German consumers are now more optimistic since the GfK research group started compiling its forward-looking consumer confidence index in the 1990s.
Intel is close to a deal to buy smaller chipmaker Altera for about $15 billion, according to a report in the New York Post.
While Greece has been hitting the headlines recently, Matteo Renzi has quietly had a tough few months.
China shares plunged, briefly touching correction territory in volatile trade, but analysts aren't paying it much attention.
The corruption scandal at football's governing body doesn't involve entities under the soccer group's control, a former candidate for FIFA's top spot said.
With FIFA facing its worst crisis in its 111-year history, calls are growing that president Sepp Blatter should step down.
Japan data painted a divergent picture, with industrial production and inflation beating forecasts, but consumers kept their wallets shut despite a better jobs picture.
This teen entrepreneur is turning his attention to robot parts worn by humans, which can be controlled by the brain.
India's government and businesses are pushing for a rate cut next week even though data on Friday may show output is expanding faster than China's.
China is pulling out all the usual easing props to counter its slowing economy, but the old hats don't appear to be working as well as they used to.
The plunge in Chinese stocks is likely to be temporary, and unlikely to spill into world markets unless it becomes prolonged and triggers recession in the second-biggest economy.
This country's currency is sliding, attracting the attention of global investors—and the move may presage more global currency pain ahead.
Much of the support for expanding Asian trade is coming for states with the most to gain, according to a CNBC analysis.
Hugo Barra, vice president of international at Xiaomi, discusses the competitive advantages of the company as it prepares to launch stores for the U.S. and Europe.
Is cheating bad? Why do women cheat? The founder and CEO of affair website Ashley Madison tells all, including why he has his eye on China.
Pfizer reportedly approached Cellectis with a deal that could value it at about $1.64 billion, the Financial Times reported.
Critical government reports on the U.S.'s productivity growth appear to have the same seasonal problems that CNBC uncovered in the GDP data.
GE picked Deutsche Bank to sell Italian lender GE Capital Interbanca as part of a strategic review to refocus its industrial base, sources said.
Some view skyrocketing biotech stocks as a bubble, but hedge funds are riding optimism in the sector to monster gains—for now.
Google and GoPro have created a camera that captures 360-degree footage, to be hosted on Youtube, reports Recode.
The finer details of Wednesday's indictment against FIFA officials appears to implicate one U.S. household name in particular.
A Californian company is looking to transform the way we consume energy, making it cheaper and greener. How?
Hopes for a deal between Greece and its international lenders were quickly raised and dashed Wednesday.
Tania Bryer speaks to fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg about her extraordinary life.
In Part Two, designer Diane von Furstenberg talks to Tania Bryant about starting again in the fashion business.
Designer Diane von Furstenberg said the launch of her iconic "wrap dress" design gave her a financial security she had never had before.
The Nikkei's relentless bull-run has raised concerns if a correction is on the pipeline. Chart analysis, however, suggests otherwise.
While the euro-dollar breakout looked like a short-term move rather than a trend change, the situation now is different and impacts long term positions.
With Nymex rebounding 40 percent since its lows of the year, many are asking if the uptrend will stay or whether if it is a short-term bounce.