The Bank of England left policy steady Thursday, barely causing a stir in markets -- a contrast to six years ago when it cut rates to a record low.
A stronger euro would "probably would weigh on the stock market," says Jim Iuorio, managing director at TJM Institutional Services.
One player has retired at the grand old age of 24, after earning around $773,000 a year playing games.
The prospect of the ECB's 1-trillion euro bond-buying program has cheered markets, but Cyprus' finance minister said it must not stop reform efforts.
Despite the meltdown in oil, prices are more likely to rise than to fall further because of political instability, an industry consultant tells CNBC.
Billions of dollars are pouring into oil exchange-traded funds, as investors risk big losses and focus on the chance of huge rewards.
A measure of buying interest, which has called the bottom in three stocks so far this year, is signaling the bottom may be in on Alibaba.
A necktie worn by disgraced former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford when he confessed to smoking crack has fetched $13,000 on eBay.
Microsoft is betting big on Windows 10, but it's not just smartphones and PCs it wants to conquer.
CNBC.com takes a look at 10 of the United States' biggest - and greenest - institutions.
China has set its gross domestic product (GDP) growth target at "around 7 percent" for 2015 - the lowest in 11 years - focusing on quality over quantity as it overhauls its growth model.
Drugmaker AbbVie said it will buy Pharmacyclics for about $21 billion to boost its oncology drugs pipeline.
One Pittsburgh company is using a centuries old technology to transform the way we store energy.
The Bank of England is embroiled in an investigation over the potential rigging of its money-market auctions, the FT reports.
When it comes to paying for games on smartphones and tablets, the demographic breakdown between men and women is far from even.
Russia's Moscow Exchange said on Thursday that it would restart forex trading.
Brazil hiked interest rates to a six-year high on Wednesday, but economists say the move only tips the country closer to recession.
Despite near constant chatter about self-driving vehicles revolutionizing how the world gets around, a new report says the transformation will take longer than many have predicted.
Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has been able to defer $61.9 billion of corporate taxes, the Financial Times reports.
Greece – where the bailout program is the subject of continuing drama - could learn from Ireland, the country's prime minister told CNBC.
Smartphone makers are launching a slew of privacy-centric devices in a bid to take advantage of users' concerns about being spied on by governments.
Investors need to be cautious on rotating into European equities, according to the CEO of an independent asset management group.
The latest episode of CNBC Meets features Lauren Bush Lauren, founder and CEO of FEED, niece of former President George W. Bush and the granddaughter of former President George H. W. Bush.
CNBC Meets' Tania Bryer speaks to niece of former U.S. President George W. Bush, and founder of social business FEED, Lauren Bush Lauren.
In part two, Bush Lauren talks about some of the early FEED products first released and the challenges she faced launching the group back in 2007.
Charts suggest a new long-term uptrend may be at hand for Chinese stocks despite worries about slowing economy growth killing momentum preciously.
Weaker-than-expected U.S. housing data lifted gold prices from a seven-week low, but charts suggest that investors shouldn't get too excited.
Oil has managed a rebound in the past three weeks. Technical analysis suggests a consolidation is under way, but a firm uptrend isn't in place yet.