A handful of medical-sharing ministries have obtained an Affordable Care Act exemption. One requires members to pledge their Christian faith and promise not to drink or do drugs.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits rose slightly last week but was near its lowest level since before the 2007-09 recession.
The family of Henrietta lacks, whose immortal cells made billions in medical research, won an ethical victory when they were given some power over HeLa cell information.
Americans borrowed more in June to buy cars and attend schools. But they were frugal again with their credit cards, as many remain wary of taking on high-interest debt.
Billionaire investor Nelson Peltz had a tough second quarter with his Trian Partners funds vastly underperforming the S&P 500, according to an investor letter obtained by CNBC.
The auto industry continued its poor performance in an influential US safety group's new crash test as half of the small cars tested did not fare well.
The New York Times is not for sale, its controlling family and publisher have said, after a week in which both The Boston Globe and The Washington Post were bought out.
Shares in Deutsche Telekom shot up on Thursday after the company grew its customer base in the U.S. - where it owns T-Mobile – substantially more than expected.
Bulls and bears have been duking it out this week in the worst three day sell off for stocks in two months.
The investment bank highlights eight industry themes it describes as "creative destruction" - trends that make it necessary for companies to either "adapt or die."
JPMorgan, the biggest U.S. bank by assets, said it is being investigated by civil and criminal divisions of the Justice Department over offerings of mortgage-backed securities.
Groupon reported revenue growth that topped expectations, lending credence to the deals site's new mobile-centric strategy. Shares rose more than 18 percent after-hours.
Tesla posted a surprise profit of 20 cents a share for the second quarter on $405 million in revenue.
Green Mountain Coffee reported earnings that beat Wall Street forecasts on lower coffee costs and strong sales of its single serve K-Cups, but the stock is tumbling in late trading on weaker-than-forecast sales.
Freddie Mac on Wednesday said it is considering legal action against Richmond, Calif, if the city uses eminent domain to seize mortgages of local residents.
The president has entered the debate about whether Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae should be eliminated. Here's a primer on what that would mean.
Being their own boss is easing the transition to retirement for some boomers. Ten percent of workers 45 to 74 plan to start a business, according to a recent survey by AARP.
Shares of Tesla could more than double within four years, Dan Galves of Deutsche Bank says.
Facebook is launching a trending topics section for a small number of users who access its mobile website.
The market isn't being correctly valued, and stocks might be overextended, an analyst for ConvergEx Group told CNBC.