Republicans in the House were falling in line behind a two-year budget deal, indicating that the rambunctious lawmakers are not spoiling for a fight.» Read More
Avis Budget Group said it will buy Zipcar for about $500 million in cash to enter the fast-growing U.S. car-sharing market.
An oil drilling rig owned by Royal Dutch Shell ran aground in Alaska after drifting in stormy weather, highlighting the serious risks of working in an offshore region where some in the industry see huge potential.
Ten senior Goldman Sachs executives, including Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein, were on New Year's Eve given stock pegged to earlier restricted awards worth tens of millions of dollars.
U.S. sales of warplanes, anti-missile systems and other costly weapons to China's and North Korea's neighbors appear set for significant growth amid regional security jitters.
The rebound in U.S. auto sales shows few signs of slowing, according to a new report that projects new vehicle registrations will top 15 million this year.
Sometimes the biggest paydays come from making a contrarian bet on the most hated sector on the planet.
Apple will speed up its product upgrade cycle in 2013, giving the company's stock a big boost, market experts said on CNBC.
The U.S. has given national security clearance to the purchase of an American DNA sequencing company by a Chinese firm, The New York Times reports.
Some small companies including franchises are managing to grow. But the overall Main Street mood is anxiety-filled.
New year's revelers could wake up to a hangover of a different sort: new regulations totaling more than 400 across the country.
Republican Sen. Bob Corker told CNBC on Monday he expects a deal to avoid the "fiscal cliff" would be worked out before the midnight deadline.
The top leaders in both parties on the House and Senate Agriculture committees have agreed to a one-year extension of the 2008 farm bill that expired in October, a move that could head off a possible doubling of milk prices next month.
Due to the "dysfunction and polarization" in Washington the U.S. economy faces a prolonged weak outlook, Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian told CNBC.
Almost half of married adults admit to keeping money secrets from their spouses, with women spending more on the sly than men. Yet financial infidelity can be as destructive as the other kind.
U.S. media giant The Tribune Co, owner of the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune, said late on Sunday it will emerge from bankruptcy on Dec. 31, ending four years of Chapter 11 reorganization.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was admitted to a New York hospital on Sunday with a blood clot linked to a concussion she suffered earlier this month, the State Department said in an announcement that looked sure to fuel speculation over the health of one of America's best-known political figures.
China's 2012 box office was dominated by foreign films for the first time in four years as a deal cemented earlier this year saw more Hollywood film screened on the mainland, squeezing out domestic competition.
Doctors who treat Medicare patients are bracing for what could be massive cuts for their practices, if Congress fails to reach a deal on budget cuts by New Year's Day.
A recent study found kids may not need all four years of school to get ahead. Some students who received two-year degrees earned more than their four-year counterparts. Whoa, does Ferris Bueller know about this?!
After all that grand talk and bickering in Washington, it's time to temper expectations: If a deal is reached, it's likely to be much smaller than most expect.
Tutors of the rich and famous can make as much as $400,000 a year. A peek at what's behind this trend.
Advances in technology mean that we'll soon be able to connect with loved ones in vivid, 'almost real' video calls.
Putin found a place in Russia without snow, "and decided to hold the Winter Olympics there," says a Sochi native.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reveals the latest results from CNBC's All America Economic Survey which shows contradictions in consumer spending habits.
Jason Pride, Glenmede, and Nariman Behravesh, IHS, discuss the outlook on the economy and markets next year. The Fed will likely begin to taper "no later than January," Behravesh says.
Scott Ernest, Cessna chairman & CEO, and Kenny Dichter, Wheels Up founder & CEO, discuss their partnership which will add up to 150 jets to Cessna's fleet by 2020, as demand for private jets increases.