The Fed said it would be 'patient' about raising rates, as higher oil prices also encouraged the market.
President Obama has made multiple bold policy moves heading into the "lame duck" period of his second term. NBC News reports.
Warren Buffett took a hit when shares in Chinese car company BYD plunged on Thursday, New York Times reports.
Thanks to cheaper oil prices, Pacific Investment Management anticipates global growth to gain momentum in 2015.
Businesses should not plan on plunking down money on investments in Cuba just yet, said a former U.S. Commerce Secretary.
Former Countrywide Financial executive cashed in on $57-million payday after whistle-blowing in Bank of America investigation.
Leading investment analysts give their picks on the hottest ETF niches in 2015: cybersecurity, self-driving cars and China bonds.
Major retailers are illegally selling prohibited toy guns online, alleged the N.Y Attorney General's office Thursday.
Oil futures pared gains and turned negative on Thursday after jumping 3 percent earlier.
Time to reassess your plastic. 2015 could trigger big credit card shakeups amid rising interest rates, new card technology and benefits.
Ford says it's expanding a recall for faulty driver's side air bag inflators to the entire U.S. as demanded by the government.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the dramatic slide in the Russian ruble and how the drastic decline affects consumers.
In Fitch's ratings sytem, a "CCC" rating implies "default is a real possibility."
Benjamin Lawsky announced changes Thursday to the proposed BitLicense for companies operating in bitcoins or other virtual currencies.
Factory activity growth in the mid-Atlantic slowed in December, the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank says.
Those hoping for a seasonal "Santa rally" in stock markets this year could be disappointed, according to Nomura strategist Bob Janjuah.
Employers should work with labor leaders to create training that leads to jobs, said AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka.
Better jobs and higher rents are pushing more young Philadelphians to buy homes in the city's downtown.
GM has suspended the delivery of cars to dealerships in Russia in response to a slide in the rouble, the company said on Thursday.
Companies are rolling out a growing list of lifestyle-oriented benefits aimed at engaging and retaining top talent. Here are the tops.