The huge volatility in the Japanese market is not surprising given the aggressive monetary policies put in place in the country over the last six months, St Louis Federal Reserve Chairman James Bullard told CNBC.» Read More
SEC nominee Mary Jo White told lawmakers on Tuesday she does not believe her prior work defending big Wall Street clients will hinder her ability to lead the agency.
Small-business owners' confidence edged up just slightly in February, but Main Street is showing signs of a surge in optimism or hiring.
Mary Jo White will likely face questions about her work for big Wall Street clients when senators on Tuesday consider her nomination to head the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, while one lawmaker wants to talk football.
As the Dow Jones hits another record closing high, Jim O'Neill, chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management turns cautious on equities.
There’s a lot of risk involved in passing off a forgery, but people do it anyway, for ego gratification or pure profit. An expert can stop a buyer from getting fleeced, but even experts get fooled. Read ahead to see CNBC.com’s list of fakes and forgeries that fooled the experts.
It is likely to be tough, but China's new leadership needs to do less and not more if it wants an economy driven by consumption rather than investment and exports.
Marissa Mayer was asked at a meeting whether her rigorous hiring practices had caused the company to miss out on top engineering talent in Silicon Valley's hyper-competitive job market.
The U.S. Treasury received about $489.9 million from the sale of General Motors shares in February, it said in its monthly report to Congress on its Troubled Asset Relief Program.
Confidence among small businesses rose in February as owners shrugged off a tightening in fiscal policy and raised plans to increase capital spending and restock their warehouses.
Dennis Gartman says he's sitting out the stock market.
Authorities were grappling with how to respond to a website that posted what appears to be private financial information about top government officials and stars.
Loose monetary policy by central banks around the world has made us sick, according to Societe Generale's former strategist Dylan Grice, who says that cheap money has caused divisions in society and in some cases could even add to the risk of war.
Illinois, which has the worst-funded state pension system in the United States, has agreed to settle charges alleging it repeatedly misled municipal bond investors about the underfunding of its pensions.
Two groups of American International Group shareholders won class-action status on Monday in a $25 billion lawsuit over alleged losses caused by the U.S. government's bailout of the insurer.
Just hours after a New York State Supreme Court Justice invalidated New York City's regulation to ban the city's food services businesses from serving sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces, the American Beverage Association (ABA) and other business groups opposing the ban declared victory.
Billionaire John Paulson has explored abandoning his native New York for the tropics of Puerto Rico as he tries to shield his fortune from tax collectors. The Financial Times reports.
Britain's Serious Fraud Office has joined the U.S. Department of Justice in opening an investigation into Hewlett-Packard's allegations that it was misled when it bought British software maker Autonomy for $11.5 billion.
Retailer Costco Wholesale posted a 39 percent increase in quarterly profit, beating expectations, on increasing sales, membership fees and a tax benefit related to a special cash dividend.
China's increasingly vocal army of netizens could pose one of the biggest challenges to the new leadership.
Jim Cramer worries that selling right now may leave you feeling pretty bad.
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President Obama is giving a speech on counterterrorism in Washington, specifically addressing the use of drones, with CNBC's John Harwood.
The House is ready to pass legislation that links college student loan rates to the financial markets.
The House of Representatives approved a bill as expected on Wednesday to force approval of Keystone XL oil pipeline.