After all that grand talk and bickering in Washington, it's time to temper expectations: If a deal is reached, it's likely to be much smaller than most expect.
Two small-company owners said the debt-deal debacle is weighing down Main Street. And politicians need to prioritize U.S. jobs.
Why isn't there more panic over the possibility of milk prices doubling?
With "fiscal cliff" talks going to the wire, President Obama said Friday he was optimistic that an agreement can be reached in time to avert the automatic tax increases and spending cuts that could throw the economy back into recession.
With the "fiscal cliff" days away, former George W. Bush economic advisor Ed Lazear told CNBC on Friday it would be a mistake to rush a deal that will have a lasting impact on U.S. economic growth.
Warren Buffett said he remains confident the U.S. debt problem will be fixed...eventually, despite all the political fighting that's been sparked by the "fiscal cliff."
The author of “Why Smart Executives Fail” offers up his annual "Worst CEOs" list. Two of the CEOs were so bad they are no longer on the job.
Democratic and Republican sources involved in negotiations reported some progress Friday toward a potential deal averting the "fiscal cliff" ahead of an afternoon summit at the White House between President Barack Obama and congressional leaders.
Apple CEO Tim Cook's 2012 compensation package of $4.17 million is a huge cut on paper for the top executive of the most valuable U.S. corporation.
If no "fiscal cliff" deal is reached, Americans could feel pain as taxes rise, unemployment benefits are cut and smaller changes take effect.
More Android and Apple iOS devices were activated on Christmas Day than on any other day in history, according to Flurry, a mobile analytics firm.
There’s a common misperception about the fiscal cliff — that the tax increases only apply to 2013. Not true. The Fiscal Times reports.
As airlines offer more add-on services, comparison-shopping for cheap fares is getting harder. Now the government is wading in and may change how airlines charge and display fees to everyone in 2013.
A measure of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes increased last month to its highest level in two and a half years, the latest sign of improvement in the housing market.
From tax hikes to disruptive technologies, key issues entrepreneurs faced in 2012.
Business activity in the U.S. Midwest expanded in December, a report showed, boosted by a rebound in customer demand. But the pace of hiring in the sector was the slowest it has been in more than three years.
The Affordable Care Act will go far to rescue the generation hardest hit by rising health-care costs, including 8.6 million Boomers without health insurance.
President Obama will meet with congressional leaders on Friday in a last-ditch effort to avert a fiscal crisis. The NYT reports.
Norman Schwarzkopf Jr., the hard-charging U.S. Army general whose forces smashed the Iraqi army in the 1991 Gulf War, has died at the age of 78, a U.S. official said on Thursday.
After a week of negotiations, The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service announced that an agreement has been reached between the International Longshoremen's Association and the U.S. Maritime Alliance.