Merck reported better-than-expected quarterly results, with sales of newer drugs mostly offsetting declining sales of drugs facing generic competition.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
UPS's profit more than halved as the world's biggest courier company took a charge related to retirement liabilities of some union employees.
There’s fighting in Gaza and shelling in Ukraine, yet stocks are rallying as if none of it was happening. Why?
The secret buyer of crude oil sitting off the coast of Texas in a Kurdish tanker is a company located in the British Virgin Islands.
Twitter will face some tough scrutiny from investors when it reports earnings after the bell on Tuesday.
Pfizer reported higher-than-expected second-quarter earnings, helped by growing sales of its cancer medicines.
Assuming Israel gets the quiet it wants, what does it intend to do with Gaza?, asks former Israeli foreign minister Shlomo Ben Ami.
More than one-third of consumers have a debt in collections on their credit report, according to a new study.
The Fed meets for two days, starting Tuesday, and is widely expected to taper back its monthly bond buying program by another $10 billion to $25 billion - and do little else.
A judge has ruled against L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling and cleared the way for the $2 billion sale of the team to ex-Microsoft CEO Ballmer.
In another sign of deteriorating relations, the U.S. government said Moscow had violated the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces treaty.
An agency that enforces antimonopoly laws visited company offices in four cities, as the country more closely scrutinizes multinational companies.
Among the difficult questions posed by the ongoing border crisis is whether illegal immigrants are a boon or bust to the US economy.
An influential consumer magazine called on Toyota to recall about 177,500 older Camry hybrid sedans to address potential power brake defects.
An investor is suing Barclays over losses suffered after New York's attorney general accused the bank of lying about its electronic trading platform.
Over 2,000 years since the the Hippocratic Oath was introduced there are calls for bankers to follow suit, in an effort to prevent another crisis.
BP, the U.K. oil giant, announced a 34 percent rise in profits Tuesday – but its results bore out the importance of its Russian investments.
Nevada, the District of Columbia and Alabama all make the list of states with the highest share of consumers with debts in collections.