Royal Dutch Shell shares fell after the oil company missed profit expectations and announced a $15 billion cut in spending.
Global drinks brand Diageo posted disappointing sales for the first half on Thursday, after a slump in the Asia Pacific region.
College 529 accounts aren't just for the super-rich, it turns out. And the average amount saved will barely cover a year's tuition.
There may be plenty of skeptics saying Apple can't keep going higher, but Jim Cramer isn't one of them.
Positive signs in Facebook's quarterly earnings report trump concerns about operating costs that sent shares lower, traders said.
Concern about oil's continued slide overrode Apple's historic earnings to weigh on stocks.
Companies making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
The heads of research at several large drugmakers have received mysterious invitations to the White House for a meeting Friday morning.
This month, Apple is celebrating anniversaries for the Mac, iPad, iPod, iPhone and iTunes. Now, the tech giant has a whole lot more to smile about.
Apple's blowout first quarter earnings may just be the beginning of a big year, analysts tell CNBC.
Hedge funds are snapping up gold, pushing their net long positions to levels not seen for almost two years.
Apple's earnings announcement included revenue equivalent to collecting $10 from every person in the world.
The New York Daily News reports that small time investors can own a stake in 3 World Trade Center through a crowdfunding platform.
Banks no longer are the center of the market universe, Meredith Whitney said at a conference Wednesday.
Powerful private-equity firm TPG is filing suit against former company spokesman, Adam Levine for allegedly leaking confidential company information. Details, with CNBC's Kate Kelly.
Obama administration officials have partnered with large tax preparers and nonprofits to educate people about the tax effects of Obamacare.
Lost entrepreneurship and innovation from debt-ridden college graduates hurt the U.S. economy, a university president said.
Cases of measles are still rising among the unvaccinated, whom officials warn will almost certainly be infected if they are exposed to the disease.
Vermont could become the first state in history where elected officials directly legalize pot, USA TODAY reports.
Raj Malhotra was a former star trader on Wall Street. So how's he betting on this year's Super Bowl between the Seahawks and the Patriots?