Consumers grew more confident about the economy in July, The Conference Board reported on Tuesday, as expectations built for the recovery.» Read More
Stocks aren't in bubble territory as yet, but a "huge rally in risk assets" over the next two years puts markets in danger of a big crash, Nouriel Roubini said.
Dysfunction in Washington is one of the biggest drags on the U.S. economy, undermining confidence and crimping growth, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says.
Even the rosiest of forecasters acknowledge growth slowed sharply from the first three months of the year. And yet major U.S. stock indexes continue swaggering to fresh all-time highs.
The Dow finished above 15,000 for the first time ever, confounding a chorus of critics who believe the market should do what it usually does — sell off in May.
Lending conditions, particularly for businesses, are beginning to thaw after five years of financial lockdown, according to a Fed survey.
Home prices are defying gravity and expectations, which has some asking exactly how real they are and what is driving them. The answers lie, again, in the numbers.
U.S. stocks briefly broke into record territory on a wave of optimism for the global economy that also drove German stocks to an all-time high.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman told CNBC that BofA and Wells Fargo were the leading violators of a mortgage servicing abuse settlement, and that's why he plans to sue.
One of the economic mysteries of the last few years has been the bigger-than-expected slowdown in health spending.
It's far from a done deal, but the days of mostly tax-free shopping on the Internet is a big step closer to ending. Click ahead to find out how you might be affected.
Take-home pay for everything from cooking to handling family finances on the open market, would total $59,862, says Insure.com, down from $60,182 in 2012.
Earnings reports for the rest of the week will offer some crucial insight into how the US consumer — and the larger economy — is doing.
A majority of the Senate approved a measure that would allow states to tax online purchases. The bill now moves to the House, where it faces opposition.
Whether you'd really consider retiring to North Dakota or West Virginia, this unconventional list will at least get you thinking about what you really need from a retirement spot.
The number of homeowners falling behind on their mortgages for the first time has finally fallen close to pre-housing-crisis levels. That's the good news.
As the U.S. economy recovers, Berkshire Hathaway-owned NetJets has seen a surge in new customers and current owners flying more hours, NetJets CEO Jordan Hansell and Warren Buffett told CNBC.
Rather than being simply a one-off event that Wall Street could dismiss as an aberration, the Flash Crash now looks like it was just the first warning shot.
Warren Buffett tells CNBC's Becky Quick stocks will be going a "lot higher" in her lifetime but warns investors to stay away from bonds.
Millennials are more cautious about investing in the market than their parents. But they are also more knowledgeable about what to do with their money.
Warren Buffett said it will be "the shot heard around the world" when the Fed indicates it will stop buying financial assets or start selling from their now enormous $3.4 trillion balance sheet.
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