Softbank's investment in a Hollywood movie studio represents the coming out party for two new players in the US entertainment industry.
Ikea will sell its low-cost solar panels in more countries beginning with the Netherlands.
Apple new mobile payments system is winning over financial industry heavyweights, signaling the likely demise of lesser payment alternatives.
The Federal Reserve has asked Credit Suisse to address problems relating to the bank's underwriting and sale of leveraged loans.
The U.S. climbs further up the ranks of the world's most competitive economies, the World Economic Forum says in its annual report.
Switzerland placed first in The World Economic Forum's flagship "Global Competitiveness Report." Jennifer Blanke, WEF chief economist and senior director, provides insight to what's working really well in Switzerland.
CNBC's Ron Insana explains why the United States is regarded as a safe play around the world.
Novartis and Google have agreed to develop "smart" contact lenses to help diabetics track blood glucose levels or restore the eye's ability to focus.
France and Switzerland agreed to cooperate to crack down on citizens with hidden Swiss bank accounts to root out tax dodgers and cheats.
Credit Suisse has agreed to pay a $2.5 billion fine to U.S. authorities for helping Americans evade taxes. The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss the bank's guilty plea.
Pro-Russian rebels shot down two Ukrainian helicopters on Friday, killing two crew, as troops tightened their siege of separatist-held Slaviansk.
An oil and gas giant, several banks and Switzerland-based food megacorp Nestle are among more than a dozen financial backers of the Rome event.
By making several changes "we are not an allergy-free airline, but allergy friendly," an airline official said.
U.N. Security Council has called an emergency meeting at Russia's request to discuss the growing crisis
Armed separatists took virtual control of a city in eastern Ukraine and Kiev prepared troops to respond.
Caterpillar, using a Swiss affiliate, avoided paying $2.4 billion dollars in U.S. taxes, says Senate report.
Jean-Claude Biver, chairman at Hublot, explains that other countries are compensating for losses in China and that the group is focusing on general-end luxury.
Jorgo Chatzimarkakis, a German member of the European Parliament, says officials should not "threaten" Switzerland regarding its vote to restrict immigration from other European Union countries.
Sebastien Galy, senior currency strategist at Societe Generale, says Switzerland's strong economy has relied on productive labor from around Europe and the latest vote to restrict immigration will be "negative" for the Swiss economy.
Dominik Hangartner, associate professor at the London School of Economics, says the Swiss vote to set EU immigration quotas is "not good news" for the country's economy and relations with the region.