The world has progressed in reducing poverty, but about one in five people in developing regions still live on under $1.25 a day, according to the UN.
Chinese energy giant CNOOC is looking at building a multi-billion-dollar floating liquefied natural gas plant to produce gas from the South China Sea.
Legendary hedge fund manager named two investors he thinks still have "guts" in making big market calls: George Soros and David Tepper.
Businesses often cite a skills gap for not filling jobs. But a new survey says it's the long hiring process itself that keeps many jobs open.
Many trash pickers in China are elderly people, unable to support themselves on meager government pensions. Global Post reports.
Carl Icahn defended the role of activist investors like him, saying that too many companies are being run by "morons" who need oversight.
Google has the potential to hit a trillion-dollar market cap in the next 10 years, according to one technology investing leader.
Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman gave 12 stock recommendations at the Delivering Alpha conference Wednesday.
An open letter from King George III to Jack Lew, applauding his brilliant remarks on the importance of taxes.
Stan Druckenmiller believes the Federal Reserve is putting the economy at risk by continue its aggressive market intervention.
Stocks climbed on Wednesday, with investor sentiment lifted by corporate earnings, deals and better-than-expected data on growth in China.
The Treasury secretary also says the financial system, finally recovering from the recession, faces another perilous challenge: cyberattacks.
The average affair lasts six months and costs $444 a month, or $2,664 in total. But the cost of having an affair is actually higher.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
The phone rings and when you look at the caller ID you see something very strange—it's showing your telephone number. How could that be?
Mortgage rates are barely moving, but demand among mortgage-dependent home buyers is weakening, data show.
Twenty-First Century Fox made an $80 billion takeover bid in recent weeks for Time Warner but was rebuffed, sources said. The New York Times reports.
European shares extended gains to close higher on Wednesday, as investors reacted to fresh growth data from China.
Expedia has released its annual "Flip Flop Report," surveying beach habits the world over, and Germans are most likely to go in the buff.
Gold settled higher, but it was still near four week lows on fears that the Federal Reserve could hike U.S. interest rates sooner than expected.