CNBC: Business

Venture firm's partners make up the largest class of investors in its new $6.3 billion fund

Insight Venture Partners' Fund X raises the largest fund to date with its largest investors hailing from its own firm.

Skechers drops more than 20 percent after earnings miss

The footwear maker reported EPS that fell well below expectations for the second quarter.

Automakers push back on EU tariff plan, saying there's no evidence imports affect national security

Automakers, testifying at the first of a two-day hearing being held by the U.S. Commerce Department, warned against the Trump administration's proposal to hike tariffs on car imports from the EU.

eBay stock has worst day in nearly two years after weak growth, lowered revenue forecast

Shares of eBay fell over 10 percent in trading Thursday after the company reported sluggish growth in its marketplace business.

Trump says EU's $5 billion fine on Google is proof the US is being taken advantage of

On Wednesday, the EU hit Google with a $5 billion fine, alleging the company had violated antitrust laws by bundling its apps like Chrome and Google Play with its Android operating system.

Trump tried to protect Qualcomm. Now his trade war may be hurting it.

China’s prolonged review of Qualcomm's proposed acquisition of NXP Semiconductors is widely seen by analysts and trade experts as part of Beijing’s retaliation for President Trump’s tariffs on Chinese

Unilever’s profit dips amid Brazilian truck strike and currency fluctuations

Consumer goods maker Unilever reported lower-than-expected second quarter sales.

As Japan grows 'so-so,' one of its largest companies looks for international expansion

Masatsugu Nagato, president and CEO of Japan Post, spoke with CNBC at the launch of Toll City, a logistics hub situated in western Singapore.

If the first men on the moon had become stranded, President Nixon would have given this speech

White House speechwriter Bill Safire penned the address "In event of moon disaster" on July 18, 1969.

Billionaire investor David Rubenstein says two more interest rate hikes won't hurt the economy

Some investors fear that additional Federal Reserve interest rate hikes could slow down the economy. But billionaire investor David Rubenstein says the economy is strong enough right now to withstand

American Express drops more than 3 percent after missing on revenue

The payments company said its net income rose 21 percent year over year amid growth in member spending and fees.

Warren Buffett finds an 'elephant' in Berkshire's own backyard

Warren Buffett has looked around for suitable ways to invest Berkshire Hathaway's $106 billion cash hoard, and he has finally come up with an idea: Berkshire Hathaway.

Wendy's had preliminary deal talks with Papa John's before founder's scandal erupted

Shares of Papa John's spiked Wednesday after a report surfaced that the company's founder John Schnatter had been in preliminary talks with Wendy's about a possible merger.

Nigeria launches national carrier that it hopes will fly to China and India

The Nigerian government will own no more than a 5 percent stake in the airline, which it is touting as “fully private sector led.”

The Senate is making a big mistake as it drags its feet over EXIM Bank confirmations

The U.S. Export-Import Bank has lacked a board quorum since July 2015, crippling its mission to help finance American companies selling goods and services overseas, writes former EXIM Chairman and

Blue Origin pushes the limits of its capsule designed for tourists in second successful launch this year

SpaceX is set to launch Thursday evening from Florida, flying an enhanced version of its Falcon 9 rocket for the first time.

Goldman Sachs downgrades Clorox to sell, says valuation is 'unsustainably high'

Goldman Sachs downgraded its rating on Clorox shares to sell from neutral on Wednesday.