By contrast, Japanese data released earlier on Friday showed Japan's core consumer prices barely rose and household spending unexpectedly fell in the year to April, casting doubt on the Bank of Japan's view that a steady economic recovery was lifting inflation toward the central bank's 2 percent target. A warning from Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso...» Read More
The FDA has lowered the age limit for Plan B One-Step emergency contraceptive to 15. The pill will be available without a prescription and stocked on store shelves.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Brian Battle, Performance Trust Capital Partners, about President Obama's nomination to replace the head of the FHFA.
President Obama's proposal to slow Social Security spending by calculating cost-of-living increases differently has given conservatives and liberals something in common: they hate it.
Increasingly, people on the financially stricken island of Cyprus are focusing their anger on the European Central Bank, the NYT reports.
Unemployment fraud is costing the government billions of dollars in paid benefits to people who are still working, dead or are behind bars, a Fed study finds.
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Saturday it had suspended all employee furloughs
Most homeowners know a special insurance policy is needed to cover flooding, but the insurance industry estimates that only 13 percent of them are covered.
Janet Yellen is seen as a logical candidate to succeed the Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke, but critics remain wary of her stance on inflation.
The Federal Reserve announced on Wednesday it intends to circulate new $100 bills beginning in October in an attempt to thwart foreign counterfeiters.
Flight delays from air traffic controller furloughs may seem like the start of the predicted doom of sequestration. But many have already felt the pain of mandated budget cuts.
Spending cuts related to the sequester are causing delays at airports across the country, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Anthony Sanders, The Mercatus Center, about likely candidates to run the Federal Housing Finance Agency.
The Boston bombing suspect has been charged with using a weapon of mass destruction, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.
The surviving bombing suspect has been charged, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn, and chilling details of the alleged crime are included in the government's complaint. (2:26)
The effects of sequester cuts are being felt by travelers, as FAA furloughs kick in, reports CNBC's Hampton Pearson.
The self-sustaining building, which generates all its own electricity and collects its own water, could inspire more action to raise awareness about the environment and the need to curb climate change.
The decision as one of the most crucial turning points in a remarkable crowd-sourcing manhunt for the plotters of a bombing that killed three people and wounded more than 170.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will miss the annual Jackson Hole monetary policy symposium this year due to a scheduling conflict, skipping the prestigious event for the first time since taking the helm of the central bank in 2006.
The regulator's approval is crucial in returning the jet to service after it was grounded for over three months because of lithium-ion batteries that caught fire.
Twenty-four current and former Internal Revenue Service employees have been charged with stealing government benefits, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.