Mortgage rates dropped to their lowest level, causing an 11.6 percent jump in mortgage applications, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.» Read More
Consumer sentiment dipped modestly in early March, entirely due to reduced expectations for the future, a survey showed.
Warren Buffett says there will be another financial crisis "someday," but he'd be "surprised a lot" if global stock prices plunged soon.
Warren Buffett discusses how he's feeling about insuring a contest by Quicken Loans to offer a billion dollars for the perfect March Madness bracket.
The real problem with Obamacare isn’t the web site or the expensive premiums. It’s that, no matter how hard you try, you can’t fix stupid, says Jake Novak.
The quintessential Irish pour, Guinness, says it will not be part of the landmark St. Patrick's Day, the parade through New York City City.
General Motors is facing increasing pressure to compensate victims for an ignition defect that prompted the recall of 1.6 million vehicles.
Few who have followed the Caribbean island's financial troubles doubt that a massive restructuring is in its future.
The U.S. government lifted a ban that excluded BP from new federal contracts, after BP filed a lawsuit saying it was being unfairly penalized.
The danger of unexpected costs is leading many insurers to try to get a sense of Obamacare enrollees' health status as quickly as possible.
The federal study found that if saboteurs attacked just nine substations, the country's power network could collapse. The Wall Street Journal reports.
A U.S. Airways plane with 149 people on board had its nose gear collapse on the runway on Thursday, but no one was injured in the incident.
Amazon.com will raise the price of its Prime membership to $99 a year from $79. Should you bite?
The number of millionaire households in America reached an all-time high in 2013.
A new report found "significant deficiencies" in DOJ's ability to report accurately on its mortgage fraud efforts, including a lack of data.
Wall Street banks talk a big game about business lending, but new data shows smaller banks stepping up to help Main Street entrepreneurs grow.
The number of new U.S. jobless claims fell to a new three month low, suggesting a strengthening labor market.
The euro hit a fresh 2-1/2-year peak on Thursday amid underlying bullishness towards the single currency stemming from diminished expectations for easing by the European Central Bank.
Netflix is betting on international expansion to keep its numbers up. The next stop is Europe, but it could be more difficult than expected.
The compromise emerging on winding down mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is a "Goldilocks deal," Sen. Bob Corker tells CNBC.
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Ben Bradlee, the hard-driving editor who reigned over the Washington Post newsroom during the Watergate scandal, died on Tuesday at age 93.
Waffle tacos and a bot named 'Dom': Welcome to the future of fast food!
Suddenly, private Gulfstream jets are affordable. Well, "affordable" in a relative sense.