Home buyers signed fewer contracts to buy existing homes, as higher mortgage rates and higher home prices weighed on housing affordability.
Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig, who instituted the wildcard and presided over the steroid era, said he'll retire after the 2014 season.
New Dow component Nike reported earnings that beat Wall Street forecasts, while revenue came in on target. Shares jumped after-hours.
"We've got these things that we actually are guilty of and we've got to fix them," the head of JPMorgan's board audit committee said.
A CNBC All-America Economic Survey finds nearly one in five Americans believe their health insurance costs have gone up because of Obamacare.
Obamacare is going into full effect this fall, requiring millions of people to buy health insurance that has new minimum benefits. CNBC explains more about this law.
A government shutdown is looking less likely Oct. 1. The fight is moving toward the debt ceiling, but the path to avert shutdown is not clear, NBC News reports.
House Speaker John Boehner urged his unruly caucus to show flexibility over a measure to keep the government open, a fellow Republican said.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell last week to a near six-year low, while economic growth in the second quarter was unchanged at 2.5 percent.
Nine firms based in Japan and two execs have agreed to plead guilty for their roles in conspiracies to fix the auto parts prices sold in U.S.
Team USA could have won earlier if it hadn't been docked two wins for cheating by illegally modifying its boats to make them faster and more stable.
U.S. securities regulators plan to "make aggressive use" of their authority to levy penalties, the head of the SEC said.
JPMorgan Chase CEO Dimon arrived at the Department of Justice headquarters Thursday to meet face to face with Attorney General Eric Holder.
American sentiment has dipped back into its post-crisis financial funk, according to the latest CNBC All-America Economic Survey.
As Congress squabbles, Wall Street will be eyeing a few reports on the consumer Thursday to see if economic jitters are justified.
Toyota, the world's largest automaker, is increasing the number of vehicles it will build in the U.S. and export to other countries.
Twitter said it would carry instant-replay footage from NFL games as part of a new advertising partnership that could boost revenue before its IPO.
"Just disappear. Get lost while you still can," says one recent lottery winner. NBCNews.com reports.
JPMorgan Chase is in talks with government officials to settle federal and state mortgage probes for $11 billion.