Health insurer Aetna said it will buy Humana for about $37 billion, or about $230 per share, in a cash-and-stock deal.» Read More
California needs to reconsider whether it's the best place for almonds to be grown amid the state's water crisis, the FT reports.
Sweden's Volvo named the head of Volkswagen-owned Scania as its chief executive on Wednesday, replacing embattled Olof Persson.
Struggling U.K. supermarket Tesco reported a full-year pre-tax loss of £6.38 billion ($9.5 billion) on Wednesday, as the retailer grapples with what it called "tough trading conditions."
Roche, the world's biggest maker of cancer drugs, reported a 3 percent rise in sales in the first quarter on Wednesday.
Officials in Hebei province met with dozens of banks and steel mills to find financing to revive local industry and tackle environmental problems.
Avian flu is proving economically painful, especially in Iowa and Wisconsin, but scientists say the danger may not extend to human health.
Some of you have asked if CNBC will be available on the Apple Watch when it debuts later this week. The answer? Of course!
With its first quarter earnings, Halliburton reported losses of $643 million and the layoff of 9,000 employees, NBC News reports.
High-quality sports coverage could be key for profit pick-up, the CEO of RCS MediaGroup told CNBC.
Shares of RCI have surged more than 9 percent this year, outperforming the S&P 500, the Fiscal Times reports.
Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries voluntary recalls all its products after two samples tested positive for listeriosis.
Most of the oil spilled in the disaster is gone, but effects on the Gulf of Mexico are still being gauged. NBC News reports.
The cost of opening a fast food franchise in the U.S. is no small investment. We break down the costs for some of the top chains.
The new book "Clinton Cash" may not be happy reading for Hillary Clinton as she mounts her presidential campaign, Politico's Ben White says.
The pot economy has bred a whole new wave of entrepreneurs looking to cash in and make a difference in the growing industry.
Morgan Stanley reported a much stronger-than-expected rise in quarterly profit, boosted by higher revenue from trading bonds and equities.
Air Asia has likely “lost” the bid to take over bankrupt Japanese low-cost carrier Skymark Airlines, CEO Tony Fernandes told CNBC.
Companies can now utilize the smartphone space to make education a fun activity, and what better way to teach kids than with robots?
Drugmaker Teva is considering making a bid for Mylan, but has not yet made a decision on an offer, Dow Jones reported.
Three key factors played into Friday's massive selloff in the U.S. market, said Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS.