But the minutes, released Wednesday, also showed that most members agreed more data was needed to move up the schedule of rate hikes.» Read More
Hours after announcing the House would hold an evening vote on a GOP-crafted measure the vote was delayed, kicking the debate back to the Senate.
Fitch Ratings put the US government's AAA credit rating on 'rating watch negative' Tuesday
The stock market has been neither winner nor loser during the ongoing budget impasse, Nobel laureate Robert Shiller told CNBC.
Yahoo beat on earnings but prices for display ads remained under pressure and its revenue outlook fell short.
Intel beat on earnings but its current-quarter revenue outlook was light as the PC market continues to struggle.
Dr. Doom says Apple reminds him of Polaroid in the 1970s.
There are scenarios in which the U.S. goes into sustained default, but it's more likely we narrowly avoid disaster and resume the fight in January.
Every time you go to a fast-food restaurant, you have a 1 in 5 chance of being served by a worker who's living in poverty.
There have been many government shutdowns but the one in 1995 was the big one, the superstorm of shutdowns. Here's how it finally ended, Daniel Yergin writes.
The most conventional wisdom in Washington is the idea that America is a divided nation, a country ripped into red and blue factions. But is the idea of two Americas even true?
The Fed won't taper its bond-buying program for three or four months because of the D.C. budget overhang, said David Tepper, founder of Appaloosa Management.
The pace of growth in New York state's manufacturing sector slipped this month to its slowest since May, but business optimism stayed strong.
One of three American economists who won the 2013 economics Nobel Prize on Monday expressed alarm at the rapid rise in global housing prices.
Many firms offer them as a way for job seekers to get back into the workforce, but they do have drawbacks.
The normally immaculate White House kitchen garden now looks more like most gardeners' plots at this time of the year - overgrown.
As lawmakers dither, trading phone calls, insults and the occasional calls for cooperation, they are putting corporate America in limbo.
Black Friday just keeps getting earlier and earlier! Macy's is giving in to the trend and says it will be open on Thanksgiving day.
If the Madoff trustee is successful in suing banks for ignoring warning signs, the liability of financial firms could be enormous in future cases.
Offering a 30-year fixed loan requiring no down payment, the USDA program was designed to help rural families, but it isn't processing any loans.
Erskine Bowles indicated on CNBC that Thursday's deadline set by the Treasury to increase the debt ceiling may be flexible.
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Robert Michele, JPMorgan Asset Management CIO of global fixed income, says the tremendous amount of liquidity is creating asset price inflation. Michele also urges investors to watch the Federal Reserve.
Ross Gerber of Gerber Kawasaki, and Arik Hesseldahl, Re/code senior editor, provide instant analysis to quarterly numbers by Hewlett-Packard.
More Americans are falling behind on auto loans. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports 19.6 percent of auto loans are subprime or deep subprime.