Former Fed vice chair Alice Rivlin says it would be smart for Janet Yellen to scrap the Fed's unemployment rate threshold for interest rates.
Looking for a higher-paying job? The best idea these days may be just to get an internship in Silicon Valley.
Disney shareholders meet against the backdrop of better-than-expected first quarter earnings on theme parks, cable TV and the movie "Frozen."
Women are making inroads financially, but with their financial advisors, not so much. Find out what women want from advisors, and why it matters.
The first turn that diverted the missing Malaysia Airlines plane was likely programmed by someone in the plane's cockpit. The NYT reports.
An estimated $400 million is up for grabs in the latest Mega Millions jackpot, making it the sixth-largest lottery prize in US history.
JetBlue is offering a Mosaic membership, or an upgraded rewards program, to fliers with a "certain status" on other airlines through 2014.
Retirement plans have been rewritten by behavioral finance in the past decade, but that's just the start of what's cooking in the 401k test lab.
Toymaker GoldieBlox, which was featured in a Super Bowl ad, has settled its lawsuit with the Beastie Boys.
A Queens, N.Y., man got more—a whole lot more—than he bargained for when he met up with a date he arranged through the OkCupid service.
Apple said it would offer an upgraded iPad 4 tablet in place of the mid-range iPad 2 at the same price.
Regulation of high-frequency trading is needed to protect the markets, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Tuesday on CNBC.
Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group is leaning toward listing its shares the NYSE instead of the Nasdaq, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Record lottery payouts are rewriting the conventional financial wisdom about how the winners can best handle their good fortune, from tax advice to their reconfigured lives.
Two people were killed when a news helicopter for KOMO-TV crashed Tuesday morning outside its station near the Seattle Space Needle.
Barra also said she had no knowledge about faulty ignition switches before the matter was brought to her attention the month she was named GM CEO.
As the political season heats up, anything Yellen says at her first media session as Fed chair will quickly become fair game for partisan attacks.
Amazon is preparing a dongle-like device as its entry into the game console/set top space, sources told Techcruch.
Fund managers are shunning risk, with 81 percent of investors admitting they think geopolitical risk poses a threat to financial market stability.
As Venezuela's economic woes deepen and violent clashes increase, Cuba's economy is walking on a tight rope.