Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose for a second straight week following three weeks of declines, data from an industry group showed on Wednesday.
Japan will be a test case for how customers of aircraft manufacturer Boeing respond to safety concerns surrounding the Dreamliner 787, the pride of Boeing's passenger jet fleet, airline industry watchers.
This earnings season, the U.S. technology industry is in an unusual position - dragging corporate America down, rather than lifting it up.
While he can't save his career or his fortune, an admission of doping might rehabilitate Lance Armstrong's charity and, ultimately, his legacy.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved $50.5 billion in long-delayed federal disaster aid to victims of Superstorm Sandy, but not before Republicans flexed their budget-cutting muscle to strike some spending provisions.
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will host children from around the country at a White House event Wednesday to unveil their package of proposals to curb gun violence in the U.S.
The price will likely be between $13.50 and $14 a share, with an equity investment from Silver Lake and other potential investors of roughly $2 billion.
U.S. shoppers spent only 3 percent more during the 2012 holiday season than they did a year earlier, the National Retail Federation said, citing economic uncertainty for tempering consumers' enthusiasm.
Facebook's big announcement was ... a social search feature that will allow users to search their friends' content.
The usual explanations for reckless borrowing focus on people's character. But recent research has shown that scarcity by itself is enough to cause this kind of financial self-sabotage.
Not all American workers have seen the higher payroll tax in their paycheck yet, particularly those employed by small businesses, Carlos Rodriguez, CEO of ADP, told CNBC Tuesday.
Northeast lawmakers hoping to push a $50.7 billion Hurricane Sandy aid package through the House face roadblocks by fiscal conservatives seeking offsetting spending cuts to pay for recovery efforts.
The decrepit state of the nation's infrastructure will knock more than $3 trillion off the nation's GDP through the end of the decade if more money isn't spent to upgrade the country's roads, bridges, airports and ports, according to a new report from the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Are careers over much sooner these days than in the past? Is the younger generation, Gen X, taking over? Or is it the even-younger Gen Y?
For nine straight months, national home prices have been in the positive, and the gains are only getting larger.
Business inventories rose modestly in November as sales rose solidly, backing views restocking will not support economic growth in the fourth quarter.
Retail sales rose more than expected in December while wholesale prices remained low, suggesting inflation is in check.
Failure to raise the debt ceiling within a "timely" manner would see the United States' sovereign ratings put under formal review with "highly uncertain" consequences, rating agency Fitch warned U.S. policymakers Tuesday.
American credit card holders in their late 20s and early 30s have more debt than older consumers, repay it more slowly and risk dying in debt if they don't curb their spending habits.
The number of U.S. families struggling with poverty despite parents being employed continued to grow in 2011 as more people returned to work but mostly at lower-paying service jobs.