A smaller trade deficit and a surge in defense spending buoyed U.S. economic growth in the third quarter, as jobless claims ticked higher last week.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Brazil's central bank raised interest rates, a move that signals President Rousseff could make more market-friendly policy changes after her win.
"I’m proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me," Apple CEO Tim Cook said in an op-ed in BloombergBusinessweek.
An arctic blast is due to hit the eastern part of the U.S., bringing the first freeze for many areas following an unseasonably warm week.
Barney Frank says Tim Cook's announcement that he's gay is "extraordinarily important" in the effort to break down prejudices and stereotypes.
Sen. Ted Cruz, a tea party favorite, tells CNBC the only way the GOP can win the presidency in 2016 is to run a strong conservative candidate.
Plenty of Wall Street watchers were worried about the Fed. "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer sets the record straight.
Auto safety regulators are telling Takata to manufacture replacement parts faster and do more testing to find out what's causing the problem.
A group of retailers led by Wal-Mart aims to upend the credit card market and fight for dominance at the checkout line.
Travis Kalanick, Uber founder and CEO, tells CNBC the controversial car service may head to towns as small as 20,000 people.
Asset size, number of heirs, life events, tax law and even the economic climate can impact how you should craft your estate plan.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen did not comment on monetary policy or the economic outlook in remarks on Thursday prepared for a diversity conference.
Bathroom breaks are getting a bit more luxurious as home appliance makers bring new features to the most basic of fixtures.
Here's a look at Google's three newest Nexus gadgets—the Nexus 6 smartphone, Nexus 9 tablet and Nexus Player, a media streaming device for Android TV.
Microsoft launched a device that will allow users to monitor their fitness and exercise regime, marking its debut into the wearable technology market.
Prosecutors are exploring whether to strengthen deferred or nonprosecution agreements, or scrap them altogether and force the banks to plead guilty to a crime. The NYT reports.
With the end of the Federal Reserve's quantitative easing in sight, the outlook for financial stocks appears bright, Karen Finerman says.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie responds to a heckler who interrupted his speech on the two-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy.
Don't fall for that pouty face. Caving in to kids' money demands can put you in the poorhouse.