The effects of Obamacare will be difficult to measure as the Census Bureau is changing its annual survey. NYT reports.» Read More
Janet Yellen takes center stage in the week ahead, chairing her first FOMC meeting amid market skittishness over events in Ukraine.
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo will meet Shanghai government officials, academics and students in his first visit to China.
Viewers sent us their questions on Twitter, Facebook and via emails. CNBC’s Sharon Epperson asks a leading tax expert for answers.
U.S. baby boomers, desperate for retirement income, are increasingly turning back to reverse mortgages, but big banks stay away.
Collections from New York's so-called mansion tax—a 1 percent levy on homes sold for $1 million—reached a record $259 million in 2012-2013.
Obama's executive order issued Monday names seven Russian government officials, after Crimea's vote to secede from Ukraine.
GM will take a $300 million charge primarily to cover the costs related to the faulty ignition switches linked to at least 12 deaths.
Workers will likely break the law by taking part in office pools for the NCAA basketball tournament. But not always.
A panel on a Delta aircraft wing fell off during a flight Sunday but did not impact the plane's ability to fly or land.
The countdown to the April 15th tax filing deadline is on and the IRS is inundated with taxpayers' calls. CNBC's Sharon Epperson on where to get help.
Amid all the wrangling over how much the government should spend on the modern-day food stamp program, many may not realize who gets these benefits.
A bill to wind down mortgage financiers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac would leave a decision on how to treat their private shareholders to the courts.
The term "student-athlete" is out of date, say attorneys and other advocates for paying college athletes.
Confidence among the nation's home builders edged up slightly in March but is still mired in the negative, way down from recent highs.
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.
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If you're rich, you're more likely to be audit. Five things to watch to help avoid an audit.
On the best jobs list, STEM careers dominate—High-five, math and science guys!—and the worst can be summed up in one word: Timber!
A Greenwich, Conn., estate, known as Copper Beech Farm, sold for an eye-popping $120 million, the Greenwich Time reported.
Bitcoin. Digital gold rush or a shadowy tool empowering criminals on the dark web? What is really driving The Bitcoin Uprising? CNBC's Mary Thompson takes an in-depth look at this emerging digital currency by speaking to the bitcoin faithful, who believe the open source currency will upend the global financial system, as well as those who believe bitcoin is an easily manipulated tool that empowers criminals, hackers and drug barons in the dark online underworld. Although the future of bitcoin is uncertain, The Bitcoin Uprising sheds much needed light on the speculative currency and the future of money.
Loyalists around the world have embraced it as the cryptocurrency of the future, but some big names on the street differ widely in their beliefs about bitcoin. The Oracle of Omaha thinks it's a "joke." Tech entrepreneur Marc Andreessen counters that Buffett is out of touch, while bitcoin believers like Jonathan Rumion fully embrace the digital currency by buying groceries with bitcoin and even getting paid in bitcoin. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports.
Authorities say the online black-market bazaar Silk Road could be the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the criminal underworld using bitcoin for trading in illicit goods and services. On the "Dark Web," fake IDs, drugs, even hit men are all paid in bitcoin. CNBC's Mary Thompson explores why bitcoin is the currency of choice for criminal activity on the dark web and reports on the story of Mt. Gox, the largest bitcoin exchange, which shut down in February, leaving bitcoin investors holding the bag.