The percentage of people in the U.S. who lack health insurance has fallen to a six-year low of 13.4 percent, according to a Gallup poll.» Read More
BATS Global Markets and Direct Edge said Monday they have agreed to merge.
Orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods recorded their biggest drop in nearly a year in July and a gauge of planned business spending on capital goods tumbled.
In the 1990s, U.S. banks used life insurance to bet that their employees would eventually die. Now those wagers are coming back to haunt Wall Street banks.
One California city plans to use the its constitutional power of eminent domain to "seize" hundreds of mortgages from Wells Fargo and other financial institutions.
Parents increasingly are struggling to pay off student loans even as their children take on new debts to pay for schooling. The loans are becoming a multigenerational burden.
T. Rowe Price Group has permanently banned about 1,300 American Airlines employees from trading among its funds in their 401(k) retirement plans.
America's greatest challenge has something to do with Washington, according to a survey of business economists. What could it be?
Rising interest rates aside, housing prices in most parts of the country appear to have plenty of room to move higher.
Muriel Siebert, who became a legend on Wall Street as the first woman to buy a seat on the New York Stock Exchange, dies at 80. The NYT reports.
The New York State attorney general's office filed a civil lawsuit on Saturday accusing Trump University, Donald J. Trump's for-profit investment school, of engaging in illegal business practices.
In the wake of Nasdaq's latest trading snafu, it begs the question: Will the next wave of tech IPOs, which includes Twitter, head for the NYSE?
As Detroit's engine starts to rev back up, this automaker has decided it's back in the game, baby.
The Fed should concentrate its monetary stimulus on mortgage asset purchases, according to a new study released on Friday, and ditch Treasury bond buys.
Steve Ballmer is out, but who is going to take his place? Chances are, it's not who you think it will be.
An adult film trade group says filming would not resume until all of the performer's partners are notified and tested.
Electronic exchange group BATS Global Markets may merge with rival stock-exchange company Direct Edge Holdings, people familiar with the matter told The Wall Street Journal.
Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer shocked markets on Friday by announcing he would step down within 12 months, ending a tenure marked by the software giant's declining dominance.
Continued widespread public ignorance about Obamacare insurance exchanges could hamper enrollment in those exchanges and ultimately jack up premium prices.
Federal regulators are preparing to announce potential new methods to increase the oversight of high-speed computer trading, according to a new report.
Amid the outrage and calls for change, Wall Street insiders took Thursday's "flash freeze" shutdown of the Nasdaq exchange as little more than a sign of the times.
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Hedge-fund manager Todd Schoenberger once said "Homeownership is for suckers." It's way beyond that now, he says.
The tie-dye donning guy from TV who waited almost 20 hours to buy legal pot in WA was fired for smoking weed.
The snarky video President Obama and Zach Galifianakis made to promote enrollment in Obamacare was nominated for an Emmy Award.