The Obama administration on Friday said it was ready to free up about $260 billion so the nation could continue paying its bills as a temporary debt ceiling suspension lapses.» Read More
A popular U.S. visa program for skilled workers is likely to hit its quota within days after its application period opens, triggering a lottery and signaling that companies feel confident about the economy.
Amazon has hired a 20-year Microsoft veteran who most recently worked in its Windows Phone unit, fueling speculation that the online retailer and Kindle maker may be developing a smartphone. The Financial Times reports.
It's no April Fool's Day joke. Drivers are indeed paying less to fill up their gas tanks than they did a few weeks ago, a month ago, a year ago.
Tax incentives to spur retirement-plan contributions lead only relatively wealthy, well educated Americans to save more, studies show. Automatic contributions work much better.
The housing finance company announced Tuesday the largest net income in the company's history with $17.2 billion hauled in for 2012.
The Federal Reserve may be able to reduce its bond-buying stimulus plan before the end of this year if economic growth continues to pick up and employment improves further, a top central bank official said.
Tesla Motors launched a leasing program for the Model S electric car, partnering with Wells Fargo and US Bank.
The stock market's catapult to record highs could be the very thing that leads to the much-awaited pullback.
Nasdaq OMX's $750 million deal to buy the eSpeed platform for trading U.S. Treasurys was a bet the government will keep maxing out the nation's credit card, CEO Robert Greifeld told CNBC.
President Barack Obama is leaning toward picking Caroline Kennedy to be the next U.S. ambassador to Japan, a source familiar with the process said on Monday.
An increase in the issuance of high-yielding bonds alongside leverage to purchase this debt has sparked renewed fears of a bubble in the credit markets, with one bank warning investors of the threats involved.
A Manhattan federal judge on Monday signaled he will not rubber-stamp Citigroup's proposed $590 million settlement of a shareholder lawsuit accusing it of hiding tens of billions of dollars of toxic mortgage assets.
Is Stephen Schwarzman's Blackstone Group really bidding for Dell? Or is it part of a bizarre, high-stakes charade? The New York Times reports.
Following intense lobbying from the health insurance industry and members of Congress, the U.S. government said it will increase the payment rate for health insurers that offer coverage through the popular Medicare Advantage program.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has taken a 9.27 percent passive stake in speech recognition and digital imaging software maker Nuance Communications.
Facebook is expected to unveil new operating system for the android phone, and the consensus of analysts appears to be positive.
There is a high probability that the current uptrend in the S&P 500 index will continue to 1,690, says this chartist.
The United States has positioned a warship off the Korean coast as a shield against ballistic missile attack as South Korea's new president vowed swift retaliation against a North Korean strike.
With only six months before the start of enrollment for Obamacare, state and federal health officials are racing to get insurance regulations and systems up and running in time.
The pace of expansion in the U.S. manufacturing sector unexpectedly slowed in March, according to a new industry report released.
Arthur Laffer, chairman, Laffer Associates, discusses the falling deficit and why some people are saying the deficit is being cut too fast.
Howard Dean (D) former VT Governor, and Sean Spicer, Republican National Committee, discuss the IRS scandal, the AP phone records issue, Benghazi talking points, and missing terrorists.
Seema Mody reports on Apple CEO Tim Cook's statement that corporate taxes are too high, ahead of his Congressional testimony next week. With Dean Garfield, Information Technology Industry Council, and Arthur Laffer, Laffer Associates chairman.