Euro zone inflation continued to fall in August, boosting expectations that the ECB will try bolster the region's economy by announcing more stimulus.
Pfizer is facing a mounting wave of lawsuits by women who allege that the company knew about possible serious side effects of its drug Lipitor.
Stocks rose as investors weighed a U.S. military strike in Iraq and a possible lessening of tensions in the Russian-Ukraine crisis.
McDonald's on Friday reported July sales results that were much worse than analysts had expected.
Amid reports that Russia may be open to de-escalating the crisis in Ukraine, Eurasia Group President Ian Bremmer told CNBC on Friday that he's not buying it.
HealthCare.gov won't disclose some key details of Obamacare, including how many people have paid, insurer market share and proposed 2015 prices.
The FICO credit scoring system will no longer penalize failures to pay if the issue has been resolved, the WSJ reported.
US military aircraft conducted a strike on ISIS artillery in Iraq, the Pentagon's spokesman said via Twitter.
Wall Street looked set to open higher on Friday, as geopolitical events sent investors fleeing to a perceived flight to safety.
Geopolitical tensions continued to rattle investors with Japan's Nikkei slipping 3 percent and the French CAC moving into market correction territory.
The algorithm Google designed to rid the Internet of spammy links is proving difficult, if not impossible, to control.
The outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa is an ‘extraordinary event’ and a public health risk to other countries, WHO has warned.
European shares closed lower for the seventh time in eight sessions on Friday. Geopolitical tensions continued to rattle investors' nerves.
Malaysia Airlines (MAS) said Friday that state fund Khazanah has offered 27 sen a share, amounting to 1.4 billion ringgit, to take the beleaguered airline private.
Piracy, possible Hezbollah funding, drugs and human trafficking indicate that we should pay attention to Paraguay. Global Post reports.
Gold rejected a 3-1/2 week high on Friday, but was set for its biggest weekly gain in seven as President Barack Obama authorized air strikes in Iraq.
Oil fell, as analysts said U.S. air strikes in Iraq might actually lower the risk of oil supply disruptions.
Asian stocks were mostly lower on Friday after the U.S. authorized targeted airstrikes on Iraq but strong Chinese data helped to boost sentiment.
The U.S. military has been authorized to make targeted airstrikes in Iraq to to protect American personnel, President Barack Obama said late Thursday.
25 percent of U.S. families feel they are under economic stress and most do not expect wages to rise in the next year, according to a new Fed study.