A stunning acceleration in second quarter growth and a jump in inflation triggered a new round of speculation that the Fed will have to speed up plans to hike rates.» Read More
Minimum wage workers in California would earn $10 an hour by 2016 under a bill passed by the legislature on Thursday.
Consumers are sticking to frugal habits developed in the recession even as developed economies recover, suggesting some changes could be permanent.
Fed contender Larry Summers, who has been criticized for being too cozy with Wall Street, has canceled all events with Citigroup while Obama mulls his decision.
Marking the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, al-Qaeda calls on Muslims to "bleed" America financially with attacks on its economy.
Yellen or Summers? A former Fed official and hundreds of economists are making the case for why Yellen should be the next Fed chair.
Wholesale inventories rose less than expected, suggesting restocking will probably not contribute much to economic growth in the third quarter.
Five years after the financial crisis broke out, Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman said there's little chance of something similar happening again.
In the nearly five years since the Lehman bankruptcy, two former Treasury officials disagree over whether Fed policy will lead to another crisis.
The share of households who aren't paying any federal income tax has fallen, and an analysis from the Tax Policy Center predicts that it will continue to shrink in years to come.
Higher inflation to come will mean still-tough times for savers and retirees, whose money has generated little return since the Fed took over the post-crisis economy.
The U.S. economy is likely to grow a bit more quickly next year, but don't look for big changes in the pace of new hiring.
A new survey from Beyond.com says most people were "disappointed with the jobs available and are waiting for the right one to come along."
The Federal Reserve may be preparing to taper its bond buying program, but the rest of the developed world is ready to compensate.
The average price for a gallon of gasoline in the U.S. rose in the last two weeks, reversing four weeks of declines as crude oil advanced.
A new CNBC survey shows Wall St.'s expectations for a Fed Reserve tapering this month have been shaken a bit by the August jobs numbers.
Lou Brien, DRW Trading Group, and Dick Hoey, BNY Mellon, discuss the top market moving stories of the week, including the Fed's taper timeline, Friday's weak jobs report and the ongoing Syria debate.
The disappointing level of job creation in August may have had an unlikely source: Porn.
In the ongoing war to boost the federal minimum wage, the skirmishes have been getting larger and louder, yet success seems as far away as ever.
The head of the World Trade Organization has told CNBC it will downgrade global trade growth estimates for both 2013 and 2014.
Following a disappointing jobs report, Goldman Sachs Chief Economist Jan Hatzius said this new information will make the Fed's tapering more dovish than originally expected.