Some Americans have decided to keep out of the rat race, at least for now. Find out why. NBC News reports.
Americans like the idea of self-driving cars.
The natural gas upswing in the U.S. has been well-documented, but famed short-seller Jim Chanos says he's a "glass half-empty kind of guy" and there's a downside to boom.
Lawmakers have taken their time trying to agree to terms for reopening the government. So how can we punish them? Here are some fun ways to do so.
Apple's newest phone apparently comes with a very Windows-like feature.
Republicans were prepared to offer a deal featuring both an increase in the debt limit and an end to the government shutdown in return for spending cuts.
Stop worrying about a deepening crisis: The Republicans are realizing their strategy of shutting down the government was a disastrous failure.
Barclays will provide cash-strapped Detroit with up to $350 million in debtor in possession financing in the wake of its municipal bankruptcy.
JPMorgan's third-quarter earnings saw a lot of firsts for the bank, including, for the first time in eight years, that the bank posted a loss.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has launched a petition drive to urge Washington politicians to "Come Together."
For an upcoming book, one writer interviewed hundreds of current and former Amazon employees to shed some light on the detailed oriented Jeff Bezos.
"When you look at the worst-case scenario ever, which occurred in 2008, investors lost 1 percent of their money in one fund," an analyst says.
U.S. government finance leaders told G20 members they would resolve the U.S. debt impasse by Oct. 17, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said.
What is the price of paying with cash? A study by Tufts University finds that the average American family wastes $1,739 a year.
Art Cashin, UBS Financial Services, explains why yesterday's rally did not look like short covering. "Markets will continue being vulnerable to the Washington follies."
U.S. consumer sentiment deteriorated in October to its weakest level in nine months as the first federal government shutdown in 17 years undermined Americans' outlook on the economy.
The president has become too powerful relative to Congress, former General Electric boss Jack Welch told CNBC on Friday.
Societe Generale's head of U.S. rates strategy explains why Bernanke definitely won't taper before his term is done.
Negotiations between GOP leaders and President Obama could lead to a breakthrough to temporarily raise the debt ceiling, Rep. Kevin Brady told CNBC.
Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced to 28 years in jail for corruption and fraud that added to the Motor City's fiscal woes.