Results from large caps other than Apple & Boeing show "the global slowdown and the strength of the dollar working against robust earnings reports."
The heads of research at several large drugmakers have received mysterious invitations to the White House for a meeting Friday morning.
Companies making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
Cases of measles are still rising among the unvaccinated, whom officials warn will almost certainly be infected if they are exposed to the disease.
Joe Terranova is buying a steel producer in his Halftime Report Portfolio in order to play an oil bounce.
After a tumultuous year at McDonald's, CEO Don Thompson is retiring. Chief Brand Officer Steve Easterbrook will take the helm.
The FCC vowed to crack down on businesses that force customers to use their Wi-Fi service. Should consumers ever use a hotel or coffee shop's Wi-Fi?
Mobile daily active users came in at 745 million on average for December 2014, up 34% year-over-year.
Apple's blowout first quarter earnings may just be the beginning of a big year, analysts tell CNBC.
This is a comparison of today's FOMC statement with the one issued after the Fed's previous policy-making meeting on Dec. 17.
Vermont could become the first state in history where elected officials directly legalize pot, USA TODAY reports.
From zero to 60 miles per hour in just over three seconds. What could possibly go wrong?
King Abudullah blazed the trail for women in Saudi Arabia and his death won't be a setback for women's rights, says this real-estate investor.
Novartis forecast sales and profits to grow at a faster pace this year driven by recent drug successes and its portfolio overhaul.
An app aims to solve an issue for South Africans looking for traditional marriages: How many cows is a woman worth? Global Post reports.
Most Federal Reserve watchers did not expect any significant announcements or language changes to this month's statement.
College 529 accounts aren't just for the super-rich, it turns out. And the average amount saved will barely cover a year's tuition.
Activist investor Carl Icahn weighed in on Apple after the tech giant reported a monster quarter that easily beat Wall Street expectations.
Banks no longer are the center of the market universe, Meredith Whitney said at a conference Wednesday.
Some of Wednesday's midday movers: