The Fed will keep its version of the monetary printing press running a while longer, though Chairman Ben Bernanke provided hints Wednesday that the days of extreme easing are coming to a close.» Read More
Electric car maker Tesla Motors said it is recalling 1,228 of its 2013 Model S cars due to a possibly safety concern with the back seat mounting bracket.
CNBC's Rick Santelli had some tough talk for the Fed and Bernanke. He also challenged WSJ Reporter Jon Hilsenrath. Watch the clips and check out the firestorm on Twitter.
The economic forecasts of Federal Reserve officials could carry more weight than usual when traders dissect the Fed's message Wednesday afternoon.
Although the SEC's decision to not allow defendants to neither admit nor deny wrongdoing is a good one, it must refocus on individuals, not companies, said a former SEC chairman.
Adam Posen, president of the Peterson Institute for International Economics, highlights that while Janet Yellen is a strong candidate to succeed Bernanke, there are a number of other people who could do the job.
Whatever Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says now is "temporary" because it looks like he'll be leaving his post, billionaire investor Ken Langone tells CNBC.
Nomura bear Bob Janjuah believes he knows the reason why the Fed will begin pulling back its easing program, and it's not about anything directly related to the economy.
More than a year after the nation’s five largest mortgage servicers signed a $26 billion legal settlement, those same servicers still need to do better, according to a new report.
Federal Reserve policymakers will likely announce they will keep buying bonds at a monthly pace of $85 billion, while keeping their options open to scale back the program.
FedEx reported quarterly earnings that topped analysts' expectations on Wednesday.
Yields on 10-year Treasurys have lurched 50 basis points upwards since May, and some economists now forecast yields could reach 3 percent by year-end.
Men's apparel retailer Men's Wearhouse said it fired Executive Chairman George Zimmer, who founded the company more than 40 years ago, sending the company's shares down 7 percent before the bell.
The Fed will probably put off tapering its bond-buying "for a little bit" but has to start scaling back next year, two top economists tell CNBC.
The 'anonymous' search engine DuckDuckGo is getting a boost off the PRISM scandal that is putting big tech companies like Google and Apple to shame.
Interest rates on U.S. home mortgages rose last week to hit their highest level in over a year, sapping demand from potential homeowners, an industry group said on Wednesday.
The IRS is about to pay $70 million in employee bonuses, despite an Obama administration directive to cancel discretionary bonuses because of spending cuts.
In a week that has seen Boeing's Dreamliner meet its new challenger in the form of the Airbus A350, the U.S. firm maintains that the new European aircraft will not affect its share of the wide body market.
Vice-chair of the Federal Reserve Janet Yellen is by far the most credible successor to central bank chief Ben Bernanke, former Fed Governor Robert Heller told CNBC.
Chrysler said it has agreed to recall 2.7 million Jeep vehicles that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said could potentially erupt into fire if rear-ended.
Billionaire Carl Icahn proposes in a letter to shareholders that Dell undertake a tender offer for 1.1 billion shares at $14 each.