General Electric is in talks with potential suitors about selling its appliances business for up to $2.5 billion, Bloomberg reported.
Carl Icahn defended the role of activist investors like him, saying that too many companies are being run by "morons" who need oversight.
Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega is suing Activision Blizzard for using his name and image in its "Call of Duty" video game series.
U.S. Treasury prices rose as Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen responded to questions after her speech before the House of Representatives.
Foreign markets could offer the best bet, Michael Novogratz of Fortress Investment Group says.
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
New York Attorney General Eric Scheiderman announced Wednesday that his office reached a settlement with Apple over E-books price-fixing.
As the world's largest technology companies look at ways to use drones, small makers of unmanned aircraft are hoping to fly right behind them.
A campaign called "Ready for Warren" is trying to get Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren (D) to run for president. Fiscal Times reports.
Fund managers are still eyeing gains in small caps, even after U.S. Fed chair Janet Yellen raised the alarm on the small-stock sector.
American International Group has reached a $650 million settlement with Bank of America over residential mortgage related disputes.
Japan's most popular messaging app filed for an IPO in Tokyo, but whether the estimated $10 billion valuation is fair remains in question.
Microsoft is planning to cut 1,000 jobs in Finland from its mobile phone unit, a Finnish daily said on Wednesday, quoting anonymous sources.
In negotiations to create the new BRICS development bank, the main challenge was not a lack of resources or commitment, but fellow partner China.
Venture capitalist Tim Draper said on Tuesday that he has enough signatures to qualify his six-state initiative for a ballot in two years.
Can LeBron James turn around a city once derided as "The Mistake by the Lake"? Hopes are high in Cleveland.
Is this blazing hot industry about to cool down? That's what top technician Carter Worth of Sterne Agee argues.
Gov. Chris Christie said he hasn't made up his mind about running for president, though he sure sounds like he's given it some thought.
The young guns are out and they're looking to bag some big investing game.
Tesla's new electric car to go on sale in 2017 and compete with BMW's 3 Series sedans.