U.S. consumer prices rose in June as the cost of gasoline surged, pointing to a gradual build up of inflationary pressures.» Read More
Companies are seeking concessions from states and cities to keep jobs local, and the giveaways are adding up to a big bill for taxpayers. The NYT reports.
North Korea said it would carry out its second rocket launch of 2012 as its youthful leader Kim Jong-un flexes his muscles a year after his father's death, in a move that South Korea and the United States swiftly condemned as a provocation.
America's appetite for new cars and trucks surged to a new high in November as auto sales ran at their fastest pace since early 2008.
Advertising tycoon Martin Sorrell says uncertainty across the globe is stifling business, and he criticized Washington for "fiddling while Rome burns."
It may not sound like it from the rhetoric, but both the House and Senate already have passed separate bills to delay big tax increases awaiting nearly every taxpayer next year if Congress and the White House can't agree on a plan to avert the "fiscal cliff."
China's economy resumed momentum in November, but there are still signs of over-reliance on growth from the inefficient state sector, a series of purchasing managers' surveys shows.
Boehner lashed out at President Barack Obama, saying talks to avoid the "fiscal cliff" are "almost nowhere."
Investors should be careful because the quality of corporate bonds has peaked, experts say.
The amount of annual income to guarantee happiness varies from country to country, a new international survey finds.
Some fear the rapid increase in home prices could actually start hurting the housing recovery.
A Pew study reports that 41 percent of adults between 25 and 29 are now living, or have lived recently, with their parents.
Americans cut back on spending last month and saw no growth in their income, reflecting disruptions from Superstorm Sandy.
States risk losing billions of dollars in grants if no fix is found for avoiding the spending cuts and tax hikes set to take effect next year.
Business activity in the U.S. Midwest expanded for the first time since August, a report showed on Friday, buoyed by an improvement in the labor market.
Most Americans in 2010 paid far less in total taxes than they would have paid 30 years ago, according to an analysis by The New York Times.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker told CNBC his namesake rule has already changed how Wall Street does business.
Washington may be "dysfunctional," but it will reach a debt-reduction deal to solve the "fiscal cliff," Legg Mason Capital Management's chief investment strategist says.
Treasurys and high-quality corporate bonds remain the favorites, even with their already unexceptional — and in some cases unprofitable — yields.
If your returns in fixed income look a little lean, adding currencies to your portfolio can generate more cash without a lot of risk.
Ahn Chul- soo, a 50- year-old technology entrepreneur and academic, is a stranger to the corridors of political power- but he has portrayed this as a virtue as he woos voters unhappy about social inequality and slowing economic growth.
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