D.E Master Blenders 1753 said on Thursday it received a 6.4- billion-euro takeover offer from German investor Joh A Benckiser, sending shares of the Dutch coffee and tea maker up more than 25 percent.
The battle over a minimum-wage increase has begun, and small employers on both sides have entered the debate.
Dell shareholders would "lose badly" if the takeover battle for the struggling PC maker results in Michael Dell losing control, management expert Jeffrey Sonnenfeld told CNBC.
The higher payroll tax and rising gas prices are prompting consumers to dine out less. But could tax refunds in the mail bring relief to the sector?
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz discusses how the partnership with Square is going, the vote on a potential ban on making any political contributions, and the minimum wage.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day and what traders are looking out for on Friday.
Cyprus's citizens are facing up to a very uncertain future, with one Cypriot telling CNBC: "We are not like Greeks."
Computer networks at major South Korean banks and top TV broadcasters crashed Wednesday, prompting speculation of a cyberattack by North Korea.
How’s the economy affecting the better set? Cramer said these 13 stocks tell all.
New York City starts a ban this Tuesday on the sale of big sugary drinks. But there are exceptions to the rule and places to buy them.
Starbucks said Thursday that it doesn't plan to change its offerings ahead of New York City's ban on large, sugary drinks that is scheduled to go into effect March 12.
Many companies remain reluctant to hire, stringing job applicants along for weeks or months before they make a decision. The New York Times reports.
More than 200 companies have signed on to a supporting brief calling for the Supreme Court to overturn part of the Defense of Marriage Act. The NYT reports.
This exec says telecommuting, once a novelty and a very practical solution in some situations, has now become an entitlement. An entitlement he claims that is abused.
Britain's tax authority on Thursday published the names of what it described as "tax cheats" for the first time, part of efforts to address public anger over tax evasion at a time of economic austerity.
A Washington state man concocted what could be the world's most expensive Starbucks drink ever, with CNBC's Brian Sullivan.
If you look at headline tax rates alone, you might think tax competition in Europe had ended. But the more stable headline rates say nothing about how countries define a company's tax base.
"Tolstoy is also a better read. Tax rules ... were developed by the League of Nations after World War I. They've not kept pace with the changes in the world economy," the U.K.'s chancellor of the exchequer told CNBC.
Macquarie says the drop in coffee prices is due to speculative trades that are long Robusta, and short Arabica. CNBC's Jane Wells offers insight.