A White House official called the proposal to tax 529 college savings plans a "distraction" and said there are other ways to raise revenue.
Yahoo reported earnings of 30 cents a share, beating expectations by a penny. Stock jumps 7%.
Gold is widely seen as a hedge against inflation. William Rhind tells CNBC why the yellow metal could rise despite deflationary forces.
Stocks spiraled after a batch of major firms posted disappointing results before recovering much of the loss.
As economic performance and monetary policy diverge, the Federal Reserve will likely hike interest rates slowly, Mohamed El-Erian told CNBC.
A comment from an influential CEO is causing Chicago trader Jeff Kilburg to short the market.
The felony abuse-of-power case against former Texas Gov. Rick Perry will proceed after a judge has refused to throw it out.
The political turmoil in Yemen may seem a peripheral issue, but it has global and regional implications spanning energy and security.
The telecom giant posted fourth-quarter earnings of 55 cents per share, up from 53 cents a share in the year-earlier period.
DoubleLine Capital's Jeff Gundlach notes that the S&P 500 has never had seven consecutive up years.
Glassdoor's best jobs list is based on a combination of average annual base salary, career opportunities, and number of job openings.
Illinois's Northwestern University will be getting its largest-ever donation from a member of the Buffett family.
Precision medicine takes genetic mapping to the next level. And it just got a huge boost from President Obama.
Although this week's winter storm was less serious than predicted, the economic losses might be more severe.
For most of New York and New Jersey, what was supposed to be the Blizzard of 2015 turned into the Bust of the Century instead.
While many U.S. business sectors are being hurt by the rising dollar, there's one that is reaping its benefits.
There are early signs that workers' stalled wages are beginning to move higher.
After gaining no new ground in December or January, this bull market has officially stalled. That's about to change this week.
Brad Katsuyama, the hero of 2014's best-seller "Flash Boys," has softened his tone a bit when it comes to high-frequency trading.
The Federal Reserve wants to see inflation tick up, but Ron Insana sees the U.S. and other countries missing inflation targets this year. Here's why.