Improvements in the job market make reductions to the Fed's massive bond-buying program more likely, a top Fed official said.» Read More
Many large companies are going back-to-basics by looking at what there core competencies are and exiting the businesses that aren't working while consolidating others.
This week, as everyone talks about what went wrong at Lehman Brothers; think instead about what went wrong with Japan.
On Wall Street, becoming a partner at Goldman Sachs is considered the equivalent of winning the lottery, the New York Times reports.
Top central bankers and bank regulators agreed Sunday on far-reaching new rules for the global banking industry that are designed to avert future financial disasters, but could also dampen bank profits and strain weaker institutions. The NYT reports.
The U.S. Federal Reserve Wednesday said it would conduct further term deposit facility auctions to prepare for an eventual exit from its ultra-easy monetary policy.
The Fed's decision to buy more Treasurys may lead to inflation and other political and economic troubles, former Fed governor Frederic Mishkin told CNBC.
It is time to take some risk off the table following a very strong start to September, according to Robin Griffiths, a technical strategist at Cazenove Capital in London.
Lloyd Blankfein flips collar to defend sag harbor.
Despite all the worry about the sluggish US economy, businesses and investors are finding an even bigger reason to be cautious these days: the political mess in Washington.
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The Fed's efforts to stabilize credit markets during the financial crisis didn't create a "moral hazard" where Wall Street can count on being bailed out, retiring Fed Vice Chairman Donald Kohn told CNBC.
Stunning new polls – both public and internal – show that the Republicans may exceed New Gingrich’s 52-seat House gain in 1994, which would easily top the 39-seat magic number the GOP needs to capture the House. And the Senate, where the magic number is 10, is suddenly in play.
President Obama is "now a lame duck and paralyzed" in his ability to use fiscal policy to influence the economy, Hans Redeker, the global head of foreign exchange strategy at BNP Paribas, told CNBC Wednesday.
Read here an excerpt covering the Federal Open Market Committee's discussion of monetary policy, taken from the minutes of the FOMC's Aug. 10 meeting.
With the economy this uncertain and corporate M&A activity on the rise, "this is not the time for investors to just think about IG (investment grade) or high yield as sectors. You want to look at name specific," Fisher said.
Money is flowing faster into bonds at this stage than did with the dotcom bubble of the late 1990s. But that might not be bad for Treasury investors.
Stocks could finish August on a cranky note before entering September - historically the worst performing month for stocks.
What was obvious at last week's annual meeting of central bankers at Jackson Hole, Wy., was that they aren't certain how to conduct policy now that interest rates are near zero. There also are big differences about what to do when things return to “normal.”
The Fed chairman, Ben S. Bernanke, has made it clear that the Fed cannot simply conjure up a recovery. The New York Times reports.
The finding, contained in a new paper by Carmen M. Reinhart, an economist at the University of Maryland, generated considerable debate during an annual policy symposium organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, reports the New York Times,