Two of the euro zone's former emergency cases enjoyed a welcome boost from U.S credit ratings agencies.
Asian equity markets rose on the final trading day of the week, but geopolitical risks in Thailand and Ukraine remained firmly in focus.
Thailand's latest military coup comes in a drastically changed political milieu and its economy's Teflon status is already showing scratches.
Real-world considerations usually make it impossible to achieve perfect justice—and the Credit Suisse case has gray areas.
A key ally of President Vladimir Putin said Russia should remain in international institutions like the WTO, despite the recent furor over Ukraine.
HP shares fell almost 2 percent after the results, which were unexpectedly released before market close.
More U.S. cities are facing fiscal squeezes and borrowing to balance their budgets. Richard Ravitch calls it a recipe for disaster.
In a series of posts on its website, McDonald's answers customers' frequently asked questions about its food in the U.S.
Condo sales surged 7 percent in April, part of trend of people looking to streamline their finances and their way of living.
The gas deal signals changes for several key global issues, and it will give Putin bragging rights in the face of recent Western sanctions.
Sears posted a bigger loss as the struggling retailer failed to arrest the fall in sales despite offering heavy discounts to woo shoppers.
New analysis shows that renting may prove to be a better decision than buying in major markets as prices rise and bargains disappear. The NYT reports.
Home resales rose in April and the supply of properties on the market increased, suggesting the housing market was regaining its footing.
New U.S. claims for unemployment benefits rose last week, but remained close to a seven-year low.
EBay is poised to go down as one of the biggest data breaches in history, based on the number of accounts compromised.
Investment guru Marc Faber warns that stock markets, in particular in the United States, are vulnerable to sharp falls.
Despite the global phenomenon of cyberattacks, U.S. entities are overwhelmingly at the receiving end of cyber-thieves, according to a new report.
Alcoa is experiencing the biggest transformation in the metals industry 'in 125 years' the chief executive tells CNBC.
Why is Peter Schiff now accepting the digital currency in exchange for gold?
Carmakers and technology developers building self-driving cars can look forward to a market worth $87 billion by 2030, according to new research.