Initial claims for unemployment benefits dropped 23,000 to a 340,000, pushing back below the mark that economists normally associate with a firming job market.» Read More
Tax refund fraud is a growing $5 billion a year problem that could get worse before it gets better. Crooks are getting smarter and the IRS needs to work harder to catch thieves.
Much like the uneven recovery, your chances of finding job depend a lot on where you live and what industry you're hoping to work for.
Strong winds caused the Carnival ship Triumph to break loose on Wednesday from its moorings at a Mobile, Ala., shipyard where it was being repaired.
The North Korean army said it has final approval to launch strikes against the United States, including the use of nuclear weapons. The Global Post reports.
Auto sales are expected to be in the range of 15 million and 15.5 million units this year, General MotorsCEO Daniel Akerson told CNBC.
Facebook just got serious about mobile. At a media event Thursday, Facebook showcased its new software for Android devices called 'Home.'
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose to its highest level in four months, suggesting the labor market recovery lost some steam.
Stocks and bonds have been telling different stories over the past few months, and the argument for prolonged slow growth is winning.
Facebook is unveiling a new Android product Thursday, as a fast-growing number of its 1.06 billion users access it on smartphones and tablet computers.
The chatter in the market may be bullish but there is a real danger that something could go wrong—something no one is talking about now but will be once they get hit by some unexpected development.
George Soros has asked to withdraw hundreds of millions of dollars from Bill Ackman's Pershing Square, according to a WSJ report.
JPMorgan Chase won a court victory today that may have saved it $769 million dollars.
The Federal Reserve's bond-buying program and zero percent interest rates are dangerous, former Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill told CNBC.
Major US bank websites have been offline a total of 249 hours in the past six weeks, a clear sign that American companies are prime targets in global cyber conflict.
Fed Governor Daniel Tarullo told CNBC that whether banks should be split is up to Congress, which should also talk about limits on short-term bank liability.
With the price surging more than 50% in just a few days, even Bitcoin supporters acknowledge that the digital currency is unofficially in bubble territory.
Private-sector job creation was considerably less than expected in March, indicating that the labor market's improvements could be stalling.
More bad news for Carnival cruise lines: Another ship adrift and reports of sick guests on an island cruise center. Will this latest wave sink the stock?
Growth in the vast US services sector slowed to the lowest level in seven months as new orders and employment measures dropped.
Ex-Goldman Sachs Group trader Matthew Marshall Taylor pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud Wednesday in connection with charges that he defrauded the Wall Street bank out of $118 million in 2007.
Jim Cramer explains what to watch ahead of the open.
Meg Whitman, CEO of Hewlett-Packard, shares insight on the firm's corporate earnings and turnaround plan. She tells CNBC's David Faber that revenue growth is possible in fiscal 2014.
Global markets are in a sea of red amid worries about the Fed tapering its stimulus program, with the "Squawk on the Street" team.