A staple during the real-estate boom, interest-only home loans are now available only to a privileged few, and even they should approach with care.
They got a little rain in Southeast Texas this week, but hardly enough to provide relief for rice farmers who are grappling with a third year of drought conditions and water constraints.
More Americans are debt-free than in 2000, but those with debt owe nearly 40 percent more, the Census Bureau says. USA Today reports.
The split between oil king Harold Hamm and his wife could required him to sell a large number of shares or give her shares that she might then sell.
Monster Beverage shares fell after new research indicated that energy drinks may increase blood pressure and disturb the heart's rhythm.
Investors should not own "long term debt of any kind" while the Federal Reserve continues its bond-buying program, private equity billionaire Wilbur Ross told CNBC.
The Supreme Court will hear arguments on Monday over whether big drug companies can settle patent litigation with generic rivals by making deals to keep cheaper products off the market.
After suffering steep losses in one fund, the Yucaipa Companies, the money management firm run by the billionaire Ronald W. Burkle, has cut fees for investors in the portfolio, The New York Times reports.
Today, the minivan is just 3 percent of total auto sales in the U.S.—and just over 500,000 were sold last year. These days crossovers and sport wagons have become the vehicle of choice for many in suburban America.
Darden Restaurants' third-quarter net income dropped 18 percent, as it dealt with soft sales at Red Lobster.
Is Michael Dell's attempt to gain more control over his company about to turn into a financial tug-of-war?
Chicago will close 54 schools and 61 school buildings by the beginning of next year in the country's third-largest public school district, a move that union leaders called the largest mass closing in the nation.
The BlackBerry Z10 hits store shelves Friday and there's a lot at stake for the company. But with the Android and iPhone -- is there even room for the new BlackBerry?
Nike beat on earnings Thursday and said future demand for its apparel and shoes rose. Shares rose after-hours.
Dr. Benjamin Carson was a political unknown just weeks ago. Now, He is in some ways a dream candidate for Republicans. The NYT reports.
Becoming a lawyer seemed to be one of those career moves that could stand up to any type of economic setback. Not anymore.
The US Postal Service has suffered a setback in its plan to end Saturday delivery of first-class mail, as Congress advanced a bill requiring six-day delivery.
For the first time in over six months, the supply of homes for sale is beginning to rise.
Banks have provisions that allow acceleration of payments owed to senior executives if they take government jobs, NYT reports.
The House passed a huge stopgap spending bill to keep the government open through the end of September, sidestepping any threat of a government shutdown.