Using video surveillance and signals from shoppers’ cellphones, retailers are gathering varied information about customers, from the way they shop to their moods.
The "Great Rotation" has been a hot topic this year, but research has found although investor cash is fast leaving the bond market, it's not going in the direction of equities yet.
Apple has embarked on a hiring spree to tackle design problems with its "iWatch," bringing in fresh expertise amid concern of a delayed product launch. The Financial Times reports.
Worldwide business confidence has fallen back to its financial crisis lows, according to an economic sentiment survey by Markit.
Dozens of earnings reports and two days of Fed testimony could make the coming week a tense time for bulls, who are hoping to see stocks keep breaking out to new highs.
If the Fed begins pulling its irons out of the stimulus fire in September, the resulting rocketing of the dollar will lead to a course reversal by early 2014.
Boeing shares dropped sharply Friday after a fire broke out at London's Heathrow Airport on one of the aerospace giant's troubled Dreamliner planes.
Dozens of journalists camped out at Havana's Jose Marti International Airport to find out if NSA whistle-blower Snowden was a passenger on Aeroflot Flight 150.
After putting Hulu up for sale, its parent companies, Disney, 21st Century Fox, and NBC Universal, CNBC's parent company, are announcing the streaming-video company is no longer for sale.
The latest Fed speak is divided, with one official calling for an early end to bond buying and another saying it's too soon to tell. A third said — Hey, divergent views at the Fed are healthy!
The Fed likely will start pulling back its stimulus soon, but that doesn't mean interest rates are going up, former Dallas Fed President Robert McTeer said.
UPS estimated second-quarter profit below analysts' expectations, hurt by overcapacity in the global air freight market and a slowing U.S. industrial economy.
Wells Fargo, the biggest U.S. mortgage lender, reported a 20 percent rise in second-quarter profit on Friday as it set aside less money to cover bad loans.
Jamie Dimon tells CNBC he wouldn't have left JP Morgan Chase "high and dry" if the board had voted to split his chairman and CEO roles, despite reports that he had planned to leave.
In the last year, investors and the general public have seen their share of drama, including a flurry of big acquisitions, personnel cuts, a telecommuting controversy and a fashion faux pas on the red carpet.
The big banks should not be allowed to dip into FDIC-insured deposits to engage in risky trading activities, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., said on CNBC Friday, as she pushed for a new, modern-day bank breakup bill.
Best Buy will offer a weekend trade-in event that allows customers to exchange old, working iPads for a $200 gift certificate, All Things D reported on Friday.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management sweetened their bid for Dell by adding a warrant they say would increase the value of the offer to $15.50-$18 per share from $14.
JPMorgan reported a 31 percent rise in quarterly profit as trading revenue rebounded and the biggest U.S. bank by assets avoided another "London Whale" derivatives loss.
U.S. producer prices rose more than expected in June, pointing to an apparent increase in inflationary pressures that could raise eyebrows at the Federal Reserve.