A fully private mortgage-finance system is the best way to fairly price mortgage-credit risks, says NYU Stern professor Lawrence White.
Wal-Mart posted first quarter results that missed market estimates, largely faulting the brutal winter on lower-than-expected profit.
Thousands have been forced to flee, as wildfires throughout San Diego County on Wednesday, particularly North County, scorched more than 9,000 acres.
The economic recovery—longer and deeper than any post-war recession—has been weakened by the fading fortunes of small businesses.
A top Fed official lauded the economic benefits of small businesses, citing demand and limited funding as reasons that loans from banks remain flat.
Many families, with skewed perceptions of cost, are flummoxed about how much to save for college and how to navigate the world of financial aid.
The largest flawless blue diamond ever sold just went under the hammer at Christie's for $23,795,372.
Thomas Piketty’s book is impressive but it's missing the really important concern that policy makers should be focusing on, says Robert Shiller.
Describing PepsiCo as having a "culture of sycophants," a prominent activist investor vowed that reform would come to the company.
Markets will navigate a series of economic reports while traders worry the lowest bond yields in seven months could sting stocks.
Three major insurers and a nonprofit group are planning to launch an online tool that will tell consumers the prices of medical procedures.
Burdensome levels of regulation are stunting growth, and nowhere is that more prevalent than with Obamacare, businessman Ken Langone said.
Kohl's delivered quarterly earnings and revenue that fell short of analysts' expectations on Thursday.
U.S. foreclosure activity fell in April, as banks scheduled fewer auctions even as they reclaimed more homes, RealtyTrac said on Thursday.
In some areas of the U.S., more than $100,000 in income isn't enough to get you a mortgage.
An inability to attract young people is challenging a financial advisory industry facing a wave of advisor retirements in the next two decades.
The demand for talent in Silicon Valley is forcing tech companies to offer unique and sometimes lavish perks.
It was a battle of the bears between Nouriel Roubini and Peter Schiff. What began at the 2014 SALT Conference, continued on CNBC's "Fast Money."
Google received take-down requests after Europe's top court ruled that subjects have the 'right to be forgotten,' a source said.
The war of words over Pfizer’s attempts to take over AstraZeneca has escalated, with one politician invoking rape to describe the U.S. giant’s bids.