U.S. retail sales rose more than expected in May as households stepped up purchases of automobiles and bought other goods.
With U.S. stock futures pointing lower after the sharp drop in Japanese stocks overnight, leading market watchers give their predictions on the markets and the Fed's next move.
More than half of Americans polled in a survey released Thursday said they agreed with the statement: "We are really in the era of Big Brother."
Selling gun-jumping technology to Wall Street is big business for suppliers of economic data. Should it be banned?
Apple is exploring launching iPhones with bigger screens, as well as cheaper models in a range of colours, over the next year, said four people with knowledge of the matter.
Google has aggressively avoided paying corporate tax in Britain, a U.K. parliamentary committee said in a damning report on Thursday.
Inside Goldman Sachs, Gary D. Cohn is the man who is waiting — and waiting — to be king, the NYT reports.
The director of the NSA told Congress that terrorism threats are on halt due to its phone logs. The New York Times reports.
A technical glitch shut down the CBOE for over three hours, preventing investors from trading two key products used by institutions to hedge the broader market and volatility.
Online-travel agency Expedia beta on earnings but warned of a lower full-year profit from its discount travel website Hotwire due to higher car-rental rates and competition.
Starbucks hit its earnings target amid a strong increase in US same-store sales. Its outlook disappointed, however, sending shares lower after-hours.
Shares of beleaguered retailer JC Penney rose more than 7 percent in after-hours trading on Thursday after billionaire financier George Soros disclosed a 7.9-percent stake.
Yahoo Chairman Fred Amoroso resigned and will not seek re-election to the board at the shareholders meeting in June, the company said. Maynard Webb Jr. was appointed interim chairman.
Dunkin Donuts CEO said his coffee chain sees more room to expand in the U.S. Starbucks CEO said they're focused on global growth.
Amazon's numbers were helped by growing sales of digital content, cloud-computing services and gains in its main retail business. Shares wavered after-hours.
Herbalife, maker of nutritional and weight loss supplements, said Thursday that two representatives of billionaire investor Carl Icahn will join its board of directors.
After delaying its open due to "downloading" issues, the Chicago Board Options Exchange reopened trading on all its products at 1:00 p.m. ET.
The AR-15's use in the mass shootings in Newtown and Aurora has thrust it into the national spotlight, but just the threat of a ban has been a boon to its sales.
While smaller builders are taking the brunt of the price increases, the big public builders may actually be taking advantage of them.
US Airways matched United's domestic change fee hike of $50, bringing the cost of changing reservations to $200 from $150. Other airlines are likely to follow, one analyst says.