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
Senate leaders are closing in on a deal, said one Senate Democrat privy to ongoing negotiations.
Heavy Chinese investment in the US prompted Beijing to air its frustrations with the shutdown, calling for a "de-Americanized" world order.
Three American scientists won the 2013 economics Nobel prize on Monday "for their empirical analysis of asset prices," the award-giving body said.
Hedge fund managers have been talking a lot about economic inequality lately.
As legal bills rise, billionaire hedge-fund manager Steven A. Cohen has sold stock, and now artwork, to meet withdrawal requests from investors. NYT.
The expectation that a debt deal may be forthcoming from talks in the Senate is "very possible," Sen. Bob Corker told CNBC.
Millions of recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect historically small increases in their benefits come January.
The debt ceiling and government shutdown stalemate in Washington is a "case of massive dysfunction and lack of leadership," former Citigroup Chairman Richard Parsons told CNBC.
Some Americans have decided to keep out of the rat race, at least for now. Find out why. NBC News reports.
Americans like the idea of self-driving cars.
The natural gas upswing in the U.S. has been well-documented, but famed short-seller Jim Chanos says he's a "glass half-empty kind of guy" and there's a downside to boom.
Lawmakers have taken their time trying to agree to terms for reopening the government. So how can we punish them? Here are some fun ways to do so.
Apple's newest phone apparently comes with a very Windows-like feature.
Republicans were prepared to offer a deal featuring both an increase in the debt limit and an end to the government shutdown in return for spending cuts.
Stop worrying about a deepening crisis: The Republicans are realizing their strategy of shutting down the government was a disastrous failure.
Barclays will provide cash-strapped Detroit with up to $350 million in debtor in possession financing in the wake of its municipal bankruptcy.
JPMorgan's third-quarter earnings saw a lot of firsts for the bank, including, for the first time in eight years, that the bank posted a loss.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz has launched a petition drive to urge Washington politicians to "Come Together."
For an upcoming book, one writer interviewed hundreds of current and former Amazon employees to shed some light on the detailed oriented Jeff Bezos.
"When you look at the worst-case scenario ever, which occurred in 2008, investors lost 1 percent of their money in one fund," an analyst says.
Tutors of the rich and famous can make as much as $400,000 a year. A peek at what's behind this trend.
Putin found a place in Russia without snow, "and decided to hold the Winter Olympics there," says a Sochi native.
More than two months after a tearful goodbye to Major League Baseball, Mariano Rivera is still drawing a crowd.
Discussing how Obamacare is impacting American worth ethic, with Dean Baker, Center for Economic and Policy research co-director, and Casey Mulligan, University of Chicago economics professor.
P.J. O'Rourke, political reporter and "The Baby Boom" author, explains why he does not think the baby boom generation is not responsible for any of the problems in the world right now.
Rep. Ann Wagner, (R-MO), discusses the passing of the bipartisan budget deal.