Enrollment in private Obamacare plans topped 8 million, the president announced Thursday.» Read More
Every time you go to a fast-food restaurant, you have a 1 in 5 chance of being served by a worker who's living in poverty.
There have been many government shutdowns but the one in 1995 was the big one, the superstorm of shutdowns. Here's how it finally ended, Daniel Yergin writes.
The most conventional wisdom in Washington is the idea that America is a divided nation, a country ripped into red and blue factions. But is the idea of two Americas even true?
The Fed won't taper its bond-buying program for three or four months because of the D.C. budget overhang, said David Tepper, founder of Appaloosa Management.
The pace of growth in New York state's manufacturing sector slipped this month to its slowest since May, but business optimism stayed strong.
One of three American economists who won the 2013 economics Nobel Prize on Monday expressed alarm at the rapid rise in global housing prices.
Many firms offer them as a way for job seekers to get back into the workforce, but they do have drawbacks.
The normally immaculate White House kitchen garden now looks more like most gardeners' plots at this time of the year - overgrown.
As lawmakers dither, trading phone calls, insults and the occasional calls for cooperation, they are putting corporate America in limbo.
Black Friday just keeps getting earlier and earlier! Macy's is giving in to the trend and says it will be open on Thanksgiving day.
If the Madoff trustee is successful in suing banks for ignoring warning signs, the liability of financial firms could be enormous in future cases.
Offering a 30-year fixed loan requiring no down payment, the USDA program was designed to help rural families, but it isn't processing any loans.
Erskine Bowles indicated on CNBC that Thursday's deadline set by the Treasury to increase the debt ceiling may be flexible.
The federal government is already running on fumes and the Treasury's best guess is they can make it through Thursday—but no one knows for sure.
After a two-year run in which American equities dominated the investing landscape, the pendulum clearly has begun to swing globally.
Dick Bove thinks gridlocked politicians are asking for a market sell-off.
Though average Americans have no control over whether the U.S. debt ceiling is raised, a default could have a direct impact on their finances.
Senate leaders are closing in on a deal, said one Senate Democrat privy to ongoing negotiations.
Heavy Chinese investment in the US prompted Beijing to air its frustrations with the shutdown, calling for a "de-Americanized" world order.
Three American scientists won the 2013 economics Nobel prize on Monday "for their empirical analysis of asset prices," the award-giving body said.
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