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
The U.S. government has launched a civil lawsuit against Standard & Poor's over mortgage bond ratings, the first federal enforcement action against a credit rating agency over behavior tied to the recent financial crisis.
Disney's earnings topped forecasts. And big news for "Star Wars" fans: CEO Bob Iger said there will be some spinoff films based on characters. Films there will be!
Online-game maker Zynga posted an unexpected profit for the fourth quarter and beat big on revenue as it moves to tighten up its ship.
The chief executive of Research In Motion said he's disappointed the new BlackBerry won't be released in the United States until mid-March, but he said early data suggests sales in the U.K. are above expectations.
Giving in the United States grew by a scant two percent in 2012, the slowest since the depths of the financial crisis in 2009.
Remember when stock market regulators ditched fractions and started rounding to the nearest penny? The SEC is reconsidering.
The power outage at Super Bowl 47 shined light on a growing issue for Facebook. Namely, its lack of relevancy during a live-event
The SEC will host a public meeting that should capture the attention of every entrepreneur, investor and job seeker, writes this pro.
The modern income tax system has been called a lot of things, and now it also can be called a centenarian. The current tax system was formalized 100 years ago this month, when the 16th Amendment was ratified. Here's a celebration of quotes about the taxman.
New research shows that many Fidelity target date funds have routinely turned in worse returns in recent years than their biggest peers.
In many ways, the fight over Herbalife boils down to one question: How many users of the company's product actually exist?
Both companies are expected to benefit from rising fees for their cable channels as well as growing advertising revenue thanks to political campaigns.
Three book publishers are launching Bookish, billed as "a one-stop, comprehensive online destination designed to connect readers with books and authors."
Dell moved closer to a nearly $24 billion buyout deal, with price negotiations narrowing to $13.50 to $13.75 a share in what would be the biggest leveraged buyout since the financial crisis.
A new study from Consumer Reports says many new vehicles with small turbocharged engines fail to deliver the mileage advertised by automakers.
President Obama is slated to meet with the CEOs of 12 companies on Tuesday, including Lloyd Blankfein from Goldman Sachs and Marissa Mayer from Yahoo to discuss immigration and deficit reduction, the White House said.
Unless Congress acts, job losses from scheduled budget cuts on March 1 could throw the U.S. economy into another recession, some analysts predict.
Good U.S. fiscal policy could make the economy globally competitive and unleash substantial growth, JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon told the Miami Chamber of Commerce.
While retail investors pile into stocks, corporations are pulling back.
Consumers have been spending more on gasoline than they have in nearly three decades.
Union Pacific CEO Jack Koraleski discusses its Q1 earnings, the Keystone Pipeline and the decline in its coal business.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer dissects today's market action. Cramer says the U.S. has the strongest stock market, and that's why we could recover from today's action.
The Fast Money traders share their final trades of the day.