No one is really good at predicting the future, "Freakonomics" co-author Stephen Dubner said.
Stocks could continue their quiet march into record territory with few catalysts to force a change in direction before the Fed meets next week.
Wall St. and venture capitalists see bitcoin as the beginning of an investing and trading revolution. Next: colored coins to execute trades.
The bank made its final multibillion-dollar settlement offer, but it was said to be short of what the Justice Department wants it to pay.
The price of oil rose Wednesday as violence escalated in Iraq's northern city of Mosul, with commodity analysts warning CNBC of an imminent oil spike.
Amazon, embroiled in a standoff with a book publisher, is using the same hardball techniques with new movies from Warner Home Video.
The employment picture is clearly improving, but one trend is also clear - Americans lack the skills to fill all the openings available.
Pimco is still hawking its "new neutral" expectations for interest rates to stay lower for longer, but some analysts are starting to express doubt.
P.F. Chang's China Bistro is investigating a potential security breach that may have led to information theft of thousands of customer credit cards.
A Florida law has condo owners up in arms after investors tried force them to sell their units as rental demand spikes.
A few details merge about the mysterious man from Singapore who is giving a charity $2.2 million so he can have lunch with Warren Buffett.
Alibaba will buy all remaining shares of mobile browser UCWeb, as the e-commerce giant steps up its spending spree ahead of its U.S. listing.
The man credited with starting some of the most successful startups has told CNBC he is growing increasingly excited by the financial services sector.
Opponents of fracking may have hoped the drought would stop the water-using oil and gas drilling process. They are wrong, for now.
Until he got the call Han Lei was living the American dream: working one of the most demanding jobs at Dreamworks' lighting department.
Unlucky investors that put $1 million into these S&P 1500 stocks in 2007 would have seen their investments fall to $54,000 or less. USA Today reports.
Jeff Gundlach said U.S. Treasurys are worth a look by investors as they are yielding in the upper half of his projected trading range.
PayPal's president will now bead up FB's messaging products. But Bill Smead thinks Zuckerberg has very different intentions for the hire.
If you're thinking about buying stocks right now, think again, says MKM's Jonathan Krinsky.
Congress needs to lower interest rates and colleges should be held accountable, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., said.