Economic data can be like the porridge of a certain fairy tale: Too hot, too cold, or just right.
Sequestration is a fiscal policy procedure adopted by Congress to deal with the federal budget deficit.
Americans often check their receipts to make sure they've bought everything they need, and probably to see if what they paid this time is any different from the last trip. The government does the same with the Consumer Price Index. Here are the details.
What is asset allocation? Is there a mix of securities that can perfect portfolio diversification? CNBC explains.
A new study underscores the financial advantages of leasing over buying, but it also points to a potential alternative.
About $1.7 trillion is invested in variable annuities, yet most investors don't know how to value their holdings.
The Russia crisis this week has thrust the talk of "capital controls" back into the global financial conversation.
More companies in the food business are asking customers to not bring guns into stores. Based on gun laws, here's why.
An interactive look at the outlook for energy consumption and production around the world.
The clock is ticking its last 2014 tocks, and for stocks, that means it's time for a portfolio review and tuneup.
From the birth of a child to college, marriage, and retirement, a successful investment path leads to the good life.
With people living longer and saving less, they are finding that retirement and work are no longer mutually exclusive.