• Why Yellen should be the next Fed chief: Blinder Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013 | 7:51 PM ET
    Janet Yellen

    Yellen or Summers? A former Fed official and hundreds of economists are making the case for why Yellen should be the next Fed chair.

  • Key GDP component barely rises, misses estimate Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013 | 10:02 AM ET
    A worker drives a Kalmar reachstacker truck loaded with an AP Moeller-Maersk A/S shipping container.

    Wholesale inventories rose less than expected, suggesting restocking will probably not contribute much to economic growth in the third quarter.

  • Morgan Stanley CEO: Another meltdown unlikely Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 | 4:30 PM ET
    Morgan Stanley Chairman and CEO James Gorman

    Five years after the financial crisis broke out, Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman said there's little chance of something similar happening again.

  • Crisis warning? Fed 'playing with matches' again Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 11:22 AM ET
    The Federal Reserve

    In the nearly five years since the Lehman bankruptcy, two former Treasury officials disagree over whether Fed policy will lead to another crisis.

  • 43% of households pay no income tax: Study Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    Mitt Romney

    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.

  • Fed will get its inflation; here's who will pay Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 11:25 AM ET

    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.

  • Economists' latest forecast: Better, but not great Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 12:00 AM ET

    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.

  • Most jobless just holding out for the right gig Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 6:00 AM ET
    Job seekers speak with an employment recruiter in Brooklyn, NY

    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."

  • Why tapering doesn’t mean QE is going away Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 12:19 AM ET

    The Federal Reserve may be preparing to taper its bond buying program, but the rest of the developed world is ready to compensate.

  • More pain at the pump as gas prices turn higher Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 5:14 AM ET

    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.

  • Jobs data weakens tapering expectations Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 3:00 PM ET

    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.

  • Likely 'mini taper' ahead: Expert   Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 6:31 AM ET
    Likely 'mini taper' ahead: Expert

    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.

  • Jobs letdown: Was it all about the porn shutdown? Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 1:58 PM ET

    The disappointing level of job creation in August may have had an unlikely source: Porn.

  • Boosting the minimum wage: A long, uphill fight Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 12:52 PM ET
    Protesters at a Walmart store in Miami Gardens, Fla.

    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.

  • WTO warns of trade slowdown due to protectionism Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 12:15 PM ET

    The head of the World Trade Organization has told CNBC it will downgrade global trade growth estimates for both 2013 and 2014.

  • Goldman's Hatzius: Fed's taper will 'lean' dovish Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 11:49 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Building

    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.

  • Jobs numbers good enough for 'taper light' Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 10:09 AM ET
    The Federal Reserve

    August's employment report is not expected to deter the Fed from taking the first step toward slowing its bond purchases in September, but it won't be as slow as many expected.

  • Jobs growth misses high hopes; rate drops to 7.3% Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 8:34 AM ET
    A worker carries a tote full of turned, non-inflated footballs to the quality control area at the Wilson Football Factory in Ada, Ohio

    Job growth was less than expected in August as the U.S. economy added 169,000 positions, raising questions over whether the Federal Reserve will begin a pullback on its historically easy monetary policy.

  • U.S. News Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 8:53 AM ET

    U.S. Latest Business and Regional News, top stories and Business Headlines Online on CNBC.

  • World leaders push big companies to pay more taxes Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 8:00 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    It's time to make Google, Apple, and other companies pay more taxes. That's the message from President Obama and leaders of the world's economies at a summit ending Friday.

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