U.S. household net worth hit a record high in the third quarter as home prices marched higher and the value of stocks and mutual funds surged.» Read More
Are careers over much sooner these days than in the past? Is the younger generation, Gen X, taking over? Or is it the even-younger Gen Y?
The NRA has launched a free mobile application for Apple's iPhone and iPad that allows users to shoot at targets with various types of guns, including assault weapons.
For nine straight months, national home prices have been in the positive, and the gains are only getting larger.
Business inventories rose modestly in November as sales rose solidly, backing views restocking will not support economic growth in the fourth quarter.
There's a "50-50 chance" that Dell would be taken private — private equity billionaire Wilbur Ross told CNBC Tuesday, in reaction to reports that the computer maker is in talks with PE firms about a potential $20 billion-plus buyout.
Retail sales rose more than expected in December while wholesale prices remained low, suggesting inflation is in check.
Wal-Mart, the nation's largest retailer, plans to hire every veteran who wants a job, provided that the veterans have left the military in the previous year and did not receive a dishonorable discharge.
Failure to raise the debt ceiling within a "timely" manner would see the United States' sovereign ratings put under formal review with "highly uncertain" consequences, rating agency Fitch warned U.S. policymakers Tuesday.
American credit card holders in their late 20s and early 30s have more debt than older consumers, repay it more slowly and risk dying in debt if they don't curb their spending habits.
The number of U.S. families struggling with poverty despite parents being employed continued to grow in 2011 as more people returned to work but mostly at lower-paying service jobs.
Dell is in talks with private equity firms on a potential buyout, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
In a letter to Congress, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner warned the US will hit the debt ceiling in February or March and urged Congress to act quickly.
President Obama warned Congress on Monday that it must raise the debt ceiling or risk a "self-inflicted wound on the economy."
Although the "fiscal cliff" deal made "some progress" in resolving the nation's debt problem, "we're not out of the woods yet," Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said Monday.
The sting from higher taxes in your first 2013 paycheck is also going to sting the economy this year, particularly in the first quarter.
There will be a four-year struggle to rein in President Barack Obama's crazy spending, tax advocate Grover Norquist told CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" on Monday.
Obama lists lots of things will have to be cut if the debt ceiling isn't lifted. But payments on government bonds aren't one of them.
If we didn't have so much else to worry about perhaps we could focus on the fact that we are a nation of messy desks. How messy are we? I asked you to send photos, and you did.
A growing number of empty homes are not actually foreclosures. The borrowers still own them, whether they know it or not.
Did a luxury sports car dealership in California actually accept bitcoins in a Tesla Model S sale?
Protesters blocked a private Google shuttle in San Francisco on Monday, according to the San Francisco Bay Guardian.
Damage in the San Joaquin Valley from a cold snap is estimated at $23 million and growing.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as EU leaders close in on reaching a banking union deal.
Federal regulators are poised to approve a keystone rule that will reign in financial risk-taking by banks, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.
Peter Costa, Empire Executions, and CNBC's Dominic Chu discuss market activity and tapering.