Congress failed to reach a deal on student loans. Some federal student loans doubled to nearly 7 percent. Here are some points to consider about the student loan rate increase.
Dell's special board committee said it welcomes the new proposal from the billionaire investor, who has lined up $5.2 billion to back up his bid for a leveraged recapitalization.
Microsoft's entertainment head, Don Mattrick, is leaving the company to join struggling games publisher Zynga as its chief executive.
Obamacare is supposed to be inclusive but there are loopholes, and some small-business owners are at risk for winding up falling into the gaps in health-care coverage.
Sen. Bernard Sanders, I-Vt., called a student loan rate increase "absurd" and proposed a rate freeze.
As companies issue payroll cards, a growing number of American workers are confronting a frustrating predicament on payday. As the New York Times reports, to get their wages, they must first pay a fee.
Rising student loan debt and high unemployment may prevent college graduates from achieving financial goals and spill over into the U.S. economy, according to a recent report.
CNBC's David Faber reports the latest details in the battle for Dell.
US manufacturing activity grew in June behind a pickup in new orders and stronger production while a separate report showed that spending on residential housing rose.
European leaders warned on Monday that claims the NSA bugged EU offices and hacked into its computer network could derail major trade talks.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports a fierce heat wave is sweeping through the West where 19 elite firefighters were killed battling Arizona wildfires.
Erskine Bowles, Debt Commission co-chairman, discusses overhauling the current tax code to help create jobs and make the nation more competitive.
Tribune said it would acquire Local TV Holdings, which owns 19 television stations, for $2.73 billion in cash.
Fighting to attract business—and jobs—takes money. And this year, states finally have some more ammunition to bring into battle.
Ford has agreed to fix sticky throttles on nearly 468,000 Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable sedans.
John C. Malone is weighing a deal for Time Warner Cable, using Charter Communications as the merger partner, people briefed on the matter said. The New York Times reports.
A team of 19 firefighters were killed battling a fast-moving wildfire that has forced the evacuation of two small towns in central Arizona on Sunday, fire officials said.
Call it plenty of beer with no waste. MillerCoors said its Golden, Colo., brewery, the largest U.S. brewery, is landfill free.
Federal officials have granted a New Mexico company's request to open an equine slaughterhouse. Officials say they plan to grant similar permits to operations in Iowa and Missouri.
Proponents of same-sex marriage weren't the only ones who cheered the Supreme Court's ruling against the Defense of Marriage Act. Wedding industry professionals also rejoiced.