To mark its 25th anniversary, CNBC lists the 25 people who have had most profound impact on business and finance since the channel launched in 1989.
The market rallied early thanks to a better-than-expected jobs report, but the gains quickly faded over the situation in Ukraine. The major indexes ended Friday mixed.
After the Russian troops massed along the Ukraine border were ordered back to their barracks by President Putin, the market regained all of Monday's losses, and then some.
A survey from the Consumer Federation of America finds only one-third of us feel we're making significant progress towards meeting our savings goals.
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.
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.
Ready to ring in the new year, Americans look ahead with optimism -- and eagerness to leave 2013 behind, a new poll shows.
Forget the Obamacare website issues. As the former Treasury Secretary points out, "For the first time since World War II, health care as a share of GDP has stopped going...
For the past couple of years, Barack Obama has been No. 1, but his "lame duck" status opened the door for a man with near-dictatorial control over his nation to win...
Senate Republicans and Democrats hit an impasse Sunday over spending in their last-ditch struggle to avoid an economy-jarring default in just four days.
If the shutdown in Washington runs on for a month, the effects on the U.S. economy and global markets will be substantial, the IMF says.
The new addition to the British royal family is in line to inherit an entirely ceremonial crown -- and a vast amount of wealth along with it. Are the Windsors worth the price?
Want to break bread with one of the country's top movers-and-shakers, or perhaps a movie star or musical icon? Here are a few of the most expensive dinner dates in history.
British officials say wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill's portrait will be featured on a new 5 pound note.
Pope Francis has indicated for the first time that he may make changes to the Vatican's scandal-ridden bank as part of a broad review of the Holy See's administration.
"Supply-side" economics was much debated in the 1980s, and now the debate has been renewed after a pair of its leading proponents have returned to the headlines.
Speaking in Berlin, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Tuesday urged countries with a trade surplus to introduce policies to help domestic consumption.
Cyprus' president has appointed a panel of three former supreme court judges to investigate how the country ended up nearly bankrupt.
Talks between Russian officials and the Cypriot government broke up early Friday, with no agreement on a cash infusion to help the tiny island nation secure an EU bailout.
Pope Benedict XVI was a moral and religious leader, but there's also a fiscal side to his legacy: He endorsed several positions that could affect the personal finances of...