Today's Business News and Opinion
Payback Playbook is expected to bring more people with student loans into cheaper repayment plans.
The FBI spent almost $1 million to unlock an iPhone, Snapchat inks a deal with NBC for Olympics coverage and Google's working on a new travel app.
Berkshire Hathaway, the conglomerate controlled by billionaire investor Warren Buffett, probably faced challenges in the first quarter at auto-insurer Geico and railroad Burlington Northern.
The automaker has been reluctant to enter the autonomous vehicle game. However, the company is apparently striking up a partnership with one of the world's favorite tech companies.
Some stocks are guaranteed winners, and this conglomerate is one of them.
Jim Cramer discusses the energy sector and Anadarko Petroleum, which is scheduled to report earnings on Monday before the open.
Stocks sell off on the final trading day in April as Apple shares drag on broader markets.
Donald Trump says he can make America great again. He might make Twitter great again in the process.
Short-sellers are trying to tell us something about these formerly stalwart companies. Is this a good time to cash in?
Yes, Facebook's (FB) plans to issue new C-class shares are all about keeping founder Mark Zuckerberg in control of the company. As an investor, you shouldn't care.
The embattled pharmaceutical company's move to bring in additional directors and file an overdue financial report did little to appease the markets.
The broad stock market is turning lower as it faces a confluence of obstacles.
The oilfield services provider predicted a 30% rig count decline in the second quarter, but industry followers are eager to see if some will kick into gear with $45 oil.
Apple and Amazon are moving in opposite directions and their stories help point the way for the next generation of growth stocks.
Warren Buffett keeps pushing the envelope in search of growth. This is what investors need to know about the complex way shares of the company trade.
With both economic and earnings data weakening, investors have begun to move out of equities
S.Kidman's Cuba-sized cattle ranches are back on the block after the government rejects Dakang's takeover on national interest grounds.
The Department of Labor "conflict of interest" rule requires financial advisors to act as fiduciaries when handling retirement accounts.
Stocks are at session lows by late morning Friday as Apple suffers its worst three-day stretch since early 2013.
Stunned by the bad news from Cupertino? Consider Harris, an under-the-radar growth opportunity that is far safer than the iPhone maker and even the overall technology sector.
Jim Cramer looks carefully and prefers the companies over German data, and considers papers and plastics in China.
The San Francisco target rejects the $9.3 billion offer, but biotech growth and a healthy pipeline mean Sanofi isn't desperate for Medivation's cancer treatments.
National Oilwell Varco shares jumped more than 6% in Friday morning trading, adding to a week of more than 20% gains, buoyed by Morgan Stanley's new rating on it.
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The company needs a partner to share future tech R&D spending. But is that reason enough to accept terms that other automakers already have rejected?
The eurozone economy grew by 0.6% during the first quarter, beating estimates of 0.4%.
Pilgrim's Pride (PPC) is so big that a 4.6 million-pound chicken recall can't hurt it.
A big acquisition puts Activision Blizzard at the leading edge of this skyrocketing trend.
The Federal Reserve is unlikely to raise interest rates again until this summer or after the presidential election as the economy has faltered and remains weak.
Dunkin' delivered the goods in the first quarter, despite a lack of combo meals.
Altria (MO) makes one of the unhealthiest products a consumer can buy, but its latest earnings report shows why the stock could be the healthiest thing for your portfolio.
The gender wage gap might be real, but it's a lot more complicated than advocates (or their opponents) would have you believe.
A rate hike is finally anticipated, but in the meantime, it might be smart to hold 7-to-10 year Treasury bonds.
As an expected EC veto of the $14.8 billion sale of its U.K. wireless unit to Hutchison-owned Three looms, the Spanish telecom posts a steep fall in profit.
Stock futures hold slightly lower on Friday morning after a monthly read on consumer activity shows a tendency to save instead of spend.
Your teen is growing up in an age when 'saving' really means 'investing.' How do you pass along the right knowledge to build strong financial fundamentals?
You prepared for this time by saving for most of your working life – watching the stock market for years. Now that you're here, what do you do?
The tech-heavy Nasdaq lacks leadership, while Japan’s Nikkei 225 joins China’s Shanghai Composite in bear market territory. Here's how to trade based on charts.
Emirates, Etihad and Qatar are taking luxurious flying to new levels, in what appears to be a competition for over-the-top bragging rights.
Gen Y-ers remain frugal, preferring to save their bonuses rather than spending them, another remnant of the financial crisis that left them debt-averse.
Plug-in hybrids were the awkward second step away from strictly gas-powered vehicles, but can still help drivers cut down on fuel costs.
U.S. stock futures are mixed Friday following a slide on Wall Street led by declining technology shares and slower U.S. economic growth during the first quarter.
The Budweiser maker says it's prepared to sell all its target's breweries in central and eastern Europe as it works to complete its $105 billion takeover in the second half.
Fire tablets and the AWS cloud service are hot sellers.
LinkedIn's new mobile app and efforts to recruit paid content producers are paying off.
Google might team up with Fiat for self-driving vehicles, while new data from IDC show the emergence of a new player in the smartphone market.
This air carrier scores consistently low on customer satisfaction, but its business model of low fares and no frills is generating consistent revenue and profit growth. What's not to love?
Ignore the doom and gloom. Here is why the iconic company can continue to deliver market-beating growth.
Stocks remain lower by mid-afternoon Thursday as worries over the U.S. economy overshadow better-than-expected earnings from industry giants.
GE retirees, many of whom hold stock in their former employer, used Wednesday's annual meeting to urge CEO Jeffrey Immelt to reconsider cuts to their health-care benefits.