The budget deficit is set to fall to $514 billion this year, down substantially from last year and the lowest level by far since President Obama took office five years ago.
U.S. investors are uncertain about whether we're in the midst of a temporary retreat, or a more fundamental end to the long running bull market.
The HealthCare.gov website isn't yet equipped to handle appeals by thousands of consumers seeking to correct errors when signing up for the new federal health care law.
Janet Yellen, the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve, will take over the reins of the U.S. central bank Saturday and formally be sworn in next week.
Federal Reserve announces a further $10 billion reduction in its monthly bond purchases as it sticks to a plan to wind down its extraordinary stimulus.
As the FOMC wraps up its two-day meeting, it remains unknown whether the policymaking body will continue to cut back on its bond-buying stimulus.
If Tuesday's State of the Union address had a familiar ring to it, it's because the list of initiatives President Obama proposed was little changed from last year's speech.
Turmoil in emerging markets and a month of disappointing job growth at home are unlikely to deter the Federal Reserve from trimming its bond-buying stimulus.
Executives at two bitcoin companies are charged with money laundering charges by selling more than $1 million in bitcoins to users of the black market website Silk Road.
The stock market sell-off last week was fueled in part by worries that big companies are going to have a hard time keeping their profits growing.
In a first, working-age people now make up the majority in U.S. households that rely on food stamps -- a switch from a few years ago.
The FBI is warning retailers to prepare for more cyberattacks, including malware that infects point-of-sale systems, including cash registers and credit-card swipe machines.
If you have decided not to purchase a health insurance plan, you should learn the specifics of the penalty stipulated under the Affordable Care Act.
Factory output rose more than expected in December, closing out a strong quarter in which overall industrial production advanced at its fastest clip in more than 3 years.
In his final public appearance as chairman of the Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke took a moment to reflect on the 2008 financial crisis and compared it to a bad car crash.
Congress edged Thursday toward granting final approval to a $1.1 trillion package financing federal agencies this year.
A Federal Reserve survey shows economic growth remained healthy in most U.S. regions in late November and December, helped by gains in consumer spending and factory output.