The Congressional Budget Office is predicting the budget deficit at $845 billion, dropping below $1 trillion for the first time in President Barack Obama's tenure in office.
Selling by execs has surged since the Dow hit 14,000 and retail investors flooded into stocks.
The U.S. government has launched a civil lawsuit against Standard & Poor's over mortgage bond ratings, the first federal enforcement action against a credit rating agency over behavior tied to the recent financial crisis.
The power outage at Super Bowl 47 shined light on a growing issue for Facebook. Namely, its lack of relevancy during a live-event
Giving in the United States grew by a scant two percent in 2012, the slowest since the depths of the financial crisis in 2009.
Both companies are expected to benefit from rising fees for their cable channels as well as growing advertising revenue thanks to political campaigns.
A jump in interest rates could spark an unruly exit from the $12 trillion corporate bond market, according to a new analysis.
The modern income tax system has been called a lot of things, and now it also can be called a centenarian. The current tax system was formalized 100 years ago this month, when the 16th Amendment was ratified. Here's a celebration of quotes about the taxman.
Floyd Abrams, the lead attorney for Standard & Poor's, told CNBC Tuesday that "the intensity of the investigation" into the agency's bond ratings "significantly increased" after S&P downgraded the U.S.
White House officials say President Obama will ask Congress to come up with tens of billions of dollars in short-term spending cuts and tax revenue to put off the automatic budget cuts that are scheduled to kick in March 1.
Almost two-thirds of Americans in a new survey said they are doing all they can for retirement, and fewer than a third said they are worried they aren't saving enough.
Dell agreed to be taken private Tuedsay in a nearly $24 billion buyout deal by a consortium led by its founder and chief executive, Michael Dell.
U.S. home prices are suddenly soaring again and raising some serious red flags.
The U.S. services sector grew in January for a third year of back-to-back monthly expansion, although the pace of growth slowed slightly from the previous month, according to a new report.
Forget California's Silicon Valley and New York's Silicon Alley. A small startup scene is emerging in the Midwest.
The SEC will host a public meeting that should capture the attention of every entrepreneur, investor and job seeker, writes this pro.
The chief executive of Research In Motion said he's disappointed the new BlackBerry won't be released in the United States until mid-March, but he said early data suggests sales in the U.K. are above expectations.
In many ways, the fight over Herbalife boils down to one question: How many users of the company's product actually exist?
Three book publishers are launching Bookish, billed as "a one-stop, comprehensive online destination designed to connect readers with books and authors."
New research shows that many Fidelity target date funds have routinely turned in worse returns in recent years than their biggest peers.