The leaders of the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday announced an agreement on legislation to wind down government-owned mortgage financiers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, jump-starting a long-standing debate that could still take years to resolve.» Read More
Zillow is buying the New York City-focused real estate company StreetEasy for $50 million to strengthen its foothold in on one of the country's most lucrative markets.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen looks ahead to what are likely to be next week's top business and financial stories.
CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's top trades and the stocks they'll be watching tomorrow.
The Weather Channel's Carl Parker is tracking the latest tropical storms; and discussing whether an increase in hurricanes is changing the insurance industry, with Ted Corless, Insurance Attorney at Corless Barfield Group, and Randy Binner, FBR Capital Markets.
U.S. data is whipsawing Treasury yields. Yet the real story may be retail, where two giants guided lower for the rest of the year.
Activist investors like Carl Icahn have more money and more influence than ever before. Here's what feeding the rise of this sometimes combative style of investing.
Wednesday marks 45 days since the end of the second quarter, or as it's known in the financial community, "13F Day." Some of the world's biggest funds report their holdings.
The U.S Airways and American airlines merger is in jeopardy after the Justice Department filed an anti-trust lawsuit against the plan. Tom Horne, Arizona Attorney General, explains why he is joining the DOJ to block the merger.
Europe is emerging from its economic freeze; retail giant Macy's is another story.
Federal prosecutors in Manhattan on Wednesday criminally charged two former JPMorgan Chase employees with wire fraud and a conspiracy to falsify books.
The former JPMorgan trader known as the "London Whale" will not be prosecuted for the whopping losses he was involved in, as he made a non-prosecution deal, sources told CNBC.
The housing boom in Canada has allowed banks to reduce capital held against mortgage losses. If home prices decline, some of the biggest banks may feel the pinch.
Consumer sales for July, when taking into account the June revisions, were basically in-line, but were still at their highest levels this year. That's certainly good enough to keep the Fed taper talk alive for the September meeting.
How Herbalife responded to product safety issues are drawing scrutiny in part because of the hedge fund battle over the stock.
Dick Bove, the bank analyst and vice president of equity research at Rafferty Capital, said investors should be buying financial stocks "very aggressively."
CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the latest details on the DOJ's move to block a merger between U.S Airways and AMR. CNBC's David Faber weighs in.
The U.S. Justice Department will file an anti-trust lawsuit to block the merger of AMR and U.S Airways. The anti-trust lawsuit is supported by several states, reports CNBC's David Faber.
Strong data supports the idea that a taper of bond purchases by the Fed is more likely than not. Those who believe that the Fed will wait are now a minority.
J.C. Penney and hedge fund Pershing Square's Bill Ackman are in talks to resolve their dispute over the leadership of the U.S. retailer, a source said on Monday.
Parameter Capital Management, which had managed money for SAC since 2010, traded mainly financial stocks.
Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman renewed his attack on Herbalife on Tuesday.
Detroit looks to emerge as a winner from its bankruptcy, with bondholders and municipal borrowers the biggest losers.
Prominent money managers are warning of a bubble in some technology stocks and recommend avoiding emerging markets.
There is hope on the saving front, as 87 percent of CNBC readers polled said they would save money if they got a windfall.
No matter your generation, there are steps pre-retirees can take to help build their 401(k).
The financial services industry can help investors paralyzed with indecision by offering fewer portfolio options.