Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell in the latest week as interest rates edged higher, an industry group said on Wednesday.» Read More
Google is on the verge of unveiling an à la carte subscription service for some of YouTube's specialist video channels, the Financial Times reports.
Tyson Foods reported a weaker-than-expected quarterly profit as shoppers and restaurants switched to cheaper chicken from beef, and the company cut its full-year sales forecast.
Bill Gates tells CNBC that Microsoft is trying to gain market share in the Apple-dominated tablet market by combining "the portability of the tablet" and the richness of a PC.
In a first for the drug industry, Pfizer told The Associated Press that the drugmaker will begin selling its popular erectile dysfunction pill Viagra directly to patients on its website.
As the U.S. economy recovers, Berkshire Hathaway-owned NetJets has seen a surge in new customers and current owners flying more hours, NetJets CEO Jordan Hansell and Warren Buffett told CNBC.
Republicans are pushing a bill that would allow full-time private sector employees to have the option of taking paid time off instead of overtime pay.
Crestwood Midstream Partners will acquire control of Inergy to form an entity with an enterprise value of about $7 billion, the companies said.
Rather than being simply a one-off event that Wall Street could dismiss as an aberration, the Flash Crash now looks like it was just the first warning shot.
Warren Buffett tells CNBC's Becky Quick stocks will be going a "lot higher" in her lifetime but warns investors to stay away from bonds.
Private-equity firms TPG Capital and Warburg Pincus are exploring a sale or a public offering of Neiman Marcus, according to a report.
April just wasn't meant to be the month for the dollar to push decisively above 100 yen. Perhaps May will be.
Millennials are more cautious about investing in the market than their parents. But they are also more knowledgeable about what to do with their money.
Some shareholders of Verizon Communications say they could be happy for the company to pay up to $130 billion for Vodafone Group's stake in their U.S. wireless venture.
Manufacturers are gravitating toward wireless connections for Apple’s products, which is helping the market for competitors’ mobile devices.
JPMorgan Chase's Jamie Dimon may be losing ground in his fight to keep the title of chairman, as some major investors push for more oversight after the "London Whale" losses.
A new analysis finds the current Supreme Court to be by far the most pro-business of any since World War II.
Damp air from the Pacific Ocean helped firefighters in their battle against a huge wildfire burning through coastal mountains in Southern California.
Buy anything on the Internet lately without paying sales tax? In all but a few states, you're probably a tax cheat.
Harvard historian Niall Ferguson apologized for "stupid" remarks he made about economist John Maynard Keynes, which evoked a firestorm.
JPMorgan shareholders should vote against the re-election of three board members, an influential proxy advisory firm said.
President Obama played straight man to comic Zach Galifianakis, subjecting himself to a biting interview in order to tout Obamacare.
Dion also said in a "Squawk Box" interview that aired Wednesday the music business is not what it used to be. She also contended that live performances are still the best way to experience her music.
Stocks are likely to suffer in the short term, but jumping out of the market is not a smart move, said Jack Bogle.
Charles Campbell, MKM Partners executive director, shares his thoughts on raising the minimum wage and the expansion of overtime pay.
Frank Blake, chairman & CEO of Home Depot, discusses his company's plans to increase its online orders and accommodate mobile shoppers. Also Blake weighs in on his support of Internet taxes.
Frank Blake, Chairman & CEO of Home Depot, discusses his company's do-it-yourself extravaganza in Las Vegas, and provides his outlook on the spring selling season. Definitely the cold weather has had an impact on us, says Blake.