Many say the Fed's easy money policies are enabling congressional intransigence. But it may really be the other way around.
Just when thousands of urbanites thought they discovered a gold mine in renting out their apartments on Airbnb, regulators and tax collectors are flexing their power.
Brokers say there are now at least a half dozen homes and estates in the Hamptons that are renting for around $1 million—just for the summer—a new record.
The tax-advantaged college-savings plans now house $168.5 billion of our hard-won dough. But not everyone is sold on the idea that 529s are the only way to go.
Helping baby boomers navigate the future is becoming a big business, but now, there's a freebie: LifeReimagined.org from AARP.
Sequester cuts in medical research could end up widening the federal deficit, as slowing the pace of research might end up increasing health care costs.
The United States lags other countries when it comes to offering workers time off, and is especially tough on part-time workers.
Oil depletion is a hot topic rarely mentioned in the context of America's budding energy boom. Yet some murmurs are out there.
US consumer confidence hit the highest level in more than five years, suggesting Americans were resilient in the face of belt-tightening in Washington.
This is the largest annual gain in six years, and prices in the nation's top ten and top twenty markets rose from a year ago. These are the highest annual returns since 2007.
The action-packed sixth installment of the "Fast & Furious" film franchise became the biggest opening film in Universal Pictures' history during Memorial Day weekend.
U.S. single-family home prices racked up their best annual gain in nearly seven years as the recovery continues to provide a source of strength for the economy.
The stock market may have seen most of its gains for 2013, but there's still money to be made in the next three to five years, Roger Altman tells CNBC.
Tiffany reported higher-than-expected sales for the quarter that included Valentine's Day, helped by gains in all regions and promotions around its 'Great Gatsby' collection.
Credit Suisse's chairman warned that a long-running tax dispute with the United States over hidden Swiss bank accounts could easily escalate and spill over to rivals if not settled.
Texas lawmakers sent Gov. Rick Perry more than $1 billion in proposed business tax cuts shortly before the end of the biennial legislative session.
For the second time this year, a fire at sea has aborted a cruise ship. This time, aboard Royal Caribbean's Grandeur of the Seas and the ship's 2,200 passengers were expected back in Baltimore on Tuesday.
Fed up with beer? This may be the answer to your prayers as "shandy" - a beer and lemonade blend sometimes called "radler" - is set to take the U.S. by storm, according to new research.
Investors have a hard enough time reading 10-Ks and keeping up with corporate earnings. Now they're going to have to monitor Facebook and Twitter, too.
Americans with employer-paid health insurance are beginning to feel the effects of the "Cadillac tax." The New York Times reports.