The tech giant reported earnings that edged past Wall Street's estimates but its revenue fell slightly short of forecasts during the crucial holiday quarter.
More than four years after the financial crisis that made him billions, hedge-fund manager John Paulson is bullish on the U.S. economy and housing in particular.
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon has hit back at policymakers and new regulations, telling CNBC in Davos that some of the rules had made things more complicated and that many of the problems had still not been fixed.
Microsoft is in talks with Silver Lake Partners and Dell's CEO Michael Dell to invest $1 billion to $3 billion in a leveraged buyout of the PC maker.
"The greatest concern in the market is the inventory situation," said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Associate of Realtors.
The transcripts from the Federal Reserve's Open Market Committee meetings in 2007 show that the central bankers had no idea what they were up against.
It was first reported in 2010 that the pillars of Kolkata's landmark Howrah bridge were being used as spittoons by pedestrians who chewed gutkha – a tobacco product popular with millions in India. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
Flu season is drawing attention to mandatory paid sick leave for the 40 percent of American private-sector workers — more than 40 million people — who don't have it.
The Pimco executive lays out five key issues to be addressed for Japan to get out of its funk.
One in four Americans is borrowing against a 401(k) to pay for non-retirement needs such as mortgages, credit card debt or college tuition, according to a new study.
President Barack Obama approaches his second inauguration amid persistent public resignation about the tepid economic recovery, and a widespread belief that Washington's budget fights have made things worse, the latest NBC/WSJ poll says.
Executives of the Business Roundtable are urging Congress to raise the Social Security and Medicare age eligibility to 70, from the current 67.
Wednesday is National Do Nothing Day. Here are a few attempts by everyone from viewers to news anchors to take a few moments and … do …… nothing ….
Republican lawmakers are being told by a growing number of conservatives to stop using the debt ceiling crisis to force major spending cuts.
Stocks ended sharply higher Thursday, as Wall Street cheered a pair of encouraging data and largely shrugged off weakness in financials.
A deal to acquire the New York Stock Exchange shows how technology is transforming the world’s markets.
World unemployment could top record levels this year and continue rising until 2017, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said on Tuesday in its annual employment report.
New rules could make mortgage servicing more expensive, especially for those specialty servicers and level the playing field between them and the big bank servicers.
Europe's economies and markets have nothing to fear from the defeat of Chancellor Angela Merkel's party in German regional elections this weekend as the euro zone crisis will be on hold until Germany's national elections in September, analysts told CNBC on Monday.
The December numbers beat expectations by a lot and sent the stocks of the public home builders higher and prompted housing analysts to exclaim bullish headlines, but here's what they failed to mention.