The tug of war between better economic news and the potential for rising interest rates could continue to simmer in the week ahead, keeping stocks volatile.» Read More
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Housing demand is suddenly roaring back, and the nation's home builders are rushing just to keep up. New orders are soaring, as supplies of existing homes continue to plummet.
Citi filed a claim with Nasdaq for losses associated with Facebook's glitch-plagued IPO last May, according to sources.
U.S. wholesale inventories recorded their biggest decline in nearly 1-1/2 years in February as petroleum stocks tumbled and overall sales rose solidly, which could see first-quarter growth estimates shaved.
Small-business owners' confidence fell in March — halting three months of gains, with few entrepreneurs making hiring plans. You call this a recovery?
What does President Obama have to do to find balance between what Republicans and Democrats want in the Federal budget? David Walker CEO of Comeback America Initiative, weighs in.
St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard told CNBC that he's be willing to reduce the central bank's massive bond-buying program in "small increments."
KPMG said late on Monday it had fired a senior partner in the accounting firm's Los Angeles office for allegedly providing inside information to an unnamed third party.
Disney will be laying off about 150 people at its film studio by the end of the week, according to sources close to the situation. The layoffs will be particularly focused on home entertainment as the company adjusts to industry-wide declines in DVD sales.
One of Wall Street's biggest money managers has called on the Federal Reserve to rein in its program of quantitative easing, saying its bond-buying tactics are a "large and dull hammer" that have distorted markets. The Financial Times reports.
The economy may be showing signs of recovery, but American workers are about to snap. An overwhelming 83% say they're stressed out by at least one thing at work.
With earnings season a potential negative for stocks, traders are even more vigilant than usual for news on the direction of the economy.
The Federal Reserve's Ben Bernanke said on Monday the central bank's periodic bank stress tests have made the U.S. financial system more resilient.
JC Penney CEO Ron Johnson is out and Mike Ullman will rejoin the company as CEO, receiving an annual base salary of $1 million.
Alcoa kicked off earnings season with a beat on earnings but slight miss on revenue. Shares slipped after-hours.
Fox could become a subscription service that customers would have to pay for if the courts are not able to protect its business from the start-up Aereo, News Corp Chief Operating Officer Chase Carey said Monday.
President Barack Obama is expected to formally propose a controversial change in how the government calculates inflation for Social Security and other federal benefits.
U.S. markets, particularly the riskiest areas of investment, are likely to benefit at least near term from the latest entrant to the central bank money-printing arena: Japan.
Which ZIP codes were home to the priciest home sales? A new report takes a look.