The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose modestly last week, data showed Thursday.» Read More
US economic growth was more tepid than previously estimated in the first quarter, held back by a moderate pace of consumer spending, weak business investment and declining exports.
"All of these people on the sidelines are jumping in at the same time, and that's why we're having an uncomfortable market," real estate star Fredrik Eklund tells CNBC.
A new CNBC All-America Economic Survey finds people are more positive on the economy than at any time since the 2008 recession.
Young adults make up a disproportionate share of the nation's 50 million uninsured. Getting them to sign up for insurance coverage will be a major focus of the government this fall during the roll-out of Obamacare.
Many housing experts argue that the effect on the housing market of a single factor like mortgage rates will be tempered by other forces like prices, wages and changes in employment. The New York Times reports.
Wall Street banks are being investigated for transactions that violated sanctions on countries with ties to terrorism, New York State's chief financial regulator revealed Tuesday.
President Obama announces a wide-ranging plan to tackle pollution and prepare communities for global warming.
Mounting medical bills are likely to force many people to file for bankruptcy, according to new data from NerdWallet. And even those with insurance are buckling under unpaid bills.
The Supreme Court says a key provision of the landmark Voting Rights Act cannot be enforced until Congress comes up with a new way of determining which states and localities require close federal monitoring of elections.
Russia's assertion that NSA leaker Edward Snowden was never in that country is evocative of Cold War-type behavior, Sen. John McCain tells CNBC.
The Congressional Budget Office says low-skill workers will be in for a decade of pain following immigration reform.
Which are the top states for the creation manufacturing jobs? Here's the countdown.
Sens. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Mark Warner, D-Va., discuss their bipartisan plan to reform housing finance.
Total U.S. spending on ads was virtually flat in the first quarter of 2013, with a 0.1 percent year-on-year decline, while the outlook remains subdued, according to a study from Kantar Media.
The Bitcoin Foundation has been sent a "cease and desist" letter from California's financial regulator for allegedly engaging in money transmission without a license.
The IRS has scrapped controversial screening lists it used to scrutinize conservative and Tea Party groups seeking tax-exempt status.
Gah! Connecting flights can be maddening for travelers. Here are the 10 worst airports for connections.
The 787 Operations Control Center is the first place outside of the cockpit to know when a Dreamliner is not flying or functioning as designed. Here's an inside look.
After the Food Network announced on Friday that Paula Deen's contract would not be renewed her legion of fans took to social media over the weekend.
The Supreme Court ruled that makers of generic drugs already approved by the FDA cannot be held liable under state law for claims of design defects.
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Experts predict millennials will continue to be driven by deals, and that will shape who wins in the retail industry.
It could be the world's most expensive fake. A 1962 Ferrari GTO is being offered for $63 million on a German website.
The USAF is calling for an end to big-ticket items like the error-ridden F-35 in order to save money. FT reports.