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Traditional publishing on printed media continues to see a decline, according to a top executive at a global information services provider.
CNBC has announced a strategic partnership with Kensho, a company that was set up to answer complex financial questions...in a few seconds.
European markets are having a moment, while retailers turned in mixed results on quarterly earnings on Wednesday.
The IPO rush begins! There are 12 deals that are set to price this week. This is the rush to get deals done before Thanksgiving!
Japan's economy unexpected fall into recession increases the likelihood of demands for further stimulus.
Nordstrom bucked the trend of lower sales in department stores, while Cosi joined other restaurants in pointing to high food costs for its earnings miss.
There are reports oil giant Halliburton will buy Baker Hughes. This is one side effect of lower oil prices.
Stocks moving sideways is good for a market at records where many sectors are overbought and few bargains exist.
U.S. stocks opened lower on negative sentiment in Europe, but the Shanghai Composite closed up 1 percent to a three-year-high.
The Hong Kong-Shanghai stock link-up is one of the biggest developments in years for investors in international markets.
The S&P 500 has closed at a record high 39 times this year, despite concern over Ebola and conflict in Iraq and Ukraine.
Asian indexes rallied on news that a link between Shanghai and Hong Kong's exchanges will move forward, opening the $2 trillion market fully to foreign investment.
Amid near-historic low interest rates, surging markets and record earnings, investors are finding few cheap stocks just one month after bargains were abundant.
IBM is down significantly since it reported earnings Oct. 20 amid concerns there are not many fast growth opportunities.
The euro dropped and European equities rose on dovish comments from European Central Bank head Mario Draghi, but how unconventional can he get on stimulus?
The GOP's takeover of the Senate is barely moving stocks. Major averages are mostly moving off of oil.
The Dow has not had a loss in a pre-election year since 1939, a statistic that suggests stocks could be up again in 2015.
The 124 largest publicly traded companies are opaque, with few fully revealing their holdings or anti-corruption steps, Transparency International said.
Stocks drop amid report tension is brewing between ECB head Mario Draghi and his counterparts ahead of Thursday's meeting.
Michael Kors and Priceline both reported earnings beats, but slowing growth could sour momentum traders on the stocks.