The U.S. government's civil fraud lawsuit against S&P relies heavily on emails in which employees voiced doubts about the integrity of the agency's ratings. But S&P may still come out on top.
Insurers know that extreme weather has become the new normal but a new survey says that many firms are not prepared for future super storms.
The president will try to salvage a big deficit-reduction deal this week, battling not only Republican resistance but also complaints from Democrats, the New York Times reports.
Seniors are using social media sites in growing numbers, and to meet the demand of older folks who want to get their tweet on, there's an increase in classes being offered.
This CEO wonders if the reaction to Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer's decision to discontinue telecommuting at the company would have been different if Mayer was a man?
Unique among the banks, Bank of America actually came in higher than the Fed on trading losses.
The era of domination by the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox is over. If you want to see the best baseball right now, some say -- Go west, young man!
The buzz at the South by Southwest festival is all about the gadgets: computers controlled by the wave of a hand, cool new cameras and more.
The bull market's latest run may have some cheering but traders say some of the stocks leading it are questionable -- a sign that a pullback could be ahead.
US household net worth is nearly back to 2007 levels but it's not quite time to cue up the "We're in the Money" track. Here's why.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker told CNBC on Friday he's exploring a bid for U.S. Senate because the solutions to problems he's tackled New Jersey's largest city can work at the national level.
As the markets continue their march higher, investors will look to the tail end of fourth quarter earnings season for signs that corporate revenues and profits are improving. Next week, several retailers are expected to issue reports.
Positive economic news has has been coming with a touch of fear, and Friday's strong jobs report served as no exception.
There has been the distinction between physical and electronic works--books, songs, movies--since digital goods became widely available a decade ago, but it is now under attack, both in the courts and the marketplace, reports The New York Times.
McDonald's February sales fell 1.5 percent amid stiff competition for customers who are spending more cautiously due to weak economic growth and higher taxes.
Builders are clearly acting on the big jump in new home orders, but those jobs numbers could actually be higher, were they not hamstrung by a severe lack of workers.
On Friday, Cramer celebrated the actions of Ben Bernanke over the past several years and said that the Fed chairman "saved the world" from economic catastrophe.
Job creation broke out in February, with the economy creating a net 236,000 new jobs as the unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent.
A new survey on corporate health benefits draws a picture of a world where companies go beyond building gyms and banning smoking, to rewarding employees for lowering their cholesterol and being monitored by a "primary nurse case manager."
Sales at the restaurant chain are declining, as more women are driving family eating choices and the franchise's core customers, young men, have been hit by the recession.