Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Textron said it will buy aircraft maker Beechcraft for about $1.4 billion in cash, in a deal that sees Textron expand its aviation business.
Americans waited until the last minute to buy holiday gifts, but retailers weren't prepared for the spike.
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Amazon is looking at the performance of delivery companies handling its orders after packages were left stranded this Christmas, the FT reports.
The yearlong average price of gasoline in 2014 will fall below $3.40 per gallon for the first time since 2010, GasBuddy's survey said.
The U.S. stock market is taking the 10-year Treasury note's latest ascent to 3 percent in stride.
Investors may be jittery over rising Treasury yields, but stocks will still climb and some sectors will get an extra fillip, a private banker said.
Wednesday was the second highest-grossing Christmas Day on record for the U.S. and Canadian box office.
Dennis Gartman's best idea for 2014 is a trade that worked wonders this year.
UPS scrambled on Thursday to deliver packages that had failed to arrive in time for Christmas as it sought to limit the fallout from the delays.
Tesla stock will likely drop to $100 per share before it hits $200, R.W. Baird's Ben Kallo says.
The U.K.-based Centre for Economics and Business Research says China won't eclipse the U.S. economy until later than some analysts have suggested.
If history is an indication, the stock market could extend its rally into 2014.
An energy deal between Moscow and Damascus could influence the Syrian civil war and the drive by regional powers to exploit Mediterranean oil and gas deposits.
High income earners might get an unwelcome surprise after New Year's. Here's how to deal with it.
The end of emergency jobless benefits would be bad news for 1.3 million Americans but actually could have a positive impact on the unemployment rate.
A yield spike could send stocks tumbling, argues Jeff Kilburg.
Sure, the holidays are fun, but they are also a time of personal finance peril. Here is the cost of a poor credit rating, and how you can fix it.
The fund, open only to accredited investors, could dwarf other private equity ventures in the budding pot industry, its business manager told CNBC.