It was going to be a disaster! It would crush the recovery! In fact, nearly half of Americans didn't even notice they had less money in their paychecks.
The Supreme Court is about to consider gay marriage, but major US corporations have, in their own way, already decided it's OK.
Excess cash plus easy access to credit is driving up land values across the Midwest, stoking fears that a farmland bubble is building that may soon burst. USA Today reports.
Call it bad timing or just back to reality, but the Standard & Poor's 500 all-time high has become a significant barrier to stock market gains.
Retirement communities aren't just for the retired anymore. They are luring in younger buyers who see an investment opportunity.
Yahoo has acquired the mobile news gathering start-up Summly, the company announced Monday.
The FAA may announce by year's end relaxed rules, allowing use of tablets and reading devices during takeoff and landing, the New York Times reports.
The boom in new oil and natural gas flowing through U.S. pipelines is beginning to ripple through the wider American economy.
Dell shareholders would "lose badly" if the takeover battle for the struggling PC maker results in Michael Dell losing control, management expert Jeffrey Sonnenfeld told CNBC.
Apollo Group, owner of the University of Phoenix, reported a better-than-expected profit, but said student sign-ups fell for the fourth straight quarter.
Regulators have given Nasdaq the go-ahead to compensate investors for Facebook's botched 2012 initial public offering, sources told CNBC.
Dollar General posted a higher quarterly profit on Monday as increased sales of food and other basics helped drive growth despite consumers' concerns about the economy.
BofA Chief Executive Brian Moynihan will need to hold shares likely worth millions of dollars for at least a year after he retires, under a new compensation policy.
A new survey finds Boomers' fears about finances have abated, with nearly a quarter of them feeling more secure than they did 12 months ago.
Research by Wells Capital suggests that any sudden rise in bond yields after a Federal Reserve exit will benefit stocks.
From the successful campaign against trans fats to San Francisco's ban on toys in McDonald's Happy Meals to first lady Michelle Obama's campaign against childhood obesity, it's clear that makers of so-called junk foods face a widening public relations battle. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
Investment bankers still get paid much more than other professionals, but for the first time in a generation, the gap is narrowing. The Financial Times reports.
There was little sign of spring across a large swath of the U.S. Midwest on Sunday as a powerful storm dumped heavy snow across a widespread area.
A special committee of Dell board is evaluating separate takeover proposals from Blackstone and billionaire investor Carl Icahn to decide whether either or both are likely to trump an existing $24.4 billion take-private deal.
Baseball-sized hail was reported in northern Florida, along with possible tornadoes, while heavy snow in Colorado and Kansas delayed flights and shut down part of Interstate-70. A crash involving up to 50 vehicles closed part of Interstate-25 near Loveland, Colorado, north of Denver.