Republicans are pushing a bill that would allow full-time private sector employees to have the option of taking paid time off instead of overtime pay.
Crestwood Midstream Partners will acquire control of Inergy to form an entity with an enterprise value of about $7 billion, the companies said.
Rather than being simply a one-off event that Wall Street could dismiss as an aberration, the Flash Crash now looks like it was just the first warning shot.
Warren Buffett tells CNBC's Becky Quick stocks will be going a "lot higher" in her lifetime but warns investors to stay away from bonds.
Private-equity firms TPG Capital and Warburg Pincus are exploring a sale or a public offering of Neiman Marcus, according to a report.
April just wasn't meant to be the month for the dollar to push decisively above 100 yen. Perhaps May will be.
Millennials are more cautious about investing in the market than their parents. But they are also more knowledgeable about what to do with their money.
Some shareholders of Verizon Communications say they could be happy for the company to pay up to $130 billion for Vodafone Group's stake in their U.S. wireless venture.
Manufacturers are gravitating toward wireless connections for Apple’s products, which is helping the market for competitors’ mobile devices.
JPMorgan Chase's Jamie Dimon may be losing ground in his fight to keep the title of chairman, as some major investors push for more oversight after the "London Whale" losses.
A new analysis finds the current Supreme Court to be by far the most pro-business of any since World War II.
Damp air from the Pacific Ocean helped firefighters in their battle against a huge wildfire burning through coastal mountains in Southern California.
Buy anything on the Internet lately without paying sales tax? In all but a few states, you're probably a tax cheat.
Harvard historian Niall Ferguson apologized for "stupid" remarks he made about economist John Maynard Keynes, which evoked a firestorm.
JPMorgan shareholders should vote against the re-election of three board members, an influential proxy advisory firm said.
Orb splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby, giving Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey his first victory in the 139-year-old classic.
President Barack Obama and the media are demonizing law-abiding gun owners in the wake of recent violent acts, National Rifle Association leaders and political allies said on Friday.
At least eight of the 33 senators whose terms expire in 2014 won’t run again, but potential candidates are passing. The New York Times reports.
A new survey suggests the root of many college students' financial struggles actually begin long before they ever set foot on campus, with a lack of financial literacy skills.
Decades after downing their first juice boxes, health-conscious Americans are showing renewed enthusiasm for cold-pressed juice, a trend that's prompting big investors to follow in search of profits.