S&P cut its ratings on the holding companies behind eight key U.S. banks, citing uncertainty about government support.
Oscar Pistorius' conviction for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp has been scaled up to murder from culpable homicide.
Expansion of coverage and increased spending on retail prescription drugs spurred a six-year-high spike.
Defeating IS could be extremely difficult despite the new impetus for coalition forces to attack its territory in Syria, regional experts are warning.
Brazil launched impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff on Wednesday, as the country's economic and political turmoil worsens.
This year's stunning catalog gifts include a 20-mile ascent and a celebrity cycle.
What does strong M&A activity say about the market? Boris Schlossberg of BK Asset Management and Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com discuss with Seema Mody.
Terrorism, Turkey and the state of the economy have been Putin's main topics in his annual "State of the Nation" address.
Activity in China's services sector slowed in November from the previous month, according to a private survey.
Using the Kensho quantitative tool, CNBC Pro found the stocks with the best performance following the ADP Employment report.
India's largest and most productive coal fields are also home to the largest collection of some of the longest-burning coal fires in the world.
Crude broke below $40 per barrel Wednesday. Here's how low it could go in the days ahead.
U.S. drillers have mostly weathered OPEC's policy of nonstop pumping. But it's left balance sheets battered.
China is the world's largest vehicle market, and possibly one of the world's most dangerous, if the latest figures are any indication.
Volkswagen has agreed the terms of a 20 billion euro ($21 billion) bridging loan with banks to help shoulder the costs of its emissions scandal.
“Mad Money” host Jim Cramer is recommending these stocks to give investor portfolios a healthy boost.
Even in the face a steep price swoon, true believers have been stepping in to buy physical gold at a robust pace.
Jim Cramer spoke with the CEO of GE on how it has managed to triumph in a slow-growth environment, and how its bets will pay off.
Once a highly coveted mate, Yahoo might be on the market once again. But this time, there's baggage.
State and federal laws designed to revoke pensions of convicted public officials don't go far enough, critics say.