Stocks finished broadly higher Tuesday, with the S&P 500 setting a new record, as investors cheered a batch of better-than-expected economic reports and merger activity.
The Supreme Court is taking up a dispute over how a state may tax income its residents earn in another state.
U.S. single-family home prices rose in March, a key survey said on Tuesday, as the housing market extended its fragile recovery.
An Iranian judge has ordered the Facebook CEO to appear in court to answer privacy complaints regarding Facebook-owned applications.
Potential mistakes threatening successful retirements are many and fall into psychological and financial categories, say financial advisors.
New research from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau concludes that medical bills are unfairly lowering credit scores.
Russian President Vladimir Putin's movement eastwards can no longer be in any doubt, writes Catherine Boyle.
While the U.S. can't claim that it might be losing a friend with Russia's pivot east, it might be a different story for the dollar.
Europe's next parliament has a tough job ahead. Here's a look at the key issues which pose a serious risk to the economic and political union.
European shares closed slightly higher on Tuesday, as the U.K.'s FTSE Index rose after being closed for a public holiday.
Calls for a correction after the long rally have been wrong for years and will likely stay wrong, Dennis Gartman, the Gartman Letter's publisher, said.
Boxer-turned-politician Vitaly Klitschko claimed victory in Kiev's mayoral elections but it was one of his rival candidates that raised the most eyebrows.
Vietnam and China traded accusations over the sinking of a Vietnamese fishing boat not far from where China has placed an oil rig in disputed waters.
Apple is readying a new platform that would turn the iPhone into a remote control for lights, security systems and other household appliances.
With hurricane season just around the corner, extreme weather outbreaks may put disaster preparedness and recovery plans to the test.
UBritain's Tesco has pledged to remove checkout confectionery from all stores before the end of 2014, amid rising concern over health and well-being.
As summer movie season preps to get into full swing, here are movies poised to dominate the box office.
Asian equities were mixed on Tuesday on the latest flare-up of tensions in the South China Sea and the prospect of further monetary easing in Europe.
The U.K. is gaining ground on the U.S. as the top destination for those wanting to work overseas, a new survey shows.
Millions of Egyptians head to the polls against a backdrop of an economy in tatters three years after the ousting of Hosni Mubarak.