'A number of participants' on the FOMC this month favored slowing the Fed's efforts to maintain record-low long-term interest rates as early as summer.» Read More
If the Masters golf tournament is any indication of how the U.S. economy is faring, then things seem to be looking up. At least for some.
Scott London, former auditor at KPMG who was fired and arrested this week amidst allegations of insider trading, has been released on a $150,000 bail.
Troubled J.C. Penney has hired Blackstone financial advisory arm to explore how best to position the firm financially, three sources said on Thursday.
Economic pressures rather than moral values are thought to be the principal US problem, a new NBC/WSJ poll finds.
Even if the stock market should run into a wall later, investors can take comfort that this likely will be another huge year for dividend payouts.
This just in: The president's tax returns! Take a peek at what the Obamas made in 2012 and what their tax rate was. Was it higher or lower than yours?
With so much uncertainty in the market, it's hard enough to forecast this year. The gang at Goldman is taking a stab at year-end 2015.
A top Federal Reserve official on Friday defended the central bank's dual mandate of full employment and price stability, but also said he's optimistic the economy is gathering strength.
The Bank of Japan's monetary bazooka has investors bracing for a flood of liquidity into risk assets. It may not happen, analysts say.
The U.S. investment bank has added to the exuberance over Tokyo markets, upgrading its 12-month target for stocks on expectations of bumper earnings growth.
The gusher of cash from the Fed explains why prices for everything from 1950s Ferraris to Brazilian farmland to old U.S. stamps are surging.
The value of Bitcoin continued to plunge as trading resumed at Mt Gox, the world's largest virtual currency exchange.
Insider selling at the biggest tech companies hit a record pace over the last six months even as investors snatched up shares, pushing the Nasdaq Composite Index to a 12-year high.
Retailers broadly missed analysts' estimates for same-store sales in March, a month that typically sees cold weather and slow hiring in the early weeks.
A top Federal Reserve official took an early stab at how the central bank should reduce its swelled balance sheet to a more normal size in the years ahead, arguing the current plan may need some adjusting.
Many Americans believe the sequester budget cuts harm the economy, even though most see little impact on their own families, a new NBC/WSJ poll shows.
New claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week while import prices fell in March as weak petroleum costs offset a spike in food prices.
Claims that reform would boost the economy are challenged by those who say costs in job losses and spending on social programs would be too high a price.
A breakthrough agreement to expand background checks for gun buyers, boosts the prospects the Senate will approve at least some of President Barack Obama's proposed gun restrictions.
Despite lackluster sales of fully electric and extended range electric cars, President Obama's proposed budget for 2014 calls for $575 Million for the Energy Departments vehicle research budget.
President Obama will meet with families affected by the Tornado in Oklahoma on Sunday. Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) shares his appreciation for the leadership in his state that has risen midst tragedy.
Gov. Tom Corbett (R-PA) and Austan Goolsbee, Chicago Booth School of Business, discuss the energy boom and the economic recovery in the U.S.
IRS director of tax exempt organizations Lois Lerner invoked her 5th Amendment rights and was dismissed from the hearing today. Gov. Tom Corbett (R-PA); Joseph diGenova, Former U.S. Attorney; and Austan Gooslbee, Chicago Booth School of Business, discuss.