Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose slightly last week after five consecutive weeks of declines, an industry group said on Wednesday.
Hedge fund managers are attracting new money and preparing expansion plans, thanks to a shift in how investors view the industry. The FT reports.
All signs suggest the bear market in European equities may be over, said longtime Europe investor Gene Salamon.
A Senate committee report urges the government to pay closer attention to safety and wage violations when awarding federal contracts.
Despite a burst of sales last month, showrooms and back lots have been filling up faster than salespeople can close deals.
It's time for bond traders to place their bets on whether the Fed is ready to begin tapering its bond buying program.
Shares of Scripps soared after the market closed on a news report that Discovery Communications is considering a bid for the cable company.
The cost of oil is being sent higher by “remarkably persistent” factors on both supply and demand, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).
Costco Wholesale reported a first-quarter profit and sales that fell short of analysts' estimates, hurt by a rise in operating expenses.
With the new year in sight, a number of themes are set to grip Asia in 2014 including housing prices, the Chinese stock market and social unrest.
MasterCard raised its quarterly dividend by 83 percent and announced a new billion-dollar share buyback program. Shares rose in after-hours trade.
General Motors said it would end vehicle and engine manufacturing in Australia by the end of 2017, dealing a severe blow to the country's auto sector.
There is a clear difference between U.S. and Chinese education, according to pianist Lang Lang - the amount of free time.
Bruce Wrobel, a prominent American investor in Africa who until recently ran Blackstone's Sithe unit, has died.
Deaths of Chinese laborers raised questions about long working hours and harsh working conditions at manufacturing company, Pegatron. The NYT reports.
During an exclusive interview with CNBC Tuesday night, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said GOP leadership supports the budget progress.
Rep. Paul Ryan told reporters he intended to unveil a budget deal Tuesday night after weeks of negotiations.
The economy may finally have a clear runway for takeoff in 2014.
Where Twitter's stock is headed is anyone's guess, but some stock market observers have very different outlooks on the tech company.
Americans are increasingly prepared to deal with Obamacare, but the uninsured are less ready to deal with that law, a new poll shows.