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Billionaire activist investors Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman are at it again.
Household products giant Procter & Gamble reported quarterly earnings and revenue on Thursday that beat analysts' expectations.
A federation of U.S. labor unions is looking to force JPMorgan Chase's board to consider breaking up the company after the disastrous "London Whale" affair, but the bank is trying to ensure that its shareholders do not get to vote on the union's proposal.
A case brought by the founders of Dragon Systems was among a spate of legal problems and public relations difficulties for Goldman in recent years. The NYT reports.
A senior Lenovo executive said on Thursday that the Chinese computer maker may consider Research in Motion as a takeover target, sending the Blackberry maker's shares up 2 percent just a week before it launches a make-or-break line of redesigned smartphones.
One whistleblower is adamant about his fear about the use of lithium-ion batteries on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, saying they could "explode."
Apple's third straight disappointing quarter signals an urgent need for the global technology leader to drum up new revenue - and China may provide the answer.
Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman made $6 million in total compensation for 2012, far less than his $10.5 million bounty in 2011.
AT&T earnings missed by a penny but revenue growth was faster than expected, helped by strong sales of smartphones like Apple's iPhone.
Starbucks reported quarterly earnings that met analysts' expectations but revenue was slightly lower than anticipated. In after-hours trading, the stock initially slipped then turned higher.
Rates will rise dramatically as soon as there are clear signs the US economy is picking up, billionaire financier George Soros said in an interview at Davos.
The software giant reported quarterly earnings that were a penny higher than Wall Street's forecasts but revenue fell short despite a lift from its latest version of Windows.
President Obama nominated Mary Jo White to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission, tapping an attorney with broad experience in prosecuting white-collar crimes to lead an agency that has a central role in implementing Wall Street reform.
Even as Apple crashes and burns, the market is protected by a firewall of factors that could help stocks break through to new highs.
What's wrong with Apple? Some say it's slowing growth, increasing competition and/or falling margins. But maybe Apple's real problems are your great expectations.
The Hamptons real-estate market has not only recovered -- it’s soaring past its pre-crisis peaks.
Warren Buffett is now in the lead in his decade-long wager that a stock index fund will outperform a selection of hedge funds.
As President Barack Obama begins his second term, start-ups are hoping for on an immigration overhaul to help them attract highly skilled foreign workers.
Despite a fairly dramatic recent drop in weekly unemployment claims, the notion of a significantly improving job market is drawing few converts.
The index has not traded above 1,500 since Dec. 12, 2007, just months before the implosion of big Wall Street banks. While many traders usually dismiss the big, round numbers as having little meaning, this mark could be different.
The man Newsweek claims is the founder of Bitcoin has denied he had anything to do with the digital currency.
Ukraine tensions could push Congress to invest more in the space program. Here's why.
A student who sued her parents for support had her initial request denied by a judge, who cautioned that the case could lead to a "slippery slope."
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick provides highlights of his interview with Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
Satoshi Nakamoto denies he is the founder of bitcoin after Newsweek tracked him down, reports CNBC's Becky Quick.
Discussing tomorrow's employment report and the influence it will have on the stock market, with Brian Kelly, Brian Kelly Capital founder; John Silvia, Wells Fargo chief economist; and Thomas Rogers, TiVo president & CEO.