March 12- The Federal Reserve Bank of New York looked at whether a key foreign-exchange benchmark was subject to manipulation in 2012 but did not pursue any public action, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.» Read More
CNBC.com collected the annual salaries of employees in 10 high-earning government jobs, and compared them with salaries from the same jobs in the private sector. Check out the list!
Elizabeth Warren, Chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel, shares her insights on the bureau she helped to build.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso Cabrera reports the President appoints former Ohio AG, Richard Cordray to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports billionaire investor, Warren Buffett and President Obama met at the White House today and spoke about the nation's debt problem.
Yankees fan Christian Lopez was not expecting to catch Derek Jeter’s historic 3,000th home run. He also wasn’t expecting $14k worth of taxes to fall into his hands from the IRS. But since his Yankees tax debacle, Lopez has found friends in some high—and unexpected—places.
Michael Wolff, Vanity Fair columnist weighs in on News Corp's credibility and the likelihood that this becomes a "Watergate" type of scandal.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg with details on the FBI's investigation of News Corp over possible phone hacking.
CNBC's Steve Liesman with the latest details from the Fed and reaction to the FOMC meeting, with Paul Ballew, Nationwide, and CNBC's Rick Santelli.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the government has shed 900,000 jobs over the past 13 months.
Planned job cuts rose to 41,432 jobs in June, an 11.6 percent increase on May, but the overall pace of downsizing is at the lowest level for 11 years, according to the monthly jobs report by Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the metrics on May's factory orders, which were up 0.8%, right around expectations.
Money market funds have long been a popular haven for conservative investors, but they could become one way that the tremors of the financial crisis in Greece touch the pocketbooks of Americans — about 50 million of them the New York Times reports.
For the first time in our five-year old study, states are de-emphasizing their cost of doing business—including taxes and utility rates—while placing more emphasis on quality of life and transportation/infrastructure. So we're adjusting our weightings and point system.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports one of the government's largest agencies is on the brink of disaster. But just how big is the post office and should it be taken private, with David Callahan, DEMOS co-founder, and CNBC's Herb Greenberg.
Greece is the bad penny that keeps cropping up at inconvenient moments. We’d desperately like to forget Greece. Farr has been writing about it for 18 months with all of these depressing comments, and it seems to be among the things blamed for market down days.
A British teenager has been arrested by officers investigating the LulzSec and Anonymous hacker groups, believed to be responsible for attacks on Sony, the U.S. Senate, the CIA, Britain's Serious Organised Crime Agency and News Corp.
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?