When Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius apologized about the rollout of the Obamacare website this week, she joined a growing number of leaders in business and government who have decided saying sorry was the smart choice in the face of some crisis or gaffe.
In a visit to Brooklyn Friday, President Obama will honor the innovative new education model at the Pathways in Technology Early College High School, P-Tech for short. Is it the answer for preparing kids to be tomorrow's workers?
The federal government is up and running again after a last minute deal that ended the shutdown AND raised the debt ceiling so the government can pay its bills. For now.
The federal government could default on its debt if it does not increase the amount of money it can borrow by October 17.
The federal government is shutdown, but the stock market is holding steady. What gives?
JPMorgan is reportedly in discussions to settle scores of government investigations with a settlement estimated at $11 billion.
October 1 is a watershed moment for Obamacare because that's the day people can start signing up health insurance, online, through public exchanges. But against this backdrop, there are also signs of a sea change in how private employers will offer health insurance.
Computer glitches on the Nasdaq stock exchange brought a halt to trading of thousands stocks and options Thursday in what some are calling "the flash freeze."
It's been a week of ups and downs for shareholder activists — powerful investors who buy up stock in companies to shake them up and get the stock price moving.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' purchase of the Washington Post this week for $250 million amounts to less than one percent of his net worth.
The SEC secured a courtroom win against an employee of a Wall Street bank at the center of the financial collapse. A jury Thursday found former Goldman Sachs trader Fabrice Tourre, the self-proclaimed "Fabulous Fab," liable on six counts of fraud.
After years of circling billionaire Steven Cohen, federal authorities brought criminal charges Thursday against his hedge fund SAC Capital Investors.
Federal authorities are charging the hedge fund owned by billionaire Steven Cohen with making hundreds of millions of dollars illegally, and of engaging in rampant insider trading. Tuesday's announcement caps years of investigations into alleged misdeeds at Cohen's firm, SAC Capital Advisors, which at one point managed $15 billion in assets.
Money Talking host Charlie Herman, regular contributor Rana Foroohar of Time and New Tech City host Manoush Zomorodi tell us what they're reading this weekend.
It’s been a real scorcher this week in New York with temperatures in the 90s that feel like the low 100s.
Whenever the thermometer goes way up, people start mentioning droughts, melting glaciers, rising sea levels and what can be done to stop climate change.
Chairman of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke may not be renominated by President Obama. This week on Money Talking, the strengths and weaknesses of some of Bernanke's potential successors like Janet Yellen and Larry Summers.
Money Talking host Charlie Herman and regular contributors Joe Nocera of the New York Times and Rana Foroohar of Time tell us what they're reading this weekend.
The Federal Reserve has kept interest rates low and taken other measures to stimulate the economy in recent years, but we've always known the extraordinary measures were not going to last forever.