The billionaire deal maker Ronald O. Perelman loves to litigate, and one of his companies recently filed a little-noticed lawsuit accusing Michael R. Milken of fraud.
Smokers trying to get coverage next year under President Obama's health law may get a break from tobacco-use penalties that could have made their premiums unaffordable.
Analysts are expecting a dismal second-quarter earnings season but Alcoa, first out of the gate, beat on both earnings and revenue.
U.S. consumer credit increased in May by the most in a year, a sign low borrowing costs were boosting economic growth although interest rates have since risen.
The FDIC on Tuesday will propose a leverage rule requiring big banks to have common equity equal to at least 5 percent of their assets, sources tell CNBC.
The New York Attorney General is looking beyond Thomson Reuters at other early data releases to Wall Street, CNBC has learned.
The FDIC's stricter leverage rules will be announced on Tuesday, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly. The FDIC is expected to raise the key leverage ratio for banks to 5 percent from 3 percent.
Just as America's homeowners were finally coming up for air, they are suddenly turning more negative on the housing market, according to a new survey from Fannie Mae.
Apple has cut iPhone orders for the second half of this year, according to analyst Brian Blair at Wedge Partners.
The level of underemployed workers looks bad on its face but even worse when it's not the government doing the counting.
Individual investors showed no fear during the June stock market pullback, aggressively buying the dip and getting even more bullish by the end of the month than they were before it started. Do they know something the pros don't?
ISS Proxy Advisory Services is recommending that Dell shareholders approve the offer by CEO Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners to take the company private.
The Federal Reserve should begin its move away from easy money now in order to strengthen a "tepid recovery," the head of a heavy machinery making company tells CNBC.
The renowned buy and hold investor stressed buying and selling on news is not good strategy. "Everyone thinks they are advantaged by trading on news. They are not."
The government will be ready to open new online insurance exchanges, a provision of the president's health-care law, by Oct. 1, U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park told CNBC.
The Obama administration will roll back requirements for state insurance marketplaces to verify the income and health coverage status of people who apply for coverage.
A rise in 10-year Treasury yields above 2.7 percent on Friday is just the start of a long-term upward trend, Goldman Sachs said on Sunday.
Thomson Reuters said it would suspend its early provision of the widely watched Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan consumer sentiment data at the request of the New York Attorney General.
A large hedge fund that invested in shares of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac plans to sue the U.S. Treasury Secretary and the head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.
Modems and routers are bigger energy hogs than laptops and cell phone chargers. On a national scale, it’s pretty staggering: $1 billion a year in electricity.