Yellen said a minimum wage increase would likely have some negative effects on jobs, though it's not clear how large.
Even some ardent fans of high-speed stock trading admit it's not perfect and needs to be fixed.
Many diverse companies are blaming Obamacare for disappointing earnings season. USA Today reports.
The Treasury auctioned $16 billion in 30-year bonds at a high yield of 3.440 percent. The bid-to-cover ratio, an indicator of demand, was 2.09.
Dish chairman Charlie Ergen said on a conference call the firm would not make a move for competitor DirecTV because the price would be too high.
The rule would prohibit a bank merger if the new company's liabilities exceed 10% of the aggregate consolidated liabilities of all financial companies.
The impressionist-modern sale at Sotheby's was one of the worst since the financial crisis. More than 30 percent of the lots failed to sell at their minimum price.
After some big selloffs in momentum stocks, the Nasdaq 100 index is up almost 1 percent from Wednesday's close. See which stocks are climbing highest.
The SEC isn't exactly telling people to avoid bitcoin, but it wants you to know it is a potential breeding ground for all sorts of scams, NBC reports.
The U.S. disputes Russia's claims that its troops have been pulled back from the Ukrainian border, the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine tells CNBC
The House Appropriations Committee, responsible for how to spend a trillion dollars, lost its clout. Can the midterms help it return to power?
IntercontinentalExchange Group will seek to reduce the number of stock order types at the New York Stock Exchange to simplify the market.
The rampant insider selling at Twitter "shocked" CNBC's Jim Cramer, he said on Thursday, especially since its leaders vowed not to sell their shares.
Michael Yoshikami has been inside Alibaba’s headquarters in China and he says it offers great insight for investors on the company’s vision.
The U.S. for the first time slapped sanctions on a Russian bank for its dealings with the Syrian government, which has been engaged in a civil war.
Are private equity firms ditching the big emerging markets? The short answer is no, despite recent disappointments.
The controversy over federal grazing fees continues between western cattle ranchers and agencies governing the use of western land.
Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush tells CNBC that investor David Einhorn's disclosure of a short case against his company allows him to get out and educate investors about its value.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer faces a $10 billion decision in a few months.
The Fed's unwillingness to extricate itself from the markets is a very worrisome trend, says Michael Farr.