The fine print behind the bill to restore longterm jobless benefits would allow companies to lower contributions to private pension funds.» Read More
Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan told CNBC on Friday he's worried about the spread between 30-year and 5-year Treasury notes.
LaGuardia Airport is on track for a $3.6 billion overhaul that should remove it from a number of travelers' "most-hated" lists.
The U.S. Postal Service narrowed its losses in its first quarter that ended December as a surge in online shopping and package delivery boosted its revenues.
Gridlock in Washington on fracking, the minimum wage, and immigration force states to make their own rules. Fiscal Times reports.
House Speaker John Boehner hit the pause button on major immigration reform, one week after Republicans unveiled their "principles" for an overhaul.
More than any other group, participation from the so-called young invincibles—people ages 18-34—will be crucial to the health law's success.
Vice President Joe Biden says New York's LaGuardia Airport could use some major improvements — and that's putting it mildly.
Following a plague of regulatory headaches, Jamie Dimon's wallet got even fatter this year—a move Sen. Elizabeth Warren criticized.
A bill introduced in Maryland would make that state the first to ban the marketing and sale of energy drinks to minors.
Drought-stricken California farmers are expected to idle 500,000 acres of cropland in a record production loss that could cost billions.
A new CBO report Obamacare removes the incentive to work for many Americans. Larry argues that this creates a work trap instead of creating an opportunity ladder.
Dennis Lockhart believes stocks are now in correction mode, and he doubts the markets were recently in a bubble, Dow Jones reported.
Standard & Poor's cut its credit rating on Puerto Rico, dropping the U.S. territory's debt to junk-bond status.
Several developments related to the Affordable Care Act will be hitting many filers this tax season, but they also need to watch issues that could affect them next year.
Friday's debt ceiling resumption will not affect the "Aaa" credit rating of U.S. government debt, Moody's Investors Service said on Wednesday.
The Federal Reserve's Charles Plosser warned of looming communications problems if the central bank keeps buying assets.
A marijuana arrest in the nation's capital may soon be a violation comparable to a parking ticket.
Congress is poised to send a massive, five-year farm bill that provides food for the needy and subsidies for the nation's farmers to the White House.
The US Senate gave final congressional approval to a nearly $1 trillion farm bill that trims food stamps for the poor.
Obama's signature health-care law will keep a historically high number of people out of the labor force, holding down revenue gains, the Congressional Budget Office says.
Introducing Morning Squawk: CNBC's before the bell news roundup
Sign up to receive Morning Squawk in your inbox each weekday › Sample