Thomas Piketty's new book has inspired an economic debate the likes of which hasn't been seen in at least four years.
Target CEO Gregg Steinhafel's name has been added to the list of retail execs caught in a nasty game of musical chairs.
The economy should see steady progress through 2014, but the market remains challenging for stock pickers, Goldman Sachs' David Kostin tells CNBC.
For the first time in a decade, Wal-Mart notched a win against the online retailing giant Amazon. Web sales were up by 30 percent. The WSJ reports.
Google began offering its same-day delivery service, Shopping Express, days after Amazon announced it was offering same-day shipping, NBC reports.
Some fans of Alibaba have considered owning China's JD.com, which plans a U.S. IPO. But beware: JD's profits could be a long way off.
This is an unofficial transcript of Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger and Bill Gates appearing live with Becky Quick on CNBC's "Squawk Box," Monday, May 5, 2014.
For the stock to go up, Twitter will need to, to quote Cuba Gooding, Jr., "Show. Me. The Money!," says Michael Yoshikami.
Some of Monday's midday movers:
Jon Steinberg, BuzzFeed president & COO, discusses the new deal between Amazon and Twitter that allows users to add products to their shopping cart by tweeting. CNBC's Jon Fortt provides insight.
Carter Worth of Sterne Agee explains why you might want to hop on board ahead of earnings.
Amazon.com is launching a new feature to allow shoppers to add products from Twitter to their shopping carts without leaving the site.
Warren Buffett also told CNBC he didn't want to "go to war" with Coca-Cola, despite its "excessive" pay plan.
There has been a failure to ensure that economic growth is inclusive and countries should focus on job creation and maintaining public spending, the OECD says.
While most of them rightfully boast accomplishments and gains, some CEOs took the opportunity this year to shine a light on the not-so-great events of the past year.
The White House released a long-anticipated report on Thursday that calls for limits on web data of customers, the New York Tines reports.
Investors—some of whom have been singed by the recent setbacks—are beginning to think that the era of goodwill despite meager earnings is ending.
Alibaba's tremendous growth story may end with China.
Cloud firms were once the darlings of Wall Street, but now they're just another group of software-like companies that will have to prove themselves.
The news that Wal-Mart is getting into the car insurance business begs the question: is there anything that the world's largest retailer doesn't hawk?