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The Senate vote to confirm Janet Yellen as Federal Reserve chair reveals concerns about a fragile economy, former Rep. Ron Paul says.
With bad weather preventing senators from traveling to Washington, a showdown vote on the unemployment bill was postponed until Tuesday.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has renewed calls for Europe to pursue growth-boosting policies rather than austerity in a conference in Paris.
The recent string of positive economic news could turn into a headache for Janet Yellen as she prepares to take the reins at the Federal Reserve.
Federal regulators don't need new laws to tamp down on the more seedy uses of bitcoin and other virtual currencies, Sen. Thomas Carper, D-Del., told CNBC on Tuesday.
People looking to buy marijuana in Colorado are facing steep price hikes, long lines and shuttered stores as demand for recreational sales outstrips supply. The FT reports.
President Barack Obama "made mistakes" and the United States failed in its dealing with the Syrian conflict, a Saudi Arabian prince said.
The Supreme Court order remains in effect while a federal appeals court considers the case.
Here's what's lawmakers are expected to focus on as they return to Capitol Hill.
Unemployed Americans losing their extended benefits are tapping their savings and draining retirement funds. NBC News reports.
The Fed remains committed to keeping interest rates low, even as it begins to taper its monthly purchases of bonds, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said.
ck Lew, the US Treasury secretary, will renew pressure on Germany to boost domestic demand and embrace a deeper banking union when he visits Berlin this week. The FT reports.
CNBC's Seema Mody reports Netflix is removing more than 80 movies and TV shows from its service for 2014, and New York City's mayor elect Bill de Blasio vows to do away with horse-drawn carriages.
Janet Yellen came a step closer to final approval as the Fed's next chair after the U.S. Senate set a Monday vote.
Idaho's governor says the corrections department will take over operation of the largest privately run prison in the state.
Former security contractor Edward Snowden's leaks did not hurt business at his former employer, Booz Allen Hamilton's CEO told CNBC on Thursday.
What's the demographic breakdown of Obamacare enrollments nationally? Officials aren't saying, yet, raising concerns about insurance prices next year.
Some tea party principles are "still very important" to the GOP heading into the midterm elections next year, GOP strategist Chip Saltsman told CNBC.
Bill de Blasio took the oath of office on Wednesday, formally becoming the 109th mayor of New York City while pledging to pursue a sweeping liberal agenda.
Hospitals and medical practices are preparing for confusion and hassles as new insurance plans under President Obama's healthcare law take effect.
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