Strikes against fast-food restaurants have called for the minimum wage to increase to $15, but the side effects of such a jump are unclear.» Read More
Facing a February deadline, the Obama administration is calling gun owner groups, victims' organizations and video-game industry representatives to the White House for talks Wednesday on curbing gun violence.
Cord-cutting hasn't proven much of a threat to media giants, but new technologies are encouraging a new trend: "Cord Nevers."
Small-business owners' confidence was virtually flat, as entrepreneurs still expect business conditions to worsen in the next six months.
Michael Dell has lost of one of the key lieutenants he recruited to help him turn around his ailing computer company.
This famous DC hotel is offering a $47,000 inauguration package that includes a range of luxuries, including your own "Twitter butler," to capture and post your every move!
Former JPMorgan investment-banking chief James "Jes" Staley is joining BlueMountain Capital, the $12 billion hedge fund.
Shares in Vodafone rose almost 3 percent on Tuesday after its partner in U.S. joint venture Verizon Wireless said it would be "feasible" to buy out the British group in what would be one of the biggest corporate deals ever.
Just two weeks before his second inauguration, President Obama is acting as if he believes he has a big mandate for his next term. The latest sign: his decision to defy a concerted campaign against his choice for defense secretary.
Income inequality has been on the rise for three decades in the United States, according to the Congressional Budget Office, with the gap between the "haves" and "have-nots" currently at its widest point since 1967.
Five years after the housing bubble burst, roughly a million other U.S. homeowners trying to save their homes from foreclosure are stuck in the limbo, NBC News reports.
It sounds like a setup for a joke: Hey, did you hear the one about the high school swim champ who got Taco Bell to make him a customized Speedo? It's not a hoax, though — more of a lesson in the power of social media marketing and teenage chutzpah.
Sears Holdings said late on Monday Chief Executive Louis D'Ambrosio will step down for family health reasons after the U.S. retailer reported a 1.8 percent decline in quarter-to-date sales at stores open at least a year.
Bailed out AIG is considering joining a $25 billion shareholder lawsuit against the government. The New York Time reports.
Samsung Electronics said it likely earned a quarterly profit of $8.3 billion, as it sold close to 500 handsets every minute.
Earnings season unofficially kicks off Tuesday. From Sandy to the "fiscal cliff" get ready to here every excuse in the book for weak profits and revenue!
After the "fiscal cliff" the big buzz word is "debt ceiling" and new research shows the US could hit that ceiling in just over a month.
President Obama nominated Chuck Hagel as defense secretary -- calling him "the leader our troops deserve" and a man who could make "tough fiscal choices" in a time of increasing austerity.
Disagreements over economic forecasts and the timing of improvement in the labor market are something the market can price in. But the investors are much more puzzled over how to deal with the split at the Fed over the balance sheet.
Ten banks will pay $8.5 billion to borrowers for so-called "robo-signing."
Companies at the International CES convention this week are hoping "killer apps" and connectivity nudge households into effortless interactivity.
The Twenty-First Amendment to the Constitution was ratified on December 5, 1933.
Pro athletes often burn through big contracts. Philadelphia 76er phenom Michael Carter-Williams has an extreme response.
Kobe Bryant debuted his latest pair of basketball shoes—the only question now is when he'll take the court in them.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports Time Warner Cable shares have jumped on reports of an offer in the $150-$160 a share range.
Mark Lehmann, JMP Securities president, and Michael Gayed, ATAC Inflation Rotation Fund, discuss if now is the time to "buy the dip" and what Congress could do to derail the market.
In a CNBC exclusive interview, Gordon Nixon, Royal Bank of Canada president & CEO, discusses his decision to step down as CEO of Canada's largest bank and touches on the slowdown in the banking retail business.