An angry crowd clashed with police in Missouri after an officer fatally shot a black teen during an armed confrontation.
Takata Corp, the air bag maker embroiled in millions of recalls worldwide, said its president Stefan Stocker would step down.
Dig out your flip phones, dust off your vinyls and plug in your desktop computers because retro-tech is en vogue.
The world is in dire need of data science professionals as experts ring alarm bells over the shortage of talent in a field that has become crucial to global business.
Claims that North Korea has engaged in recent cyber-attacks could see the rogue nation ramp up military aggression next year, Nomura said.
Audiences seem to be falling out of love with traditional fairy tales and their happy endings.
Tim Connaghan, author of "Behind the Red Suit," says fund managers need to work harder in 2015 in order to deliver alpha.
The S&P has moved 5 percent from last Thursday, and traders say it could continue to drift higher on year-end buying.
Minimum wage hikes across the US will prompt Wal-Mart Stores to adjust base salaries at 1,434 stores, impacting about a third of its U.S. locations.
South Korean prosecutors requested a detention warrant for a former Korean Air Lines executive who delayed a flight because she was unhappy over nuts.
Asian currencies may take a wild ride in 2015 with central bank policies set to diverge as the Fed prepares to raise interest rates, analysts say.
Former President George H.W. Bush, age 90, was taken to a Houston hospital after experiencing shortness of breath, a statement from his office said.
Political unrest kept tourists away from Thailand for much of this year, but a surge in Chinese travelers may signal a recovery ahead, analysts say.
Japan Prime Minister Abe is set to launch a new government with a defense minister whose support for a stronger pre-emptive strike capability may rile China.
Despite Venezuela's troubles, some U.S.-listed companies will want to keep earning money there. Look for those that own up to currency risk.
If you think Buffett has lost his touch—with IBM, Coke and Exxon bets all dogs—then why is Berkshire Hathaway crushing the S&P 500 in 2014?
A decade after splitting two railroad manufacturers from the same company to promote competition, China now wants to recombine them. The Financial Times reports.
South Korean prosecutors indicted U.S. taxi-hailing service provider Uber's local unit for violating a law governing public transport, Yonhap reported.
Sony Corp is considering a sale of its Sony/ATV Music Publishing unit, which owns the rights to most of the Beatles' songs, WSJ reports.
"The Interview" may be coming soon to a theater near you after all.
The defensive tactics employed by sovereign bond investors mirror those used in the natural world by one of its lizards, according to one analyst.
Despite last week's head spinning stock swoon, Dennis Gartman says investors shouldn't fear China.
Iraq's Kurdistan region will sell its oil independently of Baghdad if the national government does not pay the money it owes, the president of the Kurdistan Regional Government told CNBC.
Designer Diane von Furstenberg said the launch of her iconic "wrap dress" design gave her a financial security she had never had before.
CNBC Meets' Tania Bryer speaks to celebrated soprano opera singer Jessye Norman, who speaks about her childhood growing up in Augusta, Georgia.
In part two, Norman talks about her big break in opera and some of the challenges she faced early on in her career, as well as her frustrations with the "racialism" she feels still exists in U.S. Congress.
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.