Major averages kicked off the session with a bang, as investors cheered a round of better-than-expected earnings reports.
"The Walking Dead" versus "Homeland"? That question can actually start a stock-picking discussion, believe it or not.
Democrats still have a chance to maintain the majority in the Senate, but they are going to need some good fortune.
While it might not make a profit next quarter, Amazon is barreling ahead in its quest to dominate people's spending. The NYT reports.
Being a Secret Service agent requires extraordinary bravery. But sometimes, it also requires flirting with a foreign hacker.
Sales of existing homes in Los Angeles were flat in September from August and down nearly 2 percent from a year ago.
Between an earnings beat and strong leadership, there are many reasons to like 3M right now, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.
Europe needs to be more pro-active in helping Ukraine in its struggle against Russia, billionaire investor George Soros told CNBC on Thursday.
An Alabama man who won a settlement against the police has to pay his lawyers $459,000 while he gets only $1,000.
Even if you don't owe some of the more than $1.2 trillion of student loan debt, you'll be affected by it. Here's why.
A gauge designed to predict the economy's future health rose in September, reversing the prior month's sluggishness.
The SEC claims businessman Sam Wyly's proposed budget in bankruptcy filing will make it harder to collect fraud claims from him.
Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg showed off his language skills by speaking to students in Beijing in Mandarin.
When Amazon reports earnings, investors will look for updates on a range of recent initiatives from the company that rarely turns a profit.
Heavy rain caused floods that shuttered schools in parts of Massachusetts, part of a Nor'easter that also left tens of thousands without power.
Caterpillar reported quarterly earnings that surged past analysts' expectations on Thursday.
US corporate bond funds are adding Treasurys at more than twice the rate of corporate debt amid global slowdown concerns.
Faulty software in A4 models built after 2012 could prevent front air bags from deploying, an Audi spokesman said.
One firm has found a way to squeeze a lot more out of their Yahoo shares.