In his State of the Union speech Tuesday night, Obama will challenge Congress to back his tax-raising ideas for helping the middle class.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Oil prices may be the buzzword of the moment, but what will be people in the sector be talking about in the future? CNBC looks at some possibilities.
Americans have emerged from the economic pessimism caused by the Great Recession and financial crisis, according to a NBC News-Wall Street Journal poll.
European equities closed in positive territory on Tuesday amid speculation that the ECB will announce a full-scale bond-buying program on Thursday.
The rapid collapse in Nymex oil prices caught many investors offguard, and the worst may not be over, with charts suggesting further declines ahead.
Asian stock markets traded higher late Tuesday, with sentiment supported by China's fourth quarter gross domestic product which beat expectations.
The IMF trimmed its global growth forecast for 2015, citing dimmer economic prospects for China, Russia, the euro area, Japan and oil producers.
Investors must now answer a serious question plaguing markets: How long can America continue to shine in a dull world?
Amazon's tax arrangement in Luxembourg may have run foul of EU rules by giving it an unfair advantage over its competitors, regulators said.
China's economy grew at its slowest pace in 24 years in 2014, official data showed on Tuesday, undershooting the government's target for the first time since 1998.
Millions of workers globally could start retirement with savings diminished by a fifth or more after getting into debt or financial strife, HSBC says.
It's a common question of our time: "Which phone do you use?"
Pet owners spent $870 million on pet insurance in 2014. But is insuring your pet really worth it?
If you thought 2014 was volatile, hold on to your hats this year as the price of oil could hit $30 a barrel and bond markets will outperform.
The wealth of the world's richest 1 percent could overtake that of the other 99 percent, Oxfam said ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos.
The banking industry and Republicans have criticized a White House proposal to increase taxes on Wall Street and the wealthy. The FT reports.
The European Central Bank could take its boldest steps yet to revive the euro zone's moribund economy.
SINGAPORE, Jan 19- Gold held close to a four-month high on Monday as uncertainty in global markets pushed investors towards the safe-haven metal, with the focus this week on the European Central Bank's policy meeting. *Spot gold was firm at $1,278.21 an ounce by 0046 GMT, near a four-month high of $1,281.50 reached on Friday. *Dealers assumed that the Swiss National...
The co-founder of social networking startup Plaxo has been charged with first degree murder for killing his ex-wife's current husband.