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
Investors still aren't sure if they'll hit the PLAY AGAIN button on video game stocks but they'll definitely be looking for winners and losers out of the E3 show. Here are our picks.
While 92 percent currently use a bank, nearly half of adults under age 34 say they use prepaid cards, check cashing, pawn shops and payday loans, a new survey says.
Broadcast Music is suing Pandora Media after the company rejected a request to pay a higher license fee for playing songs across various devices, including mobile phones.
Despite mutibillion-dollar settlements, state and federal regulators are making slow progress in their efforts to prod banks to help mortgage borrowers avoid foreclosure.
In 2008, a ruling by a surveillance court said to be against Yahoo discouraged technology firms from fighting data requests from the government.
President Barack Obama has authorized sending weapons to Syrian rebels for the first time, after the White House said it has proof the Syrian government had used chemical weapons.
The Fed is likely to act soon to quell investor panic over the potential tapering of its bond-buying program.
A unanimous Supreme Court decision barred patents on naturally occurring DNA, but analysts said the ruling did little harm to biotech companies.
Superman can leap tall buildings, but can he fight rising movie prices? Consumers are spending more per visit at theaters even as attendance declines.
People still working when they are near or past traditional retirement age are earning significantly more per hour, on average, than younger workers, new data show.
A large explosion and fire hit a Williams Olefins chemical plant in southern Louisiana, injuring at least 30 people, authorities said.
Social Security needs small fixes, but there's little political will to tackle reform, said Jack Bogle, Vanguard founder.
Microsoft and Best Buy announced a deal where Microsoft will launch stores-within-stores at 600 Best Buy locations.
Finally, a way for young Wall Streeters to talk to each other without the SEC, FBI or the boss finding out what they're saying and doing.
Even if Aereo is ultimately unsuccessful, the unraveling of the cable bundle is inevitable, the company's CEO tells CNBC.
Recently, Wal-Mart has been only hiring temporary workers at many of its US stores, the first time the world's largest retailer has done so outside of the holiday shopping season.
As Apple stock sputters along, one analyst details risks for the tech giant that no one's talking about.
Ford plans to add 800 more white-collar workers by the end of 2013 after already signing on 2,200 so far this year. It's another sign of surging domestic demand.
DuPont said its operating profit would fall more than it expected in the first half of the year as a wet spring in North America and Europe hurt its agriculture business.
U.S. business inventories rose, but with goods taking longer to sell businesses could slow their pace of stock accumulation to prevent an unwanted piling up of merchandise.
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.
Wal-Mart has agreed to settle lawsuits involving explosions of plastic gas cans.
For a fee, you can go inside this building and snuggle with someone—a service people working here say is about unconditional love. The Snuggle House is located above a Madison, Wis., bar. Inside are several bedrooms laid out for therapeutic cuddle sessions.
Ron Unz, Higher Wages Alliance chairman, says raising the minimum wage to $12 an hour would lift millions of workers out of poverty. Lindsey Piegza, Sterne Agee chief economist, debates Unz's initiative.
CNBC.com Managing Editor Allen Wastler shares today's must-read stories on CNBC.com including Jay Z's message to sports mega-agents and household net worth at an all-time high.