Sources told CNBC that a Lorillard and Reynolds American merger is weeks away, although the companies have not fully negotiated terms.
William Ackman's main fund climbed 25% during the first half of 2014, ranking him as one of the year's top hedge fund industry performers.
"With a great deal of energy and expense down the drain," plans for the so-called Ark were canceled.
Here's a look at the companies that, over the past 87 years, have entered and left the iconic index as their fortunes rose and fell.
At least eight universities have shelled out hundreds of thousands of dollars for Clinton to speak on their campuses in the past year.
A woman maintains that an employee at a Jackson KFC asked her 3-year-old granddaughter to leave the because her appearance scared customers.
The largest U.S. pharmacy benefit manager, Express Scripts, is cutting back on compounded medications, saying most are ineffective or overpriced.
The better-than-expected employment report is "really great" news for the economy and stock market alike, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.
Boeing's commercial airplane division ramped up deliveries in June and in the second quarter, aided by the Dreamliner.
The U.S. Labor Department said Thursday that the unemployment rate hit 6.1 percent in June, but does that rate tell the real story?
Online photo service Shutterfly is reportedly putting itself up for sale. If you're wondering why, check out your mobile app store.
Experts are more worried about commercialization of the Internet than about surveillance or errant nation-states blocking services, Re/code reports.
The Dow Jones industrial average topped 17,000. The milestone comes about seven months after the index first crossed above 16,000.
The American palate demands more excitement than it used to. For beer, that means the hoppier the better.
Subaru of America is recalling 660,238 Outback, Legacy, Impreza and Forester vehicles registered in cold-weather U.S. states.
Quincy College's biotechnology and compliance lab is teaching students how to be technicians at a biotechnology company.
Job growth accelerated in June, with U.S. companies adding 288,000 to payrolls and indicating that expectations for strong second-half economic growth will be fulfilled.
As the Dow approaches 17,000, a look at where your $10,000 investment would be now if you had invested it in 2009.
Five years after the Great Recession ended, most states still haven't regained all the jobs they lost, even though the nation as a whole has.
The pace of growth in the U.S. services sector slowed slightly in June as business activity decelerated.