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There have been several hearings on stock trading since "Flash Boys," but this one is a little different. Here's why.
Lloyds Banking Group agreed to pay fines totaling $370 million to the U.S. and British as part of an interest rate rigging scandal.
The Israeli stock market is a good test for the old saying that war is good for the economy. Is it investing maxim or enduring myth?
A crush of big cap earnings and arguably the most important economic reports until September make next week the busiest of the summer for markets.
Companies making headlines before the bell:
The "fist bump" could be more hygienic than the formal and business-like handshake, according to university scientists.
Chinese officials have made sudden visits to Microsoft offices in China, the company said, but declined to give a reason for the inspections.
A Hague court ruled that Russia must pay a group of shareholders in defunct oil giant Yukos around $50 billion for expropriating its assets.
Apple is close to buying the Pandora-for-talk-radio app Swell, according to multiple sources. The deal is worth about $30 million, these sources say.
Banks may have repaired their balance sheets but we're still waiting for any notable shift in their culture, according to a market commentator.
Pfizer's vulnerability to cheap generics and its weak roster of experimental medicines will be on display Tuesday, when the company reports earnings.
1 in 5 people in developing regions continue to live on less than $1.25 a day, according to the UN. What can that amount buy? Here's a look.
The Bakken, Eagle Ford and Permian Basin are generating more than a million barrels of oil per day each, a third of U.S. daily production.
The U.S. tax code needs a radical overhaul to fight so-called "inversion" M&A, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew writes in The Washington Post.
Here's a taste of seven gimmicks, accompanied by some advice to chew on.
Between GDP, employment data and earnings reports, investors will have a lot to chew over this week. But here's what the real driver could be.
We take sanitation for granted. How is innovation bringing clean, waterless toilets to the developing world?
Airline insurers are reviewing cover for aircraft involved in hostile acts as the industry faces its most expensive year since the 9/11 attacks.
CNBC media and entertainment reporter Julia Boorstin reports live from the Comic-Con International conference in San Diego, where 150,000 fan boys and girls have gathered for a celebration of nerdom -- and billion-dollar franchises.