Reports say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's slush fund manager attempted to defect with $5 million, according to the Global Post.
One of the mysteries of the post-financial crisis world is why the U.S. has lacked inflation despite all the money being pumped into the economy.
New orders for U.S. factory goods jumped in July on robust demand for transportation equipment.
Risk assets across Europe rose sharply on hopes that the presidents of both Ukraine and Russia were nearing a cease-fire agreement.
Hate traffic and parking nightmares? This start-up may have the answer: an electric skateboard.
Amazon.com said on Wednesday its chief financial officer, Thomas Szkutak, will retire in June 2015.
Interest rates for U.S. mortgages dropped to their lowest level, but that wasn't enough to move potential home buyers off the fence and into a house.
Netflix has struck a deal with Warner Bros. to run the television series "Gotham" worldwide following its first season.
Petro Poroshenko's office said an agreement had been reached with Russia's Vladimir Putin on a "permanent cease-fire" in eastern Ukraine, but toned down the statement after Russia denied the deal.
Seattle's Tokyo Dog food truck has earned a Guinness World Record for most expensive hot dog.
Hospitals in states that expanded Medicaid are reaping financial benefits in excess of original estimates, a new report found.
The second trading session of September could look much like the first, with the S&P 500 fluctuating around all-time highs.
U.S. small businesses boosted borrowing in July to its highest level in more than seven years.
Canaccord Genuity strategist Tony Dwyer says selling in September could be a big mistake.
Opponents of mandatory labeling for foods made with genetically modified organisms spent roughly three times their spending in all of 2013.
Shares of big banking institutions could double under a best-case scenario, says value investor Rich Pzena.
There's a slow and steady path for the S&P 500 to hit 3,000, Morgan Stanley's Adam Parker says.
The U.S. climbs further up the ranks of the world's most competitive economies, the World Economic Forum says in its annual report.
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has picked two lawmakers with friendly ties to China for his party's top posts, a move seen to be aimed at thawing chilly ties with Beijing.
The highly anticipated iPhone 6 is expected to provide a much-needed boost not only for Apple sales but also for Greater China's export sector.