While earnings have grown only modestly over the past few quarters, stock prices have surged, sending what could be a disconcerting message to investors.
The Chinese walls on Wall Street separating investment banking business from analysis, may be crumbling.
The Fed realizes at some point it has to scale back its bond purchases and that's made the stock market "very unpredictable," Jurrien Timmer of Fidelity Investments told CNBC.
Even as the economy keeps chugging along, headwinds from federal budget cuts are expected to blow harder later this year.
The housing market continues to squeak out gains, with signed contracts to buy existing homes up in April, the National Association of Realtors reported.
China's largest acquisition to date of a U.S. company, Smithfield Foods, is raising eyebrows among market watchers who question China's interest in taking possession of one of America's largest food producers.
With a forecast for an "active" hurricane season, you may want to call to your insurance agent to make sure you're covered.
Fears of terrorism have made it harder than ever for homeowners to find out what dangerous chemicals are hidden nearby, like the plant that exploded in West, Texas.
A drop in government spending dragged more on the economy than initially thought, while more Americans than unexpected filed new claims for unemployment benefits.
Former CIA Director David Petraeus will head the newly created KKR Global Institute, which will study the investment implications of global macroeconomic, social and geopolitical issues.
Samsung unveils a stripped down version of its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone, aiming to grab a bigger share in the midtier segment as growth in the high-end market slows.
Motorola plans to launch a new, made-in-the-U.S. smartphone, CEO Dennis Woodside said on Wednesday, confirming speculation the cellphone maker intends to make a comeback.
Costco Wholesale reported third-quarter profit just above analysts' estimates, as its low prices for food and gasoline appealed to shoppers.
Global stocks may have been on a wild ride of late but the world's biggest investment bank has told investors they should continue to buy equities.
A Berkshire Hathaway unit will pay $5.6 billion for NV Energy, the electric utility serving Las Vegas and its power-hungry casinos, in yet another large energy deal for Warren Buffett in the western United States.
Dish Network Corp raised its buyout offer for Clearwire Corp to $4.40 per share, valuing the wireless service provider at $6.5 billion and topping a rival bid by Sprint Nextel Corp by nearly 30 percent.
Jon Bon Jovi has decided to waive his appearance fee for an upcoming performance in Madrid.
Google is preparing an attack on Apple's iPhone with a device that is more aware of its surroundings and smart enough to anticipate how it will be used next, according to the head of the internet company's Motorola subsidiary, the FT reports.
Tesla Motors is tripling the size of its supercharger EV stations in a major expansion of the company's re-charging network in the U.S.
As calls grow for Europe to ease up on its austerity drive, a report on global competitiveness argued that cost-cutting on the continent has halted growth and antagonized the population, creating non-competitive economies.