You may have heard this term in the aftermath of the real estate bubble. So what is an underwater mortgage? CNBC explains.
Knowing the amount of people who are unemployed is a key way to measure the state of the economy. So how is unemployment actually measured? Who are the so-called "shadow unemployed"? CNBC explains.
For anyone who has computed taxes, “tax brackets” are a familiar term -- but how they work can be complicated. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy breaks down and explains the U.S. income tax schedule.
As Pope Francis assumes leadership of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics, he's got his work cut out for him on many fronts.
Paul Volcker was Chairman of the Federal Reserve under Presidents Reagan and Carter. But his name is becoming more well-known for a part of the Dodd–Frank reform bill. It's called the Volcker rule, and CNBC explains.
If a company or individual gets what's called a Wells notice from the Securities and Exchange Commission, they won't be very happy to say the least. But who might get one and what do the signify? CNBC explains.
Witching hour may sound like a bar promotion on Halloween night, but it's really three important time periods for investors and the markets. So what are they and how do they impact investors? CNBC explains.