Many of the most profitable U.S. corporations paid little or no federal income tax from 2008 to 2012, according to a five-year study.
When tax rates are lowered, the economy grows. That's how Rep. Paul Ryan described the Republican approach to reforming the tax code.
At the start of the spring season, mortgage applications should rise. But applications in the most recent week fell to their lowest level since 1995.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
A recent report clearly signals weak buyer demand heading into the usually busy spring housing season.
Bank of America said federal investigators are looking into whether the bank violated requirements of a U.S. government housing program.
U.S. stock index futures pushed higher on Wednesday ahead of more housing data and several quarterly fourth quarter earnings updates.
Chinese handset manufacturer ZTE has launched an all-out attack on the Apple and Samsung-dominated smartphone market.
Regular Ukrainians traveling to view President Viktor Yanukovych's property are stunned by its opulence.
Putin's war games in Ukraine and a government report showing new housing sales at five-year highs both boosted the greenback on Wednesday.
Gov. Jan Brewer is under pressure to veto a bill that would allow businesses to refuse service to gay and lesbians on the basis of religious freedom.
BlackBerry may be willing to sell its BBM messaging service, but an acquisition is unlikely, one expert says.
Only so many entrepreneurs hit the venture capital jackpot. Others need to get creative and use some unorthodox tactics.
Libya's domestic disorder is undermining oil production and removing a source of high-quality oil blends for aging European refineries.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Daymond John says that if he had pitched FUBU to fellow panelists on "Shark Tank," he probably would have been turned away. He offers his advice for entrepreneurs.
Some within the industry say the globalization of retail has brought with it a new challenge: It's taking the excitement out of global shopping.
Everyone seems to be high on social media mergers and IPOs these days like WhatsApp and Candy Crush. But Michael Yoshikami smells a bubble.
BlackBerry is exploring whether it might be able to expand use of its BBM service as a way to transfer money in emerging markets.
Former Intel chief Craig Barrett told CNBC he applauded Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for following that adage coined by Intel's Andy Grove.