The number of new claims for unemployment rose more than expected last week, as fourth quarter growth also fell short of expectations.
Signed contracts to buy existing homes dropped 8.7 percent in December as abnormally cold weather hit much of the US, according to a new report.
Congress' wrangling for months over a new farm bill has brought us to the edge of a "dairy cliff" that could make milk prices soar.
Amazon is considering a credit card payment system based on Kindle devices for brick-and-mortar stores, according to a WSJ story.
Analysts are worried the Hungarian forint could be the next emerging markets currency to take a dive, like the Argentinian peso.
While investor sentiment may be swayed by emerging markets, the value of U.S. stocks depends on American companies, Vanguard founder Jack Bogle told CNBC.
The U.S. government has asked a judge to order Bank of America to pay $2.1 billion.
If you are dreading doing your taxes this season, don't blame the Internal Revenue Service for making it so hard. Blame Congress.
According to numerous sources close to Microsoft, the selection of a new CEO could happen within the next week and an insider could prevail.
UPS posted quarterly profit that met expectations and said a surge in online shopping just before Christmas led to late deliveries and higher costs.
As the country's biggest sporting event draws near, experts are already forecasting one winner in the Super Bowl: the snacking industry.
Exxon Mobil posted lower-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday as it failed to offset declining production with fresh reserves.
What happens in emerging markets mostly stays in emerging markets and the developed world isn't likely to be infected, Goldman Sachs said.
Art Cashin of UBS talks with Courtney Reagan about the stock market's reaction to the Federal Reserve's decision to keep tapering at the same pace.
As Facebook's shares rise 12 percent, focus on the earnings call was on how the company will continue to grow its user base and increase revenue.
The president's plan offers households with no retirement savings a place to start. But it comes with some serious shortcomings compared to IRAs.
The U.K. is being turned into a nation of thieves by the increasing number of self-service checkouts, a new survey indicates.
Target said the cyber criminals who breached its system used credentials they stole from one of the retailer's vendors.
Google is selling Motorola Mobility's smartphone business to Lenovo Group for $2.9 billion.
Nearly 2,000 flights had been canceled Wednesday morning as the U.S. faced another day of severe weather. Atlanta's airport was hardest hit.