The possible return of former CEO Allen Questrom to J.C. Penney could give the company time to repair its business, Josh Brown says.
After a long period of losing customers to big-box and online retailers, many independent bookstores in the U.S. are seeing double-digit profits.
Will sports be the tipping point in the fight between CBS and Time Warner Cable? Golf fans with TWC service sure hope so because of the PGA Championship this weekend.
E-hailing company Hailo is building a social network in an unlikely place—the front seat of a cab. Hailo CEO Jay Bregman gives his take on the future for passengers and drivers.
Bulls must maintain a key level of the S&P 500 if they hope for another surge, said Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services.
A group of large US retailers reported higher sales for July, but had to resort to bargains to lure shoppers who are still careful in their spending while the job market recovers.
McDonald's on Thursday reported July sales at its established restaurants around the world that were slightly higher than analysts had projected.
In a new note to clients, Pimco's bond chief Bill Gross promised the fund would triumph in the "bond wars" that could see investors earn lower returns.
Global food prices could decline further in coming months, the United Nations' food agency said on Thursday, pointing to prospects of abundant grain supplies.
A handful of medical-sharing ministries have obtained an Affordable Care Act exemption. One requires members to pledge their Christian faith and promise not to drink or do drugs.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits rose slightly last week but was near its lowest level since before the 2007-09 recession.
The family of Henrietta lacks, whose immortal cells made billions in medical research, won an ethical victory when they were given some power over HeLa cell information.
Americans borrowed more in June to buy cars and attend schools. But they were frugal again with their credit cards, as many remain wary of taking on high-interest debt.
Billionaire investor Nelson Peltz had a tough second quarter with his Trian Partners funds vastly underperforming the S&P 500, according to an investor letter obtained by CNBC.
The auto industry continued its poor performance in an influential US safety group's new crash test as half of the small cars tested did not fare well.
The New York Times is not for sale, its controlling family and publisher have said, after a week in which both The Boston Globe and The Washington Post were bought out.
Shares in Deutsche Telekom shot up on Thursday after the company grew its customer base in the U.S. - where it owns T-Mobile – substantially more than expected.
Bulls and bears have been duking it out this week in the worst three day sell off for stocks in two months.
The investment bank highlights eight industry themes it describes as "creative destruction" - trends that make it necessary for companies to either "adapt or die."
JPMorgan, the biggest U.S. bank by assets, said it is being investigated by civil and criminal divisions of the Justice Department over offerings of mortgage-backed securities.