Fed Chair's appearances Wednesday and Thursday plus Friday's jobs report will all draw attention.
Shares in Yahoo jumped 5.6% on the back of a WSJ report that company was mulling the sale of its Internet business.
A turbulent year for emerging markets is near an end. The bad news: 2016 doesn't look appealing either, according to JPMorgan.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg unveiled Tuesday a charitable initiative to give away most of his company stake.
Asian equities traded mixed on Wednesday as investor confidence remained shaky in the Asia Pacific, as investors await more regional economic data.
Some high-ranking Republicans and donors balk at trying to take Trump down because they fear a public feud, reports the New York Times.
One financial advisor says becoming filthy rich someday starts with taking small but important steps now.
Beijing's residents have spent much of this week under a dark cloud of pollution, even as their president vowed action on climate change.
The U.S. is deploying a new force of special operations troops to Iraq to conduct raids against IS there and in neighboring Syria.
Fishing boats carrying decomposed corpses have washed ashore in Japan in recent weeks.
Apple shares have lagged the market recently, and the stock will continue to come under pressure heading into next year, according to one trader.
A cyber attack on toymaker VTech exposed the data of 6.4 million children, in what experts called the largest known hack targeting youngsters.
Stocks in South Korea, Taiwan and India could bear the brunt of MSCI's decision to add U.S.-listed Chinese companies to its Emerging Markets index.
U.S. fund manager State Street Global Advisors predicts a plethora of problems will push China's growth down to 6 percent in 2016.
Australia's economy grew a shade more than expected in the third quarter as a sharp increase in mining activity boosted net exports.
California's lucrative nut business is increasingly becoming a target of fraud rings, and a spike in thefts has led the industry and law enforcement to call an emergency summit.
Puerto Rico's governor unveiled an extraordinary fiscal measure in order to avoid defaulting on its debt.
Matt Hougan, president of ETF.com, shares his views on the energy market and how to play it.
More pain in 2016 for oil? Crude's next move, with Stephen Schork, The Schork Report, CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now traders.
Oil stayed at the party longer than other commodities but its collapse means the "commodity supercycle" is over, says Dan Yergin.