Today's Business News and Opinion
Commodity giant's shares climbed 72% in Hong Kong and almost 20% in London on Monday, despite the company admitting there was no reason for the movements.
Pointed questions at Twitter go unanswered, despite promises of change from CEO Jack Dorsey and the board.
A large-scale recall in a new product category for General Mills could hurt cereal sales just as they were improving.
The activist investor is calling for the end of the proposed $860 million deal, vowing to campaign against it and seek board seats if its advice goes unheeded.
Fantasy football attracts big money and takes its fair share out of your wallet. But the system may be more nefarious than you realized.
Private electronics maker Roku is coming out with an updated version of its popular streaming media player, looking to take a bigger chunk out of the already-troubled pay-TV market.
GM's most advanced car ever will hit showrooms at the end of October.
Streamlined mortgage documents make it easier for a buyers to see if the loan they were quoted is the loan they're getting. However, it takes time to get them right.
When it comes to people’s Social Security benefits and how they’re determined, most feel completely in the dark.
Shares of Monsanto has been under a 'death cross' since June 22.
Tesla's Model X SUV initially struck some commentators as too expensive. Now Wall Street is coming around to that line of thinking.
Investors globally are watching the Chinese economy slip. If China ushers in a world recession, startups and crowdfunding will be affected, but it's uncertain to what degree.
GE has disappointed investors for more than a decade, but something big is finally changing. The stock is 60% below where a big investor thinks it could be by 2018.
The last two months have been turbulent for markets -- and that could translate into a big payout for high-frequency traders like Virtu, the first to go public.
Juniper Networks stock has erased its August selloff and could be headed for new 52-week highs.
American Airlines is too obsessed with cutting costs and is not on par with Delta in respecting employees, says the president of American's pilots union.
U.S. stock futures are pointing lower Tuesday, European stocks are mixed and Asian shares finish the session mostly higher.
The losses in the market lately open up the potential gain for shorting stocks.
Pepsico and Yum! report earnings Tuesday.
The Los Angeles Times reports Santa Monica, Calif.-based Lionsgate is in advanced talks to merge with Starz.
It's the one-year anniversary of Apple Pay this month and so far the results have been distinctly underwhelming.
Apple and Google were once again named the world's top global brands, and Twitter gained as it named Jack Dorsey as its CEO.
DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman, bowing to pressure led by activist shareholder Nelson Peltz, said should would resign from the global chemical company.
Major retailers are switching to EMV systems that increase the security of transactions. The move highlights National Cyber Security Awareness Month.
In the competitive supermarket aisles, a 102-year-old consumer products company is managing to win due to a barrage of new products.
Boeing's backlog looks fragile because of the economic slowdown in emerging markets. Meanwhile, China is entering the large commercial aircraft industry. What does all of this mean for Boeing's future?
Trian's Nelson Peltz, who engaged in a bruising proxy fight with DuPont, emphasized a collaborative relationship with GE. He says the stock is worth 70% more than its current price.
If you want to know what former Sun MicroSystems CEO Scott McNealy thinks of the Federal Reserve, just ask him.
Using cash to settle the debt was MannKind's worst-case option because it leaves the company with little money to fund ongoing operations.
Will Jack Dorsey's return improve Twitter's stock? In the short term, the answer has so far been "no."
Women are just as likely as men, and in some instances even lead the charge, when it comes to using mobile technology for investing.
Last quarter's decline of the U.S. dollar against the euro could bode well for technology companies that have significant overseas businesses.
The U.S. has relied too much on the Fed to drive its recovery from the financial crisis, says former chairman Ben Bernanke: It's time now to focus on increasing productivity.
It's easy to have a shortsighted view of personal finance in your 30s or 40s. Here are seven make mistakes that can be fatal to your financial future.
Sallie Mae (SLM) shares are up after the company declared a 0.87125 cent dividend.
PepsiCo (PEP) reports earnings Tuesday morning. Judging from past earnings reports and chart analysis, the stock should pop on the report. Here's how you can profit by trading stock options.
Federal law prevents cannabis businesses from reorganizing in court, but for the first time the debate has gotten to a high judicial level.
Delta guides toward the high end of its third-quarter margin range, but some analysts say investors aren't focused on this key metric.
What began as an effort to have Chinese companies break free of dependence on foreign investment and technology has now led to an acknowledgement that China can't go it alone.
China's erratic stock-market and Brazil's credit-rating downgrade sent investors scurrying from emerging-market exchange-traded funds during the third quarter -- and there's probably further selling ahead.
The past fifty years of global economic and financial growth have surprised and delighted people and have exceeded all expectations -- but you haven't seen anything yet.
It still isn't easy to find a luxury vehicle that gets more than 25 miles per gallon combined, but Tesla has prodded the competition to adapt quickly.
Here are nine stocks that will make major gains as the stock market embarks on a multiweek rally.
Steve Jobs died four years ago Monday. Here are 10 incredible quotes from the Apple co-founder on how to succeed at every facet of life.
Uncertainties and weak jobs report could push the Fed decision to next year. The prolonged decision over interest rates may no longer be a 'surprise' move for the informed markets.
Fed policymakers think U.S. inflation will rise as oil and labor markets tighten and rock-bottom rates impose significant cost on seniors and significant distortions on investment choices and asset prices.
Getting fired stinks. Here's what four employees decided to do about it, and what that might mean for you.
Bob McAdoo spent 46 years in the airline industry as a low-level executive, a top level executive and an investment analyst. He retired in August.
Thomson Reuters Deals Intelligence data finds that M&A activity totaled $1.5 trillion over the first nine months of 2015.
Earnings season begins in earnest this week with reports due from Alcoa, Constellation Brands, Container Store and Ruby Tuesday.