The U.S. economy grew faster than initially estimated in the third quarter, while jobless claims fell unexpectedly.» Read More
Eight months before the vote, the re-election of President Obama looks more likely than ever, thanks to the escalating recovery of the stock market and economy, say analysts, and may soon make the bad times of 2009 and 2010 the distant past for many voters
Our special report shows how success is about new investment, new applications, and new markets — smart growth driven by innovation and excellence.
ETFs broadly covering bonds in the major taxable and tax-exempt asset classes, plus exposure to convertible bonds that feature some of the upside of stocks, are an investor’s best option to deal with uncertainty.
The annual meeting of the world's power brokers in Switzerland tackles some big subjects and attracts a lot of media attention but so what?
“Part of the problem is people think we’re not back to where we were before the crisis," says one economist. "I think we’re working through this. There’s no pushing us off the recovery track.”
Amid all the gloom and doom about unemployment, there are growing signs that things may actually be getting better.
In the first lease auction for Gulf of Mexico oil & gas drilling held since the BP oil spill, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is expected to raise hundreds of millions of dollars for the federal treasury.
Despite recession-like attitudes about the economy, the average American plans to spend more on gifts this year, up 22 percent from last year, CNBC's latest All-America Economic Survey reveals.
Romney squeaks to victory, the GOP takes Congress, Obama raises taxes and the Fed keeps rates on hold.
The Fed will continue with $85 billion monthly securities purchases but spooked markets by not mentioning its financial concerns cited in September.
Two big CEOs step down, a political crisis emerges in China and the euro survives.
Scrutiny over oil and gas fracking, a hard landing for rare earth stocks, and a surprising jobs engine.
The euro plunges against the U.S. currency, gold prices slump, and the Euro debt crisis bailout costs $2 trillion.
A new bargain-hunting culture has emerged, where Americans of all incomes look for antiques in pawn shops and flea markets — even their own attics and basements.
Immigration policies are turning away high-skilled entrepreneurs from other countries — at a big cost to our economy, says guest columnist Dane Stangler.
Author and entrepreneur Betty Shotton shares her tips to keep your enthusiasm high, your company on track, and mediocre performance a thing of the past.
To mark our annual November "Green Is Universal" week, we've assembled a "Green Winners & Losers 2011" special report, looking at six industries whose fortunes either rose or fell this year.
Investors in the solar industry have needed a strong stomach this year, and that’s unlikely to change soon.
While the current notion is that securing a business loan is near impossible, the truth is that there are still bank loans available for those who do the necessary footwork and come prepared, says Mike Lubansky of Sageworks Inc.
It is not small business that drives the creation of new jobs or even major productivity advances, but new business, according to guest blogger Robert Litan.