The world has progressed in reducing poverty, but about one in five people in developing regions still live on under $1.25 a day, according to the UN.
John Malone's Liberty Global has bought a 6.4 percent stake in ITV from BSkyB, lifting shares in the British broadcaster on hopes of a wider bid.
Plans to allow greater foreign investment in Shanghai's A-share market could prove to be a game changer for investment in Chinese shares.
President Obama escalated sanctions against Russia on Wednesday by targeting a series of large banks and energy and defense firms.
Gov. Chris Christie said he hasn't made up his mind about running for president, though he sure sounds like he's given it some thought.
Jim Cramer thinks key developments in today's stock market could be telegraphing critical information about tomorrow.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday: EBay, Yum! Brands, SanDisk & more.
Visa Checkout is the latest effort to make the company relevant in a world of digital payments, reports Re/code.
If Apple delivers the new products analysts expect, it could have the best pipeline it's had in more than two decades, Gene Muster said.
Google has the potential to hit a trillion-dollar market cap in the next 10 years, according to one technology investing leader.
For spirit makers, there's a variation of the old adage: To make a small fortune, start with a large one.
General Electric is in talks with potential suitors about selling its appliances business for up to $2.5 billion, Bloomberg reported.
Time Warner has rejected an approach from Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox. Here's why it will be hard to escape.
Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney for Manhattan, reflected on his office's first insider trading loss at the Delivering Alpha conference.
Vladimir Putin swung through Latin America arranging energy deals—but that's not the only thing he hoped to achieve.
A first edition of Karl Marx's "Das Kapital" was sold in a digital sale on Amazon-owned AbeBooks earlier this month.
Ebay earnings beat by a penny while revenue missed expectations. Shares rose after initially fluctuating in extended hours trading.
Lost Rhino Brewing Company's Bone Duster Paleo Ale uses yeast scraped from a 35-million-year-old whale fossil in its recipe.
Legendary hedge fund manager named two investors he thinks still have "guts" in making big market calls: George Soros and David Tepper.
John Paulson, founder of hedge fund firm Paulson & Co., said corporate M&A activity "will continue for the foreseeable future."