The outlook for the global economy leaves much to be desired as headwinds in Japan and Europe put them on an uneven keel with the U.S.» Read More
Groundbreaking to build new homes rose and new permits for construction hit the highest level since 2008, a sign the housing market recovery is gathering steam.
Congress wants a second look at how private firms profit from public research after Pfizer and the National Institutes of Health developed a potentially lucrative new drug. The NYT reports.
When it comes to maintaining and investing in infrastructure, America is seeing some progress, but still not making the grade.
The Washington Post plans to start charging for some digital content starting this summer, becoming one of the last major U.S. newspapers to do so.
Ryanair announced a $15.6 billion order for 175 passenger jets from Boeing on Tuesday in a deal that will allow the Irish airline to consolidate its position as Europe's dominant low-cost carrier.
Wall Street has boosted its outlook for quantitative easing from the Federal Reserve, according to the March CNBC Fed Survey.
A watch phone? Sounds like something TV private eye Maxwell Smart would have. But as smartphone sales slow, both Samsung and Apple are said to be working on them.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew met new Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday at a critical time in relations between the world's two largest economies, with cyber hacking, market access and the Chinese currency high on the agenda for talks
The NFL has settled a lawsuit relating to the use of retired players' images, agreeing to contribute $42 million to a newly established Common Good Fund that will be administered by a group of retired players. NBC reports.
A Chinese state television program on Apple raised concerns that the company has less fair phone-replacement policies in China than in other countries. The Global Post reports.
A computer hacker was sentenced on Monday to three years and five months in prison for stealing the personal data of about 120,000 Apple iPad users, including some belonging to high-profile individuals.
BlackRock, the world's largest money manager, will lay off nearly 300 employees, or about 3 percent of its workforce.
Lululemon Athletica is pulling shipments of unexpectedly sheer women's yoga pants from its stores, in a move they said would hurt its bottom line.
Citigroup has agreed to pay $730 million to settle a class action lawsuit on behalf of investors who said they were misled by the company's disclosures. Purchasers of the bank's debt and preferred stock claimed there were misstatements and omissions in the disclosures.
The bailout in Cyprus could mean a pause in the US stock-market rally but some market pros say it's also likely to give the Fed more ammunition to maintain its stimulus.
The bailout in Cyprus that rattled the markets and rekindled fears of the European debt crisis will be beneficial for U.S. stocks, analyst Meredith Whitney told CNBC.
Auto insurance rates vary according to how many drivers are on the road, how safe they are, even who decides lawsuits.
A possible move by Google to launch its own note-taking application would challenge the popular Evernote.
Parents still invest most of the money in college savings funds, but grandparents' contributions now make up about 9.5 percent of the total, new numbers say.
J.C. Penney shares surged Monday after a research note flagged promising early customer response to the department store chain's weekend launch of Joe Fresh shops within its stores.