American authorities and consumer lawyers say banks aid in giving dubious merchants access to the financial system, allowing them to prey on older consumers.
Stock traders have their eyes on the bond market this week, as interest rates continue to adjust higher. The issue is just how much higher.
The dream used to be a house you paid for with a steady paycheck. But fewer hours worked at lower-wage jobs is severely altering that, especially for young people.
Lululemon said its CEO will step down. The news came a few months after the company had to recall one of its yoga pants for being too sheer. The company also beat on earnings.
The company won another round against organic growers as a court threw out their suit to keep Monsanto from suing if traces of its biotech genes are found in crops.
With Chevy Volt sales lagging and inventory backing up, General Motors is offering up to $5,000 cashback in hopes of spurring greater sales.
Some of the wealthy say luck played a role in their success, but many say other factors played a bigger role.
Texas Instrument narrowed its projected ranges for earnings and revenue but both were still in-line with analysts' expectations.
Microsoft announced Monday that the XBOX One console, unveiled earlier this year at its headquarters, will be available in November and cost $499.
CNBC's Scott Wapner reports Apple has introduced its iTunes Radio product. There will be no subscription.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration opened an investigation into 320,000 Honda minivans to determine if they should be recalled for airbags that spontaneously deploy.
The company announced the new service on Monday at its World Wide Developers' Conference (WWDC 2013) along with its new mobile and desktop operating systems.
Stocks may "trend sideways" into the end of the year before resuming their skyward trajectory, James Paulsen, chief investment strategist at Wells Capital Management, told CNBC.
Since the housing crash began, the market for these securities has been close to nothing. Banks still make the loans, but hold them on their books. Now that is beginning to change.
Investors in May reduced their overall equity exposure for the second month in a row even as the S&P 500 hit a record high, according to a survey from TD Ameritrade.
Fed policy has been credited often with pushing up stock prices, but one research firm believes the central bank has pushed all asset prices to extreme levels.
The hedge fund SAC Capital received between $2 billion and $3 billion in requests from investors for the return of capital last week, say people familiar with the matter.
Dolly Lenz, Prudential Douglas Elliman, says smart sellers are catering to the new buyers from Asia. She believes buyers from China make up about 10 percent of the market. "That's a lot," she adds.
Can someone else patent your genes? The Supreme Court is scheduled to rule some time this month on that question. NBCNews.com reports.
Standard & Poor's upgrades the credit outlook for the world's largest economy, revising its U.S. rating to "stable" from "negative."