While the stock market obsesses over the debt drama in Washington, a bigger concern could be the dimming prospects for corporate balance sheets.
President Obama's landmark health-care reform law hits a momentous milestone Tuesday, as government-run insurance marketplaces open for business.
Chrysler posted a modest 1 percent increase in US car sales in September despite expectations of an auto industry stall.
It looks like Apple's CEO Tim Cook is going to be hearing a lot more from activist investor Carl Icahn.
There won't be a "Jobs Friday" this week unless the warring factions in Congress can figure out a way to reopen the government.
The shutdown, if lengthy enough, could hit home mortgage refinances as well, delay rate locks and result in costly extension fees.
Congress plunged the government into a partial shutdown as a long-running dispute over President Obama's health care law stalled a funding bill.
The manufacturing sector last month expanded at its fastest pace in almost 2-1/2 years while firms added the most workers in 15 months.
Value investor pioneer Bill Miller—with a hot hand after buying Netflix and Best Buy last year—is now talking up Apple and Microsoft.
A new study finds historic slippage in the trust many hold in their elected leaders to fix the nation's biggest problems. NBCNews.com reports.
Stock market traders and investors don't believe the upcoming fight over the debt ceiling will result in a U.S. default, value investor Bill Miller told CNBC.
"The idea of putting the American people's hard-earned progress at risk is the height of irresponsibility and doesn't have to happen," Obama said.
If you think politicians are up in arms about Obamacare, you must not be old enough to remember the ugliness surrounding Medicare and Social Security.
New insurance exchanges, intended to expand health coverage to uninsured Americans, launched Tuesday.
Negotiations between JPMorgan Chase and U.S. officials to resolve allegations the bank mis-sold mortgage securities in the run-up to the financial crisis are focusing on how credit and blame will be distributed in any settlement, people familiar with the matter say, the FT reports.
An insider at JPMorgan has supplied information to the U.S. Justice Department related to the sale of mortgage securities, the WSJ reported.
The Senate rejected the House's budget bill, making the shutdown of many agencies at midnight much more likely.
The former CEO of Chesapeake Energy is about to close on $1.8 billion in equity and debt financing for a new exploration and production company.
New York City's annual cost per inmate was $167,731 last year, nearly as much as it costs to pay for four years of tuition at an Ivy League school.
A new report says that many watersheds in the U.S. are seriously stressed, with demand for water exceeding the natural supply of the resource.