The Federal Open Market Committee was expected to keep its target funds rate near zero, as all eyes look toward a possible rate hike next year.» Read More
The court-appointed trustee rounding up funds for victims of the Madoff Ponzi scheme says the total recovered now tops $10 billion.
About 53 million Americans are doing freelance work. And their ranks are growing.
The FHA, the government insurer of home loans, is now seeing significant gains in its insurance fund and will no longer need emergency cash.
The rate of homeless American children in the U.S. has risen to a historic high, reports NBC News.
With another whiff of change in the air, Wall Street pros are starting to handicap the odds of getting some actual changes in the tax code.
For small businesses, 2015 is the year they must comply with regulations under the Affordable Care Act.
The real money is being made by a host of less well-known funds that have managed to find gems even in battered sectors.
Higher education has become a fast-growing American export; foreign exchange students studying in the U.S. are at a record high.
New York City on Monday unveiled a plan to roll out free citywide Wi-Fi that officials say will be the fastest in the world. Re/code reports.
The Fed governor told CNBC on Monday he's watching very carefully for any signs of excesses in the markets due to near-zero interest rate policy.
Halliburton on Monday agreed to buy Baker Hughes in a cash and stock deal valued at $34.6 billion.
The deal beats the unsolicited bid last spring of above $50 billion from Valeant, which teamed with Bill Ackman.
Entrepreneurship is on the rise—even in countries with floundering economies. Here are leading innovators competing at Startup Open.
DEA agents questioned medical-staff members from several NFL teams in a continuing investigation into distribution of painkillers, The NYT reports.
CNBC.com will analyze the behind the scenes action at your favorite e-retailers and tell you about some of the hidden winners in the Web rush.
For much of the last four years the automaker's stock has traded below $33, which was where it priced back in 2010.
The biggest challenge many marijuana entrepreneurs face is banking, as normal ties with institutions are few. Here's how some banks and investors are changing that.
Demand for turkeys is strong ahead of the holidays, and some producers wish they had more birds to go around for Thanksgiving.
Bill Ackman isn't the only hedge fund manager who likely made big money on the Allergan deal.
Thirty-nine injury claims also have been approved, says Kenneth Feinberg, administrator of the GM faulty ignition-switch compensation fund.
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2015 is shaping up as the year the U.S. consumer will have to shine the light for the rest of the world—or else.
The Navy's Silent NEMO suggests the best engineer for effective machines might be mother nature.
A Japanese lingerie maker recalled more than 20,000 brassieres after complaints that underwires suddenly poked out.
CNBC's John Harwood reports on the U.S. government's likely response to North Korea's cyber attack on Sony.
Michael Tyler, Eastern Bank Wealth Management, says Fed language suggests the first interest rate hike could take place in the April to June time frame.
James O'Sullivan, High Frequency Economics, discusses the Fed's play on words and when to expect interest rates to rise.