California's mountains have risen more than half an inch, thanks to the absence of water to weigh them down, a study found. NBC News reports.» Read More
A CNBC All-America Economic Survey finds nearly one in five Americans believe their health insurance costs have gone up because of Obamacare.
Obamacare is going into full effect this fall, requiring millions of people to buy health insurance that has new minimum benefits. CNBC explains more about this law.
A government shutdown is looking less likely Oct. 1. The fight is moving toward the debt ceiling, but the path to avert shutdown is not clear, NBC News reports.
House Speaker John Boehner urged his unruly caucus to show flexibility over a measure to keep the government open, a fellow Republican said.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell last week to a near six-year low, while economic growth in the second quarter was unchanged at 2.5 percent.
Nine firms based in Japan and two execs have agreed to plead guilty for their roles in conspiracies to fix the auto parts prices sold in U.S.
Team USA could have won earlier if it hadn't been docked two wins for cheating by illegally modifying its boats to make them faster and more stable.
U.S. securities regulators plan to "make aggressive use" of their authority to levy penalties, the head of the SEC said.
JPMorgan Chase CEO Dimon arrived at the Department of Justice headquarters Thursday to meet face to face with Attorney General Eric Holder.
American sentiment has dipped back into its post-crisis financial funk, according to the latest CNBC All-America Economic Survey.
As Congress squabbles, Wall Street will be eyeing a few reports on the consumer Thursday to see if economic jitters are justified.
Toyota, the world's largest automaker, is increasing the number of vehicles it will build in the U.S. and export to other countries.
Twitter said it would carry instant-replay footage from NFL games as part of a new advertising partnership that could boost revenue before its IPO.
"Just disappear. Get lost while you still can," says one recent lottery winner. NBCNews.com reports.
JPMorgan Chase is in talks with government officials to settle federal and state mortgage probes for $11 billion.
Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Geithner shouldn't be ruled out as a candidate for the next Fed chairman, according to delegates hedge fund event.
Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein came out in defense of capitalism as well as bonuses after it received government aid during the financial crisis.
JC Penney CEO Ullman told investors the retailer does not see conditions for the rest of the year where it would need to raise liquidity, a source said.
The Gerawan family, the nation's largest peach producer, is facing an unlikely challenge that is sending ripples across the farming community.
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As regulators crack down on natural gas flaring in North Dakota, energy companies are scrambling to meet the rules.
Love Cloud Vegas is an airline where people pay to go airborne so they can join the Mile High Club.
Burning Man is no longer a niche event, and a growing number of businesses are booming because of it.
Mad Money's Jim Cramer rails against mutual funds and explains why he thinks a cheap S&P 500 index fund is the least bad way to passively manage your money-better than the vast bulk of actively managed funds.
While Keurig Green Mountain has been on fire for the last couple of years, could investors get roasted in the months ahead?
Financials were one of the best performing sectors last week but investing in the whole sector may not be a wise decision. Here's why.