The president also announced that communication providers will be allowed to share more information about the government's data requests.
Obama will say Friday he has decided that the government should not hold bulk telephone metadata.
Investors are jumping back into the real estate market and reaping big payoffs in distressed properties, home rentals and multi-apartment dwellings.
A judge rejected a conservative challenge to insurance subsidies available to people that declined to establish their own online marketplaces.
Britain's financial crime regulators frequently turn out to have all the prosecuting skills of sheep, writes CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew finished his Europe tour in Portugal on Thursday, which looked set to launch a five-year bond.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has renewed calls for Europe to pursue growth-boosting policies rather than austerity in a conference in Paris.
FireEye acquired Mandiant, the computer forensics specialist best known for unveiling a secret Chinese military unit believed to be behind hacking attacks on U.S. companies.
What to expect from Washington D.C. in New Year, with former congressional Democratic budget aide Stan Collender, and Cato Institute senior fellow Dan Mitchell. "The focus will shift to the debt rather than the deficit," explains Collender.
As many as 11 other states and Washington, D.C., are expected to consider increases in 2014. USA Today reports.
The White House is coming under pressure from some of its closest allies to name a CEO to run its health insurance marketplace.
A hacker secretly took over a computer server at the BBC, Britain's public broadcaster, and tried to sell access to the server on Christmas Day.
Former White House deputy press secretary Tony Fratto discusses whether the Obamacare fight will linger in 2014, and what other challenges Washington faces.
Former White House deputy press secretary Tony Fratto and Capital Alpha Partners' Chuck Gabriel discuss the potential hot-button issues over which Washington lawmakers could wrangle next year.
Loehmann's, the 92-year-old discount clothing chain, has filed for bankruptcy protection for a third time and said it is prepared to sell its assets to a group of liquidators.
House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), discusses whether the proposed budget agreement will pass both Houses, and whether Sen. Patty Murray "got the best of him."
We decided to focus on where is the common ground when negotiating the budget deal, says House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), discussing how he and Sen. Patty Murrary, (D-Wa), were able to reach a deal on the budget. This is a small but modest step in the right direction, Ryan says.
House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, (R-WI), discusses how he and Sen. Patty Murrary, (D-Wa), were able to reach a deal on the budget, as both lawmakers sought common ground.
The Bank of England is concerned that U.S. fiscal policies are creating economic difficulties without any longer-term benefits.
Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO), says he hopes the House will look at the Senate immigration bill.