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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.
Consumers would do well to follow these financial survival skills, according to Eleanor Blayney, consumer advocate for the CFP Board.
For financial advice, take the focus off the factors we can't control and move it to the things we can. It requires robust communication and periodic reassessment, according to Marilyn Capelli Dimitroff of Capelli Financial Services.
We're not talking about the Persian Gulf. It's the South China Sea where China and Vietnam are on a collision course that could result in higher commodity prices and far worse.
U.S. investors who've been cringing over the Chinese and Brazilian stock markets the past few years might have looked closer to home for an emerging market.
Savvy, open-minded investors know there are always profitable plays worldwide. See how your portfolio should reflect the global economy.
Real estate investment trusts have outperformed the broader stock-market this year and have been a lot less volatile. And that's after solid returns in previous years.
Road warriors are traveling less and cutting costs while on the road, a new survey finds.
Years into the so-called economic recovery, it remains difficult for small businesses to get bank loans. "I had great credit," says Allison O'Neill, founder of Bundle. "They were just like, we're not taking any risks on startups."
Given the skyrocketing cost of post-secondary education; static, underwhelming graduation rates and a dismal job market, some say smart, talented and driven teens are better off diving into the real world without a bachelor's degree.
In a dismal summer for economic stats, housing continues to be the bright spot.
Despite the recent slump in several high-profile emerging markets, the group remains a promising investment opportunity, according to a panel of top money managers at at CNBC-Institutional Investor 2012 Delivering Alpha conference in New York.