'A number of participants' on the FOMC this month favored slowing the Fed's efforts to maintain record-low long-term interest rates as early as summer.
The trials and triumphs of corporate chieftains are daily blood sport here at CNBC, notes the managing editor of CNBC.com.
The new retirement age is getting younger for many Americans who can least afford to retire. African-Americans retire earlier than the general population, despite leaner nest eggs.
If it sounds like Fed Chair Ben Bernanke is dancing in his testimony, it's because he is doing rhetorical figure eights in trying to signal where the Fed is going.
Traders overreact to Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's comments. Bernanke, in his Q and A, essentially reiterated what New York Fed President William Dudley said Tuesday: that any change in the flow of bond purchases will depend on data.
Microsoft debuted its long-anticipated next generation Xbox, called the "Xbox One," a device that allows users to switch more easily between entertainment options.
The IRS official at the center of a tax scandal about extra scrutiny of conservative groups asserted her constitutional right not to answer questions.
The Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act of 2013 would ban companies from renting a recalled vehicle until the safety hazard is fixed.
Survey after survey shows that the wealthy are back to pre-crisis boom years when it comes to their outlook for their own finances, their investments and their retirements. But many of them are still sitting on lots of cash.
U.S. home sales rise slightly to 4.97 million in April, their highest level in 3 1/2 years, as inventories jump.
Fed Chair Ben Bernanke told Congress the U.S. job market remains weak, and it is too soon to end its stimulus. Stocks spiked on his comments.
Women averaged a credit score of 675 compared to the male average of 674, according to the credit score agency Experian.
As the Federal Reserve mulls reducing asset purchases, the improved labor market is spurring debate between Fed "hawks" and "doves" over what the right policy decision should be.
Market rallies have to end sometime for sure, but history suggests the current one, despite its seemingly bloated nature, doesn't have to end soon.
Monster. That's what they're calling the tornado that barreled through the Oklahoma City area. Here are heartbreaking scenes.
Lowe's reported quarterly earnings that missed analysts' expectations on Wednesday, sending shares lower in pre-market trading.
Even as Apple faced a grilling from lawmakers over its tax avoidance schemes, two more companies revealed they would move jurisdictions to lighten their tax burden.
As EU regulators mull introducing the world's strictest bonus cap, the president of the European parliament told CNBC that the plan could put pressure on the U.S. to follow suit.
Once the dust settles and the victims have been accounted for, Moore, Okla., will begin the gargantuan task of rebuilding itself. It's a task that will take billions of dollars in federal and state aid, insurance claims and charitable donations, the CSM reports.
Teen use of Twitter has grown significantly, a new report into social media networks shows, while Facebook is losing market share to its quick-messaging rival.