MasterCard raised its quarterly dividend by 83 percent and announced a new billion-dollar share buyback program. Shares rose in after-hours trade.
General Motors said it would end vehicle and engine manufacturing in Australia by the end of 2017, dealing a severe blow to the country's auto sector.
There is a clear difference between U.S. and Chinese education, according to pianist Lang Lang - the amount of free time.
Bruce Wrobel, a prominent American investor in Africa who until recently ran Blackstone's Sithe unit, has died.
Deaths of Chinese laborers raised questions about long working hours and harsh working conditions at manufacturing company, Pegatron. The NYT reports.
During an exclusive interview with CNBC Tuesday night, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said GOP leadership supports the budget progress.
Rep. Paul Ryan told reporters he intended to unveil a budget deal Tuesday night after weeks of negotiations.
The economy may finally have a clear runway for takeoff in 2014.
Where Twitter's stock is headed is anyone's guess, but some stock market observers have very different outlooks on the tech company.
Americans are increasingly prepared to deal with Obamacare, but the uninsured are less ready to deal with that law, a new poll shows.
Up 97% year to date, this clothing maker may be the secret behind a well-dressed portfolio.
Renowned investor Charles Schwab said he expects the Dow Jones Industrial Average to climb to the 20,000 mark.
The spring could bring a new surge in home sales, but buyer demand will be hit head-on by changes unfolding in the mortgage business. Learn more.
Majority Leader Harry Reid says the Senate will not extend current farm law if Congress can't agree on a new farm bill before adjourning next week.
With the one-year anniversary of the massacre approaching, institutional investors are getting anxious about getting out of the investment.
Several of the Fed's own financial tests for reducing its asset purchases look to have been met as it heads into the Dec. 17th meeting.
Regulators seem to have done a decent job drawing lines between prop trading and market making.
Dennis Gartman says his 40 years of trading experience give him a good reason to stay bullish.
National restaurant chain Applebee's plans on transforming its table service with high-tech tablets, its CEO told CNBC on Tuesday.
The metal could pop soon, said RBC's George Davis, but that will present a terrific shorting opportunity.