While there were plenty of big surprises in 2013, no story was more unique than bitcoin, the online currency that shook up the global monetary system.
"The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" blasted to its third consecutive box office title, collecting $29.9 million over the post-Christmas weekend.
Tim Cook took home a total compensation package worth $4.25M in 2013, up slightly from $4.17 million last year.
A number of specialty stores have pumped the brakes on their dramatic discounts, but department stores are still offering big price cuts.
Sometimes Jim Cramer finds money making strategies in the most unexpected places.
A federal judge on Friday approved Bank of America's $39 million settlement of a gender discrimination lawsuit by female brokers.
New mortgage rules are designed to protect borrowers and lenders from jumping into loans that might be too optimistic.
Regulators said they would consider exempting certain complex securities from the so-called Volcker Rule after community banks sued the agencies.
Amazon's Kindle got the biggest bump in device activations on Christmas day, according to data from Flurry Analytics.
With all that has gone right for the stock market, it's hard to imagine anything that could go wrong.
Twitter remains overvalued and its momentum should dissipate at the beginning of 2014, S&P Capital IQ's Scott Kessler told CNBC.
Retail giant Target confirmed "strongly encrypted PIN data" was stolen as part of a recent data breach that affected millions.
Doing the same kinds of research for each stock in your portfolio? You may be making a huge mistake.
Art Cashin of UBS talks about why stocks are under pressure today after several sessions of gains.
"It's pretty straightforward: Pick the themes, then pick the winners within the themes," Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster says.
Valuation doesn't matter when a stock has momentum, BTIG's Dan Greenhaus says.
Venture capitalists are always looking for the next big thing. And the competition is intense to get a piece of the hottest start-ups in Silicon Valley.
James Paulsen doesn't agree with the steady stream of bullish market forecasts for next year.
A judge has concluded that the National Security Agency's sweeping collection of telephone data is lawful, rejecting a challenge to the program.
Saturday's loss in jobless benefits will escalate the battle between proponents of small government and those who say the move will hurt the economy. USA Today reports.