Japan's Nikkei fell on Wednesday while other Asian shares were cautious before the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest meeting.
China may have dumped almost $48 billion of Treasurys in December, but it hasn't fallen out of love with U.S. bonds just yet, analysts say.
Asia's major central banks, the People's Bank of China and Bank of Japan, look to be headed on opposite policy paths judging by their recent moves.
Reports of a meeting between head honchos at Apple and electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors have sparked rumors of a potential 'iCar.'
American viewers aren't the only ones binging on "House of Cards." Chinese viewers have also been watching thanks to Nasdaq-listed firm Sohu.
After the steep drop in homebuilder sentiment in February, Wednesday's housing starts report could have more impact than usual.
Vienna has held on to its title as the city with the highest quality of life, according to a 2014 survey.
China's shadow-banking problems may have grabbed headlines, but its long-bubbling property sector still poses risks to the economy, analysts said.
A major player appears to be making a multimillion-dollar bet on gold.
A new report suggests that companies and regulators may be waiting too long to recall products.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Detroit this week is expected to reveal its plan to settle with its creditors and emerge from bankruptcy.
Dairy analysts say milk prices could increase, driven by the short supply of cheese.
Italy is expected to face days of political horse trading for key posts as Matteo Renzi begins talks to form a coalition government.
"For the economy to grow faster the consumer needs to spend faster," BlackRock chief investment strategist Russ Koesterich tells CNBC.
Nuclear power is gaining currency in the global energy mix and can help fight global warming, says former N.J. Gov. Christie Whitman.
International Paper chief John Faraci tells CNBC that's only for January and part of February.
American International Group posted earnings excluding items of $1.15 per share on revenue of $8.62 billion, beating Wall Street estimates.
Comcast's planned acquisition of Time Warner Cable may be good news for sports fans; less so for budget-conscious subscribers.
Regulators are actually increasing risk in the US banking system, says bank analyst Richard X. Bove.