip. The government does the same with the Consumer Price Index. Here are the details.
The producer price index is a key economic measurement especially when it comes to inflation.
A stock correction may seem like something is getting 'fixed' on Wall Street, but usually it's a trigger for financial losses. So what is a correction? CNBC explains.
CNBC explains exactly what the aircraft autopilot is, how it works and how safe it is.
A guide to how aircraft manufacturers equip all their planes so that investigators know what happens in a crash.
Cord-cutting will bring huge changes in TV viewing. Apple already controls our phones. Will it control our TVs too?
Trader Nation is not simply about finding that next trade -- it is a place where traders trade better together.
Inside the market's biggest sectors with a look at the trends, companies and trades netting profits for investors.
CNBC 'Explains' the complicated economics of our world—from stocks and balance sheets, to trade and public policy.