A senior Federal Reserve official voiced skepticism on Wednesday about the benefits of additional asset purchases by the U.S. central bank, while a more dovish policymaker maintained his campaign for additional policy easing.
Executives of the Business Roundtable are urging Congress to raise the Social Security and Medicare age eligibility to 70, from the current 67.
Pacific Crest Securities makes a case against owning Apple by theorizing that just about everyone in the world who could pay for an iPhone already owns one.
Hewlett-Packard has received expressions of interest for Autonomy and its EDS units, but HP CEO Meg Whitman said the company is not yet ready to sell the business, according to a report.
Economic activity across the U.S. expanded at either a moderate or modest pace in recent weeks with consumer spending picking up, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday, suggesting little change in strength of the recovery.
JPMorgan Chase's earnings rose strongly in the last quarter of 2012, yet the "London Whale" scandal cost its CEO Jamie Dimon about half his annual compensation.
The government has a "spending problem" and that needs to change, former House Majority Leader Richard Gephardt told CNBC.
One in four Americans is borrowing against a 401(k) to pay for non-retirement needs such as mortgages, credit card debt or college tuition, according to a new study.
How politicians even explain the way the government spends money depends on what party they belong to and whether that party holds the White House or Congress.
Despite big earnings gains from the big public builders, overall confidence among the nation's home builders took a pause in January.
Republican lawmakers are being told by a growing number of conservatives to stop using the debt ceiling crisis to force major spending cuts.
The number of private jets scheduled to land in Washington, D.C. next week for President Obama's second inauguration is less than half of his 2009 inauguration's total.
U.S. factory production rose in December for the second straight month, buoyed by more output of autos, electronics and business equipment. Total industrial production beat analysts' expectations.
Investment banking giant Goldman Sachs reported quarterly earnings and revenue on Wednesday that beat expectations.
The counterculture generation is not only determined to make its money last. It's looking to reinvent life's second act.
The number of people seeking emergency treatment after consuming energy drinks has doubled nationwide during the past four years, the same period in which the supercharged drink industry has surged in popularity.
Dunkin' CEO Nigel Travis told CNBC Wednesday the company will be opening new franchises there in 2015.
U.S. consumer prices were flat in December, pointing to muted inflation pressures that should help give the Federal Reserve room to prop up the economy by staying on its ultra-easy monetary policy path.
Talks to take Dell private are at an advanced stage with at least four major banks lined up to provide financing, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose for a second straight week following three weeks of declines, data from an industry group showed on Wednesday.