Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has taken another stab at explaining how the central bank views the economy and what that means for future Fed action. Did he succeed?
Bail is set at $5 million for a Saudi princess accused in California with human trafficking for allegedly holding a domestic worker against her will.
The U.S. economy is improving despite a few global uncertainties and mixed signals from the Federal Reserve, according to the latest CNBC Global CFO Council Survey.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week. Meanwhile, prices for U.S. imports and exports fell in June for the fourth straight month.
T-Mobile US said customers will be allowed to upgrade phones every six months and it unveiled a family plan for prepaid customers.
Ford will reduce the price of its 2014 Focus Electric compact car by 10 percent, the latest in a series of price cuts by major automakers on their battery-powered cars.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell: We want the state government to help the private sector where it can, and to get out of the way where it cannot.
U.S. foreclosure activity in June fell to the lowest level since December of 2006, but certain states are seeing a rise in activity.
China's Lenovo overtook U.S. tech giant Hewlett-Packard (HP) to become the No. 1 personal computer (PC) maker in the world, according to two technology research firms Gartner and IDC.
Gasoline is expected to jump 10 to 20 cents per gallon in the next several days, as rising oil prices and peak driving season create a perfect storm for higher prices.
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said the US economy continues to need highly accommodative monetary policy. Stock futures rose after the comments.
Wal-Mart has threatened that it won't open three new stores in Washington, D.C. if a bill that would raise the minimum wage is passed.
As more U.S. crude oil comes onto the market, it's helping to push domestic prices higher as the industry innovates ways to move millions of barrels of shale oil.
Yum reported a 16% drop in earnings as sales in China fell sharply.
Fed officials expressed concern about how well the central bank was conveying its intentions to a jittery investing public.
Regular investors are rolling the dice on the common stock of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in a big way, making a risky bet.
The Obama administration has come under fire for delaying some steps to verify the income of Americans seeking government subsidies for health insurance. But that doesn't mean there's no income verification.
How much are your private conversations worth to the U.S. government? Paid for by tax dollars, surveillance fees charged in secret by technology companies can vary wildly.
You don't see it now, and you won't for a few months, but higher mortgage raise will force a major pause in the housing recovery.
In a major ruling on e-commerce, a federal judge decides that Apple conspired to raise the retail prices of e-books, and says a trial for damages will follow. Apple vows to appeal.