Janet Yellen takes center stage in the week ahead, chairing her first FOMC meeting amid market skittishness over events in Ukraine.» Read More
A new report by a non-profit government watchdog group says former SEC employees, hired away from the Commission by the private sector, "routinely" help their new employers to influence the agency and blunt SEC enforcement actions.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk told CNBC that a recent New York Times article claiming that cold weather cuts the mileage on the Tesla electric car is bogus. The Times shot back that the allegations were "flatly untrue."
U.S. oil and gas production is evolving so rapidly—and demand is dropping so quickly—that in just five years the U.S. may no longer need to buy oil from any source but Canada, according to Citigroup.
Five percent of U.S. consumers have an error on their credit report that "could lead to them paying more for products such as auto loans and insurance," the Federal Trade Commission said Monday, as it issued a long-awaited study of credit report accuracy.
After more than a year of courtship, US Airways is just days from finally merging with American Airlines, and some are wondering if this is the end of the line for the run-up in airline stocks.
The automatic government spending cuts are the best chance to ever reduce defense spending, former DNC chairman Howard Dean told CNBC.
Decent rates are not a thing of the past, thanks to a group dedicated to giving local banks an even chance against the big boys.
Concern is growing about risks to U.S.-based multinationals in a country where American audit regulators are locked out by the Chinese government and bribery and fraud are routine.
Housing will not be an "exciting market" over the next five years, Yale's Prof. Robert Shiller told CNBC.
A tornado tore through three counties in south-central Mississippi on Sunday, injuring at least 10 people, ripping roofs off houses and damaging several buildings at the University of Southern Mississippi, authorities said.
The Carnival Triumph, a cruise ship owned by Carnival under its Carnival Cruise Lines brand, was adrift 150 miles (241 kilometers) off southern Mexico's Yucatan peninsula on Sunday after a fire that caused no injuries, the company said in a statement.
You can cross one major trophy off the list for fun at the Grammy Awards. The pop-rockers won song of the year for their transcendent anthem, "We Are Young."
The U.S. Northeast started digging out on Sunday after a blizzard dumped up to 40 inches (1 meter) of snow with hurricane force winds, killing at least nine people and leaving hundreds of thousands without power.
Signals from Apple's executive suite increasingly point to an announcement soon of a dividend increase.
President Obama on Tuesday will seek to move beyond the politics of the moment to define a second-term agenda built around restoring economic prosperity to the middle class, using his State of the Union address to unveil initiatives in education, infrastructure, clean energy and manufacturing.
Whether "sequestration" happens or not, money will likely keep flowing into stocks, say analysts.
US Airways Group and AMR are nearing an $11 billion merger that would create the world's largest airline and could announce a deal within a week, people familiar with the matter said.
New York state and Connecticut declared states of emergency, and Gov. Deval Patrick of Massachusetts ordered nonessential state workers to stay home.
With some 2,000 people still without power from Hurricane Sandy, the question for many is whether energy companies along the Northeast are better prepared for Nemo.
Airlines canceled thousands of flights and issued waivers, as travel disruptions from a major Northeast blizzard rippled across the U.S. Friday. Some Amtrak service was also halted.