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Apple tumbled to its lowest level in over a year, as investors continued to dump shares of the tech company amid worries over second-quarter iPad mini shipments.
Verizon Communications reported quarterly earnings that beat analysts' expectations on Thursday, but revenue came in a bit light.
PepsiCo reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings on Thursday, as price increases helped margins and the company stood by its full-year forecast.
Factory activity in the U.S. mid-Atlantic region unexpectedly contracted in April while a gauge of future U.S. economic activity fell last month, two separate releases showed on Thursday.
Leading emerging markets investor Mark Mobius is still bullish on China, despite the country's disappointing economic growth in the first quarter.
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"When I look at copper, it reminds me a lot of gold before that big breakdown," one analyst said.
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The euro stabilized on Thursday after suffering its biggest one-day fall in almost a year, as prominent ECB official Jens Weidmann hinted of a possible euro zone rate cut. Analysts say there's plenty of reason to take him seriously.
Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia trimmed its losses in the first quarter, thanks to stronger Lumia smartphone sales.
A 10 billion euro aid deal to save Cyprus from bankruptcy has been thrown into fresh uncertainty with news that the country's fractious parliament will vote on the final package.
Investigators have spotted a Boston Marathon bombing suspect from security video taken before two blasts ripped through central Boston on Monday.
As worries over the outlook for the global economy resurface, analysts tell CNBC that Asia can take comfort from one fact – the sharp fall in oil prices.
Weekly jobless claims will be more important than usual for markets Thursday, after an uneven series of claims reports this month and a surprisingly weak March employment report.
China's former foreign minister championed peace during an interview with CNBC in Moscow, asking CNBC what it had done to help peace talks resume in North Korea and Washington.
Barclays said its investment banking boss, Rich Ricci, will step down this month and retire from the UK bank in June.
The first round of voting in Italy's presidential elections was inconclusive, Reuters reported at midday on Thursday, making a two third majority for the presidential front runner impossible.
A sell-off in China's stock market has not put of market bulls, who forecast gains of up to 15 percent in the coming months.
Oil prices have cascaded lower in the global commodities rout and may still have further to go before finding a floor, analysts say.
Despite the sequester some high level Federal executives are scheduled to get millions of dollars bonuses.
Plunking down $1.1 billion for blogging platform Tumblr was easy, now Yahoo has to not "screw it up," NBC reports.
Prices are stabilizing in SC, but in the Hamptons, home prices are roaring back and rentals are fully booked.
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Top IRS say they were unaware of the agency's targeting of conservative groups for extra tax scrutiny until recently.
The Fed's move on monetary accommodation will ride on the economy's reaction to government spending cuts and high taxes.
Republicans target Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius for her soliciting of funds on behalf of a non-profit group.