Warnings of a massacre in northern Syria indicate that it's time for the US to attack ISIL, says former State Dept. adviser David Phillips.
California Gov. Jerry Brown signs new insurance requirements on ridesharing companies into law.
UBS' Art Cashin says Alibaba's IPO is boosting stocks a day ahead of the e-commerce giant's high-profile debut.
No, Alibaba doesn't actually cure cancer; however, you would think so as some traders say it's lifting stocks ahead of its IPO tomorrow.
U.S. investors should be concerned about Scotland's vote on independence, Jim O'Neill says.
The Fed just might have triggered an early look at its dream trade—where short-term yields rise gradually and longer term rates rise more slowly.
Crushed by the housing crash, Tampa is still seeing some weakness but is finally beginning to return to a normal market pace.
Yahoo will sell part of its stake in Alibaba when the firm goes public and could receive $6 billion after taxes, if the IPO prices at $68 a share.
Discovery plans to rebrand its Hub Network—the kids channel it co-owns with Hasbro—as Discovery Family, in an attempt broaden its ad prospects.
The logo, which featured a five-pointed red star led to complaints from some members of the Vietnamese-American community.
A new survey has found 10 percent of American workers have showed up to their jobs high. Are you surprised? Here’s what employers can do about it.
A top Wall Street investment expert doesn't see a stock or corporate bond crash coming anytime soon—even if it's tough to spot cheap assets.
Home costs are the biggest expense for people 50 and older, accounting for 40% to 45% of their household budgets, according to a report.
The federal debt grew at the slowest pace since 2007 in the second quarter, the Federal Reserve said on Thursday.
Microsoft laid off 2,100 employees as a part of a previously announced restructuring plan.
If you're looking to put new money to work, you may want to avoid these stocks, says Bespoke's Hickey.
Alibaba's expected valuation is about $175 billion. Here's how that compares with other tech giants like Amazon, Facebook and Apple.
The Export-Import Bank is a key lifeline for the embattled U.S. nuclear sector, a former trade official told CNBC.
No matter which way Scotland votes on independence, experts say kilt prices won't go akilter.
Some of Thursday's midday movers: