Rep. Paul Ryan's new strategy for federal anti-poverty efforts does not aim to cut spending. Instead, it seeks to consolidate an array of programs.» Read More
S&P could downgrade New Jersey again because of budgetary imbalance and underfunded pensions, putting it among the three worst-rated states.
The Institute for Supply Management corrected its key manufacturing activity index for May after hours of confusion.
Municipal bond issues have fallen in 2014, slowing city and state capital projects and forcing bond funds to scour for investments.
Questions about how to apply securities law could complicate any any insider trading case against Carl Icahn, Phil Mickelson, and William Walters.
The pace of growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector unexpectedly slowed in May, an industry report released on Monday showed.
Voters in Del Norte and Tehama Counties will consider a measure calling for separation from California and the formation of a new state.
Jump-starting growth has relied too much on the Fed and not enough on fiscal policy, French economist and author Thomas Piketty tells CNBC.
The U.S. power sector must cut carbon dioxide emissions 30 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels, according to federal regulations unveiled on Monday.
The U.S. manufacturing sector expanded in May at a faster clip than previously seen, an industry report showed on Monday.
Mark Cuban knows a thing or two about insider-trading scrutiny, and he took to Twitter on Monday to make a few points on the subject.
College isn't all about studying, but students need to know how to keep a lid on spending. Here's how to set a budget with your student.
Successful women are stigmatized as “abrasive, difficult and demanding,” Arianna Huffington told CNBC on Monday.
A real estate broker tells CNBC's "Power House" that it looks like a seller's market for homes in Chicago suburbs like Naperville.
Michelle Obama's wardrobe includes top designers' gowns that can run into five figures. Who foots the bill?
The US Justice Department has accused a Russian national for being a member of a cybercrime gang that sought to steal millions from U.S. consumers.
A plea deal calls for an Iowa company to pay a $6.8 million fine after it admitted to crimes related to a nationwide salmonella outbreak.
A new study suggests that applying a tax based on the amount of calories contained in sugary drinks would be effective, the NYT reports.
Valeant and ally Pershing Square prepared to take its $53.8 billion takeover bid for Allergan directly to shareholders.
Golfer Phil Mickelson said Saturday that he had not broken the law and has cooperated with federal investigators.
In the midst of e-cigarette regulation decisions, the FDA has included lost consumer enjoyment from less smoking in cost-benefit analysis.
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Longtime poker commentator Lon McEachern called the loss "the worst beat in the history of tournament poker," USA Today reports.
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the fairest financier of them all? An analysis of one dating app's data breaks it down.
CNBC's Jane Wells spends a day in the life of a Malibuian.
Larry Young, Dr Pepper Snapple CEO, talks about competing with beverage giants Coca-Cola and PepsiCo, and reveals the company's plans to grow globally.
Larry Young, Dr Pepper Snapple CEO, discusses the company's commitment to educate and encourage the nation's youth.
He has a very simple model which is to create shareholder value, says Steve MacMillan, Hologic president & CEO, discussing Icahn's stake in Hologic. He's clearly not a micromanager, says MacMillian.