Speculation was intense going into the decision that the Fed might drop "patient" from its statement and signal the chance of an imminent rate hike.
Gold steadied above a more than four-month low as investors remained cautious pending the conclusion of a Federal Reserve meeting.
Stronger encryption in Apple's iPhones and websites like Facebook has made it harder for the U.S. government to spy on communications, writer says.
The Russia-Ukraine crisis has "not distracted" Nato from fighting cyberwarfare, a top official said, following a number of high-profile attacks.
The U.K.'s Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne outlined plans to soften his government's stance on austerity - just in time for May's election.
The Federal Reserve won't mention this topic in its official statement Wednesday.
Rising tensions from anti-austerity moves in Europe came to a head when thousands of protesters rioted at the opening of the new ECB headquarters.
Every state has quirks in its tax laws. Watch out for taxes on takeout coffee lids in Colorado, playing cards in Alabama, and more.
Here's why Benjamin Netanyahu won the Israeli election — and the tall task ahead of him now, explains Jake Novak.
Luxury real estate in Europe has gotten a lot cheaper in recent months with the stronger dollar and rising inventories.
Emerging markets have a right to feel nervous before Wednesday’s Fed meeting. Any sign that rates will rise could spark a fresh bout of instability.
High levels of debt in the oil sector and the sharp decline in prices could have far-reaching effects on the global economy, economists warn.
Netanyahu's victory in Israel's election will have knock-on effects on the political and business landscape of Israel and the Middle East, analysts said.
French police raided Uber's Paris office, seizing smartphones and other items as part of an investigation into the company's carpooling service.
From connected sneakers to robots, CNBC takes a look at some of the hottest products from CeBIT which make the future look closer than you think.
At least 19 people were killed, including 17 foreign tourists, when militants attacked Tunisia's Bardo museum, Prime Minister Habib Essid says.
As frustration mounts with the Greek government, new data shows the majority of Germans are happy to let Greece quit the euro zone.
The Dow has a hidden bear market going on within it as a third of the members in the blue chip barometer have hit new 52-week lows this year.
Violent protests hit the streets of Frankfurt as anti-austerity protesters rallied against the opening of a new ECB building.
Sweden's benchmark OMXS30 equity index touched new record highs on Wednesday after the country's central bank cut its key repo rate and expanded an asset-purchase program.
Following another round of market turbulence, utures contracts don't see the Fed raising rates until at least 2018.
Tesla's entry-level $35,000 Model 3 electric car will be available for preorder on March 31, Elon Musk says on Twitter.
Despite the volatility and liquidity concerns, some investors looking at CoCo bonds are seeing buying opportunities.
CNBC Meets hosted a special event in New York, speaking to a panel of celebrities and business leaders including Richard Branson and Ashley Judd on their philanthropic goals and aspirations.
Dolly Parton has formally opened the doors of the latest addition to her growing Dollywood theme park empire, the "DreamMore" resort.
Tania Bryer speaks to fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg about her extraordinary life.
Gold is showing the same fan pattern as appeared on the dollar-yen chart prior to the very powerful breakout in November 2012.
Will dollar strength continue? It's a question most effectively answered with chart analysis of the dollar Index.
The recent rally from near $1.05 remains part of the strong downtrend move towards the $1.00 support target.