Rep. Paul Ryan's new strategy for federal anti-poverty efforts does not aim to cut spending. Instead, it seeks to consolidate an array of programs.
U.S. labor costs rose more than 5-1/2 years in the second quarter, a sign that a long-awaited acceleration in wage growth was imminent.
Silicon Valley is "alive and well," but the level of prosperity depends on the tech sector, Oracle Chairman Jeffrey Henley tells CNBC.
One major player thinks stocks are going higher—and is putting hundreds of millions of dollars on the line.
Billionaire Paul Singer's hedge fund has managed to force Argentina into a position where it now has to contemplate a humbling surrender. The NYT reports.
Bank of New York Mellon, a key trustee of Argentine bonds, on Thursday notified bondholders that a payment deadline has elapsed.
Apple plans to lay off about 200 people at Beats Electronics, according to Bloomberg, citing a person with knowledge of the restructuring.
U.S. employers planned to cut nearly 50,000 positions in July, Challenger, Gray & Christmas reported Thursday, 50 percent higher than in June.
The Fed delivered a mixed message Wednesday, and the markets may increasingly start to ignore it if the economy continues to improve, analysts say.
ExxonMobil reported a stronger-than-expected profit on Thursday as higher prices for its crude and natural gas offset a 6 percent drop in production.
Having a family talk about parents' goals for old age is never easy, but experts say it needs to happen more often. Here's how.
Are you finding it next to impossible to anticipate this market? There’s a reason. In fact, Cramer says there are five of them.
A U.S. district court in Manhattan has ruled that Bank of America must pay the U.S. government $1.27 billion in a Countrywide "hustle" fraud.
The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives voted to sue President Obama of overstepping his authority with his signature health care law.
Target has tapped PepsiCo executive Brian Cornell as its new chief executive, the Wall Street Journal reports.
President Barack Obama took his criticism of congressional Republicans to a higher pitch as they voted to sue him over charges he has overstepped.
Euro zone inflation fell more than expected in July, according to new figures released on Thursday, sparking renewed fears of deflation.
In addition to summer day camp, here are some care services that are eligible for a tax credit.
Shares in troubled Portuguese lender Banco Espirito Santo slumped 50 percent on Thursday, after trading in the stock resumed following poor results.
An ugly earnings report from Samsung prompted a 3 percent drop in shares, but that hasn't deterred market bulls.