The World Health Organization called Tuesday for a hike in tobacco taxes to encourage smokers to quit and nonsmokers from starting.
With the S&P 500 perched at highs, observers look to week ahead to see if growth is keeping up with the market's expectations.
Could things have turned out differently? Yes, according to one source in the AstraZeneca camp who pointed to a flaw in Pfizer's strategy.
The long-predicted "great rotation" out of bonds has fizzled, with funds headed back into fixed income, frustrating forecasts for higher yields.
Bank of America is resubmitting its capital plan to the Federal Reserve, a month after it discovered errors in its initial report and was forced to suspend a bigger dividend payout and a stock buyback.
Pilgrim's Pride is offering to acquire meat producer Hillshire Brands in a deal worth about $5.52 billion.
Here are the 10 highest-paid CEOs of 2013, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive pay research firm.
Technology will have a major impact on advisor firms as they look to leverage solutions to provide better experiences for clients.
Home equity loans, which helped fuel Americans' pre-recession spending binges, are climbing out of a prolonged slump as house prices rise.
Tax incentives abound for homeowners on everything from electric cars to geothermal heat pumps.
While the U.S. can't claim that it might be losing a friend with Russia's pivot east, it might be a different story for the dollar.
The difficult future that lies ahead for Ukraine was laid bare Tuesday after relatively smooth presidential elections that took place over the weekend.
General Khalifa Haftar, once scorned in the North African country, is now the man to watch, after starting a massive military offensive on May 16.
IntercontinentalExchange is pressing ahead with a listing of European exchange Euronext, which could achieve a valuation of at least $2.1 billion.
U.S. pharmaceutical giant releases statement confirming that it would not be making a further multibillion-dollar offer for its U.K. rival.
Private universities can offer distinct advantages for students who are looking for attributes that often stand out in a smaller college environment.
The wealth of Asia's 10 richest businessmen jumped 52 percent in the past year to $169.9 billion, according to Wealth-X. Here's the full list of the wealthiest self-made billionaires in the region.
While many service members and their families know the GI Bill will help pay for college, other benefits may not be on their radar.
Petro Poroshenko, the confectionery magnate that has declared victory in Ukraine’s presidential election, says his priority is to restore peace.
While many companies have played significant roles in the development of cloud computing these ten companies that really got the ball rolling.