*Signs of Greek woes spreading to Spain dent risk appetite. TOKYO, May 27- Asian stocks sagged and the dollar stood tall on Wednesday on growing prospects the Federal Reserve was on track to raise interest rates later this year and concerns that financial woes could engulf Spain in addition to Greece. Spreadbetters expected a modestly higher open for Britain's...» Read More
Struggling with the burden of student loan debt, young people appear to be shying away from purchasing a home or car, according to a recently released study.
A new surveillance video has emerged of a man seen dropping a bag at the site of the Boston Marathon explosions, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.
Predicting how much the US will collect in in taxes each April is a chancy prospect, thanks to the wealthiest taxpayers.
Authorities scouring the scene—on the ground and on rooftops—were able to gather significant evidence into the Boston Marathon bombing. Here are images of some of what they found.
It's past April 15. If you haven't filed your income tax returns or an extension, it's time for damage control.
Scenes from the Boston Marathon bombing catastrophe, one of the nation's worst attacks since Sept. 11, 2001.
The "sort of attack" we saw in Boston, feels like the kind of attacks we've been seeing in the past 10 years or more, said, Stewart Baker, Steptoe and Johnson partner. "We are going to find these folks, the Bureau is really good at dealing with this kind of evidence and crime scene," he added.
Political leaders gathered in Boston to address security concerns surrounding the bombings which took place at the Boston Marathon. Among the speakers were Gov. Deval Patrick, (D), Mayor Thomas Menino, (D), Sen. Elizabeth Warren, (D), and Richard DesLauriers, Head of Boston's FBI.
Top Fed policy doves, with opposing economic views, agreed the job market has not yet improved enough to merit cuts to the central bank's bond-buying program.
More than half of Americans think their taxes are fair, says a Gallup survey. But that's the lowest rate of satisfaction since 2001.
The pros, cons and outright myths of asking the IRS for an extension on your tax returns.
As grumbles about inflation risk grow louder, several Fed doves spoke out over the weekend, saying everyone relax -- we should watch inflation but it's not a huge risk just yet.
A top Federal Reserve official on Friday defended the central bank's dual mandate of full employment and price stability, but also said he's optimistic the economy is gathering strength.
It is too soon for the Federal Reserve to consider tapering or halting its asset purchases, Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart said on Wednesday.
New data from the IRS shows that tax filers with taxable incomes of $1 million or more were audited nearly 12 times more often than the population as a whole.
Tax refund fraud is a growing $5 billion a year problem that could get worse before it gets better. Crooks are getting smarter and the IRS needs to work harder to catch thieves.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is moving into the 21st century with its announcement that communication on social media will be treated just like communication on a company's website. However, there are a number of questions still looming.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Edward Pinto, American Enterprise Institute about mortgage market reform and its consequences.
Ridge Schmidt Cyber co-founders Howard Schmidt and Tom Ridge discuss the buildup in cyberwars and why the government needs to increase its cybersecurity infrastructure.
From the successful campaign against trans fats to San Francisco's ban on toys in McDonald's Happy Meals to first lady Michelle Obama's campaign against childhood obesity, it's clear that makers of so-called junk foods face a widening public relations battle. The Christian Science Monitor reports.