Microsoft goes after the bad guys. That and other top money stories you need to know Friday.
Investors avidly awaiting signs that the Federal Reserve is ready to reduce its monthly stimulus may find that the news already has passed them by.
It was a day of upbeat economic news: GDP growth rose and jobless claims fell. So naturally, stocks lost ground again due to fears that the Fed will cut its stimulus program.
A warning for cash card users, and e-filing of tax returns hits an all-time high. Those and other top money stories you need to know Thursday.
China's government has banned financial institutions from trading in bitcoin, in what analysts said was a restrained first step towards regulating the digital currency.
Stocks markets fell again Wednesday as investors weighed conflicting economic reports and came away with fears that the Fed could pull back on its stimulus sooner.
Is that story real news, or an ad? That and more money stories you need to know Wednesday.
As the Dow closed Tuesday on its first three-day losing streak since late September, investors are wondering: Has the bull market peaked or is it just taking a breather?
The astronomical rise in the value of bitcoin - which has surged more than 8,000 percent this year - has created a new breed of digital currency multimillionaires.
A pair of great public relations campaigns had everyone talking and shopping Monday, but neither one sparked much market action.
Stores were packed during Thanksgiving weekend, but shoppers were cautious about how much they spent.
Hilton plans to offer approximately 112.8 million shares in an initial public offering of its common stock.
A sharp rise in U.S. equity prices could be leading to a dangerous bubble, according to an American who won the 2013 Nobel prize for economics.
From a retailer's signature gadget going cold to some jewelers starting to heat up, here's a rundown of the week's smartest moves and biggest errors in the business world.
Two tech giants continued to shine in the markets Wednesday: Hewlett-Packard and Apple. Trading was light ahead of the holiday, but the Dow and the S&P both hit new highs.
While the usual long lines can be expected at stores Thursday night and Friday morning, it is Internet retailers who may be this year's big winners.
The Nasdaq conquered a milestone, housing stocks kept building on their 2013 gains, and jewelers' earnings shone brightly on Tuesday.
Men's Wearhouse struck back at Jos. A. Bank with a $1.5 billion bid to acquire the clothing retailer, only weeks after rejecting a takeover offer from its smaller rival.
Many deeply discounted items on Black Friday and throughout the holiday shopping season are merely illusions, a new report says.
After the Dow and the S&P 500 topped key levels last week, the Nasdaq moved above 4,000 for the first time in 13 years. But its rally ran out of steam near the close.
It was the S&P 500's turn to close at a milestone level, and a big deal may be brewing the cable industry.
Time Warner Cable's flirtation with potential merger suitors may include Comcast, sources say.
It took the Dow just 139 days to climb from 15,000 to 16,000. The big question for investors is: does that signal the start of a new round of buying, or the end of the rally?