Republicans in the House were falling in line behind a two-year budget deal, indicating that the rambunctious lawmakers are not spoiling for a fight.» Read More
Bulls were eager for a strong nonfarm payroll report to argue that the economy had reached "escape velocity." That's not happening, so where does that leave the market?
New orders for US factory goods rose for the third straight month in June, the latest indication that a recent slowdown in manufacturing activity had probably run its course.
Job growth continued in July as the U.S. economy added another 162,000 jobs—enough to keep the recovery theme going but not a level likely to have a major effect on monetary policy.
Former Deputy Treasury Secretary Roger Altman tells CNBC he's looking for "the most battle-hardened veteran" to be the next Fed chairman, and that's Larry Summers.
Special delivery from the post office—beer, wine and spirits, if Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe has his way.
One of the truths of life for the millions of American living with poverty: It's expensive to be poor.
A trader landed a job at SAC Capital despite a warning from his previous employer, and his cooperation in a federal inquiry was said to yield evidence of insider trading.
A new survey finds that about three in 10 workers probably would search for a job online or take a call from a recruiter while they are at work.
A court hearing on Friday may provide a roadmap for how Detroit's historic bankruptcy filing will unfold as the judge overseeing the case could set a speedy schedule and rule on other matters.
AIG stock is surging in after-hours trading after the company announced it would resume paying a dividend and would start buying back stock.
Exxon Mobil said net income fell 57 percent in the second quarter, while Royal Dutch Shell said it significantly wrote down the value of its shale oil fields.
NSA leaker Edward Snowden was the topic du jour at the Black Hat and DEF CON cybersecurity conferences this week in Las Vegas, where the agency's chief came under fire.
The former Goldman Sachs bond trader known as "Fabulous Fab" was found liable on six of seven counts of defrauding investors in a mortgage securities fraud case brought by the SEC.
Google's new Android smartphone, revealed on Thursday, is the first tangible fruits of the company's controversial acquisition of Motorola.
Twitter is under increasing pressure from governments around the world to release user's private information, with requests rising 40 percent in the first six months of the year.
Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden said Russia's decision to grant him temporary asylum was a victory for the rule of law.
Shares of organic grocer Sprouts Farmers Market, which is backed by private equity firm Apollo Global Management, doubled in their market debut.
Google is facing both long odds and a lot of questions about what its intentions in the smartphone market really are with its Moto X phone.
Salad mix is being blamed for sickening more than 400, but officials won't name the brand, leaving consumers wondering how to best protect themselves.
Vendors in New York City used to sell fake bags on the sidewalk, but a recent crackdown by law enforcement has forced them to adapt.
Tutors of the rich and famous can make as much as $400,000 a year. A peek at what's behind this trend.
Putin found a place in Russia without snow, "and decided to hold the Winter Olympics there," says a Sochi native.
More than two months after a tearful goodbye to Major League Baseball, Mariano Rivera is still drawing a crowd.
Discussing how Obamacare is impacting American worth ethic, with Dean Baker, Center for Economic and Policy research co-director, and Casey Mulligan, University of Chicago economics professor.
P.J. O'Rourke, political reporter and "The Baby Boom" author, explains why he does not think the baby boom generation is not responsible for any of the problems in the world right now.
Rep. Ann Wagner, (R-MO), discusses the passing of the bipartisan budget deal.