Eike Batista declared in 2011 that he would soon become the richest man in the world. Instead, he may become known for the largest personal-wealth loss.
It appears an element of President Obama's Twitter account was briefly compromised on Monday.
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Continuing the roaring bull market depends on companies prioritizing shareholders over the broader economy, a trend likely to continue.
Contracts to buy homes dropped sharply in September from October, reflecting higher mortgage rates and home prices that have made purchases more costly.
U.S. industrial production recorded its largest increase in seven months in September as utilities output surged after several months of declines, but manufacturing showed signs of cooling.
Even if the website gets fixed by the end of November, as the White House promises, potentially bigger problems lie ahead.
Contrary to their stance against to tax hikes, Republican senators did not want Democrats to delay a temporary fee on all health insurance holders.
Toyota kept its lead over rivals GM and Volkswagen this year, global sales figures showed, as the Japanese carmaker closes in on record profit.
Reports that Emirates Airline was poised to sign a $30 billion 100-jet deal with Boeing drew a swift refusal to comment from the carrier on Monday.
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After the open-source software boom of the 1990s, hardware firms are now embracing technology without patents and open to the public.
Five years after the global financial crisis, chief financial officers from around the globe are seeing economic growth improving, according to a new CNBC survey.
House prices in developed markets rebounded from the crash which followed the 2008 credit crisis – but fears of new bubbles inflating are increasing.
With Janet Yellen one step closer to becoming one of the world's most powerful people, CNBC takes a look at the 10 women who help run the world.
Hurricane-force winds have disrupted major power and transport networks in the U.K. on Monday.
In this final part of CNBC's Aging in Asia series, Sri Jegarajah looks at the healthcare needs of the elderly in the region.
Benchmark U.S. crude prices may record their fourth weekly loss as negative economic data hurts fuel demand, according to CNBC's latest market survey of traders, analysts and strategists.
More than a third of companies are planning M&A deals within the next year, according to an Ernst & Young survey of executives across 70 countries.
Asian stocks rallied on Monday following record highs on Wall Street late last week and as attention turned to the region's corporate earnings season.