Big discounts on pickup trucks helped keep U.S. auto sales strong in September.
U.S. businesses added 213,000 jobs in September, stepping up hiring for the sixth straight month, according to a private survey.
The pace of U.S. manufacturing growth slowed in September, as expectations for hiring and new orders slipped from their August levels.
U.S. construction spending fell in August, the second decline in the past three months, with housing, non-residential and government projects all showing weakness.
Coca-Cola is revising its pay plan for executives after shareholders including Warren Buffett called it excessive.
U.S. consumer confidence dropped in September after hitting the highest level in nearly seven years in August.
U.S. home prices in July increased at the slowest pace in 20 months, reflecting sluggish sales and a greater supply of houses for sale.
Johnson & Johnson is buying the biopharmaceutical company Alios BioPharma Inc. for about $1.75 billion.
Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in August, suggesting that real estate sales will remain sluggish over the next few months.
Americans boosted spending by a healthy amount in August, offering welcome evidence that the economy is on solid footing heading into the final quarter of the year.
Macy's plans to hire about 86,000 seasonal holiday workers nationwide to bolster its stores, call centers and distribution hubs, a 3.6 percent increase from last year.
The penalty for using an ATM that is not affiliated with your bank rose 5 percent over the past year.
A union representing pilots at Germany's Lufthansa has announced a strike affecting long-haul flights from the airline's main Frankfurt hub on Tuesday, resuming a campaign of targeted walkouts after contract talks broke down last week.
A measure of U.S. consumer confidence reached its highest level since July 2013, led by greater optimism that the economy will grow and incomes will rise.
The U.S. economy's bounce-back last quarter from a dismal winter was even faster than previously thought, a sign that growth will likely remain solid for rest of the year.
BlackBerry posted a loss of $207 million in the second quarter just days after the embattled company launched a new phone.
Popular ridesharing service Uber is facing more legal issues in Germany after a Berlin court upheld the capital's ban on the app.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits increased last week after falling sharply two weeks ago. Despite the rise, the level of applications remains near pre-recession levels, a sign that hiring will likely remain healthy.
The price of a gallon of gasoline may soon start with a "2'' across much the country.
AT&T's proposed $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV is moving forward as shareholders of the country's largest satellite TV broadcaster approved the deal. But it still needs regulatory approval.
Fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz AB said Thursday it plans to expand its business over the coming year by increasing online sales and opening new stores, particularly in its largest markets, the U.S. and China.
Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods slumped in August as demand for commercial aircraft descended from record highs, but investment plans by businesses posted promising gains.
BlackBerry launched a new smartphone Wednesday as the embattled Canadian company hopes for a comeback.
U.S. sales of new homes surged in August, led by a wave of buying in the West and Northeast.
Wal-Mart is introducing a mobile checking account for its customers that will eliminate the overdraft and bounced-check fees traditionally charged by banks.
BP wanted its money back - hundreds of millions of dollars of it - but a federal judge said Wednesday that the oil giant must stick by its agreement with the companies it compensated for business losses due to the 2010 Gulf oil spill.
The toy wars just got a bit colder thanks to Disney's "Frozen," with Hasbro wrestling the rights for dolls from the hit movie away from its rival Mattel.
A growing number of small business owners are forgoing health coverage and are paying staffers more to compensate for the lost benefits.
Boeing is bringing hundreds of additional new jobs to South Carolina.
The Cadillac luxury brand will move its headquarters to New York next year to get closer to those living lives of luxury.
The World Trade Organization has sharply reduced its forecast for global trade growth this year, pointing to uneven economic growth in countries including China and the U.S.
A handful of big companies pursuing overseas mergers to lower their tax bills came under pressure Tuesday after the U.S. unveiled rules to discourage them.
The Procter & Gamble Co. is selling its Iams and Eukanuba brands in Europe to Spectrum Brands, shedding the remaining parts of its pet care business.