Tyson Foods on Thursday offered $50 a share in cash, or $6.8 billion, for Hillshire Brands.
Founded by rapper and producer Dr. Dre and music mogul Jimmy Iovine, Beats is a key vendor in the multibillion-dollar premium headphone market.
There's more than national pride and global supremacy that comes with the winning of the World Cup: There's also a nice boost to the stock market.
It's graduation season, which means it's time to give graduates something special. Here are gifts to help them make sense of money.
Yields on global sovereign bonds may be dropping as investors pile into the asset class, but strategists are split on what to expect next.
The three physicians ordered so many individual tests that their patients averaged one every other day.
Financial advisors have shifted to fee-based relationships but, without successors, risk seeing their businesses dissolve when they retire.
Putting their alternative take on economics, "Freakonomics" authors have told CNBC that investors might try blind luck rather than the advice of their portfolio manager.
They say prepare for the worst but hope for the best. The market seems on only understand half of that equation.
Markets are braced for the first negative quarterly GDP reading in three years, and they should look past it, despite the buying frenzy in bonds.
As if the Winter Olympics did not have enough existential problems, it now seems that nobody is much interested in staging, the New York Times reports.
A GM engineer who is at the center of accusations the company covered up a defect appeared distraught during lengthy congressional questioning.
Iranian hackers created false social networking accounts and a fake news website to spy on leaders in the United States, Israel and other countries.
The fiery fight between the makers of a popular hot sauce and a small Southern California city is apparently over.
The 2014 Chevrolet Impala is the only non-luxury car to earn the highest rating in tests of high-tech crash prevention systems.
BlackRock CEO Larry Fink said that leveraged ETFs contain structural problems that could 'blow up' the whole industry one day.
TV legend Regis Philbin's winning stock pick draws the attention of Greenlight Capital's David Einhorn.
Dish Network says it will become the largest company yet to accept payment in bitcoin.
BlackBerry CEO John Chen rates the chances of saving the once-ubiquitous BlackBerry handset as 80/20.
The leader of the UK Independence Party claims the UK cannot stop 'known criminal gangs' from countries like Romania entering the country.