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
The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives defied a White House veto threat and passed a controversial farm bill on Thursday.
Dovish words from Ben Bernanke triggered a global rally that took U.S. stocks to new closing highs and sent the dollar into its worst two-day decline in four years.
The Democrat from Massachusetts gives Wall Street another reason to complain about her as she joins a small bipartisan group of U.S. senators introducing legislation that would break up Wall Street's megabanks.
Higher tax revenue, thanks to the economy, and lower spending, thanks to the sequester, combine to put Washington in the black. That could reduce pressure on Congress for a deal.
Microsoft's corporate shake-up will bode well for investors, but only if the company can actually pull off the changes in a timely manner.
In a recent study, fish oil proved dangerous for men who have high levels of the compounds because it raises the risk of prostate cancer.
Life has gotten a bit better for stock pickers. Here's why that's good news for hedge fund managers.
Costco Wholesale reported June same-store sales that beat analysts' estimates, while L Brands sales came in lower than expected.
The Cost of Living is one of the categories we measure as we rank America's Top States for Business. The lower the cost of living, the higher the score.
Microsoft announced a long-awaited restructuring on Thursday, organizing itself around key areas designed to make the company more competitive.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has taken another stab at explaining how the central bank views the economy and what that means for future Fed action. Did he succeed?
Bail is set at $5 million for a Saudi princess accused in California with human trafficking for allegedly holding a domestic worker against her will.
The U.S. economy is improving despite a few global uncertainties and mixed signals from the Federal Reserve, according to the latest CNBC Global CFO Council Survey.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week. Meanwhile, prices for U.S. imports and exports fell in June for the fourth straight month.
T-Mobile US said customers will be allowed to upgrade phones every six months and it unveiled a family plan for prepaid customers.
Ford will reduce the price of its 2014 Focus Electric compact car by 10 percent, the latest in a series of price cuts by major automakers on their battery-powered cars.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell: We want the state government to help the private sector where it can, and to get out of the way where it cannot.
U.S. foreclosure activity in June fell to the lowest level since December of 2006, but certain states are seeing a rise in activity.
China's Lenovo overtook U.S. tech giant Hewlett-Packard (HP) to become the No. 1 personal computer (PC) maker in the world, according to two technology research firms Gartner and IDC.
Gasoline is expected to jump 10 to 20 cents per gallon in the next several days, as rising oil prices and peak driving season create a perfect storm for higher prices.
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.
CNBC.com's Dan Mangan reports the latest developments with the Affordable Care Act.
CNBC.com's Eamon Javers reports the House has passed the bipartisan budget bill 332-94.
Patti Hart, CEO of International Game Technology, has enormous appreciation for the boldness of NJ's embrace to online gaming. Its a great way to reach a new demographic, he adds.