The prospects for U.S. economic growth are "still too little" and "too uncertain," House Majority Leader Eric Cantor told CNBC. American can't just sit back on its laurels, he added.
U.S. President Barack Obama will offer cuts to Social Security and other entitlement programs in a budget proposal aimed at swaying Republicans to compromise on a deficit-reduction deal, a senior administration official said.
As it intensifies its push into groceries and perishable foods, Wal-Mart Stores is betting it can take on these labor-intensive categories by adding efficiency, not bodies.
Rivals NYSE Euronext and Nasdaq OMX Group both claim that to have listed the most IPOs in the first quarter, while Thomson Reuters' data shows the two exchange operators as being tied.
Airbus recaptured the aircraft industry's top spot in the first quarter as U.S. rival Boeing fell behind on orders and grappled with the grounding of its newest jet.
Hewlett-Packard Chairman Ray Lane, who has come under fire from shareholders for his role in the botched acquisition of software firm Autonomy, has stepped down.
Roger Ebert has died of complications of cancer at age 70. He was the film critic of the Chicago Sun-Times since 1967 and his reviews were syndicated in more than 200 newspapers around the world.
Stocks and bonds have been telling different stories over the past few months, and the argument for prolonged slow growth is winning.
New data from the IRS shows that tax filers with taxable incomes of $1 million or more were audited nearly 12 times more often than the population as a whole.
Facebook just got serious about mobile. At a media event Thursday, Facebook showcased its new software for Android devices called 'Home.'
The U.S., the world's largest source of natural gas, may find itself fending off stiff competition in the resource's development.
How are white male managers doing when it comes to diversity? Great! At least that's what the white male managers said in a recent survey. NBC News reports.
Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling, who is serving a 24-year prison term for his role in the energy giant's epic collapse, could get out of prison early under an agreement being discussed, CNBC has learned.
The number of planned layoffs at U.S. firms fell in March but downsizing by retail companies still helped the first quarter rack up the largest amount of cuts in over a year.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose to its highest level in four months, suggesting the labor market recovery lost some steam.
Much like the uneven recovery, your chances of finding job depend a lot on where you live and what industry you're hoping to work for.
In addition to superbugs' deadly human toll, associated health costs run into the billions. Some warn that we may never win our war against them as research tapers off.
Retailer Best Buy is offering a 30 percent discount on its current stock of Apple iPad 3 tablets in the United States, a spokeswoman for the world's largest consumer electronics chain said.
Auto sales are expected to be in the range of 15 million and 15.5 million units this year, General MotorsCEO Daniel Akerson told CNBC.
Facebook is unveiling a new Android product Thursday, as a fast-growing number of its 1.06 billion users access it on smartphones and tablet computers.