'A number of participants' on the FOMC this month favored slowing the Fed's efforts to maintain record-low long-term interest rates as early as summer.» Read More
Charge a fee to use your credit card? It's legal for merchants to do that, unless barred by state law. Ten states already ban such surcharges and more may join the list. The legislatures in 11 other states are currently considering bills that would prevent these so-called "check out" fees.
Despite an increasingly large Fed balance sheet, a top official at the central bank said the fear of losing money should not stop it from providing aggressive support to the U.S. economy now.
Citigroup said on Thursday it has overhauled an executive pay plan that shareholders rejected last year as overly generous, revising it to tie bonus payments more closely to stock performance and profitability.
The focus on the sequester is obscuring the real issue which is the exploding cost of entitlements, Stanley Druckenmiller founder of Duquesne Capital, told CNBC.
Tax season is a busy time for cybercriminals trying to cash in by stealing your personal information.
An improving economy and projected lower deficits might brighten the climate for a deal. But that optimistic view ignores the remaining deep differences between the parties. NYT reports.
A federal judge ruled in favor of David Einhorn and Greenlight Capital Friday in the dispute with Apple about the tech giant's proxy filing.
Hollywood's 2012 blockbuster films lifted ticket sales and stemmed a seven-year free fall in sales of DVD's and other home entertainment.
Before Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer of Facebook, started to write "Lean In," her book-slash-manifesto on women in the workplace, she reread Betty Friedan's "The Feminine Mystique." Like the homemaker turned activist who helped start a revolution 50 years ago, Ms. Sandberg wanted to do far more than sell books, the New York Times reports.
In a recent survey, one in four respondents reported being victims of debit card fraud, including what's called "friendly fraud." Here's how you can protect yourself.
More American workers called in sick in January than during any month in nearly five years, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said this week.
Fewer U.S. homeowners owe more on their mortgages than their homes are currently worth, according to a new report.
Some Fed policymakers think the policy may have to end earlier than promised.
Insurer AIG reported a quarterly net loss following the sale of its aircraft-leasing business but its operating results topped forecasts.
Federal spending cuts scheduled to begin next week would slow economic growth in the next year, though not nearly as much as going over the fiscal cliff might have, economists say. The New York Times reports.
When the Fed hinted it might start unwinding its enormous intervention, stocks suffered but the bond market didn't budge. How come?
Employees at some of the largest U.S. corporations have as much as 70 percent of their retirement savings invested in company stock, Morningstar's David Blanchett told "Power Lunch."
U.S. home resales edged higher in January and left the supply of homes at its lowest level in 13 years, a sign that steam is gathering in the U.S. housing market.
United Airlines is keeping the grounded Boeing 787 Dreamliner off its schedule at least through mid-May.
Heinz earnings beat forecasts amid strength in emerging markets but revenue fell short. The results came out nearly a week earlier than expected.
President Obama will meet with families affected by the Tornado in Oklahoma on Sunday. Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) shares his appreciation for the leadership in his state that has risen midst tragedy.
Gov. Tom Corbett (R-PA) and Austan Goolsbee, Chicago Booth School of Business, discuss the energy boom and the economic recovery in the U.S.
IRS director of tax exempt organizations Lois Lerner invoked her 5th Amendment rights and was dismissed from the hearing today. Gov. Tom Corbett (R-PA); Joseph diGenova, Former U.S. Attorney; and Austan Gooslbee, Chicago Booth School of Business, discuss.