Although this week's bipartisan budget deal in Washington could stave off another government shutdown, stocks are down -- here's why
A new study finds young women are increasingly earning close to what men make in comparable positions. But women lose ground on salaries by the time they hit their mid-30s.
In being named the new CEO of General Motors, Mary Barra joins a group of other top female chief executives now making their mark in the corporate world
Bullish stock market, rebound in home prices boosted household wealth this summer by $1.3 billion, Federal Reserve says
If you want to pay less in taxes, act fast. CBS MoneyWatch's Ray Martin describes several financial moves you can make before 2013 is over that will lower the amount you owe next April.
Charitable donations this time of year feel good and can reduce the amount of 2013 taxes you'll owe next year
Saving for retirement? CBS News MoneyWatch contributor Steve Vernon says there's one thing that every investor should avoid when planning for retirement.
After big run-up this year, S&P 500 has fallen six out of eight days; Russell 2000 takes biggest dip in a month
Buoyed by an improving economy, the federal deficit is down more than 20 percent from the same time last year
Nearly 2,900 jobs will be lost; high production costs and competition cited
Some lawmakers and experts say the agreement fails to rein in spending, help the unemployed
Municipals have managed to outperform treasuries despite a stream of distressing financial news
Also, as the Fed's policy meeting nears, investors appear to be holding off big trading decisions
Although new jobs are being created during the economic recovery, most of them pay low wages
It cost German postal and logistics company $55,000 to build its delivery drone prototype
New surveys indicate that consumer and corporate acceptance of Obamacare may continue to bedevil the law
CBS News contributor and analyst Mellody Hobson discusses the traditionally male-dominated industry leader's move and what it may represent to other companies
A new survey shows that more consumers than ever are fed up with the products they buy and the way they are treated
Sales improved and the wholesale club operator pulled in more money from membership fees
Want to work in your bathrobe? A range of professions allow people to work from home and make a decent living
Some fraudsters offer hot products for unbelievably low prices online -- don't fall for their scams