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
Homes built without ready buyers were all the rage for builders during the housing boom, before demand disappeared. Now they're coming back.
If Tuesday's brief market plunge from the bogus Associated Press tweet sent your pulse racing, it might be time to find a good sedative.
Big banks must innovate and not simply rely on increased leverage and risk to increase returns said former Bank of America President Sallie Krawcheck. If they don't, she expects that shareholders will be the ultimate losers.
Apple may finally have Wall Street off its back, but now the question lingers, just what exactly is the company planning to do with its $145 billion cash hoard?
If not for the Fed's cheap money, spending cuts likely would be having a larger impact on economic growth, hiring, business spending and consumer sentiment. NBC News.
Sprint Nextel, an acquisition target of both Japan's SoftBank and Dish Network, posted a smaller than expected quarterly loss, even as it saw steep customer losses from the Nextel network it is shutting down.
Ford reported quarterly earnings and revenue that surpassed analysts' expectations on Wednesday, with new cars helping to boost sales.
Procter & Gamble reported quarterly earnings that beat analysts' expectations on Wednesday, but its profit outlook for the current quarter fell short of Wall Street's expectations.
Millions of people who can't find a full-time job are taking anything that pays them under the table, and in turn are helping to boost consumption, say analysts.
Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods recorded their biggest drop in seven months and a gauge of planned business spending rose modestly, adding to signs of a slowdown.
A 20-month-old program at the Securities and Exchange Commission has had big successes, but it faces challenges.
In a move that would capitalize on provisions under President Barack Obama's health care law, Washington state lawmakers have found a creative way to pass a large chunk of their health care expenses along to Washington, D.C.
The U.S. Mint said it has suspended sales of its one-tenth ounce American Eagle gold bullion coins as surging demand after bullion's plunge to two-year lows depleted inventory.
Apple's disappointing forward guidance spells trouble for its Asian suppliers, analysts say.
A news agency tweet, that turned out to be fake about explosions at the White House injuring President Obama, sent markets on a round trip roller coaster ride.
Apple shares turned lower in the after-hours after earnings beat and the firm doubled the amount of cash it will return to shareholders. But its outlook fell short.
AT&T reported a decline in revenue, but added more wireless subscribers than expected, driven by sales of tablet computers with cellular connections. Shares fell after-hours.
Yum Brands beat on earnings, while revenue was just shy of forecasts. Shares rose after-hours.
In the days since last Monday's bombings, sales have slowed to a trickle at some stores and businesses in the area around the bombings. And that's money some won't likely recoup.
Steve Jobs' death, competition from Samsung, and failure to innovate have been blamed for Apple's stock plunge. The real reason may be much less obvious.
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.