Alibaba just turned 15 years old, and on Friday it will become one of the most valuable companies in the world.
Senate passage, by a vote of 73-22, came a day after approval by the House of Representatives.
Alibaba could stir up the market as traders deal with options expirations and potential volatility around Scotland's independence vote.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday: Home Depot, McDonald's, Oracle & more.
Nigel Farage, the head of the U.K. Independence Party said supporters of Scotland's independence have behaved "with violence and intimidation."
What turnout indications are telling us about the Scottish independence vote, according to Deutsche Bank's currency strategist.
Credit Suisse analyst Gary Balter is the latest retail expert to call for struggling department store Sears to liquidate.
SAP said in a statement it would offer $129 per share, a 20 percent premium over Concur's Sept. 17 closing price.
Fares Noujaim, an executive vice chairman at Bank of America has left the company abruptly.
Finding and keeping talent is one of the top issues facing his business, celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck said.
Clorox said Thursday it will promote Benno Dorer to CEO of the consumer products maker.
Home Depot said 56 million card details were likely stolen in a data breach between April and September at its stores in the US and Canada.
McDonald's has been struggling to boost sales in its flagship U.S. market amid intensifying competition and changing eating habits.
The UN Security Council declared Ebola a "threat to peace and security" and called members to provide needed assistance.
A top Wall Streeter thinks the government is hurting the economic recovery by unfairly constraining banks and continuing bad policies.
David Barger will retire from his job as CEO of New York City-based JetBlue Airways in February.
Citi argued it faces "a serious and imminent hazard" if it cannot process another interest payment by Argentina on $8.4 billion in bonds the country issued.
With plenty of vacant homes, there’s just not enough demand to necessitate building more new homes. So why are they being built?
President Barack Obama ordered federal departments to launch a concerted effort to combat the growing health threat of bacteria resistant to antibiotics.
Though some started weeks ago, people are now lining up in droves all over the world in anticipation of the release of Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus on Friday.