The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose marginally last week.» Read More
The problem, Mackey explained, is that the type of benefit plans the government will likely mandate, will require more benefit coverage than he provides now.
A cruise line said it is making the passengers stranded aboard a disabled ship in the Gulf of Mexico as comfortable as possible, contradicting the accounts of some passengers who told relatives of filthy, hot conditions and limited access to food.
Retailer J.C. Penney increased its borrowing capacity under a bank credit facility by $100 million to $1.85 billion and expanded an option to borrow more at a later date, raising concerns among analysts as it works on a turnaround.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell last week, with purchase and refinance demand drying up as interest rates rose for the fourth week in a row, an industry group said on Wednesday.
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, delivers speech on Wednesday to avoid losing much of his authority to a state takeover of the city's financial affairs.
As gasoline prices soar, consumers are blaming hedge funds who have been amassing winning bets on oil.
President Barack Obama tried to push past the fiscal battles that plagued his first term, as he laid out an agenda he hopes will shape his legacy.
The Federal Reserve should be more explicit about the likely future path of interest rates, a top Fed official said on Tuesday, saying that while the central bank's recent changes to guidance on interest rates are a step in the right direction they do not go far enough.
"If I didn't get sick standing in Antarctica in a bikini, something would be wrong with me," recounts SI swimsuit model Kate Upton.
In the State of the Union, Obama will lay out a plan for economic growth, seeking to attract jobs from overseas, the White House said. Traders are interested in his tone.
Yahoo personalize content and advertising for its users on both the mobile and desktop platforms, CEO Marissa Mayer said Tuesday.
Comcast said it will buy the rest of GE's stake in NBCUniversal for approximately $16.7 billion. Comcast shares jumped after-hours.
A new distribution announced Tuesday by court-appointed trustee Irving Picard will bring the total amount returned to investors past $5 billion for the first time.
Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein said on CNBC that "economic underpinnings" are looking good and that "we could be on the threshold of a bull market."
The U.S. will win the global currency race to the bottom but decimate its economy in the process, economist Peter Schiff said.
Approximately 47 million Americans who rely on food stamps could see their monthly assistance cut because a recession-era benefits boost is set to expire. A family of four could see their benefits cut by about $25 a month, NBC News reports.
As housing and the greater economy improve, a shift in demographic trends will likely favor the rental apartment market for the foreseeable future.
President Obama will announce in his State of the Union address that 34,000 U.S. troops will be home from Afghanistan within a year.
For the first time, Sports Illustrated has chosen a Target swimsuit as part of the models' wardrobe for its iconic swimsuit edition.
RGC Economics predicts nearly 4,000 Chinese nationals will come to Sin City for Year of the Snake celebrations. Some will spend up to $100,000 on the trip.
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A South Korean ferry capsized off Jindo island on April 16 in what could be the country's worst maritime accident in two decades.
Music buyers still prefer to purchase their tunes in physical format – CDs and even cassettes – rather than download them.
"The trend of mobility and continuing growth of smartphones worldwide is really helping," says Sanjay Mehrotra, SanDisk CEO, explaining what is driving earnings and growth at SanDisk. CNBC's Jon Fortt reports.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the Fed's influence on the yield curve and looks back at the rise of the national debt.
Brennan Hawken, UBS director of equity research, breaks down the quarterly earnings of Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs.