A Florida jury wants R.J. Reynolds to pay more than$23.5 billion in damages to a widow of a smoker. That number will likely be reduced. But it highlights a risk for cigarette companies just as Reynolds and Lorillard look to merge.
With stock markets near record highs, geopolitical events around the world are giving investors the jitters.
Amazon's Kindle Unlimited may seem like another risky move by the company that could hurt profit margins in the short-term. But take the long view. Bezos has been rarely wrong over the past 15 years.
Mattel is on the Island of Misfit Toy Stocks after reporting awful results. Barbie sales continue to slide. Do kids play with 'analog' toys anymore? Keep an eye on Hasbro too.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is reorganizing the tech giant. Massive job cuts in the company's newly acquired Nokia devices unit show he is not complacent. And Wall Street approves.
An Apple-Big Blue partnership to sell iPhones to corporate consumers is bad news for BlackBerry. Shares tumbled due to fears about Apple and IBM attacking BlackBerry's core market.
Lorillard and Reynolds American have surged this year on takeover speculation. Now the deal is official. Will Marlboro Man owner Altria be the next to make a big move?
SurveyMonkey is one of a number of technology companies valued over $1 billion. CEO Dave Goldberg explains why they are choosing to stay private rather than IPO.
Citigroup finally announced a long-awaited mortgage settlement. And while that hurt earnings, profits still topped forecasts. Has Citi turned the corner though? It is one of the worst-performing bank stocks this year.