The problem with the debt/budget debates are that markets are not pricing in any problems. Volatility is low. Put prices are low. Complacency is everywhere when warning signs should be flashing.
Home buyers signed fewer contracts to buy existing homes, as higher mortgage rates and higher home prices weighed on housing affordability.
Toyota, the world's largest automaker, is increasing the number of vehicles it will build in the U.S. and export to other countries.
Spending was cut by 2 percent during the 12 months that ended in June. This is the first decline recorded since June of 2010, according to PayNet.
As usual here in the NetNet cube, John Carney and Jeff Cox slug it out over the issues.
Stocks are churning as "fiscal fear fatigue" sets in. The GOP and White House are still far apart on the Continuing Resolution.
In his new book, financial journalist Duff McDonald provides an intimate and incisive behind-the-scenes history and analysis of this enigmatic firm.
Fiscal fear fatigue. That's what it seems like on the Street.
One of the most important reasons the Fed is determined to keep rates low is rarely talked about, and comprises a dark economic foreboding.
Lenders are now scouring financial records in order to assure they are complying with rules, so fraudsters are following suit, jacking up the numbers.
Mitt Romney may have taken the fall in the presidential race, but the trader who bet as much as $7 million on the him was the one who took the hit.
Fiat hopes to start selling its Alfa Romeo 4C in the United States in the first half of 2014, CNBC has learned.
Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew had a clear message for Republicans: Obama won't negotiate on debt.
Happy Wednesday. The government may shut down, but the six-pack just keeps on going.
Aereo's CEO spoke about the controversial streaming service at Goldman Sachs' Communacopia conference and drew a standing room only audience.
Philippe Dauman, Viacom president and CEO, talks about why he is optimistic about the future of his business, and praises Twitter and Miley Cyrus.
Holy flaming bourbon barrels! Here are 10 things you probably didn't know about bourbon and Kentucky.
California has its wine trails but what many people don't know is that Kentucky, where 95% of the world's bourbon is made, has a bourbon trail.
When the Federal Reserve released its September statement, some traders in Chicago appear to have received the information before others.
Hedge fund managers criticized the decision not nominate Larry Summers to be chairman of the Federal Reserve.