There are scenarios in which the U.S. goes into sustained default, but it's more likely we narrowly avoid disaster and resume the fight in January.
More workers are delaying their retirement plans and embracing the fact that retirement won't necessarily mark a complete exit from the workforce.
Apple is selling twice as many of the more expensive 5s units, and one analyst has slashed his sales estimates for the 5c, reports say.
The sluggish federal Obamacare website could be getting a partial rebuild and has a new tool to help users view prices.
One of the biggest differences between Apple's iPhone and Android devices is that the latter offers more options when it comes to customizing the software.
Mortgage application dropped to a six-year low, as negotiations to end the government's partial shutdown and avert a U.S. debt default wavered.
Berkshire Hathaway's chairman said he doesn't expect the U.S. will default on its debt, but if it does it would be a "pure act of idiocy."
Apple has told two suppliers of its lower-cost iPhone 5c that it is reducing orders in the fourth quarter, according to a report by Dow Jones news agency Wednesday.
Has bank debt become more attractive than U.S. Treasurys? That's what recent market developments indicate.
China's foreign exchange reserves saw their biggest quarterly increase since the second quarter of 2011 on Monday.
Dr. Doom says Apple reminds him of Polaroid in the 1970s.
Most people in 401(k) plans have no idea how to manage them. That’s why professional advice can help individuals make smart investment choices.
Financial markets are holding out for a deal in Washington to avert a debt default but that patience could fade quickly if a deal is not reached soon.
Young adults may buy cheaper plans but are often less informed about their high out-of-pocket costs, including deductibles, experts told CNBC.com.
There have been many government shutdowns but the one in 1995 was the big one, the superstorm of shutdowns. Here's how it finally ended, Daniel Yergin writes.
Auto lenders are relaxing terms and offering an average of more than five years for borrowers to pay. Here's what Suze has to say about that.
The number of U.S. homes set on the path to foreclosure slid to a seven-year low in the third quarter, reflecting an improving housing market.
Twitter has chosen the NYSE for its IPO and is eyeing Nov. 15 for it debut. The stock will trade under the ticker symbol "TWTR."
Fitch Ratings put the US government's AAA credit rating on 'rating watch negative' Tuesday
All doom-and-gloom aside, the federal government is unlikely to run out of money Thursday, even if the latest hopes for a budget deal don't pan out.