In his daily CNBC.com-only video clip, Art Cashin of UBS talks with Bob Pisani about his cynical explanation for why the government shutdown continues.
As few as 1 in 100 applications on the federal government's exchange contains enough information to enroll the applicant in a plan.
Lockheed Martin said about 3,000 employees would be furloughed from Monday due to the U.S. shutdown.
Since its legendary founder died two years ago Saturday, Apple has received no shortage of scrutiny.
The Federal Reserve could reduce the pace of its bond-buying stimulus despite the government shutdown, a Fed official said on Friday.
Now that the U.S. has edged past Russia as the world's largest oil and gas producer, the drumbeat to export some of that oil bounty might get louder.
"Serious offers only, I really need the money," a furloughed government worker writes in a Craigslist post.
A disavowal from the White House press secretary illustrates how the shutdown is rooted in bitter distrust between the administration and GOP leaders.
House Speaker John Boehner denounced Washington's political stalemate, insisting that Congress isn't playing "some damn game."
Don't bet the farm on an MBA, the famed investor advises. If you want to be rich, become an expert in agriculture.
Washington's efforts to scare Wall Street haven't come to much so far. Stocks have been a mixed bag this week. However, bonds have barely budged.
Among services currently on hold are EPA testing programs used to determine the mileage ratings of new vehicles as well as field crash tests by the NHTSA.
Tweeter Home Entertainment has gotten a huge investor boost since Twitter announced its IPO Thursday afternoon.
Mark Cuban sparred with a government lawyer Thursday over why the billionaire dumped his shares in a Canadian search-engine company in 2004.
The good news is that the fear of the government remaining shut until the October 17th debt ceiling deadline seems less likely.
There's no question that Twitter's revenue is growing incredibly fast, but Twitter is not profitable.
Since the official September employment report was not released as scheduled on Friday because of the government shutdown, CNBC crunched the numbers.
S&P says the standoff over government funding and the borrowing limit is "unlikely to change" its AA plus rating on U.S. debt.
If Congress fails to raise the debt ceiling, the Treasury Secretary will have to figure out how to make due with a third less in government funds.
If investors put their trading hats on, they may be able to protect themselves from a possible default and even possibly come out ahead.