Yellen's speech is being closely watched amid the intensifying debate over how soon the Fed should raise interest rates.» Read More
As Republicans draw up plans to use the troubled health care law against Democrats in elections next year, Obamacare is dividing Republican governors. The NYT reports.
The Obama administration will push back the open enrollment season for Obamacare in 2015 by a month to give insurers time to determine rates.
Pension and health care burdens. Crumbling roadways. There's no end to big city budget woes, but some quirky tactics within municipal books.
Baltimore's needs billions to fix its aging water infrastructure. The trickle down effect for residents: rising bills to clean up the system.
Charging drivers for distance traveled is gaining support as a way to fund infrastructure rather than a gas tax. It’s happening in Oregon already.
The U.S. Treasury said it planned to sell its remaining 31.1 million shares of GM by year-end, depending on market conditions.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected, suggesting strengthening of labor markets.
Retailers are pushing black Friday sales earlier this year, letting consumers walk away with doorbuster deals up to a week before the holiday.
A majority of women are unaware birth control is available for free from health insurance plans under Obamacare, although that right faces court challenges.
"This is the Titanic." That's how former Medtronic Chairman and CEO Bill George described Obamacare. He predicted the troubled federal website won't be fixed by the end of the month.
Travelers may find fewer crowds over the Thanksgiving holiday this year but probably not enough to notice the difference.
The drudgery of working nine 'til five is a common gripe worldwide, but according to a survey by Monster.com, U.S. workers hate it the most.
Fewer Americans bought existing homes in October, as higher mortgage rates, the 16-day partial government shutdown and a limited supply of homes reduced sales.
The Do Not Track Act of 2013 introduced in Congress last week would make it easier for parents to protect their teens in the mobile media environment.
The rollout of Obamacare has been "absolutely chaotic" and the law itself is flawed, said former Bush HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson.
A gauge of U.S. consumer spending rose more than expected in October as households bought a range of goods.
The ebbing economic tide from the Great Recession revealed some of the worst swindles in municipal finance in decades.
A crucial system for making payments to insurers from HealthCare.gov has yet to be built, a senior government IT official said.
Analysts expect slow toys sales this year. Parents with a flexible gift list may benefit from waiting to shop.
Detroit's bankruptcy, and rumblings about tax overhaul, have fueled a big sell off in the municipal bond market. What's next?
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EA is counting on its "Madden" football franchise to help it launch the company's boldest digital push to date.
Food prices are high, but for the $100 watermelons and pumpkins Tony Dighera grows, demand is outstripping supply.
It's "pinkies down." That's how Ryan Harms of Oregon-based Union Wine Co. describes his new wine in a can.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen, Seema Mody and Dominic Chu, look at today's "Power Lunch" stories, including news U.S. jello sales are on the decline.
CNBC's Scott Wapner says some big activity in the options market today around Herbalife has some traders wondering whether Bill Ackman is "pressing his short," and upping his bearish view of that company again.
Hardeep Walia of Motif Investing, explains his new tax inversion motif, which focuses on the companies that could be acquisition targets.