A gauge designed to predict the economy's future health rose in September, reversing the prior month's sluggishness.» Read More
Social Security benefits will rise only 1.5 percent next year.
U.S. consumer prices rose modestly in September but there was little sign of underlying inflation in the economy.
Negotiators on Capitol Hill began discussing ways to ease indiscriminate spending cuts slamming the Pentagon and domestic agencies alike.
Markets are primed for a dovish statement from the Federal Reserve Wednesday that should keep a lift in stocks.
An increase in retail square footage may lead to an inventory overload this holiday, forcing retailers to slash prices.
Wealth-X has put together a list of all 50 states with their top wealth-holders. A look at how the states stack up.
Job growth faltered in October, with the private sector adding just 130,000 new positions, according to the latest report from ADP.
Most Fed watchers have been focusing on the "taper" question, but they may want to start thinking more about the "bubble" quandary.
The Fed has enough ammunition to taper — but Wall Street doesn't seem to be listening, said Stock Trader Daily's Thomas H. Kee, Jr.
Two new surveys find that the debt cliffhanger in Washington earlier this month left top investors badly shaken.
Investors continue to demand a risk premium on the U.S. dollar heading into 2014, though some remain optimistic for a solution to the debt impasse.
A top online health insurance marketplace is asking President Obama to let it run the shopping and enrollment process for troubled HealthCare.gov.
JPMorgan Chase's $13 billion deal to resolve federal and state investigations into its mortgage bond business has hit some stumbling blocks.
Applications for U.S. home loans increased in the latest week as rates continued to edge lower.
The U.S. government has booked a loss of $9.7 billion on the nearly $50 billion bailout of U.S. automaker General Motors, according to a Congressional report.
The CNBC October Fed survey shows respondents see Yellen not only more dovish but more concerned about unemployment than Bernanke.
Despite some buyers being sidelined, the Case Shiller index co-founder said homes are still roughly where they were 25 to 50 years ago.
Detroit's emergency manager testified he would have listened to proposals to preserve pensions before the city's bankruptcy filing, but a deal was unlikely.
CNBC's October Fed survey sees the central bank buying about $650 billion of assets next year, up from $381 billion in the September survey.
An index of consumer confidence gave a reading of 71.2 in October. Economists expected the index to fall to 76.0, from the prior read of 79.7.