The U.S. will train at least 50,000 veterans to become solar panel installers in the next six years, the White House said Thursday.» Read More
America's seniors appear to have grown more burdened by debt in recent years, and experts say a likely culprit is medical expenses.
As $85 billion in spending cuts loom, people across the country who rely on the government were trying to fathom what it would mean for them. The NYT reports.
The department store chain reported quarterly earnings and revenue that topped analysts' expectations as its strategy of tailoring merchandise to local markets paid off during the holiday season.
Apple is settling a lawsuit that said customers were charged when their children inadvertently downloaded certain applications from the company's online store.
Another blizzard bore down on the nation's midsection early Tuesday after lashing the Texas Panhandle with hurricane-force winds, closing highways and cutting power to thousands in Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas.
More Americans fell behind on their auto loan payments in the last three months of 2012, when some borrowers' financial obligations temporarily take a backseat to spending on holiday shopping.
Paying for your child's education is a laudable goal, but may not be realistic for some parents who could wind up jeopardizing their own financial future in order to put their children through college.
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke is expected to provide soothing words about the Fed's easy money policies, but markets may react more to new bearish concerns out of Europe.
A federal judge ordered former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta to reimburse $6.22 million to the bank to help cover its legal expenses related to his criminal insider trading case.
General Motors, which still needs the federal government to approve how much it pays top executives, wants to pay CEO Dan Akerson $11.1 million this year, according to documents obtained by CNBC.
Mobile growth opportunities lie in emerging markets but heavyweights like Apple and Google are having to rethink their approach.
Macy's Chief Executive Terry Lundgren said he was shocked when Martha Stewart told him in 2011 that she was starting a new alliance with rival J.C. Penney.
The richest Americans pay to influence U.S. policy toward cost cutting to benefit themselves, said a new study. But they could also be doing the right thing for the economy.
The market's bull run has begun to lose its footing and the big question is: What could shut it down for good? It could be one of these three numbers.
The White House mistakenly thought that Republicans could never stomach cuts to the Defense Department, which constitute half of the reductions in the sequester. This was a terrible misreading of the Tea Party-infused GOP, the Fiscal Times reports.
I was lucky to attend the Oscars on Sunday night and there were a number of details that surprised me about the in-person experience. Here are a few.
An omission by the Obama administration last week underscored the U.S.'s heightened sensitivities over how directly to confront China's new leadership over hacking.
A new bipartisan deficit-reduction plan to slash a massive $600 billion from U.S. healthcare spending over two decades has policy experts scratching their heads over how such an ambitious target can be reached.
And the winner for craziest stock of the year is ... Blackberry. It seems Wall Street is worried as to whether its new phone will be a success.
The documentary "Inocente" won an Oscar Sunday for best documentary short, making it the first film funded by Kickstarter to take home the prestigious award.
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Peter Thiel is famously outspoken, and on CNBC on Wednesday he didn't disappoint, going after Twitter, Uber, Apple and others.
Members of Scotland's best-known industry are watching the vote for independence with serious trepidation.
Pizza Hut is testing out a lighter pizza in two U.S. markets as it seeks to regain its footing against competitors.
CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on what Alibaba's historic public debut means for Yahoo's stake in the company.
CNBC's Susan Li takes a look at Alibaba's long term plans and why the e-commerce giant is coming to New York.
John Rutledge, Safanad chief investment strategist, and Gordon Chang, "The Coming Collapse of China," author, discuss the dangers associated with investing in China.