Google has quietly acquired seven technology companies in an effort to create a new generation of robots, The New York Times reports.» Read More
The North Korean army said it has final approval to launch strikes against the United States, including the use of nuclear weapons. The Global Post reports.
Lululemon Athletica's chief product officer is leaving the company after yoga pants had to be recalled for too-sheer material.
Tax refund fraud is a growing $5 billion a year problem that could get worse before it gets better. Crooks are getting smarter and the IRS needs to work harder to catch thieves.
The Federal Reserve's bond-buying program and zero percent interest rates are dangerous, former Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill told CNBC.
George Soros has asked to withdraw hundreds of millions of dollars from Bill Ackman's Pershing Square, according to a WSJ report.
More bad news for Carnival cruise lines: Another ship adrift and reports of sick guests on an island cruise center. Will this latest wave sink the stock?
The U.S. Federal Reserve could begin cutting back on its massive bond-buying program this summer if the economy continues to pick up steam, a top Fed official said on Wednesday.
The sharp selloff in Dow Transports drives some strategists to wonder if the market may finally see a pullback.
JPMorgan Chase won a court victory today that may have saved it $769 million dollars.
The chatter in the market may be bullish but there is a real danger that something could go wrong—something no one is talking about now but will be once they get hit by some unexpected development.
Post-recession Americans are saving more for retirement, but many don't trust the stock market to grow their nest eggs.
Jimmy Fallon signed a contract extension with NBC that will keep him at the network. It is understood the deal will include that he will succeed Jay Leno as host of the "Tonight" show at some point. The New York Times reports.
With the price surging more than 50% in just a few days, even Bitcoin supporters acknowledge that the digital currency is unofficially in bubble territory.
Ex-Goldman Sachs Group trader Matthew Marshall Taylor pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud Wednesday in connection with charges that he defrauded the Wall Street bank out of $118 million in 2007.
A U.S. appeals court revived much of a lawsuit against SAC Capital Advisors founder Steven A. Cohen on Wednesday, brought by his ex-wife.
Last year was a tough one for JC Penney, and now CEO Ron Johnson and other C-suiters are feeling the hit in their paychecks.
Businesses and wealthy owners of estates ask the IRS for changes to a 3.8 percent tax on investment income to fund Obamacare.
Airfares will still be advertised inclusive of mandatory taxes and fees, after the Supreme Court refused a challenge by three airlines. But optional add-on services often leave fliers unable to compare the total price of a ticket.
Major US bank websites have been offline a total of 249 hours in the past six weeks, a clear sign that American companies are prime targets in global cyber conflict.
"Am I a great investor? Not yet," Pimco's Bill Gross writes in an essay titled "Man in the Mirror." The real test of greatness will be adapting to a new era once the epoch of credit expansion comes to a close.
A man born to wealthy parents was awarded about $371,000 in damages after accidentally being switched with another baby 60 years ago, NBC reports.
Detroit's bankruptcy may be an extreme remedy, but the city's fiscal ailments are widely felt in other cities, states.
So the holidays have arrived. How do you tip all of the people who clean the house, walk the dog? Here is your guide.
Alex Smith, College Republican National Committee chair, was rejected from the Youth Summit at the White House. Smith says the president has nothing left to give young people; they see cost calculations and the sticker shock seems not worth it.
CNBC's Robert Frank says inequality today is lower than it was when the economy was much stronger.
Discussing income inequality, with Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and Jim Pethokoukis, American Enterprise Institute. Bernstein agrees, raising the minimum wage won't solve cultural problems.