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
Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson proposed a new tax plan in hopes of finding a middle ground between Democrats and Republicans on deficit reduction.
The fire on board the Carnival Corp cruise ship that drifted for days in the Gulf of Mexico awash in raw sewage started from fuel from a leaking diesel engine line that ignited, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Monday.
ConAgra Foods is raising its earnings forecast to account for its $5 billion acquisition of food maker Ralcorp and better-than-expected results from its consumer foods and commercial foods segments.
The union for Boeing's engineers and technical workers is counting ballots Tuesday on a contract offer and whether to authorize a strike. The union is recommending that members reject the offer because it would not provide pensions to new employees.
Office supply retailers Office Max and Office Depot are near a merger that could be announced this week, according to people familiar with the matter.
President Barack Obama is calling on Republicans to back a Democrat plan that would offset the sequester, warning that otherwise "people will lose their jobs."
An Apple smartwatch could add as much as $9 billion in revenue in the first 12 months after its launch, said Amit Daryanani, RBC capital markets analyst.
After a battle royale over Herbalife stock between titans Bill Ackman and Carl Icahn, the numbers are in: Herbalife's earnings and 2013 outlook topped forecasts.
Dell reported a 31-percent drop in profit, hurt by a shrinking consumer business, but the results topped analysts' expectations. This came just over a week after founder Michael Dell offered to take the company private.
Humana said the government's proposed 2014 payment rates for Medicare participants were lower than expected and would affect its profit outlook, and its shares fell in premarket trading.
The Hilton Tokyo Narita Airport provided exceptional value during a recent stay, including a comfortable room and delicious buffet. A Road Warrior review.
With the economy edging upwards, more car buyers are keeping up with their auto payments or coming up with the cash if the repo man appears. And that's more bad news for mom-and-pops that rely on repo work.
Wall Street legend Martin Zweig, famous for predicting a market crash just before Black Monday in 1987, has died, his New York firm said.
President Barack Obama will make a fresh push to force Republicans to make concessions that will head off budget cuts that appear to kick in starting on March 1.
New mortgage rules from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will make borrowing tougher for the self-employed and home buyers seeking larger loans.
On Tuesday, CNBC will attempt to recreate the test drive of the Tesla Model S, which has been the subject of a dustup between an NYT reviewer and Tesla’s CEO. Regardless of the outcome, 2013 is shaping up to be as watershed year for the automaker.
David Einhorn reiterated his arguments that a judge should block a shareholder vote on Apple's proposal to eliminate its ability to issue preferred shares without investor approval.
Microsoft is so confident it has the best email service that it is about to spend at least $30 million to send its message across the U.S.
Hackers breached the Twitter account of fast-food chain Burger King, posting the online equivalent of graffiti and sometimes making little sense.
A draft of a White House immigration proposal obtained by USA TODAY would allow illegal immigrants to become legal permanent residents within eight years.
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.