The Fed will keep its version of the monetary printing press running a while longer, though Chairman Ben Bernanke provided hints Wednesday that the days of extreme easing are coming to a close.» Read More
Parents still invest most of the money in college savings funds, but grandparents' contributions now make up about 9.5 percent of the total, new numbers say.
Unfortunately for many consumers, the price savings from the growing U.S. energy boom have yet to materialize in the place it could have the most impact: the gas pump.
Business is brisk, but the new-home market won't be back to normal for a while, Meritage CEO Steven Hilton said.
Airbus has landed the largest order of the year, and one of the largest of all-time, with a book value of almost $24 billion. The European plane maker will sell 234 of its A320 planes to Lion Air out of Indonesia.
Hotel room toilet paper with a sense of humor? Yep, it's true, as Travelodge introduces "loo laughs" at its newest hotel location opening atop a comedy club.
NBC News and CNBC look at the implications US energy independence would have for the economy, other types of energy, foreign policy and the environment.
The bailout in Cyprus that rattled the markets and rekindled fears of the European debt crisis will be beneficial for U.S. stocks, analyst Meredith Whitney told CNBC.
For the third straight month, sentiment among US home builders declined, dropping two points on a monthly industry index.
If you've been hoarding hotel rewards points, now might be the time to use them. Several hotel chains are making big changes.
The rapidly expanding drone market has not gone unnoticed by lawmakers and privacy watchdogs and is causing some concern.
Leading congressional Republicans said on Sunday a broad deal with President Barack Obama on deficit reduction and entitlement reform remains possible but differed over potential flexibility on taxes, with the House speaker and budget leader not bending
Ad prices for the NCAA championship game will hit a high this year as the tournament rakes in more revenue than the Super Bowl, NFL playoffs and the World Series, USA Today reports.
The SEC celebrated Friday’s settlement with SAC Capital Advisors, but both the fund and its rivals saw the $616 million fine as a good price for peace in the insider trading case.
Dow Jones & Co said it found no sign of impropriety at its China operations, after the Wall Street Journal reported that a whistleblower had accused Journal employees of bribing Chinese officials for information.
Jack Dorsey, co-founder of the popular social media service Twitter and the mobile payments startup Square, may be mulling a run for New York City mayor.
U.S. futures regulators are looking into whether high-speed traders indulged in "wash trading," a strategy in which they improperly buy and sell futures contracts without taking a position in the market, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Newsroom cutbacks have had a demonstrable impact on the quality of digital, newspaper, and television news and in how consumers view that work, a study found.
With annual shareholder meeting season getting underway, long-term investors should applaud activist shareholders trying to agitate for change.
It sounds like an e-mail scam, but some of the nearly $2 million in unclaimed 2009 tax refunds the IRS is holding may be yours.
US consumer sentiment tumbled to its lowest since December 2011 in March as fewer Americans expected to see improvements in growth or the labor market.