*Silver up more than 3 pct; platinum, palladium also rise. LONDON, Dec 18- Gold climbed more than 2 percent on Thursday after the Federal Reserve said it would take a patient approach toward raising interest rates, lifting stock markets and commodities while dampening the dollar. A break of stops above $1,200 an ounce sparked a rally in gold in early European trade,...» Read More
CNBC's Rick Santelli, and Christopher Horner, Competitive Enterprise Institute, discuss the false identity assumed by Lisa Jackson, the departing head of the U.S. EPA.
The SEC's whistleblower program report reveals that one state has a very high number of whistleblowers compared with the size of its economy. This suggests that the state also has a high-level of corporate wrongdoing.
Donald Trump slams GOP in tweets, saying that Republicans got nothing in the fiscal cliff deal. Here's a look at some principles the real estate mogul might have followed had he been negotiating, the CSM reports.
Warmer temperatures mean soon you may have to pay more for your favorite Bordeaux — if you can find it, the Global Post reports.
New year's revelers could wake up to a hangover of a different sort: new regulations totaling more than 400 across the country.
A recent study found kids may not need all four years of school to get ahead. Some students who received two-year degrees earned more than their four-year counterparts. Whoa, does Ferris Bueller know about this?!
The GOP says it wants a deal on the "fiscal cliff" but "their only priority is making sure that tax breaks for the wealthiest Americans are protected," President Obama said on NBC's "Meet the Press."
If no "fiscal cliff" deal is reached, Americans could feel pain as taxes rise, unemployment benefits are cut and smaller changes take effect.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks to Bill Frezza, Competitive Enterprise Institute, about the problem with entitlement programs.
Facing a GOP revolt, House Speaker John Boehner abruptly canceled a vote Thursday night on a plan to raise taxes for the wealthy, bringing the country closer to a plunge down the "fiscal cliff."
CNBC's John Harwood discusses the president's sense of urgency on gun control, and bridging the "fiscal cliff" gap.
Robert Bork, a symbol of the U.S. conservative legal movement and a failed nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court, died on Wednesday.
Obama's offer to slow the growth of Social Security benefits would force fellow Democrats to abandon promises to shield the program from cuts as part of the fiscal cliff negotiations.
Susan Rice withdrew her name from consideration as U.S. secretary of state Thursday in the face a difficult Senate confirmation battle.
Only 15 states have told the federal government they plan to operate health insurance exchanges under President Obama's reform law.
New labor laws in Michigan are not only a major shift for the state, they could ripple across the country.
Larry Kudlow reports the latest details on a deadly shooting outside a mall near Portland, Oregon. And, Chris Edwards, CATO Institute, reveals the results of his recent tax policy study which shows thousands of new government employees are overpaid and work less compared to the private sector.
Bill Frezza, Competitive Enterprise Institute fellow, explains how the rise in single family households will eventually impact entitlement programs such as Social Security and Medicare.
The House Financial Services Committee urged transparency during the Volker Rule rulemaking process — or the right for Congress to amend or repeal the outcome.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the changing landscape in the real estate market as well as the need for reform, with Anthony Sanders, George Mason University professor.