Google has quietly acquired seven technology companies in an effort to create a new generation of robots, The New York Times reports.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a higher open on Wednesday, ahead of several economic indicators which could give an idea as to how Friday's non-farm payrolls number will read.
Private job creation surged in November, with ADP reporting 215,000 new jobs in a number that could put heat on the Fed to begin reducing stimulus.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Thanks? It didn't take much for the mortgage market to plunge into a deep freeze.
Despite precipitous drops in the price of gold since 1978, private investor sentiment towards the commodity remains strong.
U.S. crude oil futures rose more than $1 on Wednesday as government data showed an unexpected draw in stockpiles.
Some of the world's biggest banks have been hit with a 1.71 billion euros ($2.3 billion) fine for interest rate-rigging by traders.
Saudi Arabia's oil minister downplays the threat of oversupply despite Iran looking to ramp up its production even if oil hits $20 a barrel.
Most investors analyse spread sheets and pore over corporate fundamentals to pick the best stocks. But in India, many stock-pickers use astrology.
Bond funds across emerging markets have had a tough year of punishing outflows, but the tide out of Asian bonds may be slowing.
European equities closed lower after U.S. jobs data increased concerns that the Federal Reserve would "taper" its bond-buying program soon.
At the “make or break” meeting of the WTO in Bali this week, Indonesia’s trade minister told CNBC there was a less than 50 percent chance of a deal.
Asian equity markets were mixed on Wednesday with Japan leading losses on profit-taking while Chinese shares rallied on news of financial reforms.
Sometimes you have to buy the stocks when they’re cold, Jim Cramer said. These are ice cold.
The idea of giving to those in need seems to have become buried under a pile of boxes and wrapping paper. It's social media to the rescue.
A deal signed in South Korea by Huawei Technologies could undermine Washington's defense ties with Seoul. The FT reports.
ADP's private sector payrolls report will be watched Wednesday as the warm-up act for Friday's government jobs report.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments about a man lost his frequent flier status because the airline said he "abused the program."
Another Obamacare provision exists that most small business owners don't know about, says Sam Graves, chairman of the House small business committee.