'A number of participants' on the FOMC this month favored slowing the Fed's efforts to maintain record-low long-term interest rates as early as summer.» Read More
The IRS official at the center of a tax scandal about extra scrutiny of conservative groups asserted her constitutional right not to answer questions.
Survey after survey shows that the wealthy are back to pre-crisis boom years when it comes to their outlook for their own finances, their investments and their retirements. But many of them are still sitting on lots of cash.
The Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act of 2013 would ban companies from renting a recalled vehicle until the safety hazard is fixed.
Stocks and bonds were volatile after Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke discussed how the central bank might wind down its monetary easing policy.
The new retirement age is getting younger for many Americans who can least afford to retire. African-Americans retire earlier than the general population, despite leaner nest eggs.
If it sounds like Fed Chair Ben Bernanke is dancing in his testimony, it's because he is doing rhetorical figure eights in trying to signal where the Fed is going.
Women averaged a credit score of 675 compared to the male average of 674, according to the credit score agency Experian.
Fed Chair Ben Bernanke told Congress the U.S. job market remains weak, and it is too soon to end its stimulus. Stocks spiked on his comments.
Despite all the negative headlines, Chinese investment in the US hit an all-time record in 2012: $6.5 billion. It will likely surpass that level in 2013.
Traders overreact to Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's comments. Bernanke, in his Q and A, essentially reiterated what New York Fed President William Dudley said Tuesday: that any change in the flow of bond purchases will depend on data.
Market rallies have to end sometime for sure, but history suggests the current one, despite its seemingly bloated nature, doesn't have to end soon.
As the Federal Reserve mulls reducing asset purchases, the improved labor market is spurring debate between Fed "hawks" and "doves" over what the right policy decision should be.
'A number of participants' on the FOMC this month favored slowing the Fed's efforts to maintain record-low long-term interest rates as early as summer.
JC Penney said its credit line has been increased to $2.25 billion from $1.75 billion.
The trials and triumphs of corporate chieftains are daily blood sport here at CNBC, notes the managing editor of CNBC.com.
U.S. home sales rise slightly to 4.97 million in April, their highest level in 3 1/2 years, as inventories jump.
Even as Apple faced a grilling from lawmakers over its tax avoidance schemes, two more companies revealed they would move jurisdictions to lighten their tax burden.
Monster. That's what they're calling the tornado that barreled through the Oklahoma City area. Here are heartbreaking scenes.
Lois Lerner, the IRS official at the center of the political targeting scandal plans to assert her constitutional right not to answer questions from a congressional committee.
Thanks to the brightening employment picture and an uptick in the housing market, Americans are packing up and relocating. And the pace is likely to pick up this summer.
President Obama will meet with families affected by the Tornado in Oklahoma on Sunday. Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) shares his appreciation for the leadership in his state that has risen midst tragedy.
Gov. Tom Corbett (R-PA) and Austan Goolsbee, Chicago Booth School of Business, discuss the energy boom and the economic recovery in the U.S.
IRS director of tax exempt organizations Lois Lerner invoked her 5th Amendment rights and was dismissed from the hearing today. Gov. Tom Corbett (R-PA); Joseph diGenova, Former U.S. Attorney; and Austan Gooslbee, Chicago Booth School of Business, discuss.