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
Big investors are reporting their quarterly holdings, offering a glimpse into what some of the big fish were buying and selling during the first quarter.
AIG has refocused on its core businesses of insurance and underwriting, putting the financial crisis in the rear-view mirror, CEO Robert Benmosche tells CNBC.
Americans are driving less, waiting longer to get licensed and are increasingly turning to alternatives to driving such as mass transit or car-sharing programs. NBC News reports.
As American defense companies prepare to feel the ill effects of the sequester on their bottom lines, the companies are increasingly looking to court new customers abroad.
House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner suggesting jail time over the IRS's targeting of conservative groups for extra scrutiny.
The 10-year Treasury is facing a huge drop in yield and a flight from risk, one analysis showed.
The world's top search engine announced the music streaming service, which has built-in features to help users discover new music, at its annual developers conference in San Francisco.
The Obama administration's plan to expand natural gas exports makes sense, and its price shouldn't be kept artificially low, T. Boone Pickens told CNBC.
US home-builder confidence in the market for single family homes rose in May despite increasing building materials costs, an index showed on Wednesday.
The members of the class of 2013 are apprehensive and left to reroute their future due to their exposure to economic uncertainty and high unemployment.
Extended unemployment benefits do not keep people from finding a job, a report showed. But whether extensions help or hurt the jobs picture is far from settled.
U.S. industrial production fell by more than expected in April, reflecting a broad decline in factory output and a weather-related decrease in demand for utilities.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said on CNBC's "The Kudlow Report" the IRS scandal is just the tip of the iceberg.
The Congressional Budget Office lowered its projection for the 2013 US deficit amid higher taxes and better-than-expected bailout repayments.
Attorney General Eric Holder says he's ordered a Justice Department investigation into the IRS's targeting of conservative groups for extra tax scrutiny.
The 5.4 percent earnings yield is considerably below its historical average, but nearly triple the 1.9 percent yield of the 10-year Treasury.
The rally in many of the most heavily shorted names is causing a "worst nightmare" situation for bearish investors and hedge funds alike, said Cramer.
U.S. import prices fell in April due to a drop in oil costs, a positive sign for household finances.
NFIB's widely watched Index of Small Business Optimism rose 2.6 points to 92.1 last month, erasing a drop of 1.3 during March.
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."
Peter Costa, Empire Executions, and CNBC's Dominic Chu discuss market activity and tapering.
Discussing the high cost of deductibles under Obamacare, with Matt Miller, Washington Post online columnist, and Betsy McCaughey, health policy expert and author of "Beating Obamacare".
CNBC contributor Jared Bernstein, and Rep. David Schweikert, (R-AZ), discuss a bipartisan deal to end the budget battle in Washington.