The effects of Obamacare will be difficult to measure as the Census Bureau is changing its annual survey. NYT reports.» Read More
President Barack Obama can use action against Syria to send a "global message" to U.S. antagonists, a top Senate Democrat said on Tuesday.
Congress is holding its first public hearing about plans for intervention in Syria as Obama seeks to convince skeptical Americans and lawmakers about the need for military action.
Anticipation that Larry Summers will be President Obama’s choice to lead the Federal Reserve Board has some investors speculating about a faster withdrawal of stimulus.
Microsoft's deal to buy Nokia's mobile phone business may be about one man—Stephen Elop—and whether he's being groomed to take over the top job.
New data from Experian Automotive shows a record high of 27.6 percent of financed new vehicles purchases in the second quarter being a lease.
Bank accounts have gotten noticeably smaller this year as investors have begun to embrace risk. Deposit balances in have fallen by $51 billion.
Harvard researchers have created a remarkable proof of concept device: a thin, transparent speaker powered by ions instead of electricity.
Despite signs of economic recovery, the number of miles individuals are driving keeps on declining, according to two new studies.
U.S. consumers barely spent and inflation was tame in July, offering a cautionary note on the economy as the Federal Reserve weighs cutting back its bond buying program.
Fifty percent of Americans oppose military action against Syria, and nearly eight-in-10 believe President Obama should receive congressional approval before using any force.
The tooth fairy's generosity is skyrocketing, according to a new survey, which revealed that some American children are pocketing up to $50 per tooth.
Airports have been upgrading their restaurant offerings to meet travelers' changing tastes. Food revenue at airports now ranks third in non-aeronautical revenue.
The federal government says it will not sue to stop the states of Colorado and Washington from allowing recreational marijuana use.
Across the country, a growing number of single-family rentals provide an option for many who lost their homes. But the decline in homeownership is also changing neighborhoods.
U.S. national security agencies have built a vast and pricey web of intelligence-gathering tools since the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, according to the Washington Post.
The battle to boost the minimum wage escalated Thursday when thousands of workers at fast-food restaurants in 50 U.S. cities walked off the job to demand a "decent" wage.
A federal judge says the NFL and more than 4,500 former players want to settle concussion-related lawsuits for $765 million.
We must establish a Financial Market Multiagency Command: a short-term, public and private sector organization that devises implementable best practices to avoid shutdown circumstances.
Market sentiment toward risky assets has greatly changed from a year ago, bond fund manager Jeff Gundlach told CNBC.
More and more Americans are getting rid of their old clunkers and that's a good problem for the nation's automakers, Ford CEO Alan Mulally told CNBC.
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On the best jobs list, STEM careers dominate—High-five, math and science guys!—and the worst can be summed up in one word: Timber!
A Greenwich, Conn., estate, known as Copper Beech Farm, sold for an eye-popping $120 million, the Greenwich Time reported.
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