Many shale-rich countries face a dilemma, says a new report. It might mean a choice between fracking for energy or having enough water to drink.» Read More
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell: We want the state government to help the private sector where it can, and to get out of the way where it cannot.
U.S. foreclosure activity in June fell to the lowest level since December of 2006, but certain states are seeing a rise in activity.
China's Lenovo overtook U.S. tech giant Hewlett-Packard (HP) to become the No. 1 personal computer (PC) maker in the world, according to two technology research firms Gartner and IDC.
Gasoline is expected to jump 10 to 20 cents per gallon in the next several days, as rising oil prices and peak driving season create a perfect storm for higher prices.
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said the US economy continues to need highly accommodative monetary policy. Stock futures rose after the comments.
Wal-Mart has threatened that it won't open three new stores in Washington, D.C. if a bill that would raise the minimum wage is passed.
Yum reported a 16% drop in earnings as sales in China fell sharply.
Fed officials expressed concern about how well the central bank was conveying its intentions to a jittery investing public.
Regular investors are rolling the dice on the common stock of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in a big way, making a risky bet.
The Obama administration has come under fire for delaying some steps to verify the income of Americans seeking government subsidies for health insurance. But that doesn't mean there's no income verification.
How much are your private conversations worth to the U.S. government? Paid for by tax dollars, surveillance fees charged in secret by technology companies can vary wildly.
You don't see it now, and you won't for a few months, but higher mortgage raise will force a major pause in the housing recovery.
In a major ruling on e-commerce, a federal judge decides that Apple conspired to raise the retail prices of e-books, and says a trial for damages will follow. Apple vows to appeal.
US wholesale inventories fell, the second straight monthly decline and a sign that restocking by businesses could weigh against economic growth in the second quarter.
If we are going to have Top States, we have to have Bottom States. Find out which states bottomed out for business.
If there is a global currency devaluation war, the U.S. is losing. Of course, that's good news for those who like a strong American currency.
Students scrambling to find an alternative to the student loans that recently got a lot pricier may want to save their energy. Even at the higher rate, a Stafford loan is still a good deal.
Where did your state rank last year? How will it stack up in 2014? America's Top States for Business is coming this June.
More than a couple of states can make a case for most-improved status in the areas of Economy, Infrastructure, Workforce and Business Friendliness.
South Dakota soars to the top spot in CNBC's annual survey of the Top States for Business. What other surprises are in store?
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Pope Francis said on Saturday the spate of conflicts around the globe today were effectively a "piecemeal" Third World War.
Hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes—depending on where you live in the U.S., natural disasters can be a way of life.
Although college prices will continue to rise, a degree may have better value for students 25 years from now.
Brian Belski, BMO Capital Markets, and Paul Donovan, UBS, provide their read on the overall attitude of investors towards the markets.
"Squawk Box's" Andrew Ross Sorkin reports Cognizant is buying privately-held TriZetto for $2.7 billion in cash.
Everyone in the business of piracy has a job - it's organized crime.