Pfizer reported quarterly earnings and revenue that missed analysts' expectations on Tuesday, citing the stronger dollar and the spin-off of its animal health unit Zoetis.
U.S. retailer Best Buy is selling its 50 percent stake in a joint venture with Europe's biggest independent mobile phone retailer Carphone Warehouse Group back to its European partner for about 500 million pounds (or $775 million).
As the Fed meets this week, all eyes are on Bernanke as Wall Street is buzzing that he will be leaving soon. Who will take his seat? Here's the one name that keeps coming up.
Herbalife earnings beat expectations for a 17th straight quarter but its second-quarter outlook fell short.
Many of the big trends in technology today are a result of the proliferation of mobile devices around the world, venture capitalist Marc Andreesson told CNBC.
Smarter machines are taking aim at the very people who analyze the merits of a company and who make buying and selling decisions based on that analysis.
Unemployment fraud is costing the government billions of dollars in paid benefits to people who are still working, dead or are behind bars, a Fed study finds.
Two new studies show that the wealthy plan to buy more, despite higher taxes and a dim view of economic growth and government.
With the April unemployment report coming Friday, weak corporate top-line growth is likely to spell an equally troubled bottom line for the unemployed.
Contracts to buy existing homes rose slightly in March, as an historically low supply of for-sale listings nationwide continues to plague the housing market.
Americans spent more in March and their income grew, the latest indication that consumers are shrugging off a tax increase.
Before the recession, non-Hispanic white families, on average, were about four times as wealthy as nonwhite families, according to a new study. By 2010, whites were about six times as wealthy.
The Bureau of Economic Analysis is about to overhaul the way it tracks the growth of the American economy. The new accounting rules will give more weight to "intangible and intellectual" assets.
President Barack Obama plans to nominate Charlotte, North Carolina, Mayor Anthony Foxx to be his next transportation secretary, a White House official said on Sunday.
The rise of "superbugs," and pressure from the government and insurers, is driving hospitals to try all sorts of new approaches to stop their spread.
After the payroll tax increase, many worried that consumers would stop spending and further slow the economy. Nope. Not yet, anyway.
"Dowton Abbey" producers have been slow at capitalizing on the "Downton" brand. That's all set to change in 2013, the show's executive producer told CNBC.
Germany's Bayer has agreed to buy U.S. contraceptive devices maker Conceptus for $1.1 billion, aiming to underpin its position as the world's largest women's healthcare provider.
Major Vodafone investors said $100 billion was not enough for the British company's stake in its U.S. joint venture with Verizon Communications.
High-frequency traders are facing "speed limits" on a major trading platform, which is being touted as a template for a regulatory clampdown on computer-driven activity, the FT reports.