Drought-stricken California farmers are expected to idle 500,000 acres of cropland in a record production loss that could cost billions.
Streaming-music services are growing, and so are the battles between artists, record labels and technology companies over royalty streams.
Expedia reported a higher quarterly profit as revenue topped expectations, aided by growth in hotel room nights. Its shares rose in extended trading.
Getting to the Olympics takes a lot of talent. It also takes a lot of money. And for most Olympians, that means finding sponsors.
Tech companies didn't push real estate prices higher: Tech companies were drawn to places that were already expensive, according to a new report.
Warren Buffett has a big lead in a decade-long bet that put a stock index fund up against high-priced hedge funds.
From the birth of social media to streaming movies, the media industry has exploded in the past 25 years because of these guys.
The bear case against Green Mountain Coffee Roasters has evaporated, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Thursday.
Legally troubled hedge fund manager Phil Falcone officially has help to salvage his once-$23 billion Harbinger Capital Partners.
The world's millionaires have vastly different ideas about what philanthropic causes to fund. A new study looks at where the money goes.
Gamblers around the world lost $440 billion last year, and the industry is growing. The US is the biggest market, but China is rising.
Societe Generale strategist Albert Edwards predicts a global recession with equity valuations dropping to their lowest levels in a generation.
A 1957 Ferrari Testa Rossa recently sold in the U.K. for $40 million, according to people close to the deal. The sale is believed to be the most expensive of the year so far.
The National Retail Federation on Thursday projected U.S. retail industry sales will rise 4.1 percent this year, a bigger gain than in 2013, citing its expectation of faster economic growth and continued improvement in the job market in 2014.. Retail industry sales rose 3.7 percent last year, the NRF said.
With all three major indexes negative on the year, one place where value is surging is volatility. And some ETFs tracking the VIX are seeing big gains.
Of course, when we talk tech game-changers there's Steve Jobs and Bill Gates. But do you know who Jony Ive or Hasso Plattner are? You should.
"The spotlight is back on user growth, and the stock will be in the penalty box until we get a better read," one analyst says.
The New York City Police Department is testing Google Glass to see if the smart glasses are useful to officers on patrol, according to a VentureBeat report.
As electric vehicles catch on, business owners wonder whether the upfront cost of an EV charging station will pay them back in terms of customers.
The plunge in emerging markets is taking a bite out of the performance of funds managed by some of the biggest names on Wall Street.