President Obama "essentially fired" Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke this week, former Fed Governor Laurence Meyer says.
Billionaire Carl Icahn proposes in a letter to shareholders that Dell undertake a tender offer for 1.1 billion shares at $14 each.
High youth unemployment in parts of Europe and disappointing growth expectations in the emerging world could mean mass protests this summer, Niall Ferguson told CNBC Tuesday.
China's house prices rose at the fastest pace this year in May, though the pace of gains eased from the previous month, highlighting the dilemma facing the central bank.
Sprint Nextel has sued Dish Network to block its offer for Clearwire, on the eve of a key deadline in a battle that also includes Japanese mobile carrier SoftBank.
The U.S. dollar rose for a second day against the yen on Tuesday as some traders bet the Federal Reserve may signal it is almost ready to reduce its bond buying program.
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Edward Snowden answers questions about NSA data mining and his fears of returning to the U.S.
Three companies offer winning plays on increased consumer spending, Jeff Lick says.
The market chatter over the weekend was all about Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, and one question: will he try to push a more dovish position on bond-buying?
Rising home prices in China make it difficult to loosen monetary policy in a bid to boost growth, say analysts.
An Australian theme park, is one of the more unusual attempts by Australia to win a slice of the world's largest outbound tourism market.
With orders expected to be low, the Paris Air Show has a distinct air of unpredictability. The possibility of commercial unmanned air crafts - known as drones - could be a hot topic.
Accenture has already noticed that change is in the air for the week ahead in Le Bourget. Four stories in particular underscore the significant changes taking place within the aviation industry.
Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor who exposed the U.S. government's top-secret surveillance programs, fought back against his critics on Monday and denied allegations that he was a spy for China.
The company won another round against organic growers as a court threw out their suit to keep Monsanto from suing if traces of its biotech genes are found in crops.
Despite the market turmoil of the last couple weeks, stock mutual funds have recorded their 23rd straight week of inflows, according to Lipper.
Evidence of tightening conditions in China's money market may be building, but analysts don't expect the People's Bank of China (PBOC) to step in just yet.
China made its first comments to reports of U.S. surveillance of the Internet, demanding that Washington explain its monitoring programs to the international community.
From Union Jack booties to "Born to Rule" sleepwear, analysts estimate the baby fever could boost the British economy by 240 million pounds ($380 million).