Excitement is starting to build over the planned American IPO of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba. It could be the largest U.S. IPO ever.
Housing starts rose less than expected in March and building permits fell, pointing to underlying weakness in the housing market that could persist .
A mere 6 years old, bitcoin is being pushed forward by a zealous group of believers who maintain that bitcoin doubters are blind to what it can do.
Defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox has given up plans to rebuild under bankruptcy protection and has asked a Tokyo court to allow it to be liquidated.
Yelp scored a trifecta of analyst upgrades last week -- a rare occurrence for any stock. But the optimism ignores the growing resentment of business owners.
Positive signs in a first-quarter report overshadowed a 20 percent decline in Yahoo's earnings during the opening three months of the year.
It's cheaper to send American cotton abroad to make clothing, making it difficult for Brooklyn Industries to sew its name onto clothing and really mean it.
The Congressional Budget Office revises downward its budget-deficit estimate and finds Obamacare will cost considerably less than expected.
Coca-Cola's first-quarter profit fell nearly 8 percent as the world's biggest beverage maker faced a stronger dollar and sold less soda.
Netflix's videos are streaming through Comcast's Internet service at their highest speeds in 17 months, thanks to a recent deal.
A well-placed analyst sees Apple releasing a smartwatch by the end of this summer, but it may be too late for the iWatch to disrupt the market.
Amazon plans to sell a long-rumored proprietary wireless phone by the end of summer, The Wall Street Journal reports. What do we know? What can we expect?
Some strong economic news was the balm investors needed after last week's sell-off. Retail sales jumped a much stronger-than-expected 1.1 percent in March.
Sears is now a messy mix of Craftsman and Kardashian, DieHard and Vergara. If it lasts another decade, it won't be the same store your parents patronized.
Knowing these four terms could save you thousands of dollars next time you repair or replace your air conditioning unit.
The Passamaquoddy are aiming to become one of the biggest maple syrup operations in Maine, and bring some hope to a tribe with high joblessness and poverty.
CocaCola and PepsiCo, which report earnings this week, struggle to adapt to changing beverage tastes, but Chipotle Mexican Grill is doing just fine.
From an acquisition worthy of a superhero's welcome to HBO's streaming stumble, there were plenty of corporate wonders and blunders this past week.
Volatile trading on Wall Street is ramping up the heated debate between the bulls and bears -- and investors increasingly are caught in the middle.
U.S. producer prices recorded their largest increase in nine months in March as the cost of food and services rose.
Oprah's new foray into Starbucks tea has plenty of precedent. Here's a look at a few examples of collaborations that go beyond mere celebrity endorsements.
The Nasdaq had its worst day since 2011 as investors dumped biotechnology shares and other industries that have soared during the past year.
America may be years into a housing boom that initially benefited these home-centric retailers, but challenges are on the horizon.