U.S. household net worth hit a record high in the third quarter as home prices marched higher and the value of stocks and mutual funds surged.» Read More
The Washington Post's Wonkblog joins the noble campaign to legalize insider trading, arguing that it doesn't harm anyone and makes markets more efficient. It's time to roll back this policy mistake.
President Obama's choice of a replacement for the Federal Reserve chairman, Ben S. Bernanke, is coming down to a battle between the California girls and the Rubin boys.
As Dunkin' Brands unveils plans for expansion, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said he isn't worried about competition from other big brands edging into coffee service.
Amazon.com quietly expanded its grocery delivery service from its backyard in Seattle to Los Angeles, in a move to test the produce delivery services in a less familiar area.
Dick Bove is one of the market's biggest advocates for bank stocks, but he is worried that investors may be getting too enthusiastic.
Cash set a record in the first quarter of 2013 on an absolute basis: $1.093 trillion in the S&P 500. It has set a record for 18 of the last 20 quarters.
Wall Street now has to contemplate life without SAC Capital Advisors, the hedge fund led by Steven A. Cohen that has been a prodigious, unruly force in the market.
Samsung has taken Apple's crown as the world's most profitable mobile handset vendor, according to new research, as analysts called on Apple to release a low-cost version of the iPhone to boost its global growth.
James Gandolfini, the late actor, appears to have made some key mistakes with his estate planning. Here's how to avoid the same minefields.
In the last two years the luxury car brand Porsche has doubled its sales to woman in the U.S., with the percentage of Porsche sales to females growing to 15 percent.
Detroit's bankruptcy is sending shivers through the more than $3.7 trillion municipal bond market, as investors worry it will change the way certain bondholders are dealt with.
Noted Fed watcher Jon Hilsenrath suggested that Fed officials could debate changes to "forward guidance" next week, a move that could cause volatility to return.
Anthony Weiner's New York mayoral campaign took a beating on Thursday as he lost his lead in a new poll and admitted to sending lewd online messages to up to three women since he resigned from Congress.
Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein warns that investors should always prepare for the most extreme risk scenario because it will happen.
SAC Capital and its founder Steve Cohen could be left penniless if prosecutors, targeting "any and all assets," are successful in their case against the firm.
Amazon reported earnings that fell short of Wall Street forecasts, as it continued to spend heavily on technology and content. The shares are off slightly in after-hours trading.
It's hot in the Hamptons this summer! Real estate sales shot up 23% in the second quarter, topping $1 billion.
Steven A. Cohen's SAC Capital is hit with criminal charges, but the hedge fund manager isn't named as a defendant.
U.S. prosecutors said Thursday they have launched the country's largest hacking fraud case and charged six men with credit card theft.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said teen use of the social-networking site is holding steady and that, when you include Instagram, it's growing quickly.
Officials said shocking violence at a Brazilian match won't be repeated when the country hosts the World Cup next year.
Getty CEO Jonathan Klein speaks about what it was like growing up white in South Africa and the advice he received from Nelson Mandela when they met.
A business in Wisconsin selling "therapeutic cuddling" for $60 an hour has closed after its owner took too much "grief."
Peter Costa, Empire Executions, and CNBC's Dominic Chu discuss market activity and tapering.
Discussing the high cost of deductibles under Obamacare, with Matt Miller, Washington Post online columnist, and Betsy McCaughey, health policy expert and author of "Beating Obamacare".
CNBC contributor Jared Bernstein, and Rep. David Schweikert, (R-AZ), discuss a bipartisan deal to end the budget battle in Washington.