Tech giants Google and Microsoft are tumbling in after-hours trading after both companies missed Wall Street forecasts for the second quarter.
Moody's Investors Service on Thursday stood down from the possibility of cutting the U.S. sovereign credit rating in coming months.
With electricity demand in places like NYC flirting with all-time highs, power prices are reaching staggering levels.
The overall amounts of data being generated by gamers is staggering, and the next generation of video game design will feature the gamer as an unofficial co-creator.
In his daily CNBC.com-only video clip, Art Cashin of UBS talks with Bob Pisani about what's pushing stocks higher today. It's not testimony from Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke.
Home prices bouncing off the bottom have created a prefect storm for buying and selling the same home in many parts of the country, according to a report by RealtyTrac.
The SEC had hoped to use testimony from Paolo Pellegrini to support its case against Fabrice Tourre, charged with defrauding investors, but Pellegrini testified the opposite.
Prime-time TV just changed, with Netflix joining the ranks of cable heavyweights with multiple Primetime Emmy nominations. But can awards translate to more Netflix subscribers?
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has signed sweeping new abortion regulations that threaten the existence of most clinics in the state, sparking protests at the state capital.
Ben Bernanke says the Fed's efforts to boost the U.S. economy remain tied to the job market's health and inflation, delivering what could be his final semiannual economic report to Congress.
Wall Street's tempered expectations for Apple this earnings season may actually be a good thing.
A Senate proposal would cut rates for now, though borrowers would probably pay more in the future.
The postmaster general has renewed his plea for lawmakers to allow the Postal Service to switch to a five-day delivery schedule and to implement other overhauls.
Of all the wild, standard-setting numbers that have come with this year's stock market rally, here's one that stands out.
Factory activity in the mid-Atlantic region expanded in July at its highest pace since March 2011 as employment and shipments picked up.
Some small businesses oppose expanding the employment verification rules as part of immigration reform, saying compliance would be costly and only add to their uncertainty. What's fair?
Dell has delayed Thursday's vote on founder Michael Dell's plan to take the slumping computer maker private, a sign the board needs time to rally support.
Retailers competing for customers are offering unusual items such as appliances and bedding as part of back-to-school sales. What's worth buying this time of year.
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits dropped more than expected last week to its lowest level in four months.
Verizon Communications quarterly earnings and revenue rose on strong wireless subscriber growth at its Verizon Wireless venture with Vodafone Group.