The battle to boost the minimum wage escalated Thursday when thousands of workers at fast-food restaurants in 50 U.S. cities walked off the job to demand a "decent" wage.
A federal judge says the NFL and more than 4,500 former players want to settle concussion-related lawsuits for $765 million.
We must establish a Financial Market Multiagency Command: a short-term, public and private sector organization that devises implementable best practices to avoid shutdown circumstances.
Market sentiment toward risky assets has greatly changed from a year ago, bond fund manager Jeff Gundlach told CNBC.
More and more Americans are getting rid of their old clunkers and that's a good problem for the nation's automakers, Ford CEO Alan Mulally told CNBC.
Apple is expected to announce a new trade-in program. But you can already get enough money for some older iPhones to cover the cost of a new one.
Focus at the Federal Reserve these days is on who the next chairman will be, but the big story may be an ideological cleansing that could last the next decade and a half.
There were fewer U.S. foreclosures in July than a year ago, while properties in the foreclosure pipeline also fell, according to CoreLogic data.
San Bernardino, Calif., is eligible for bankruptcy protection, a federal judge said on Wednesday, in a "tentative ruling" ahead of full court arguments later in the day.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell as expected last week as the U.S. economy accelerated more quickly than expected in the second quarter.
One of Silicon Valley's most well-known power couples, Google co-founder Sergey Brin and Anne Wojcicki have been living apart for several months, AllThingsD reported.
Blackstone Group agreed to pay $85 million to settle an investor class action lawsuit accusing it of not disclosing bad investments before its initial public offering.
American Airlines, US Airways, and the U.S. said they were open to settling a fight over whether the airlines should be allowed to merge.
Some of Mark Zuckerberg's mutual fund backers delivered a tough message on compensation for the leaders of Facebook.
Shares of U.K. telecom firm Vodafone surged 9 percent on Thursday after it confirmed discussions with Verizon Communications over its 45 percent stake in their U.S. joint venture Verizon Wireless.
Speculation that Larry Summers is the favored candidate to take over Bernanke as Fed chief has resurfaced in recent weeks, prompting a strong backlash from some industry watchers.
More than three million U.S. borrowers have risen above water on their mortgages so far this year, thanks to swift home price appreciation.
About 40 percent of the highest-paid CEOs end up being fired, paying fraud-related fines, or accepting government bailout money, according to a study released Wednesday.
Chatter out of the Jackson Hole economic symposium this year suggests tapering will likely begin in September. But the burden will be on the economic data.
Prior to Tuesday's action, the mild August drop in the stock market seemed to do little actual structural damage. But signs now point to more trouble ahead.