Ben Bernanke left the Fed on a high note Wednesday, cutting the bank's bond buying program by another $10 billion before handing off to Janet Yellen.
Facing pressure from activist investor Dan Loeb, Dow Chemical chief Andrew Liveris told CNBC that Warren Buffett supports his vision for the company.
Never have so many Americans paid so much attention to the Turkish lira and what it means for their own economic well-being.
South Africa's central bank joined its emerging market peers on Wednesday and raised its key interest rate, hoping to shore up its sliding currency.
President Obama discussed job growth in his address to the nation, but he overlooked the boom in freelancers. They compose a third of the workforce.
Facebook reported earnings of 31 cents per share on revenue of $2.59 billion, beating analysts' expectations.
The Fed's stimulus polices seemed more like price controls, and those always end badly, the editor of Grant's Interest Rate Observer told CNBC.
This argument that the rich keep getting richer while the majority have hit a brick wall is full of holes, says Troy University's Daniel Smith.
The Federal Reserve's first decision of 2014 and the last of the Ben Bernanke era is a crucial one for markets worldwide.
This is a comparison of Wednesday's FOMC statement with the one issued after the Fed's previous policy-making meeting on Dec. 18.
The president's plan offers households with no retirement savings a place to start. But it comes with some serious shortcomings compared to IRAs.
The Fed is expected to announce a $10 billion taper of its bond-buying program, despite talk that a shakeout in emerging markets will give it pause.
Obama's State of the Union address seemed more about surviving the midterm elections than anything — and he "has reason to be nervous," said political strategist Sara Fagen.
In the State of the Union, the president talked about education, but with student loan debt of nearly $1.2 trillion is it time to offer refinancing?
Employers say millennials lack the job skills and work ethic to get hired, a new study says. The Fiscal Times Reports.
Google and EU regulators are close to settling a three-year antitrust investigation into the company's suspected anti-competitive behavior.
Markets are diving after Turkey and South Africa raised interest rates, suggesting investors think many central bankers have gone too far.
Ten teams played to stadiums less than 95 percent full on average in 2013, double the number from 2008.
Amid reports of more executions and political tension in North Korea, the regime is moving forward on economic policies, increasingly tied to China.
U.S. stocks fell sharply on Wednesday, as concern deepened about emerging markets.