The U.S. stock market defied the skeptics in 2013, posting its best annual gain in 16 years as fear gave way to a belief in recovery. USA Today reports.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is buying a Phillips 66 subsidiary with about $1.4 billion worth of the oil company's own shares.
Netflix raised the salary of its chief executive Reed Hastings by 50 percent to $6 million for 2014, a regulatory filing showed.
From beach parties to ball drops, fireworks to waterfalls, CNBC presents the top 14 hot spots worldwide to raise a toast on New Year's Eve 2014.
All across the world companies have in recent years been hoarding cash - and nowhere more so than in the U.S. The FT reports.
Investors will be looking for earnings growth, while those who missed out on Wall Street's multiyear rally will be trying to join the party.
Ruby Karp may have written,"I'm 13 and None of My Friends Use Facebook," but the social network remains the platform of choice for adults.
Two trains collided near Casselton, ND, on Monday afternoon and about 10 train cars were still engulfed in flames, a local sheriff said on Monday.
A knight or damehood might seem like a quaintly medieval way of rewarding a career in business - but the system has proved controversial.
The Japanese yen was on track to end the year with its biggest annual loss against the U.S. dollar in 34 years, easily making it the worst performing major currency of 2013.
In late February, around 480 miles off the coast of Florida, the Cayman Islands will get ready to cater for a new kind of visitor.
Like a hunky doctor killed pulling cute children from an orphanage fire, soap operas seemed to have died a grisly death. Until...
China may buy more Iranian oil next year as a state trader is negotiating a new light crude contract.
Some American technology entrepreneurs are seeking to pursue India's untapped opportunities, even without the clout of a multinational corporation backing them.
China's debt sentence is the biggest "known unknown" risk to global financial markets in 2014, one analyst told CNBC.
Up 57 percent this year, the Nikkei has further to climb because of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's policies, Dennis Gartman said.
If the rich turn their back on a stock, is staying long a poor decision?
Two-third of Americans own a smartphone, and the holdouts may find that no one wants their old handsets.
If you're in NYC to watch the ball drop, there's a way to stay warm. Chain restaurants are charging big bucks to eat at their Times Square locations.