"It looks like it's an operating beat, but they got there probably like no one thought they would," Raymond James analyst Anthony Polini told CNBC.» Read More
"My own butt was the inspiration" for the Spanx phenomenon, self-made billionaire Sara Blakely told CNBC on Wednesday.
Confidence among the nation's home builders slipped more than expected in October, another fallout of Washington's fiscal escapades.
While "Dr. Doom" is no fan of the D.C. brinkmanship, he says three other factors should have investors even more concerned.
Apple's new head of retail, Angela Ahrendts, knows more about how tech meets retail than you might think.
The amount of money going into hedge funds hit a five-year high in September, a sign that the industry is returning to pre-financial crisis levels.
Advance Auto Parts Inc will buy General Parts International Inc for just over $2 billion, creating the largest North American retailer of auto parts.
Bank of America beat Wall Street's third quarter expectations on Tuesday.
PepsiCo reported higher earnings on Wednesday and said it was on track to meet its financial goals for the year, despite global economic pressures.
Twitter has chosen the NYSE for its IPO and is eyeing Nov. 15 for it debut. The stock will trade under the ticker symbol "TWTR."
Senate leaders say they're closing in on a deal to reopen the government and lift the debt ceiling before a key Thursday deadline. NBC News reports.
Boeing said a body panel fell off of a 787 Dreamliner operated by Air India while the plane was in flight, another problem since its introduction.
Has bank debt become more attractive than U.S. Treasurys? That's what recent market developments indicate.
Same-sex couples seeking a divorce face a complicated legal ride due to differences among the states in their laws concerning gay relationships.
Greenlight Capital gained 4.3 percent in the third quarter and is now up 11.8 percent for the year.
Young adults may buy cheaper plans but are often less informed about their high out-of-pocket costs, including deductibles, experts told CNBC.com.
Hours after announcing the House would hold an evening vote on a GOP-crafted measure the vote was delayed, kicking the debate back to the Senate.
Fitch Ratings put the US government's AAA credit rating on 'rating watch negative' Tuesday
The stock market has been neither winner nor loser during the ongoing budget impasse, Nobel laureate Robert Shiller told CNBC.
Yahoo beat on earnings but prices for display ads remained under pressure and its revenue outlook fell short.
Intel beat on earnings but its current-quarter revenue outlook was light as the PC market continues to struggle.
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Increased wages for federal contract workers on military bases could result in job losses, The Fiscal Times reports.
Samsung Electronics is spending more to build its new flagship Galaxy S5 than the previous model despite a slowdown in the high-end smartphone market.
Rounding up all the earnings news investors should be keeping an eye on, including Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley preparing to report Q1 data on Thursday, with CNBC's Melissa Lee, Kate Kelly and Dominic Chu.
Sam Isaly, OrbiMed Advisors, shares his positive outlook for Regeneron, and what he thinks about Amgen's pipeline.
Neil Doshi, CRT Capital internet analyst, makes the bull case for Yahoo sans Alibaba.