After reporting three straight quarters of lower year-over-year sales, Apple says it is returning to growth.
With 45.5 million units, the company reported more iPhone sales than expected during the quarter.
Median incomes have not kept pace with the inflation rate for job-based health insurance costs, straining family budgets.
The tech giant also reported earnings that beat Wall Street expectations on Tuesday.
Apple CEO Tim Cook told CNBC that "it is hard to estimate" the opportunity of Samsung's Note 7 dilemma, "but we obviously welcome all switchers."
Shoppers for the first time will allocate an equal amount of their holiday budgets toward online and physical stores this year.
Jim Cramer provided his take on Apple earnings following a quarter that was widely viewed as disappointing.
Fewer shoppers are impressed by shipments that take longer than two days to arrive on their doorsteps.
Asia markets opened lower on Wednesday, following U.S. losses after a busy earnings day and a slip in oil prices.
Gains in the Westpac MNI China Consumer Sentiment Indicator were led by improvements in buying conditions and current personal finances.
The Fed meeting next week is widely expected to be a snoozer, but there is a way the Fed could wake up markets.
Widely followed strategist Ed Yardeni on Tuesday lifted his outlook on financial and health care stocks due to attractive valuations.
The prospect of a Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton victory in the U.S. election isn't seeming to induce any jitters in the dollar index.
With a big earnings week for tech stocks, one technical analyst says that Alphabet is the one to buy among them.
Jim Cramer broke down his thoughts on the current M&A market environment, and how regulators will react.
It looks like Chipotle Mexican Grill isn't headed for a turnaround any time soon as earnings disappointed again.
New Zealand is the world's easiest place to do business, the World Bank found, pushing Singapore out of its decade-long top spot.
Donald Trump said Tuesday that Hillary Clinton's plan for Syria would "lead to World War Three," because of conflict with Russian military.
Newly appointed Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan has told employees that he is "sorry for the pain" that the bank's employees have felt.