Jobless claims tumbled sharply in the latest week, but so did housing starts, which plummeted by more than 14 percent in August.» Read More
JMP Securities' Alex Gauna has a counter-intuitive idea on how to play Apple when its upcoming stock split makes shares much, much cheaper.
For years, Wall Street pros have been bemoaning the exodus of mom-and-pop investors. Recent data suggest the trend might be changing.
Veteran trader Art Cashin breaks down the market conditions that could panic "baby bears" and send stocks to new record highs.
It's never too soon to start planning ahead if you hope to buy your first home within the next year.
If you're not emotionally ready to quit working, you may not be ready to retire.
The number of new U.S. jobless claims for unemployment benefits increased more than expected last week, along with March durable goods.
The average sale price for real estate in the Hamptons soared by 40 percent, to $1.7 million, in the first quarter.
Bouyed by higher-end homes, D.R. Horton turns the tables by announcing it will now also focus on the entry-level market.
Apple surged on better-than-expected earnings and a 7:1 stock split. Activist investor Carl Icahn said the company remains "undervalued."
Warning Russia that new sanctions are "teed up," President Obama accused Moscow of failing to live up to an agreement to ease tensions in Ukraine.
Army recruits are getting older, with fewer going straight from high school to boot camp, The Fiscal Times reports.
New rules on "net neutrality" will likely allow negotiations between Internet providers and content providers on the delivery of traffic to users.
When the NLRB ruled that scholarship football players could unionize, the Northwestern began a wide-ranging campaign to defeat a vote, NYT reports.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed asserting its authority over new tobacco products on Thursday.
Men are playing a bigger role in choosing fashionable underwear, which helped the category's sales grow 4 percent, according to a report.
There is a growing market for female gun instructors, as the NRA looks to grow its list of 8,000 female instructors, according to a report.
U.S. drugmaker Eli Lilly reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue as it was hurt by disappointing sales of its cancer and diabetes drugs.
Big-time givers like Tom Steyer and Jonathan Soros will gather in Chicago to figure out ways to push a progressive agenda.
With a new service called Prime Pantry, Amazon is betting that Prime customers will agree to pony up and pay for shipping for some items.
Automated trading and government regulation are transforming the Wall Street ecosystem. Will these forces make the financial epicenter obsolete?
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Major sponsors have made public statements criticizing the NFL over its handling of Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson. Will it work?
Peter Thiel is famously outspoken, and on CNBC on Wednesday he didn't disappoint, going after Twitter, Uber, Apple and others.
Members of Scotland's best-known industry are watching the vote for independence with serious trepidation.
CRT Capital Group's Neil Doshi has a buy rating on Alibaba and a $95 price target. This is the largest e-commerce play in the world, says Doshi.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest news on Scotland's vote for independence.
CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on what Alibaba's historic public debut means for Yahoo's stake in the company.