The beginning of the end of the Federal Reserve's massive bond-buying program might come sooner than many investors think if recent gains in the U.S. labor market do not prove fleeting.» Read More
One spillover effect of the US energy boom has been putting relatively obscure places on the map. One of those is Bakken, an oil hub in the west that some believe could challenge the Gulf Coast's prodigious crude output.
Dell appeared to have received competing offers following a $24.4 billion agreement last month to be taken private by its founder and private equity firm Silver Lake, setting up a tug-of-war.
Ideally, hot rods aren't just powerful, but also more appealing to the eye -- the more outrageous the better. CNBC.com presents ten of the most souped-up hot rods of the last 70 years.
Federal Reserve stimulus that has been linked to a major stock surge also could be having the unintended effect of chasing traffic from the market.
They are the investment everyone suddenly hates to love, but those bonds that were supposed to collapse this year continue to attract billions in investor money.
After reaching fever pitch during the cash-strapped economic downturn, coupon usage appears to be waning, but not for lack of consumer interest, according to a new report.
Ford and its Indian advertising agency have apologized for ads showing women in bondage.
Stepping off the aircraft in Moscow with her husband, China's new first lady, Peng Liyuan, stepped into the international limelight and became an instant internet sensation back home.
With US economic optimism rising and the Fed money spigot wide open, turmoil in Cyprus didn't spark a major correction in stocks. Could lackluster earnings do the trick?
With the quarter quickly drawing to a close, Jim Cramer thinks the week ahead could be whopper.
The number of suburban residents living in poverty rose nearly 64 percent between 2000 and 2011, more than double the growth for urban poverty. NBC News reports.
AMC's smash hit series the "Walking Dead" is one of the biggest things on cable and economic uncertainty may be one reason why, creator Robert Kirkman said.
California Pizza Kitchen, the chain that brought you Brussels sprouts and bacon pizza, is now getting creative with its beverage menu.
Blackberry is betting that its new Z10 smartphone will be a game changer for the company, but it's not likely that bet will pay off, one analyst said.
How private is your PC or phone? Many options are available to anybody who wants to know what someone else is doing in the digital realm.
Chicago will close 54 schools and 61 school buildings by the beginning of next year in the country's third-largest public school district, a move that union leaders called the largest mass closing in the nation.
A new look at SAC Capital's trading may reveal something that explains SAC's decades of abnormal returns.
A staple during the real-estate boom, interest-only home loans are now available only to a privileged few, and even they should approach with care.
TrueCar.com is disrupting auto retailing by giving consumers insight into pricing while playing nice with its network of dealers, an analyst says.
LPL is trying to challenge some of the big fish on Wall Street but instead is finding itself in the crosshairs of regulators and market participants who aren't exactly welcoming the firm's ascendance with open arms.
Early Boomers may be on track to retire with enough savings, a new Pew study finds. But Gen-Xers are in for a world of hurt.
The next week investors get the last wave of reports from retailers. Here's Pisani's take on the names that count.
After the Facebook IPO, VCs began to look beyond social networking companies for more sustainable investments.
Costco Scores as a ‘Pure Play’ Brand: Analysis
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Student Debt Will Punish US for Years: Strategist
US lawmakers accused IRS leaders of lying as they began investigating the agency's targeting of conservative groups.
CNBC's Eamon Javers discusses what was a tough day for Steven Miller, who was ousted from his post at the IRS this week.
President Obama on Thursday named White House budget official Daniel Werfel the new acting IRS commissioner.