Here are the contenders, in the order of prominence of their position on the stage, along with the strategies they're likely to employ.
Jeff Gordon has a 99 percent chance of advancing into the first round of NASCAR's playoffs, according to data by PitRho and CNBC.
One company claims to have found a solution to one of the world's largest contributors to greenhouse emissions — gassy cows.
Job cuts surged to 105,696 in July as the military announced plans to reduce troop and civilian workforce payrolls.
Mondelez stock gains after news that Bill Ackman has taken a $5.5 billion stake in snack maker and is considering pushing for a takeover.
Keurig Green Mountain expects to reduce its workforce by about 5 percent as the company grapples with declining sales of its brewers and coffee pods.
Strong ISM nonmanufacturing data Wednesday helped cue up the bond market for a positive payrolls number.
The auctions at the Concours d’Elegance in Pebble Beach and Monterey will mark the latest test for the increasingly frothy collectible car market.
Russia is claiming that it has the right to exert control over nearly half a million square miles of the Arctic Ocean, including the North Pole.
JPMorgan Chase will move more than 2,100 jobs from Manhattan to New Jersey to benefit from an incentive program offered by the state of New Jersey.
Allstate shares fell hard after a disappointing earnings report. Could the reason why be a good sign for the economy? Nomura Securities analyst Cliff Gallant discusses with Brian Sullivan.
A more than 10 percent drop in Apple shares in the past two weeks is leading investors to target the tech behemoth's suppliers.
Tesla lowered its guidance for full-year deliveries, but said the Model X is on track.
“Mad Money” host Jim Cramer on where the House of Mouse is headed.
More than half of small businesses who accept point-of-sale card payments are not aware of a major change coming in October.
Viacom delivered quarterly earnings that matched analysts' expectations on Thursday, but revenue was light.
Apple has signed up 11 million trial members for its new music streaming service, Apple Music, in the five weeks since its launch.
CF Industries on Thursday announced it has agreed to merge with OCI in a deal valued at approximately $8 billion, including about $2 billion in debt.
Ahead of McDonald's analyst day in November, the Goldman Sachs options team says now is the time to get bullish on the company. Is this a smart play? Erin Gibbs of S&P Capital IQ and Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com discuss with Brian Sullivan.
A piece of a wing that washed up on an Indian Ocean island was wreckage from the Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, Malaysia said on Thursday.