The word "unexpectedly" for negative economic data has become a much-mocked cliché, but this week's first-quarter GDP number deserves an exception. The Fiscal Times reports.
Investors will be scrutinizing May personal consumption data Thursday for signs the first quarter's weakness is well over.
A Chinese tycoon served up a fancy lunch Wednesday to the homeless at a Central Park restaurant, but caught grief from attendees expecting cash.
The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will shift south along a narrow arc identified as the most likely resting place of the plane.
CNBC's Top States for Business gave the Ocean State the lowest marks for high taxes, poor infrastructure and high utility costs.
GoPro created a buzz with its initial public offering and whether it can maintain that high depends on its push into the media space, analysts say.
Alcoa announced it plans to acquire jet engine component maker Firth Rixson from Oak Hill Capital Partners for $2.85 billion in cash and stock.
By holding off until the end of the year to make plan contributions, companies may be hindering their employees from saving enough for retirement.
Prince Charles splashed out $433,739 to travel to Nelson Mandela's funeral, accounts released on Thursday show.
Philip Morris cut its 2014 earnings forecast saying it is proving to be a "complex and truly atypical" year for the company.
Barclays pulled a bond offering after it emerged that the New York attorney general was preparing to sue the UK bank for securities fraud.
One of the world's leading dealmakers has criticized mergers made just for tax purposes and predicted that U.S. will soon simplify its tax structure.
It is one of several tech companies trying to become more transparent about its workforce.
Militants took a town an hour from Baghdad that is home to four natural gas fields on Thursday, another gain by Sunni insurgents.
A swift rise in competition from China threatens an important pillar of Taiwan's economy, according to Barclays: the tech hardware industry.
GM said that it has told its North American dealers to stop selling new and used Chevrolet Cruze sedans from model years 2013 and 2014.
GoPro prices at $24 per share ahead of its IPO, and one analyst has already rated the stock a "buy."
An app-only booking company has added keyless room entry and mobile check-in features for hotel guests.
Google's big push into the "Internet of things" is likely to pay off, according to SunTrust's Bob Peck.
Look out, Silicon Valley. Asian business leaders are starting to think differently, says Michael Yoshikami.