Parents may or may not choose favorites, but bank accounts may well do better by daughters, according to a new survey.
Thousands of fans are in Brazil to watch the 2014 World Cup soccer matches over the next month. Figures show they are the most costly games on record.
WhatsApp may have shaken the telecoms industry to its core, putting the SMS text message in the shade. But Big Telecom is fighting back.
A Federal Housing Administration program is helping owners who had been foreclosed on buy a home again.
P.F. Chang's China Bistro on Friday confirmed that a security breach may have led to the theft of information from thousands of customer credit cards.
After recent attempts at gun control spurred unprecedented sales, firearms manufacturers are facing a new challenge: overcrowded gun racks.
Three brothers used an Oklahoma horse farm as a front for their notorious Los Zetas drug cartel. Here's how investigators unraveled the years-long crime.
Stocks rose on Friday, with equities on track for weekly losses.
GM will recall 511,528 Chevrolet Camaro cars, mainly in North America, because a driver's knee can bump the key fob and cause a loss of power.
The Sunni fighters, who stole $450 million in a bank heist, were reportedly only about 40 miles from Baghdad on Friday. NBC News reports.
This could be the key to solving the immigration problem, says Carol Roth.
Priceline announces it is buying online reservation site OpenTable for $103 per share, or about $2.6 billion.
"If you want to have one final puff of the cigar" then you have to be careful, warns Nicholas Colas of ConvergEx.
Senate Republicans blocked legislation aimed at letting people refinance their student loans at lower rates.
Months after Facebook bought virtual reality headset maker Oculus and Sony announced Morpheus, virtual reality is in the spotlight at the E3.
A decade ago, scientists took years of effort to amass raw data for the human genome. Today, BGI Shenzhen can do it in two hours or less.
As Singapore grapples with providing water for its growing population, focus has turned to a new generation of young entrepreneurs for solutions.
The day has been long for Justin M. Leverenz, who runs America's largest emerging markets mutual fund at Oppenheimer Funds.
Jitters about Iraq have unsettled global stock markets but are unlikely to lead to the deeper correction anticipated for some time, analysts say.
Iraq has become an important swing player with big promise in the global energy market, and the widening conflict there has oil experts worried.