The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose to the highest level since September, while durable goods unexpectedly rose.» Read More
Religious leaders say the money that would flow to states and businesses if they expanded Medicaid eligibility is just too good to pass up.
Philly Fed President Charles Plosser said he is not worried by the weakness in the U.S. Q1 GDP, and expects a good response in Q2.
Shinseki came under fire for long waits at VA hospitals and an alleged cover-up of the deaths of several patients awaiting treatment in Phoenix.
Fifty-one percent of voters are tired of hearing congressional candidates talk about Obamacare, and want to hear about things like jobs.
Valeant and Pershing Square have made a revised bid for Allergan.
Consumer spending fell for the first time in a year in April, amid signs inflation is stirring.
The drop in participation in the federal food stamp program is widespread; some 47 states have seen cuts in their rolls.
Democrats need to see good data—rather than explaining away bad data—to get political lift, Politico's Ben White says.
Reviving the name of an old low-cost airline, PEOPLExpress aims to offer service on routes that have disappeared amid consolidation.
Forget bathing suit season. Why it's really time to join the gym.
The analytics firms that were spawned by the Obama campaign are confronted with creating their own data-driven reputations.
The cash envelope man and Mark Zuckerberg's California giving are misguided and wasteful uses of philanthropic dollars, says Jake Novak.
The fashion and retail industries have turned an eye toward the often ignored plus-size apparel category, generating a 7 percent sales increase.
There's a case to be made that sports teams are now valued more like Picassos, rare diamonds and vintage Ferraris than fundamental businesses.
Mark Zuckerberg announced that he is donating $120 million to San Francisco Bay area schools—his second education donation of this size.
A gauge of U.S. consumer sentiment fell in May as a gloomy view on income growth clouded an otherwise positive economic outlook.
The latest CNBC Global CFO Council survey shows that corporate tax reform is a must, but there is little chance that change will come soon.
Thai anti-coup protesters have tacked the golden arches on signs and McDonald's could take action if they don't stop. NBC News reports.
The pace of business activity in the U.S. Midwest rose more than expected in May, rising to its best level since October 2013, a report showed on Friday.
"Thank you so much," the former "Reading Rainbow" host said. "This is going to enable us to really, really, really do a lot of good."
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Jim Hanson, Fashion Outlets of Chicago, discusses what's driving sales at the outlet malls.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan has an update on Black Friday shopping.
Jim Iuorio, TJM, Institutional Services, discusses the benefits of OPEC's decision to leave oil production at current levels and its impact on the U.S. economy.