Analysts who follow U.S. multinationals are the most optimistic they've been in 16 months, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch strategists.
Nasdaq accepted some responsibility for the "flash freeze" — but only some. There was still some finger pointing in its latest update.
Output at U.S. factories declined slightly in July, reflecting a drop in auto production.
Uncertainty about the Fed is making stocks nervous and is adding to a growing bearishness about the market.
St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said Wednesday that the low US inflation rate is a worrisome sign for the country's economy.
Goldman Sachs said Wednesday that it will make some changes to its commodities warehousing business to assuage concerns that the warehouses are limiting aluminum supplies.
More than a year after their rocky debut, Facebook shares traded above their $38 IPO price in pre-market trading to hit $38.05.
Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman on Tuesday questioned the strength of Herbalife's earnings, saying income growth was weak.
JPMorgan Chase announced Tuesday it would pay a total of $410 million to settle allegations of energy market manipulation.
Community Health Systems announced it would buy Health Management Associates in a deal valued at approximately $7.6 billion, including about $3.7 billion in debt.
Former AIG CEO Hank Greenberg should be able to depose US Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke over the terms of AIG's bailout, a federal judge ruled on Monday.
Hedge fund SAC Capital pleads not guilty to fraud charges at a court hearing on Friday with the next court appearance scheduled for September 24.
Detroit's bankruptcy is sending shivers through the more than $3.7 trillion municipal bond market, as investors worry it will change the way certain bondholders are dealt with.
Steven A. Cohen's SAC Capital is hit with criminal charges, but the hedge fund manager isn't named as a defendant.
SAC Capital, the hedge fund run in the crosshairs of an insider trading investigation, is expected to be charged today by authorities,a source told CNBC.
A federal bankrutpcy judge ruled Wednesday that federal courts will decide if Detroit is eligible for bankruptcy, staying challenges to the bankruptcy in state court.
The federal judge overseeing Detroit's bankruptcy case said he expects to issue some rulings Wednesday in the city's closely followed insolvency.