China reported slower manufacturing activity in July, though "official" Chinese PMI is still showing expansion, at 50.1, down from 50.2 in June. The trend has been down for months. So why did the Chinese stock market rally almost one percent, its best showing since July 6?
Facebook is still the world’s most successful start-ups, despite ongoing market concerns about its growth prospects, MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor told CNBC.com on Tuesday.
Worries about the global economy have hammered the vehicle sector, but options are turning bullish this week.
Public opinion is of value to governing politicians only when it is in line with their prevailing decision making. But the public's opinion was never asked for in the first place, when the EU decided to proceed with the great euro project. Why should it matter now?
A setback for Google; MGM buys out Icahn; tough times for EA and Take Two and Facebook hits new post-IPO lows.
Everyone is looking for bargains in today’s risky economy. Jim Grant, founder and editor of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, is confident that money-making opportunities exist. He said that bargain hunters just need to know where to look.
The cable industry faces some big issues: rising content costs, rising competition challenging ratings, and the looming threat of blackouts as content and distribution companies negotiate new deals. This week we’ll see how the industry is faring.
Despite strong pressure from the Obama administration, a federal regulator will not allow Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to reduce mortgage principal.
Facebook’s advertising model is under attack — facing allegations that ad clicks on the site aren’t real, but are more likely from “bots,” (web robots) than from people.
Marijuana in California is seemingly coming full circle. It gone from being a banned substance to legal under state law for medical uses to being banned again in many cities. Now it turns out that pot is also bad for the animals.
Looking for an early read into General Motors’ upcoming earnings report on Thursday? Then, check out Fiat’s release, says one hedge fund managing partner, who listed the Italian automaker among the most important emerging market producers right now.
Stocks will no longer generate the kinds of returns they've had over the past century, ending the "cult of equity" that has been Wall Street's mantra for generations, Bill Gross says in his monthly market analysis.
While the main question surrounding the Federal Reserve is whether it will enact another round of quantitative easing, the central bank may have a different caliber of weapon at the ready.
There's a palpable anxiety in Officeville these days, with worries about everything from the economy to job security.
The launch of subscription service Hulu Plus on Apple TV is more than just another incremental video distribution deal. It should be a win-win for both companies, and most importantly — it gives us a glimpse of what Apple has planned for its Apple TV service.
ECB chief Mario Draghi has said he would do anything to save the euro. The markets may hold him to that.
While Coach takes a Tuesday beating in the stock market, one analyst said mainstream American women are key to regaining high-end profits.
This one is for all the men who, like me, love to think they know where they are going without the use of a GPS.
Pressure mounts on the Federal Reserve and European Central Bank to avert another recession, but neither can accomplish much without their governments pursuing more competent economic policies.
This is not the first time since the initial home price collapse in 2006 that we have seen prices rise, only to fall again.