New data from Trulia show that private school enrollment is highest in the wealthier states as well as in states with strongly religious populations.
Comedian and entertainer Joan Rivers died on Thursday at the age of 81.
Boris Schlossberg of BK Asset Management says concerns about a EU breakup could gain traction once again.
The ECB announced broader than expected policy easing, as the Fed moves toward tightening, meaning higher U.S. rates and a stronger dollar.
Apple's plans for mobile payments may signal ambitions that go well beyond merely having your phone replace your wallet, analysts say.
Forty-one percent of those surveyed said the spent 15 minutes or less researching their health insurance plan in 2013, USA Today reports.
An Apple analyst who's covered the stock for nearly eight years has only changed his rating twice, but that could change Tuesday.
It’s tempting to think when stocks are in rally mode, it’s a win-win for everyone. But there are some runaway winners. USA Today reports.
The massive 2010 spill in the U.S. Gulf Coast was a result of "gross negligence and reckless" conduct by BP and other oil producers, a court ruled.
"It's a great barometer of what's really happening underneath this market," says CNBC's Jim Cramer.
One in four Americans owe more in medical debt than they have in emergency savings, and most people worry health insurance will become unaffordable.
Jeffrey Currie, head of commodities research at Goldman Sachs, says gold prices will end the year at $1,050 an ounce, a 17 percent slide.
Stocks erased record-setting gains Thursday, as cheer over the European Central Bank's unexpected rate cut faded.
Eleven planes missing from a Libya airport are raising fears that militants could use them in terror attacks to mark the 9/11 anniversary.
Private sector job creation slowed a touch in August, missing expectations though roughly maintaining the pace of expansion so far in 2014.
Gold prices settled lower on Thursday as brighter prospects for the U.S. economy and the dollar dimmed the metal's appeal.
Oil prices weakened on Thursday, reversing some of the sharp overnight gains, as U.S. industry data showed fuel stocks rose last week.
U.S. employers said they plan to cut about 40,000 positions, according to a survey by Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
Trading in Asia was cautious on Thursday with central bank decisions in Japan and Europe in focus.
As the Bank of England meets to contemplate the end of its ultra-easy monetary policy, a leading business lobby group predicts the country's economic growth could stall.