Adam Posen, president of the Peterson Institute for International Economics, highlights that while Janet Yellen is a strong candidate to succeed Bernanke, there are a number of other people who could do the job.
The 'anonymous' search engine DuckDuckGo is getting a boost off the PRISM scandal that is putting big tech companies like Google and Apple to shame.
In a week that has seen Boeing's Dreamliner meet its new challenger in the form of the Airbus A350, the U.S. firm maintains that the new European aircraft will not affect its share of the wide body market.
Vice-chair of the Federal Reserve Janet Yellen is by far the most credible successor to central bank chief Ben Bernanke, former Fed Governor Robert Heller told CNBC.
Chrysler said it has agreed to recall 2.7 million Jeep vehicles that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said could potentially erupt into fire if rear-ended.
Billionaire Carl Icahn proposes in a letter to shareholders that Dell undertake a tender offer for 1.1 billion shares at $14 each.
The US government's surveillance of telephone and Internet communications foiled plots including one to bomb the New York Stock Exchange, the FBI said on Tuesday.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke may step down when his second term expires on Jan. 31. Here is a quick look at the likely leading choices.
As investors prepare for the Federal Reserve's slow exit from its extraordinary easing measures, emerging markets are taking perhaps the biggest hit.
The World Wealth Report, from Capgemini and RBC Wealth Management, says rising stock markets and stronger real estate helped create 1 million new millionaires worldwide.
Hewlett Packard announced on Tuesday that a top executive who oversees its printing and personal systems unit would assume a new role for strategic growth.
U.S. housing starts rose less than expected in May; meanwhile, consumer prices rose in May and underlying price pressures showed signs of stabilizing after a long decline.
Traders and investors seem to view tapering as tightening—basically seeing any slowing in purchases as the end of easy money, even though the process is expected to be gradual.
Over the past few years, Citigroup has been grappling with an unusual problem—how to incur more U.S. taxes.
The effects of the Federal Reserve's bond-buying program are looking more lackluster and more disruptive to market functioning, according to the latest CNBC Fed survey.
President Barack Obama said in an interview Fed Chair Ben Bernanke has stayed in his post "longer than he wanted."
After years of record-low interest rates, a sea change could be underway, with some investors already starting to hedge their investments in preparation for an uptick.
After an opening day at the Paris Air Show that saw Airbus announce an impressive amount of orders, Boeing fought back on Tuesday with a raft of orders and the launch of the latest in the line of 787 Dreamliners, the 787-10.
Kabel Deutschland, Germany's biggest cable operator - confirmed on Monday that they have received a preliminary approach from U.S. media group Liberty Global.
A convincing move above $98 this week may foreshadow a return to $100, defying the weak fundamentals of high supply and soft demand, according to CNBC's weekly sentiment survey.