Family Dollar's earnings fell by a third as the company resorted to discounts to clear inventory and competition intensified.
Markets took some reassurance from the Fed's meeting minutes that while its bond buying is ending, the Fed will move slowly to raise interest rates.
In his quest to fend off a hostile takeover attempt, has Allergan CEO David Pyott got something powerful up his sleeve?
Not just Google's Larry Page but everyday millionaires, who you'd guess would preach the religion of long hours, think our workweek should be shorter.
The BoE left interest rates and its asset purchase target unchanged amid concerns that a strong sterling is choking off an economic recovery.
Increasing demand from low-cost airlines and booming airline travel in Asia – China in particular – drove Boeing to raise its forecast for new planes.
China hackers broke into networks that house information of federal employees, targeting employees who applied for top-secret security clearances.
The wildly popular "Game of Thrones" TV series could also help re-establish Croatia's reputation as a location for film making.
Israel's aerial assault on Gaza is now in its third day, reports NBC's Martin Fletcher with the latest details on the unrest.
Peter Schaffrik, head of European rates strategy at RBC Capital Markets, says investors are "nervous" about the tight peripheral yield spreads.
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The UK said on Thursday it would rush through emergency legislation to force telecoms companies to retain the data of users for a year.
China released improved trade data that missed expectations on Thursday, figures that suggest external demand remains weak and domestic recovery fragile, analysts say.
China will overtake the U.K. and Japan to become the second-largest global equity market by 2030, a report by investment bank Credit Suisse says.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first budget, due Thursday, will tell investors whether India's market has room to run.
Here is how the global economy has changed since CNBC's first broadcast in 1989.
The victim, a Google executive and father of five, overdosed on his 50-foot yacht at the Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor.
U.S. is using a new tactic for money laundering crack downs: asking suspects in a range of cases to help them follow the money back to their bankers.
Marc Faber expects the S&P to decline 30 percent because the global economy does not support current valuations.
As the kiwi trades within striking distance of its post-float high, the trade that's been on fire since mid-2013 looks unstoppable, analysts say.