*China in focus after alarming markets with bond default. *Sanctions on Russia could hurt the West as well. Federal Reserve meeting and Western sanctions on Russia will give financial markets plenty of pause for thought in the week to come but it could be China that sets the economic weather.» Read More
Shipping company UPS has been barred from moving air cargo through some U.K. facilities because of security deficiencies, the British government said Friday.
The chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee told CNBC that he wants to know whether political considerations drove the government’s decision to steer a potentially multibillion-dollar contract to a company in which financier Ron Perelman's investment firm has a significant stake.
The niche—that includes James Bond-like tools such as infrared cameras, explosive detectors and body scanners—is expected to grow 12 percent annually through 2013, according to one analysis.
The government is making an increasing number of expensive life-saving or life extending drugs and devices available to more people, but is that the right thing to do and can we afford it, anyway?
Health-conscious U.S. consumers are buying hundreds of millions of dollars of so-called superfruits annually, even as critics contend their nutritional benefits are overblown and, in some cases, nonexistent.
CNBC's David Faber reports Nasdaq/ICE withdraws it's unsolicited bid for the NYSE.
Discussing the FCC's new emergency alert system and how the agency plans to keep an eye on the lightening fast changes in technology, with Julian Genachowski, FCC chairman.
Osama bin Laden may be dead but could the threat of terror against Wall Street push America's fragile economy over the edge? CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details on what Congress might do.
CNBC's Kate Kelly with latest details on the brewing stand-off between the government and Wall Street over AIG's massive re-IPO.
Discussing whether it is time to get rid of highly-paid federal employees, with Jack Burkman, J.M. Burkman attorney and Jerry Zandstra, GOP strategist.
CNBC's John Harwood & Hampton Pearson with updates from President Obama on Bin Laden's death, and the effects on national security.
Much like housing years ago, food has become something bigger than itself. It's about far more than sustenance. It's about commodities trading, global trade, energy, biotechnology and government policy. Our special report, "Food Economics, explores all of those dimensions.
With commodities prices shy high, most in Washington want to cut agricuktural aid, including billions in direct payments that go to many farmers annually regardless of need,
With both global food prices and concerns about food safety on the rise, technology is playing a more important role in the economics of the world’s food supply.
The man steering the economy meets the press at a time when easy monetary policy may be coming to an end, with Jon Hilsenrath, The Wall Street Journal.
The $20 a barrel jump in oil prices means the US will pay an added $69.3 billion this year, more than it costs to run most US agencies. The falling dollar ensures US consumers are hardest hit.
"The idea that Congress is so dysfunctional that they can't cut their budget by more than 1% or 2%, when you contrast that to the re-pricing of the entire housing stock for the U.S., it's a complete disconnect." ...A report from TheStreet.
A lengthy government shutdown could put a halt to some of the basic functions of Wall Street.
While all states, private insurers and the federal Medicare program decide what to cover, this state’s program is attracting nationwide attention, in part because its process is public and open, reports the New York Times reports.
The mortgage market is currently mired in policy and politics that could directly affect buyer decisions on Main Street, at a time when the housing market remains in a slump.