U.S. household net worth hit a record high in the third quarter as home prices marched higher and the value of stocks and mutual funds surged.» Read More
Cuba denounced U.S. efforts to pressure Latin American countries not to provide refuge to U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden.
Private companies hired 188,000 new workers in June, considerably better than expectations, indicating the job market continues to heal slowly.
The pace of growth in the U.S. services sector slowed in June to its weakest level in over three years as new orders nearly stalled.
Martin Mucci, Paychex president and CEO, and Howard Dean, CNBC contributor, discuss the Obama administration's decision to delay the health-care employer mandate and weigh in on what it means for businesses, workers and investors.
Expectations the Fed will slow its economic stimulus program by the end of the year continued to push U.S. mortgage rates higher, sapping demand from potential homebuyers.
Prices at the pump have dropped below $3.50 a gallon on average across the USA, just in time for the Independence Day holiday.
The economy is slowly improving, but experts say the deep recession and weak recovery may have exacerbated trends that are putting the American Dream out of reach.
U.S. oil prices rose more than 2 percent to a 14-month high above $102 a barrel on Wednesday, on a decline in crude stockpiles and unrest in Egypt.
It's a dubious distinction: This restaurant chain has a meal so loaded with fat, it was named the "worst restaurant meal in America" by a health-care watchdog.
Never one to rest on its caffeinated laurels, Starbucks is testing out some new drinks. Here's where you can get them.
He always did march to his own drummer. Now, for his next act, fired Groupon CEO Andrew Mason has released a rock album with, um, motivational lyrics for young entrepreneurs.
Instability in Egypt and Syria bolstered crude oil on Tuesday, as supply concerns stemming from geopolitical turmoil momentarily overrode fears about the global economy.
U.S. car companies are reveling in their strongest monthly sales in about five years. The housing market is rebounding. But overall economic growth is feeble at best.
You wouldn't know it from looking at all of the glass towers going up across Manhattan, but the city is running out of penthouses and other ultra-luxury apartments, and what's on the market may be overpriced.
The head of the New York Fed said asset purchases could increase from those Chairman Ben Bernanke outlined if the labor market and economic growth lagged the central bank's expectations.
Manhattan may be an island, but it is not unto itself when it comes to the issues now plaguing the United States real estate market.
U.S. buyers snapped up new cars and trucks in June at a pace not seen since before the recession. Continuing demand for big pickups helped boost sales for Detroit's automakers.
New orders for US factory goods rose for a second straight month in May, adding to tentative signs of stabilization in manufacturing after a recent slowdown.
U.S. home prices jumped 12.2 percent in May from a year ago, the most in seven years. The increase suggests the housing recovery is strengthening.
The Federal Reserve Board is ratcheting up the amount of capital U.S. banks will need to hold. In a final draft rule that the Fed will vote on in an open meeting today.
Officials said shocking violence at a Brazilian match won't be repeated when the country hosts the World Cup next year.
Getty CEO Jonathan Klein speaks about what it was like growing up white in South Africa and the advice he received from Nelson Mandela when they met.
A business in Wisconsin selling "therapeutic cuddling" for $60 an hour has closed after its owner took too much "grief."
Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why you should stick with Masco, despite Goldman's negative outlook.
Manny Chirico, chairman and CEO of PVH Corp., tells Mad Money host Jim Cramer PVH is making investments to get the Calvin Klein business on the right track.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer says those who avoided this bull rally because they believe it's spurred only by the Fed have missed out on tons of money.