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
The wealthy generally support higher income taxes, and that their support is growing, a new survey found.
President Barack Obama nominated Sen. John Kerry as his next secretary of state, making the first move in a sweeping overhaul of his national security team heading into a second term.
Home prices and home buyer confidence are rising in tandem, as the housing recovery appears to be gaining steam
State laws that recognize same-sex marriage clash with federal laws that don't, making tax season complicated and costly for same-sex spouses.
There's still no clarity for Main Street about pending tax hikes and spending cuts, called the "fiscal cliff." But one entrepreneur expert argues it's not necessarily the level of taxes that's the problem.
The National Rifle Association broke its silence Friday, a week after the massacre of 26 people at a Connecticut elementary school, proposing to put police officers in the nation's schools to prevent mass shootings.
The implications of Hugo Chavez's illness are enormous, for Venezuela, for the world, and particularly for the U.S., which remains highly dependent on imports of Venezuelan crude.
App-makers are pulling out all the stops this Christmas season. Here are some of Julia Boorstin's favorites.
The threat of a longshoremen's strike that could close 15 ports from Massachusetts to Texas has shipping industry leaders, manufacturers and retailers warning of a "devastating blow" to the supply chain.
U.S. consumer sentiment slumped as Americans were rattled by on-going negotiations to avert the tax hikes and spending cuts set to come into effect in the new year, data showed on Friday.
Nutrition company Herbalife plans to host an analyst day shortly after the New Year, in response to a battery of charges leveled at the company by hedge fund guru Bill Ackman.
U.S. consumer spending rose in November by the most in three years as incomes climbed, while a gauge of planned U.S. business spending rose much more than expected.
RIM CEO Thorsten Heins moved to clarify investor concern in a CNBC interview.
Struggling Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia has settled its patent dispute with BlackBerry maker Research in Motion in return for payments, as it tries to exploit its trove of technology patents to boost its finances.
Facing a GOP revolt, House Speaker John Boehner abruptly canceled a vote Thursday night on a plan to raise taxes for the wealthy, bringing the country closer to a plunge down the "fiscal cliff."
House Speaker John Boehner called off a vote on Thursday to raise taxes for wealthy Americans, bringing the country on the brink of going over the "fiscal cliff."
Peter Madoff will serve 10 years in prison for his role in his older brother's multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme, a U.S. judge said Thursday.
Nike says its second-quarter net income fell 18 percent as the European economy remained weak and growth slowed in China.
RIM reported a loss, but its results still beat analysts' forecasts. Its CEO said its nearing the end of its layoffs.
The rush to buy guns comes in the wake of last Friday's massacre in Newtown, CT. Twenty year old Adam Lanza shot twenty children between the ages of six and seven, and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Putin found a place in Russia without snow, "and decided to hold the Winter Olympics there," says a Sochi native.
Ordering simply "a coffee" at the Le Petite Syrah cafe in Nice runs you about $9.50, but add "please" and the price drops.
More than two months after a tearful goodbye to Major League Baseball, Mariano Rivera is still drawing a crowd.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports Home Depot is investing in same-day delivery capabilities.
CNBC.com Managing Editor Allen Wastler reports Obamacare deadline news, Pope Francis, and gold are the hottest topics among CNBC.com readers.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports on 3 stocks to watch for Friday's trading day, including mixed earnings results from Adobe and Restoration Hardware.