Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko may announce the dissolution of parliament as early as Sunday, his spokesman said.
The Federal Reserve has too much influence on capital markets and is seen as behind the curve when it comes to rates, according to a new survey.
Markets are awaiting a more hawkish tone from the Fed, but maybe not from Yellen when she addresses the Jackson Hole symposium.
Family Dollar Stores said on Thursday its board unanimously rejected Dollar General's buyout offer due to antitrust considerations.
Dollar Tree reported a 2.6 percent fall in quarterly profit as costs increased.
In a world preoccupied by crises, the global economy has taken something of a back seat. But there are signs it is in trouble despite being awash with cash from low interest rates.
Bank of America is expected to pay more than $16.5 billion to end investigations into mortgage securities that the bank and its units sold.
How much will Bank of America's expected $17 billion mortgage settlement cost the company? The answer is, almost certainly not that much.
Meet five well-known rich families who suffered a reversal of fortune.
Obamacare's Cadillac tax doesn't kick in until 2018, but companies are worrying about it and preparing for it now.
The price of Brent crude hit a 14-month low on Thursday, but market analysts now believe that oil could find a floor and expect prices to stabilize.
Germany broke with post-war tradition on Wednesday and agreed to supply weapons to Iraq to combat Islamist militants, the FT reports.
Fund managers may face tougher scrutiny by regulators than planned after their lobbying against a first proposal backfired, sources said.
Three of the biggest bitcoin exchanges in China teamed up on Thursday to release a joint letter addressed to New York regulators.
A lot more money might be required to invest in private funds given new rules under consideration at the SEC.
Despite last year's "taper tantrum", investors shouldn't concentrate too heavily on any "rate rage" ensuing from hawkish at Jackson Hole.
The Pentagon attempted to rescue James Foley and other U.S. hostages held in Syria but the mission failed, U.S. officials told NBC News.
US prepares a lawsuit against Angelo Mozilo in a final effort to target the figure most associated with the subprime mortgage boom which preceded the financial crisis.
If wages improve in the next few jobs reports, then the Fed may change its view on raising interest rates, Mohamed El-Erian said.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn revealed he owns an 8.5 percent stake in Hertz and plans to pressure the rental car company's management.