Every year the Super Bowl is always just as much about ads as it is about football, but this year half the Super Bowl ads will include Twitter hashtags in their game-time spots.
The Federal Reserve, saying economic growth had "paused" in recent months, announced Wednesday it will continue its $85 billion monthly bond buying and hold interest rates near zero until unemployment falls to at least 6.5 percent.
Americans in their 50s and early 60s lost the most earnings power of any group, researchers say, and those who lost their jobs have had the hardest time finding new ones.
As rising prices threaten high living standards, this Asian financial hub may be at risk of becoming a victim of its own success.
The largest retailers have said they won't add merchant surcharges now allowed on Visa and MasterCard purchases. But for how long?
Extensive monetary easing has dangerous side effects and markets are sure to punish central banks for their mistakes, veteran investor and the author of the Gloom, Boom & Doom Report, Marc Faber, told CNBC on Thursday.
A mortgage analyst says, "The thought is that there are a bunch of homeowners on the fence who haven't refi'd who will all jump in thinking they will miss out. The theory is 100 percent nonsense."
RIM introduced its Blackberry 10 operating system on two new handsets Wednesday and it announced it changed its name to Blackberry.
Oil companies at the heart of the US shale oil boom are burning off enough gas to power all the homes in Chicago and Washington combined in a practice causing growing concern about the waste of resources and damage to the environment.
Twitter may receive local tax breaks for giving away promoted tweets.
At the Detroit Auto Show earlier this month, luxury was in the air. Pricey new Bentleys and Maseratis glittered - including a Maserati 2014 Quattroporte with a $132,000 price tag; U.S. Cabinet Secretaries and dignitaries rubbed shoulders; and many of the well-heeled attendees ponied up for a $300-a-ticket black-tie charity ball.
U.S. single-family home prices rose in November, building on a string of gains that points to a housing market that is on the mend, data from a closely watched survey showed on Tuesday.
Tax-refund fraud has become a huge problem. The Treasury estimates that $21 billion in potentially fraudulent refunds due to identity theft could be issued in the next five years.
Signed contracts to buy existing homes fell 4.3 percent in December from the previous month, according to a monthly index from the National Association of Realtors.
One whistleblower is adamant about his fear about the use of lithium-ion batteries on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, saying they could "explode."
The U.S. economic environment is "very good" and the stock market's rally to multi-year highs has more room to go, Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein said on CNBC.
International bankers and finance ministers warned on Saturday that Europe's crisis was not over even though the euro currency is now stabilized.
IBM reported quarterly earnings and revenue Tuesday that exceeded analysts' predictions. Shares rose after-hours.
Apple's disappointing earnings could rattle the market Thursday, as investors assess the damage to the stock and the broader tech sector.
The Dow industrials are nearing an all-time high after a tumultuous recent past. The problem is that the market needs the Fed to keep pushing stimulus, but eventually it must break free from that support.