AT&T is in active talks to buy satellite-TV provider DirecTV and may complete a deal in the next few weeks, according to media reports.
U.S. business inventories rose in March, but a slowdown in retail stocks was the latest suggestion of a first quarter contraction.
U.S. retail sales barely rose in April and a gauge of consumer spending slipped, which could temper hopes of a growth pick-up.
There is a real danger that boards making decisions behind closed doors end up being tone-deaf in a soundproof room, says Lucy Marcus.
Talk about your market roller coaster rides. Analysts at Piper Jaffray are warning investors that a steep slide is coming, followed by a huge push higher.
Jim Cramer fears these stocks will leave you in an awful position. He thinks you should sell a bounce.
Armchair safari travelers have a new weapon at their fingertips—a real-time app tracking the migration of the wildebeest.
An "unstoppable" decline in the West Antarctic ice sheet means global sea level rise predictions will have to be revised.
Coke has raised its stake in Keurig Green Mountain to 16 percent from 10 percent, making it the company's largest shareholder.
Price strength in metals, especially copper, bodes for a stronger global economy ahead, Dennis Gartman says.
U.S. drugmaker Pfizer's boss was grilled by UK lawmakers on his commitment to British research spending and jobs.
Valeant said it planned to "improve" its $47 billion takeover offer for drugmaker Allergan, a day after the U.S. company rejected the bid.
U.S. small business sentiment jumped to its highest level in 6-1/2 years in April, bolstering hopes for an acceleration in economic activity.
Alibaba is taking a tougher line against counterfeits sold on its online marketplaces as it heads towards a U.S. stock listing.
If you've always wanted to get behind the wheel of a Porsche for an extended spin, now you'll have a chance.
Facebook said it may consider opening a sales office in China to provide more support to advertisers who use the website to reach customers overseas.
The U.S. economy would have to shift dramatically for the Fed to change the rate at which it is winding down money printing, one Fed official said.
Lawyers for defunct brokerage MF Global asked a U.S. bankruptcy judge to limit mounting legal fees incurred by Jon Corzine and other former insiders.
The U.S. aims to buy gasoline to build emergency stocks to cover the hurricane season, using the $495 million from a strategic oil reserve test sale.
Pfizer's pursuit of AstraZeneca raises a huge public policy red flag, writes Andrew Ross Sorkin in the New York Times.