Economic Reports Personal Income

  • Global Full-Time Minimum Wage

    75 years ago today, the minimum wage was born. A look at full-time minimum wages around the globe, with the "Street Signs" crew.

  • $70 Million Controversy At the IRS

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the IRS is now poised to pay $70 million in bonuses to some employees. Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) says the report is accurate. "The priorities at the agency are certainly not the taxpayers," he says.

  • Millionaires on the Rise

    A report from Capgemini and RBC shows 12 million millionaires worldwide, whose fortunes grew 10 percent to a record $46 trillion, reports CNBC's Robert Frank. Janet Engles, RBC Wealth Management, weighs in.

  • Unequal Pay for Women a Myth: Furchtgott-Roth

    Diana Furchtgott-Roth, Manhattan Institute senior fellow, parses the data and says the comparison is bogus.

  • Prince Alwaleed Suing Forbes for Libel

    Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is suing Forbes for libel, reports CNBC's Robert Frank. Forbes estimated his wealth at $20 billion and Prince Alwaleed says he's worth $29.6 billion.

  • Personal Income Unchanged & Consumer Spending Down 0.2% in April

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest numbers on the economy and discusses its impact on the markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Millennials to Change Car Buying Forever?

    A growing number of 20-somethings are entering the workforce, but aren't spending money on cars. Sheryl Connelly, Ford Motor Company, and Jason Dorsey, The Gen Y Guy, offer insight.

  • CNet Co-Founder Files For Personal Bankruptcy

    Halsey Minor co-founded CNet and has filed for Chapter 7 liquidation, reports CNBC's Robert Frank. His liabilities were listed as $50-$100 million and his assets between $10-$50 million.

  • America, the Overworked

    Do Americans work too hard? The U.S. is the only nation that doesn't guarantee paid vacations or holidays. Cali Williams Yost, CEO and founder of Work + Life Fit, offers insight.

  • What Does the IRS Notice?

    Consider any information posted online to be public when it comes to your tax return, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.

  • Rep. Yoder: Need Independent Investigation Into IRS

    Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-KS) shares his reaction to news the IRS targeted conservative groups. "Americans are expecting Congress and the Federal Government to get to the bottom of this, and to make sure this never happens again," he says.

  • Lauryn Hill Behind Bars

    When singer-songwriter Lauryn Hill recorded her Grammy-winning album, she had no idea the money would ultimately put her behind bars, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • Personal Income & Spending, Both Up 0.2 % in March

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on the economy and its impact on the markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Citi Shareholders Vote on CEO Pay

    Citi shareholders voted to approve CEO Mike Corbat's $11.5 million pay package, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche. Investors also grilled executives about breaking up the bank.

  • Demonstrators, including many senior citizens, protest in Chicago against cuts to federal safety net programs, including Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.

    President Barack Obama's budget plan would change how increases in Social Security benefits are calculated. Experts say that could be devastating to recipients who need cost-of-living adjustments to survive.

  • Despite changes to the alternative minimum tax rules, millions will still have to pay it and the number of obligated taxpayers will keep growing.

  • About half of the population 85 and older have some sort of impairment that makes managing with finances difficult.

  • Personal Income Down 3.6% in January

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest economic data on income and spending, and discusses what it indicates about the economy and its impact on the markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Americans under 35 are carrying substantially less debt than they were before the 2008 meltdown, according to an analysis released Thursday by The Pew Research Center. Yet they've also put off the big ticket purchases.

  • New data show uneven benefits from the economic recovery of 2010-11, with a big rise for the highest earners and little change for others. The New York Times reports.