Vacation home sales are on a tear, and more than half of the owners say rentals are already booked for at least half the summer.
In a video created by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Warren Buffett gives the school's chancellor some good advice on writing tweets.
Federal Reserve Governor Jeremy Stein played a leading role in elevating the topic of financial stability in the U.S. central bank's monetary policy.
You'd think rich donors would be celebrating. But the Supreme Court's decision to lift limits on political giving is making some donors miserable.
As the prices of and ethical concerns over meat mount, companies are getting better at providing animal-free alternatives. NYT reports.
The U.S. government masterminded the creation of a "Cuban Twitter" — a communications network designed to undermine the communist government in Cuba.
After a limp start for equity markets, Goldman Sachs has revealed it's bullish for the second quarter, predicting global growth to pick up and shares to follow suit.
Electronic trading isn't as bad as it seems but the SEC must make some changes now, says former SEC chief economist Larry Harris.
The number of new U.S. claims for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, as the February trade gap widened sharply.
Just as Citigroup was putting taxpayer bailouts and risky investments behind it, the bank now finds itself in the cross hairs again. The New York Times reports.
Customers are increasingly concerned about General Motor's mounting recalls and vehicle defects that are linked to deadly crashes, dealers said.
Liberty Media will cut its large stake in Barnes & Noble, the media company announced on Thursday, but will retain a 10 percent stake.
Microsoft's future hinges on the success of its cloud business, but growing data privacy concerns and a price war could dampen that business.
Growth in the U.S. services sector accelerated in March, climbing as employment returned to expansionary territory.
Canadian company FLYHT is trying to convince airlines using its real-time data streaming technology may avoid future mysteries like Flight 370.
Jobless claims data could provide another shot of encouragement for market bulls who are looking for improving economic news to drive stocks higher.
World food prices reached their highest level in nearly a year in March, driven by turmoil in Ukraine and poor weather, says the UN.
JPMorgan has been criticized for stopping payments from a Russian embassy - but this will not necessarily mean retaliation against the U.S. bank, Russia's minister of economic development told CNBC.
ECB President Mario Draghi took a swipe at the IMF on Thursday, as he defended the central bank's decision to keep monetary policy unchanged for another month.
The European Central Bank left rates unchanged on Thursday, but comments by ECB President Mario Draghi sent the euro lower against the dollar.