Lois Lerner, the IRS official whose unit is at the center of the alleged Tea Party targeting, has been placed on administrative leave and an acting director has been named.» Read More
Where stress tests are concerned, call Citigroup "most improved." The bank posted an 8.3 percent tier 1 common capital ratio, the highest of its peers.
Builders are clearly acting on the big jump in new home orders, but those jobs numbers could actually be higher, were they not hamstrung by a severe lack of workers.
McDonald's February sales fell 1.5 percent amid stiff competition for customers who are spending more cautiously due to weak economic growth and higher taxes.
On Friday, Cramer celebrated the actions of Ben Bernanke over the past several years and said that the Fed chairman "saved the world" from economic catastrophe.
The bull market's latest run may have some cheering but traders say some of the stocks leading it are questionable -- a sign that a pullback could be ahead.
There has been the distinction between physical and electronic works--books, songs, movies--since digital goods became widely available a decade ago, but it is now under attack, both in the courts and the marketplace, reports The New York Times.
As the markets continue their march higher, investors will look to the tail end of fourth quarter earnings season for signs that corporate revenues and profits are improving. Next week, several retailers are expected to issue reports.
A new survey on corporate health benefits draws a picture of a world where companies go beyond building gyms and banning smoking, to rewarding employees for lowering their cholesterol and being monitored by a "primary nurse case manager."
Carl Icahn demanded Dell pay out $15.7 billion in special dividends, joining a growing chorus of opposition to founder Michael Dell's plan to take the world's No. 3 personal computer maker private.
The era of domination by the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox is over. If you want to see the best baseball right now, some say -- Go west, young man!
Private equity firm KKR will buy industrial machinery maker Gardner Denver for $3.9 billion including debt.
Positive economic news has has been coming with a touch of fear, and Friday's strong jobs report served as no exception.
The buzz at the South by Southwest festival is all about the gadgets: computers controlled by the wave of a hand, cool new cameras and more.
Job creation broke out in February, with the economy creating a net 236,000 new jobs as the unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker told CNBC on Friday he's exploring a bid for U.S. Senate because the solutions to problems he's tackled New Jersey's largest city can work at the national level.
Cablevision Systems is claiming that Viacom sought to extract a nearly $1 billion penalty if it refused to pay for low-rated channels it did not want in order to access more popular channels.
Google's Motorola Mobility unit is to shed another 1,200 jobs as the smartphone maker tries to return to profitability, Google said on Friday.
Starbucks said Thursday that it doesn't plan to change its offerings ahead of New York City's ban on large, sugary drinks that is scheduled to go into effect March 12.
Sales at the restaurant chain are declining, as more women are driving family eating choices and the franchise's core customers, young men, have been hit by the recession.
J.C. Penney agreed on Thursday not to sell products designed by Martha Stewart in categories deemed exclusive to Macy's before a court date in April. The case was postponed due to scheduling conflicts.
In this excerpt from a "Squawk Box" interview on October 2, 2012, Pershing Square's Bill Ackman said he had bought some stock and expressed his concerns about the company to its Board.
Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, provides stock traders with all manner of investing advice.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer shares his final thoughts of the day. A look at how a money-loser like ChannelAdvisor can roar on the same day as a money maker like Hewlett-Packard.