President Barack Obama is ordering the federal government to nearly triple its use of renewable sources for electricity by 2020.
A recovering economy and cheaper prices at the pump have boosted U.S. gasoline demand in recent months, following five years of decline.
Costco's November same-store sales fell short of analysts' expectations, as lower gas prices and weak currencies dampened an increase in net sales.
Apple and China Mobile have signed a deal to distribute Apple's iPhone, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
A Dutch program helps the homeless, drug addicts and alcoholics get back on their feet by paying them in cans of beer.
Even with spotty economic data, the unofficial odds are rising that the Fed will announce plans at its December meeting to taper its bond-buying.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
In a speech Thursday, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew will make it clear that more measures may be needed to strengthen the global financial system.
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The Latino consumer is being courted with quite a bit of urgency by companies during a tough economic climate. The New York Times reports.
An icon of the automobile industry, the Ford Mustang, is being launched globally, marking the next chapter in the car's fifty years of production.
Despite Europe's troubled economy, its equities are a "sleeping beauty," just waiting to be awakened, said Amundi's investment chief Pascal Blanque.
San Francisco's development agency has begun a formal investigation into the construction of a secretive Google barge.
China's central bank warned that financial institutions should not trade the digital currency bitcoin, due to the risk it carries risks.
Brace yourself: The U.S. is about to go over the "dairy cliff," which could cause milk prices to jump.
U.S. and European officials told CNBC on Thursday there was still a chance of a WTO deal, despite India's firm stance on its food security policies.
Red plastic portable gas containers—consumer gas cans sold throughout the US—pose a rare but real explosion hazard many Americans may not know about.
A top executive at White Castle said a $15-an-hour minimum wage will force it to close nearly half of its locations and lay off thousands of workers.
Many Americans are still skittish about US real estate but Chinese buyers are snapping up property in hot US markets, said Dolly Lenz.
Some developments are so contradictory that even Jim Cramer throws his hands up in frustration.