The stock market's steep decline this month has pushed the Dow Jones industrial average, the Standard & Poor's 500 index and the Nasdaq composite into what is known as "correction" territory.
For years, investors in U.S. stocks shrugged off threats - a government shutdown, fear of a euro collapse, a near U.S. debt default - and just kept on buying.
Twitter's battered shares dipped below their IPO price on Thursday as investors worry about the company's ability to grow its user base.
A computer breach at the IRS in which thieves stole tax information from thousands of taxpayers is much bigger than the agency originally disclosed. An additional 220,000 potential victims had information stolen from an IRS website.
A college student in Vermont is living in a 96-square-foot house he built to reduce his carbon footprint - and save money.
China devalued its currency for the second straight day in an attempt to make its products cheaper and boost exports.
American companies are feeling the impact of China's move to weaken its currency.
An international web of hackers and traders made $100 million on Wall Street by stealing a look at corporate press releases before they went out and then trading on that information ahead of the pack, federal authorities charged.
A new era of higher rates on home and car loans, steeper borrowing costs for businesses and the government - maybe even a bit more return for savers - is about to arrive.
When a car dealer offers to loan you the money to buy a car at zero interest, it gets your attention. Yet that cheap money might not be the best deal you can get.