After a tumultuous year at McDonald's, CEO Don Thompson is retiring. Chief Brand Officer Steve Easterbrook will take the helm.» Read More
Nuclear power producer Exelon Corp. said it would buy Pepco Holdings for $6.83 billion to create the biggest mid-Atlantic electric and gas utility.
China is set to overtake the U.S. as the world's number one economy, while India has jumped into third place ahead of Japan, according to a new study.
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo tells CNBC the company remains on the right path and he's not worried about users finding new platforms.
Pimco's new global equity chief plans a first batch of new hires that could see her investment team grow by half.
When using a simple measure of daily volatility, the stock market isn't showing acute signs of manic-depressive behavior, USA Today reports.
Bill Ackman and Carl Icahn, whose epic battle on CNBC stunned Wall Street, exchanged pleasantries last week and decided to forgive each other.
Talk about an expensive price tag: The highest-priced ticket listed for Saturday's Kentucky Derby is $9,300.
The worst of these moving violations can nearly double your insurance premium.
GlaxoSmithKline's sales fell 10%, highlighting the pressures behind last week's decision to trade more than $20 billion of assets with Novartis.
The U.S. equity market is set for a dramatic correction this year, Marc Faber, the analyst known as "Dr. Doom," tells CNBC.
Your smartphone can get you better deals and help you choose the best product.
As CNBC embarks on its second quarter-century, it can look back on a world of business and finance transformed from when it started in 1989.
Torrance Mayor Frank Scotto blamed California's structural problems for Toyota's relocation to Texas.
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been hit with a $2.5 million fine and has been banned for life.
The average retirement account is up 92 percent since the market low of the economic downturn in 2009, according to a new report.
U.S. single-family home prices rose in February and beat expectations, a closely watched survey said on Tuesday.
Thanks to the new Amazon Wearable Technology store, it has never been easier to tell tech companies, 'shut up and take my money,' NBC News reports.
A gender difference in behavioral skills, seen as early as kindergarten, is hurting boys’ academic prospects and their earning potential, NYT reports.
Don't blame Apple for its debt offering or Pfizer for going overseas—blame those who write the US tax code, says NYU Stern Professor Aswath Damodaran.
Losing American corporations to overseas countries with lower corporate taxes would be a sin, the former chairman and CEO of GE tells CNBC.
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A megamouth shark washed up on a beach in the Pacific, providing a rare glimpse of a mysterious animal. NBC News reports.
From zero to 60 miles per hour in just over three seconds. What could possibly go wrong?
The Web hosting giant, known for its risque ads, announced it would pull its Super Bowl puppy ad following backlash over it. NBC's TODAY reports.