Earnings results tend to beat quarter after quarter, but that's because there is a consistent trend in lower and lower earnings forecasts.
Upward pressure on the Fed with rising inflation expectations paints a better picture for 2017, strategist Jim Paulsen says.
A bump from Microsoft and earnings from GE, Honeywell and McDonald's could help decide whether stocks can finally break out of a tight trading band.
Steve Ballmer responds to speculation he and fellow billionaire Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal were looking to make a bid.
Shares of Microsoft topped their tech bubble high to hit all-time highs Friday morning after reporting better-than-expected earnings.
British American Tobacco has offered to buy Reynolds American Inc. in a $47 billion cash-and-stock deal.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Food fraud is a growing problem. The best case? You pay for something you didn’t get. The worst case? You can get sick or die.
"Bankers wanted the quickest, easiest sale — the low-hanging fruit,'' a former Wells Fargo banker says.
Stifel reiterates its buy rating on Microsoft due to strong cloud sales growth.
McDonald's reported better-than-expected earnings Friday thanks to improved operations and rising sales, beating expectations.
China and the Philippines could begin exploiting energy reserves in the South China Sea. Discussions for joint exploration have begun.
More workers can expect a holiday bonus this year — and maybe a more valuable payout, too. Here's how to plan for that cash.
Andrew Keene of AlphaShark takes a look at Starbucks, which he sees as a good long-term bet.
Senior executives from both companies have begun chats over business strategies, according to Bloomberg.
Still, hedge funds manage a record of nearly $3 trillion, according to industry tracker HFR.
Trump's campaign massively increased its expenditures in September, but he continued to trail Clinton's spending and fundraising.
General Electric reported a 6.7 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by strength in its power and renewable energy businesses.
One technician sees oil hitting $60 fairly soon, thanks to his chart.