Whatever Ben Bernanke says on Wednesday threatens to rock some part of the financial markets. "Tomorrow is dangerous," said veteran trader Art Cashin.» Read More
A breakthrough agreement to expand background checks for gun buyers, boosts the prospects the Senate will approve at least some of President Barack Obama's proposed gun restrictions.
The number of U.S. homes lenders repossessed fell in March to the lowest level in more than five years, though more properties entered the foreclosure process in a reminder that the market has a long way to go to full recovery.
Chinese banks made $171 billion of new local currency loans in March, central bank data showed on Thursday, well above market expectations and adding to evidence of an economic recovery being fueled by ample credit.
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This batch of figures will help markets decipher whether last week's surprisingly high unemployment claims number and the weak March jobs report were signaling a more worrisome weakening trend in employment.
Investors took more cash out of hedge funds than they put in over the past month.
The U.S. mortgage backed securities market could be one of the key beneficiaries of the surprise move by the Bank of Japan last week to embark on an aggressive monetary policy program, according to Deutsche Bank.
Gas prices are expected to slide this summer, delivering some relief to consumers. How low they go depends on where you live.
Two days after J.C. Penney's board of directors ousted Ron Johnson as chief executive, hedge fund manager and board member Bill Ackman broke his silence to say he's sticking by the beleaguered department store retailer.
Even as images of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings are fresh in America's conscious, a pro-gun group is sponsoring a promotion to give away a gun each day in April.
CNBC's Bob Pisani takes a look at who received the inadvertent release of the FOMC minutes yesterday.
KFC parent Yum Brands reported sales fell 13% in March at restaurants in China amid a new bird-flu scare.
More needs to be done to promote global economic growth, and any additional U.S. deficit reduction needs to be restrained, the IMF's Christine Lagarde told CNBC.
With home listings down as the housing market heats up, some buyers are refusing to wait until the for-sale signs appear.
The stock market's march is starting to resemble the housing market before it crashed, real estate investor Sam Zell told CNBC.
Investors who thought they might get some correction fodder off the latest Fed news got just the opposite from a market that seems unwilling to process bad news.
The second-largest U.S. oil company said its output declined in the first two months of the first quarter from the previous quarter due to maintenance in the Gulf of Mexico.
Hon Hai, more commonly know by trade name Foxconn and the main manufacturer of Apple products, posted a 19 percent decline in sales in the first quarter.
Homes are more affordable now than they have been in decades, but that could turn more quickly than expected, because the affordability is based entirely on mortgage rates.
Ex-KPMG partner Scott London says over the course of several years he divulged general information to a friend whose business was struggling, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche. London's attorney, Harland Braun of Harland Braun Law Offices, offers insight.
The Fed’s bond-buying program is looking more lackluster and disruptive to market functioning, a CNBC survey found.
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The deal reached to avert the fiscal cliff in the US merely masks the bleak long-term outlook for the country, Nouriel Roubini said in an opinion piece for the Financial Times newspaper on Thursday.
Sen. Shelby told CNBC he voted against the "fiscal cliff" deal because it moves us from one crisis to another crisis.
The deal finally reached over the U.S. “fiscal cliff” should ultimately be positive for the U.S. stock market, according to The Gartman Letter writer and editor Dennis Gartman.