Brazil's economy has stumbled badly, but some say upcoming elections and polls showing rising dissatisfaction with the government may herald change.
Government cannot satisfy the demand for public goods and services alone. Its role should be akin to a venture capitalist, says Laura Tyson.
Of the 30 stocks on the Dow, only seven have not hit 52-week highs this year. Is it time to bet on these underperformers?
The owner of a yacht that burst into flames near San Diego on Thursday said he's lost "the most beautiful boat" ever made.
CNBC unveils its eighth annual America's Top States for Business ranking that looks at key factors to assess the regional economic landscape.
Georgia slices up the competition in America's Top States for Business 2014, signaling a shift back to the Sun Belt from the energy boomers.
"Do not be surprised if 'noisy' is now the new 'transitory,'" said Tom Porcelli, chief U.S. economist at RBC Capital Markets.
Stocks fell, with the S&P 500 turning lower after rising to another record.
Georgia took the top spot for this year's Top States for Business. But who was close? We counted down the top five for 2014.
Sales of new U.S. single-family homes jumped to a six-year high in May, the latest indication the housing market was starting to dig out of a recent soft patch.
A key gauge of home price gains decelerated in April, but edged above analysts' expectations, a new report showed Tuesday.
The U.S. economy is approaching the Fed's economic targets faster than expected and might push the central bank to accelerate plans to increase interest rates, Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Plosser said on Tuesday.
A combination of Vertex drugs met the goals of two late-stage clinical trials in cystic fibrosis, setting the stage for Vertex to apply for approval.
The U.S. faces economic costs from climate change adding up to billions of dollars over the next 25 years. And that's just for starters.
Stock markets might be at record highs, corporate earnings might still be weak but fund managers believe there is still room for a move higher.
European shares closed mixed on Tuesday, struggling after the release of worse-than-expected data for Germany.
Indonesia's presidential election is two weeks away and a narrowing lead for frontrunner Joko "Jokowi" Widodo spells uncertainty for local markets.
Malaysia could be more vulnerable to capital outflows than its emerging market peers like Indonesia when the Fed hikes rates, warn market watchers.
Is the company 401(k) a better way to invest for retirement? Or should you go with an IRA?
The unprecedented quantitative easing program the Bank of Japan launched last year could be at risk of failure, Oxford Economics says.