A gauge of planned U.S. business spending rose in December, a sign that business worries over tighter fiscal policy may not have held back investment plans as much as feared at the end of 2012.
The joint investigation into the Boeing 787's battery problems has shifted from the battery-maker to the manufacturer of a monitoring system.
Barnes & Noble expects to shut down as many as a third of its retail stores over the next decade, the chief executive of its retail group told The Wall Street Journal.
For a man who has emerged as the Justice Department's great white whale in its insider trading investigation, Steven A. Cohen, the billionaire owner of the hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors, does not appear concerned.
Bank of America has begun moving more than $50bn of derivatives business out of its Dublin-based operation and into its UK subsidiary, according to people close to the operation.
Iran hostage drama "Argo" won the top prize at the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday, while Daniel Day-Lewis and Jennifer Lawrence took acting honors, as Hollywood celebrated its own and helped sharpen the race for Oscar glory in February.
Call them super leaks or super teasers. For a growing number of Super Bowl advertisers, they are super smart business.
After four years of belt-tightening, American companies are good at squeezing more profit out of every dollar of sales - a skill that chief executives regard as critical in the face of an uncertain economy.
BlackRock has taken an $80 million stake in Twitter, a person with knowledge of the deal said. BlackRock will buy shares directly from early Twitter employees seeking to liquidate their stock holdings and options.
"I'm very confident that we will do the Muhammad Ali thing in round 8…Wednesday is round 8," RIM's CEO said at a debate in Davos. Ali won a fight with a knockout in the eighth round.
Earnings season is shifting into high gear in the final week of January, with six Dow Jones components, and more than a fifth of the S&P 500 companies reporting.
Twitter released Vine, a new application for quick video sharing, and the app may already be butting heads with rival Facebook.
A federally backed loan program rolls the cost of fixes into a mortgage, so buyers can yield a quick return on their investment.
Call them the "Bickering Billionaires," two financial titans who squared off in a breathtaking, unforgettable smackdown Friday on CNBC.
President Obama has chosen longtime adviser and national security expert Denis McDonough as White House chief of staff.
Despite the warnings that last summer's historic drought would drive up the cost of food, prices rose only 2.6 percent in 2012. But food inflation is expected to rise above the historical average in 2013.
Bill Ackman and Carl Icahn square-off live and insult each other on CNBC's "Fast Money Halftime" over a past deal gone bad and disagreements about current investments in Herbalife. This is the complete, unedited conversation. (27:39)
The S&P 500 regained the 1,500 level for the first time in more than five years, but that's a milestone that could also trigger a pause, analysts say.
The share of Americans 65 and older in the labor force went from 12.1 percent in 1990 to 16.1 percent in 2010, according to new analysis of Census data released Thursday, which experts chalk up to a national economy relying increasingly on older Americans — especially women — working part time to bolster their retirement savings.
The Dow industrials are nearing an all-time high after a tumultuous recent past. The problem is that the market needs the Fed to keep pushing stimulus, but eventually it must break free from that support.