"In the here and now, there are too many global-macro concerns for investors to have confidence," said one market strategist.
Casino tycoon Steve Wynn says government crackdowns in Macau and protests in Hong Kong don't worry him so much.
DirecTV stock spiked almost 2 percent in after-hours trading.
Pimco's flagship Total Return Fund saw an estimated $23.5 billion in outflows in September, the investment firm said.
High-ranking lawmakers from both parties had urged Pierson to resign.
Efforts to develop an Ebola vaccine have been in the works for some time. But experts say it's unlikely to see one available anytime soon.
Sentiment on the stock market might have been too high for a couple of weeks, Joe Terranova of Virtus Investment Partners says.
Relational Investors will be winding down its operations and dissolving its $6 billion portfolio of funds by the end of the year.
Art Cashin of UBS says several factors are hurting stocks: Geopolitical tensions, Ebola worries, deflation and growth concerns.
Stocks sank Wednesday and while buyers appeared to be staying away, two market pros told CNBC the pullback has created opportunities.
RFK Jr. accused the Koch brothers of "polluting our atmosphere" and went so far as to call them "treasonous." That's absurd!, says Larry Kudlow.
Don't bank on cheap oil, MercBloc President Dan Dicker says.
A new lawsuit accuses federal health regulators of violating the Affordable Care Act by keeping proposed 2015 Obamacare rates hidden.
What a difference a year makes. After a disastrous launch, Obamacare has 7.3 million individual plan enrollees. But advocates warn challenges loom.
Which toys are your kids likely to want this Christmas? Toy review site TTPM.com reveals its top picks for the 2014 holiday season.
As fund managers and regulators fret about an inevitable bond sell-off, the bigger fear is that when people unload, there won't be anyone to buy.
After nearly a two month dispute between Disney and Amazon, the Wall Street Journal reports that the two companies are close to settlement.
Prior to the annual release of 10,000 pigeons, each bird received an "anal security check for suspicious objects," Chinese state media reported．
Starboard Value aims to spin off Yahoo's core business, leaving behind the stakes in Alibaba and Yahoo Japan as the company's main assets
If world leaders want to defeat ISIS, they will have to use more than force; they will have to win the intellectual war, says the ruler of Dubai.