WASHINGTON, Oct 22- U.S. consumer prices rose marginally in September, painting a weak inflation picture that should give the Federal Reserve ample room to keep interest rates low for a while. The Labor Department said on Wednesday its Consumer Price Index edged up 0.1 percent last month as a rise in food and shelter costs offset a broad decline in energy prices.» Read More
In a sign of Wall Street’s resurgent influence, bank lobbyists are aiding lawmakers in preparing legislation that softens regulations of the financial industry.
Tesla described itself as the only American car company to have fully repaid government loans, but Chrysler called that statement "unmistakably incorrect."
The Feds have granted a 90-day moratorium on foreclosures of homes with FHA mortgages in areas devastated by the Oklahoma tornado.
Workers demanding a minimum wage increase have staged walkouts across the country, saying they can't survive on the money they make. Can they get anything done?
Despite huge cutbacks in government spending, some high level federal executives are scheduled to get millions of dollars in bonuses, unless a law is passed.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke painted an upbeat picture on Saturday for the potential of innovation to lift living standards.
The Federal Reserve could begin easing up on the monetary gas pedal this summer and end its bond buys late this year, a top Fed official said Thursday, citing "good news" on jobs.
Congress wants answers on why the IRS targeted conservative groups, two senior politicians tell CNBC.
President Obama said that he did not know about the IRS Inspector General's report on the agency's targeting of conservative groups for extra scrutiny before it was leaked.
Rep. Charles Boustany tells CNBC he's confident Congress will follow the "paper trail" to hold to account those responsible for the IRS' targeting of conservative nonprofit groups.
When it comes to shareholder votes, the running tallies are a closely guarded secret - now, that protocol has changed, the NYT reports.
Wal-Mart said that it will conduct inspections at its factories in Bangladesh and make the findings public, as pressure mounts on retailers after a deadly building collapse.
President Obama chimed in personally on the IRS controversy today, with CNBC's Robert Frank; Mitch Epner, former federal prosecutor; and CNBC's Larry Kudlow.
The federal government is better at creating low-paying jobs than Wal-Mart and McDonald's combined, says a new report.
Under President Barack Obama's health care law, where you live could make a huge difference in what you'll pay for medications.
Some on Capitol Hill are calling for an investigation over allegations the IRS targeted conservative groups, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
A week after the Federal Reserve endorsed a plan to keep buying bonds to spur economic growth, members are airing differences over their super-easy policy.
Former Rep. Barney Frank, an author of the massive regulation bill that sought to contain too-big-to-fail banks, said the legislation is working.
Under Obamacare, employers offering more generous benefits to highly paid workers could face fines of $100 a day for every worker who doesn't get the perks, up to $500,000.
Massachusetts has had Romneycare since 2006. And, while it's different in some ways from Obamacare, it offers insight into what's ahead for US health care.