President Obama has made multiple bold policy moves heading into the "lame duck" period of his second term. NBC News reports.» Read More
The rule would prohibit a bank merger if the new company's liabilities exceed 10% of the aggregate consolidated liabilities of all financial companies.
The U.S. disputes Russia's claims that its troops have been pulled back from the Ukrainian border, the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine tells CNBC
The U.S. for the first time slapped sanctions on a Russian bank for its dealings with the Syrian government, which has been engaged in a civil war.
Yellen said a minimum wage increase would likely have some negative effects on jobs, though it's not clear how large.
The House Armed Services Committee approved a bill authorizing a $496 billion Pentagon base budget but rejecting many attempts to cut spending.
Comcast's plan to merge with Time Warner Cable is expected to face criticism when U.S. lawmakers meet for a second time to discuss the deal.
IRS Commissioner Koskinen said the IRS will audit 100,000 fewer individuals this year as part of congressionally mandated cuts to the agency's budget.
The economy is on track for solid growth, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said, but warned weak housing markets may alter that scenario.
A slow-motion pile-up is coming into view this summer as federal funding for road construction runs out.
Massachusetts' crippled Obamacare exchange is the latest to scrap its existing software, but experts said Tuesday, it likely won't be the last.
The Fed should expect more "bumps in the road" as financial markets react to increasingly less precise communications from the U.S. central bank.
The first-ever CNBC Millionaire Survey shows that nearly two-thirds support higher taxes on the wealthy to close the income gap in America.
The chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisors advocated cutting tax breaks and incentives for high-income households.
The recent run of mixed data will not make Janet Yellen's job this week of explaining the economy any easier, POLITICO's Ben White says.
Attorney General Eric Holder said the agency is progressing toward criminal charges against banks.
Since the start of the Ukrainian conflict, Russia has increased its air activity over the Pacific Ocean, near California and the island of Guam.
The Obama administration released a new report showing how climate change touches every part of the country. Flooding alone may cost $325 billion by 2100, it says.
Analysts reacted with caution and criticism to Attorney General Eric Holder's signaling potential criminal charges against global banks.
Congress has been taking a lot of heat for failing to get anything done. Blame the countless reports it commissions and barely reads.
Obama warned that the U.S. will "move quickly" to impose further sanctions against Russia if it disrupts the Ukrainian election.
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