U.S. stocks closed higher as investors looked ahead to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's speech at the end of the week.
Australia's Fortescue Metals Group reported a full-year net profit of $985 million, triple last year's $316 million net profit for the year to end-June.
The Justice Department may be ending the use of private prisons but most immigrant-detention centers are still privately owned, says Julissa Arce.
Sales at high-end car auctions in Pebble Beach and Monterey, California, fell 14 percent from last year.
Sony hopes to attract gamers with a new standard model as well as a new high-end version of the gaming console.
The two new versions will feature one standard model and a higher-end version with 4K video capabilities.
Complete Intelligence's Tony Nash expects the Bank of Japan to roll out dramatic monetary policy measures, but not fiscal policy.
As investors look for dividends, will the chase for yield end badly? CNBC senior markets commentator Mike Santoli discusses dividend concerns, at the NYSE.
CNBC's Scott Cohn discusses how prison stocks are rebounding amid damage control from yesterday's news that Justice Department will end its use of private prisons.
The battle for control over Viacom appears to have come to an end. As part of the agreement, Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman will leave and receive roughly $72 million in severance.