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
Though the Great Recession is over, budgets remain badly squeezed by flat wages, higher payroll taxes and a weak job market.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said she sees no specific fix yet on U.S. health policy cancellations.
The TSA has told airports to take over exit-lane security by early 2014 so it can save $88.1 million a year. Airports don't want to absorb the cost.
An actuary group warns delaying the requirement for people to buy insurance under the Affordable Care Act could have negative consequences.
The assertion by Walter Robb of Whole Foods on Friday followed news that the FDA has proposed banning transfats in processed food.
Obama said he is "sorry" that some Americans are losing their current health insurance plans as a result of the Affordable Care Act.
Carson Block, foundeder of Muddy Waters, challenged his latest target, Chinese mobile security software company NQ Mobile, to sue him in the U.S.
New data suggests that although many companies complain about the so-called skills gap, only a minority of companies are taking steps to fix it.
Because pre-retiree investors are accustomed to years of overspending, many may not be able to entirely curb those habits as they enter retirement.
The U.S. economy grew faster than expected while a separate report suggested the jobs market continued to gradually improve.
Twitter opened for trading in 2013's most eagerly anticipated IPO and the most hyped stock flotation since Facebook went public.
Lawyers for SAC portfolio manager Michael Steinberg have asked a judge to weed out prospective jurors with views on the firm's settlement agreement.
The government paid $11.3m in farm subsidies to 50 billionaires or businesses in which they have some form of ownership. The New York Times reports.
Patrick Stewart says the social networking site has given his acting career a new boost since his days as "Star Trek" Capt. Jean-Luc Picard.
The move to ban trans fats could prevent 20,000 heart attacks a year and 7,000 deaths, FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg said.
The FAA expanded use of personal electronic devices from gate-to-gate, but each airline must get the OK. Virgin America is among the latest.
The waiting game: Engineering has finally begun on California's bullet train, but after five years it still hasn't broke ground.
AT&T is getting more than $10 million a year to assist the CIA with overseas counterterrorism investigations, The NYT reports.
For the most recent leg of the rally, it seems like the so-called smart money may not be so smart after all.
Chris Christie easily won re-election as New Jersey governor, while a tea party-backed Republican narrowly lost his bid for the Virginia governorship.
At Nelson Mandela's memorial, leaders of most of the world have gathered, presenting the biggest security event in recent memory. NBC News reports.
Ah, the office holiday party. A chance to make or destroy your career. Here are some tips from career coach Marie McIntyre.
Macau casinos could win big in 2014, and this chart explains why.
Chris Hardwick, "Talking Dead" host, discusses his hit television show "Talking Dead" on AMC. It's essentially an isolated version of the water cooler, Harwick said.
Ken Langone, Invemed Associates chairman and president, explains how low margins and high costs are driving hospital costs.
Pam Quintiliano, SunTrust retail analyst, explains why investors are pleased Chip Wilson is stepping down as the non-executive chairman at Lululemon, and why she views the change as positive.