Warren Buffett is now in the lead in his decade-long wager that a stock index fund will outperform a selection of hedge funds.
As President Barack Obama begins his second term, startups are hoping for on an immigration overhaul to help them attract highly skilled foreign workers.
Despite a fairly dramatic recent drop in weekly unemployment claims, the notion of a significantly improving job market is drawing few converts.
The index has not traded above 1,500 since Dec. 12, 2007, just months before the implosion of big Wall Street banks. While many traders usually dismiss the big, round numbers as having little meaning, this mark could be different.
Hedge fund titan Ray Dalio told CNBC that 2013 is likely going to be the year that investors start to move money out of large cash positions.
"It's just not fair" how investors are treating Apple, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Thursday.
A gauge of future U.S. economic activity rose, pointing to an improvement in growth despite an ongoing political fight in Washington over fiscal policy.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell to its lowest since the early days of the 2007-09 recession, a hopeful sign for the sluggish labor market.
Netflix's better than expected earnings was due to the explosion of Internet-connected TVs, tablets, and smartphones.
Diversified technology company 3M reported fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday that broadly met analysts'expectations.
Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia said it was to axe its annual dividend payment for the first time in over 20 years, aiming to shore up its finances amid a fall in sales.
Citigroup needs to continue to clean up its non-core "legacy assets" and focus on operating efficiency, its new CEO Michael Corbat told CNBC at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
The tech giant reported earnings that edged past Wall Street's estimates but its revenue fell slightly short of forecasts during the crucial holiday quarter.
Netflix surprised the market with an unexpected profit. Its revenue and outlook also topped forecasts. Shares jumped more than 25 percent after-hours.
The Subway Footlong flap -- that the sandwiches, are, in fact, only about 11 inches -- spurred outrage among sandwich lovers everywhere. Now, this scandal is headed to court.
Many corporations are tempering their earnings beats with more than a dollop of caution about the outlook for 2013, which is barely 3 weeks old.
With tacit support from President Barack Obama, the GOP-controlled House approved an extension of the debt ceiling Wednesday, heading off an economy-rattling fiscal crisis for at least four months.
A federal judge in Dallas has approved a controversial plan to claw back millions of dollars from some investors in Allen Stanford's $7 billion Ponzi scheme.
A rally in which virtually all fears have been ameliorated has pushed market detractors to the brink, ready to wave the proverbial white flag as the only direction for the market seems to be up.
Transporting cars and trucks is not expected to be the "engine it was last year" for CSX, CEO Michael Ward says.