A proposal to cleave the roles of chairman and CEO at banking giant JPMorgan Chase was defeated in a narrow shareholder vote on Tuesday.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Thanks to the brightening employment picture and an uptick in the housing market, Americans are packing up and relocating. And the pace is likely to pick up this summer.
Energy producer Apache bounced at its 200-day moving average, and the bulls are looking for steady gains.
A nascent recovery in the housing market helped Home Depot report higher quarterly sales and earnings on Tuesday.
Watson, the IBM computing system that conquered "Jeopardy!" on television, is launching an app business called the Watson Engagement Advisor that can be used to help consumers get answers on mobile devices.
U.S. futures signaled a flat-to-lower Wall Street open on Tuesday, as markets in Europe and Asia remained cautious ahead of Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke's testimony to the Senate.
Goldman Sachs has upgraded its target for the S&P 500, forecasting it will climb a further 5 percent to 1750 by year-end, from an initial estimate of 1625.
Calls earlier in the year for a "great rotation" into stocks from fixed income may have been a little premature, but Goldman Sachs' replacement for Jim O'Neill says there will be a "gradual rotation".
As investors and analysts size up Yahoo's latest $1.1 billion acquisition, it is worth reflecting on the GeoCities deal, which has many similarities, the NYT reports.
A draft law that EU lawmakers voted for on Monday would shield small depositors in future bank rescues, but customers with more than 100,000 euros could suffer losses.
Republicans target Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius for her soliciting of funds on behalf of a non-profit group, called Enroll America, from two private entities.
Strains have emerged in Italy's new coalition government just weeks after its formation. But, former Prime Minister Mario Monti said he does not believe an election will be called any time soon.
The Bank of Japan (BOJ) is not expected to make significant changes at this week's monetary-policy meeting, although policymakers could use the opportunity to calm fears in the bond market.
European shares closed narrowly lower on Tuesday, with global markets cautious amid ongoing worries the Federal Reserve may taper its bond purchase program.
Some of Asia's most successful entrepreneurs confess to their most common mistakes.
David Karp stands to make more than $200 million on the sale of his Tumblr blogging site to Yahoo. But his father tells CNBC that money doesn’t motivate the young entrepreneur.
Caution prevailed in Asian trade on Tuesday as investors grow concerned about the duration of global monetary stimulus ahead of Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke's testimony to the U.S Senate.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
During his travels, the Mad Money host is hearing a lot about Tesla. And the commentary has got him thinking. Get the details now!