A number of retailers have said that traffic levels continue to struggle, and experts say the heavy promotional environment has also persisted.
Jim Cramer thinks fears of a subprime crisis in China aren't exaggerated but earnings will be strong enough to overshadow that negative factor.
It's been a monster week for natural gas. But is there still time to buy in?
Lawyers for Big Corn and Big Sugar are back in federal court Thursday for the latest installment in a long-running legal battle.
Long hours and a fractious relationship with Pimco's founder prompted Mohamed El-Erian’s resignation as CEO of the world’s largest bond house.
When it comes to pensions, a guess about a fraction of a percentage point can be worth billions of dollars to big corporations.
Apple is preparing to offer two new smartphone models with screens larger than 4½ and 5 inches, The WSJ reports.
Japan's efforts to revitalize after long stagnation have policy leaders abuzz and hopeful that the nation can turn around its fortunes.
Sen. Markey wants more information about the business practices of Herbalife, which has been accused of running a pyramid scheme by Bill Ackman.
CEO Reed Hastings helped light a fire under Netflix shares with a confident outlook—and a personal shot at rival HBO.
CNBC's Jim Cramer had a surprising take on which company he believes will have the most important earnings report of the quarter.
"America succeeds by raising everybody up. It doesn't succeed by tearing anybody down," Larry Summers tells CNBC.
Form tax identity theft to deductions that may catch an auditor's eye, here are the most common taxpayer mistakes - and how to sidestep them.
There's a slice of private equity that isn't too concerned about valuations: Middle market firms that focus on small and mid-sized companies.
Within two years, Wal-Mart will match Amazon's product range and speedy shipping times, a company official tells The Wall Street Journal.
EBay is actively investigating how to integrate bitcoin into its PayPal and eBay businesses, sources inside the company tell CNBC.C.
CEO Karen Katz said that malware was used between July 16 and Oct. 30 to collect shoppers' data.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, dig into several problems occurring in China's economy, including disappointing manufacturing data and accounting standards.
Hollywood films about Wall Street have often signaled market tops.
Business and political opinion-makers made the most of the second day of business at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.