IBM reported quarterly earnings and revenue Tuesday that exceeded analysts' predictions. Shares rose after-hours.
Dish Network Corp. says it plans to close about 300 Blockbuster stores across the country, affecting about 3,000 employees.
The ongoing investigation of faulty lithium-ion power packs on the new 787 Dreamliner could have implications far beyond the aerospace industry, NBC News reports.
More than a quarter of Americans spent less than they had expected during December's holiday rush, according to a Bankrate study.
Optimistic shareholder expectations seem out of kilter with weak projections for global economic growth. Companies must grow rapidly to meet analyst expectations.
The S&P 500 has only one more psychological barrier to break through as it continues its trek toward what many consider to be an inevitable new high.
Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer is not the right leader for the world's largest software maker, claims a former senior executive.
Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman has approved a new route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline that avoids the environmentally sensitive Sandhills region.
Southwest announced a new $40 fee to let passengers board early — the latest carrier to charge additional fees for everything from priority boarding to guaranteed seats next to your kids.
CEOs, many of whom are gathering in the Swiss ski resort of Davos for this year's World Economic Forum, are feeling less optimistic about their companies' growth prospects than last year or the year before, PwC said Tuesday.
Credit rating firm Egan-Jones and its founder agreed to be barred for 18 months from rating asset-backed or government securities to resolve charges they lied on registration forms.
Every year in America, 2.5 million people die. In 2011, the last year for which numbers are available, 42 percent were cremated. That’s double the rate of just 15 years ago.
Microsoft is in talks with Silver Lake Partners and Dell's CEO Michael Dell to invest $1 billion to $3 billion in a leveraged buyout of the PC maker.
It looks like 2013 is going to be a "lower growth environment," DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman told CNBC, but she cited two areas of expected strength this year.
"The greatest concern in the market is the inventory situation," said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Associate of Realtors.
Some of the Securities and Exchange Commissions harshest critics now say things have gotten a whole lot better.
Home resales unexpectedly fell in December as fewer people put their properties on the market, although not by enough to derail the boost housing will likely provide to the economy this year.
DuPont reported lower fourth-quarter earnings on Tuesday, citing weakness in its performance chemicals and electronics and communications businesses.
Phil Mickelson said he will make "drastic changes" because of federal and California state tax increases.
House Republican leaders have scheduled a vote on Wednesday on a nearly four-month extension of U.S. borrowing capacity.