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  • Early movers: YHOO, LMT, UAL, TMUS, AAPL & more Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 7:54 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Stock futures plunge; Brent crude sinks to 11-year low Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 7:33 AM ET

    U.S. futures and stocks around the world were sharply lower this morning, after North Korea claimed to have successfully tested a hydrogen bomb. Meanwhile, tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran were seen as extinguishing the chances of major producers cooperating to cut output.

  • Verizon launches auction to sell data centers Wednesday, 6 Jan 2016 | 6:24 AM ET
    Pedestrians pass in front of a Verizon sign in New York City.

    Verizon has started a process to sell its data center assets, hoping to fetch more than $2.5 billion, people familiar with the matter said.

  • Why this will be virtual reality's breakout year Tuesday, 5 Jan 2016 | 9:00 AM ET
    People play with virtual reality head gear 'Gear VR' of Oculus during the Tokyo Game Show.

    Virtual reality is set to take off in 2016, as Facebook's Oculus and PlayStation launch their highly anticipated hardware.

  • Investors to Mayer: Forget the tax bill, just sell Tuesday, 5 Jan 2016 | 8:04 AM ET
    Marissa Mayer, Yahoo

    Several major Yahoo shareholders are so concerned the company's core Internet business could fall in value that they want it sold as soon as possible.

  • Jan 5- Several major Yahoo Inc. The shareholders said they would prefer that than wait for Yahoo to go through with its plan to seek a tax-free spin-off of the operation, which includes Yahoo's sports and news sites as well as its popular email service. The IRS helped to kill off a previous Yahoo plan to spinoff its stake in Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba Group...

  • 8 stocks to buy after 2016's rocky start Monday, 4 Jan 2016 | 7:04 PM ET

    Stocks suffered Monday to start 2016, but "Fast Money" traders saw opportunities in the slide.

  • Your first trade for Tuesday Monday, 4 Jan 2016 | 6:17 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.

  • Don't let big Dow drop turn you off these stocks Monday, 4 Jan 2016 | 10:56 AM ET
    A trader's reflection on a screen at the New York Stock Exchange.

    There's a case to be made for the Dogs of the Dow, even as stocks start 2016 down. They offer yields that can pay off a mortgage.

  • The 2016 Dogs of the Dow Thursday, 31 Dec 2015 | 2:40 PM ET
    Munchy the Pooch

    As 2015 comes to an end, investors seeking dividend yields are targeting the "Dogs of the Dow," a strategy that's paid off more often than not.

  • AT&T to stop offering two-year contracts Thursday, 31 Dec 2015 | 5:50 AM ET
    A pedestrian walks past an AT&T store in Washington, D.C.

    AT&T, the only major U.S. carrier that still offers two-year contracts to subsidize new smartphone purchases, will soon stop offering the contracts.

  • U.S. says its Internet speeds triple in 3-1/2 years Wednesday, 30 Dec 2015 | 9:00 AM ET

    The FCC says video accounts for more than 60 percent of U.S. Still, the United States only ranks 25 out of 39 nations in 2013, according to the FCC. It said the United States was behind many countries including France, Canada, Germany and Japan-- but ahead of Brazil, Chile, Mexico, and Israel.

  • This was the top business story in 2015 Sunday, 27 Dec 2015 | 10:42 AM ET
    China investor stock prices

    Here are the top 10 business stories of the year, in descending order. NBCNews reports.

  • Deadline nears to claim refund from Verizon, Sprint Thursday, 24 Dec 2015 | 7:32 AM ET
    Pedestrians pass in front of a Verizon sign in New York City.

    Time is running out for customers of Verizon Communications and Sprint to claim some $158 million in refunds from a settlement over mobile "cramming."

  • Try the dogs of the Dow for 2016: Technician Tuesday, 22 Dec 2015 | 9:58 AM ET
    A screen displays news on the Dow Jones Industrial Average on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Oct. 15, 2014.

    Carter Worth of Cornerstone Macro says some investors are turning to a time-tested investment strategy to harvest gains in 2016: the Dogs of the Dow.

  • Apple iPhone 5s

    Oh God, what is this? That’s the first thought you might have when a notification appears to download a “Carrier Settings Update.”

  • Dec 18- U.S. companies' borrowing to spend on capital investment fell 12 percent in November, trade association Equipment Leasing and Finance Association said. Credit approvals totaled 79 percent in November, down slightly from 80.1 percent in October, said ELFA, a Washington- based trade association that reports economic activity for the $1 trillion...

  • How 'Star Wars' took over social media Friday, 18 Dec 2015 | 1:04 PM ET
    Star Wars

    The force is strong with Disney and its social media partners as the latest "Star Wars" installment hits theaters this weekend.

  • Fed's rate hike sparks rally in unlikely group Thursday, 17 Dec 2015 | 12:05 AM ET
    Stock Market Rise

    The Fed's decision Wednesday to increase interest rates for the first time since June 2006 sparked a rally in an unlikely group of stocks.

  • Dow closes up more than 200 after Fed hikes rates Wednesday, 16 Dec 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks closed higher after the Federal Reserve raised rates for the first time in nearly a decade. Only the energy sector lagged as oil prices resumed their decline.