Drug giant Merck said it would purchase Idenix Pharmaceuticals for $3.85 billion, a deal already approved by both companies' board of directors.
Amazon will start managing subscription payments for start-ups and other companies as it continues to creep into PayPal's turf.
Tyson Foods announced on Monday it has acquired Hillshire Brands in a deal it valued at about $8.55 billion.
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Elon Musk, Tesla chief executive, has quoted Warren Buffett, suggesting that it is like dealing with a "manic depressive" when handling the stock markets.
U.S. economic growth should accelerate and remain healthy for the rest of this year, according to a forecast by a group of U.S. business economists.
Significant U.S. corporate tax reform could help improve middle class wages and jobs and attract investment from around the world.
Passengers using one of the taxi disruptor companies may not be covered by insurance if the driver gets in a wreck, some states advise.
U.S. Treasury yields, not far off 11-month lows, could fall further and even match perennially low-yielding Japanese bonds, one analyst says.
Time Inc., the magazine company that is home to People, Sports Illustrated, and Time, will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Monday.
A ambush in a Las Vegas pizzeria that carried over to a nearby Walmart left five people shot, including two police officers and a pair of shooters.
Russian companies are preparing to switch contracts to renminbi and other Asian currencies amid fears that western sanctions may freeze them out.
China has accused Vietnam of ramming its ships more than 1,000 times and said while it wants good relations, it would not abandon its principles.
Hillshire Brands is expected to declare Tyson the victor of a bidding war over itself, people briefed on the matter said on Sunday.
Forgot about a summer surge—gas prices are looking mellow, and that could give US consumers a major fillip.
Last week, a Wall Street watchdog group issued a warning to savers about CD rates that seem too good to be true.
Japan's economy grew an annualized 6.7 percent in the first quarter of 2014 compared with an initial estimate of 5.9 percent.
Taliban militants disguised as security forces stormed Pakistan's busiest airport and at least 27 people were killed in a night-long battle.
If the market is to advance much further, Cramer says it will need help. Reads on two important catalysts come in the week ahead.
The bogus IRS agent scam continues after tax season. Telephone scammers have struck gold and they're not about to stop mining for victims.