Applications for U.S. home mortgages decreased last week with potential buyers shying away from the market as rates held near two-year highs.
Mistakes have blacklisted many Americans from banks, leading to fees for paying bills, cashing checks, and wiring money. The NYT reports.
It may seem logical that financial aid from colleges should go to the students who need it the most, but guess again.
William Ackman's firm Pershing Square Capital Management has acquired a 9.8 percent position in $22 billion industrial gas company Air Products & Chemicals.
The middle class: it's the world's biggest consumer group and its growing spending power should push global consumer spending up by nearly a third by 2020, says Euromonitor.
The Federal Reserve will lose control of interest rates as the "great rotation" out of bonds into equities takes off in full force.
GDP data Wednesday is expected to show a slow-moving, zombie-like economy, as the Fed meets for a second day.
Facebook stock had a rocky first year but on Tuesday, it came within pennies of its IPO price of $38. What made investors suddenly "like" it again?
Never mind the recent uptick in mortgage rates. Home prices are on a powerful roll. The latest monthly data shows home prices in May jumped 12.1 percent in the past year.
Working more could mean thousands of dollars less for you under a quirk in the new health-care law going into effect this fall.
A U.S. military judge on Tuesday found soldier Bradley Manning guilty of most of 21 criminal counts, but not of aiding the enemy, for handing over documents to WikiLeaks.
To find evidence of wrongdoing in high finance, it's been the age of e-mail. But regulators' interest won't be limited to e-mail for long.
The power of eminent domain has traditionally worked against homeowners, but now the city of Richmond, Calif., hopes to the legal tool to help people stay right where they are.
Class action lawsuits like the ones BP is facing in the U.S. are a "business model" that serves only to benefit attorneys, the chief executive of BP told CNBC.
It looks like Apple may be building bio-metric security features into the next iPhone.
Wendi Deng has hired the well-known New York attorney William Zabel to represent her in her divorce from Rupert Murdoch, CNBC has learned.
The economy is solid and "zombie inflation" is lurking outside, but hasn't started knocking on the door yet, a former economist at the Federal Reserve told CNBC on Tuesday.
US consumer confidence pulled back as consumers were less optimistic about the outlook for the economy and labor market, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday.
Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman on Tuesday questioned the strength of Herbalife's earnings, saying income growth was weak.
US single-family home prices rose in May, though the pace of gains cooled compared to the month before, a closely watched survey showed on Tuesday.