As Donald Trump prepares to take the oath of office, Republican former Sen. Alan Simpson called his presidency a "sea change" for the GOP.
In the final news conference of his presidency, Barack Obama stressed the need for the U.S. to continue in protecting people's rights.
Bridgewater's Ray Dalio says politics are now more important to the economy than central banking in influence.
As markets cheer Donald Trump's tax and infrastructure policies, Citi's Willem Buiter sees a less than rosy picture a couple of years out.
Lowe's is changing its store staffing model and will be laying off "less than 1 percent" of its employees in the near future, a source said.
"The next attorney general must bring hope and healing to this country," Sen. Cory Booker testifies against Sen. Sessions.
Wal-Mart will be giving hundreds of additional workers pink slips as the discount retailer prepares a fresh round of job cuts, sources told CNBC.
On Twitter, Trump threatens Toyota with a large border tax if it builds a new plant outside the U.S.
The retailer has been under pressure from activist hedge fund and shareholder Caerus Investors, which encouraged it to pursuing selling itself.