The S&P 500 rose above 1,400 for the first time since May 3 behind further calls for another central bank stimulus and hopes that the European Central Bank will take action.
Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting has purchased sports website Bleacher Report for a reported $175 million, according to reports.
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, Italian comedian-turned-political activist Beppe Grillo, New Gingrich and others have been accused of buying thousands of Twitter followers. What could they get out of this new social media gambit?
American swimmer Michael Phelps ended his illustrious career on a high note Saturday when he won his record 18th gold medal, 22nd medal overall, as part of the 4x100-meter medley relay.
A day after becoming the most decorated medal-winner in Olympics history, American swimmer Michael Phelps decided 19 medals wasn't enough.
Facebook, the world's largest social media platform, might have more than 83 million fake users, according to company filings published this week.
Four badminton teams were thrown out of the 2012 London Olympics on Wednesday after attempting to purposely lose preliminary matches to get an easier track to a medal.
Missy Franklin, the 17-year-old American swimming star who has warmed the hearts of millions around the world with her charismatic personality and strong performance at the Olympics, including a gold medal in the 100-meter backstroke.
Michael Phelps became the most decorated Olympics medal-winner of all time when he won a gold medal with the men's 200-freestyle relay team Tuesday.
The global marketing chief for General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) was ousted because of an expensive, poorly negotiated deal with Manchester United, the world's most popular soccer club, according to a report.
Twitter remains publicly silent more than 24 hours after banning British journalist Guy Adams for publishing NBC executive Gary Zenkel's work email address.
Blitz USA is out of business, not because of a product defect, but because of consumer misuse.
Search engine optimization is often discussed as some sort of sneaky journalism practice, but X5 Music Group is proving that a trick or two comes in handy with music sales as well.
Jordyn Wieber, the heavy favorite to win gold in women's gymnastics, was brought to tears on Sunday after failing to qualify for the all-around title.
Chick-fil-A may have irreparably damaged its relationship with a core constituency because of its same-sex marriage stance.
The head of public relations at Chick-fil-A died Friday morning of an apparent heart attack, according to the company.
Cleveland Browns owner Randy Lerner admitted on Friday that he is in negotiations to sell the team to Tennessee businessman Jimmy Haslam after months of speculation.
Next week could see some major worldwide financial implications, depending on what three of the world's largest central banks do at their scheduled meetings.
The 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony will draw the world's audience to London on Friday night, but signal an Olympics that will be more glitz than substance for the host city.
The idea that a few-hour Twitter outage could have more than a billion-dollar effect on the economy sounds preposterous at first, but some simple math suggests that might be just the case.
Social media is now a $16.9 billion business, according to 2012 estimates by Gartner.
Chick-fil-A faces its latest public relations disaster on Wednesday, when Internet users alleged the fast food company was creating fake Facebook users to defend the company's anti-gay marriage stance.
The hits kept coming for Penn State on Tuesday when State Farm, an official sponsor of the football program, announced it would no longer sponsor the team.
The New York Yankees' trade for 10-time All-Star Ichiro Suzuki should help baseball's most popular team both on and off the field.
Under Armour (NYSE: UA) shares jumped more than 12 percent on Tuesday trading after reporting better than expected second quarter earnings.
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Sesame Street, created in 1969, could have declined to embrace social media with the rise of the Internet. But successors of the program's founders have mastered social media to capture a new generation of fans and hold on to existing devotees.
Georgia Gulf Corp. (NYSE: GGC) shares soared after announcing a deal Thursday to acquire reached a deal to acquire PPG Industries Inc.'s (NYSE: PPG) commodity chemicals unit for $1.9 billion in cash and shares.
Walgreen Co. (NYSE: WAG) announced a multi-year pharmacy network agreement with Express Scripts on Thursday morning after a seven-month split.
Baker Hughes Inc (NYSE: BHI), one of the world's largest oil services companies, is expected to report a slight decrease in profit for the second quarter on weakness in the company's North American business.
Madison Square Garden Company (Nasdaq: MSG) shares appeared unaffected Wednesday by Jeremy Lin's departure, despite considerable hype surrounding the former New York Knicks point guard's economic boost to the company's bottom line.