With the world's largest economy suddenly awash in oil and gas, might the U.S. dollar join the ranks of the dollars of Canada and Australia as a "commodity currency"?» Read More
With the world's largest economy suddenly awash in oil and gas, might the U.S. dollar join the ranks of the dollars of Canada and Australia as a "commodity currency"?
Finerman responds to Paul Tudor Jones' comment that trading is difficult for mothers because connecting with a child is a "focus killer."
Yahoo has submitted a formal proposal to buy Hulu, joining a growing list of bidders for the video service owned by News Corp. and Walt Disney.
New York's Attorney General says there is more evidence that Bank of America, Wells Fargo and other banks violated the terms of a settlement designed to end mortgage abuses.
Whether by choice or through financial reality, the percentage of American households without a car has doubled over the past two decades—and is now approaching 1 in 10.
The best way to reduce the odds of a vacation nightmare is to plan ahead. If you're planning to travel overseas, here are some tips on using your credit cards wisely.
“Award notice” postcards are landing in mailboxes promising trips if you call a toll-free number, but they are often just invitations to a high-pressure sales pitch.
The federal government is helping Washington state rebuild a bridge that collapsed after a truck hauling an oversized load of drilling equipment hit an overhead girder.
There may be a way to fix both crumbling U.S. infrastructure and the corporate tax issue.
In 2011, the American Society of Civil Engineers rated the nation's overall infrastructure a "D," with bridges receiving a "C." Here's a list of states with the most structurally unsound bridges.
The amount of money spent per public school student fell in 2011 for the first time since the Census Bureau began keeping records more than three decades earlier.
Someone is starting the holiday weekend early.
McDonald's needs kids more than today's kids need McDonald's. Perhaps no one knows that better than CEO Don Thompson, who was grilled by a 9-year-old at the annual meeting.
While there are no real estimates of how many "accidental landlords" now inhabit the housing market, Realtors say they are one more cause of today's low inventory.
Immigration reform has taken a big step to becoming law, but some experts worry that the emphasis on security could create a demilitarized zone along the borders.
Markets will be hyper-focused on the economy for any sign it is getting strong enough to encourage the Fed to start pulling back the security blanket of quantitative easing.
The growing appeal of luxury goods to men and increased confidence among affluent spenders are boosting sales and encouraging luxury brands to step up their investments in the U.S.
Russia's leading online social network was briefly banned on Friday, in a move dismissed as a "mistake" but which follows intensifying official pressure on the company.
Where an automaker might take years to find ways to boost performance of a new engine sold through its showrooms, it may achieve the same results in days to be competitive.
Tobias Levkovich, Citi, and Mike Strlekar Golf Glub, discuss the discipline of golf and how they apply it to investing.
Twitter used to be cool, but the media has screwed it up, the actor and angel investor Ashton Kutcher says.
A.G. Lafley's return at P&G will be beneficial because he "knows where the bodies are buried," a management expert says.
Farmers have discovered stunning new way to combat what many see as a labor shortage.
Don’t Just Read Your Telecom Bill—Watch It
What ‘Summer Driving Season’ Will Cost You
Kids: Facebook Means Hanging With Mom and Dad
Lois Lerner, the IRS official at the center of the alleged Tea Party targeting, has been placed on administrative leave.
House of Representatives on Thursday voted to switch federal student loan interest rates to a market-based system.
President Obama is giving a speech on counterterrorism in Washington, specifically addressing the use of drones, with CNBC's John Harwood.