Alaska Airlines is beginning nonstop flights from its Seattle hub to Charleston in November.
U.S. consumer confidence fell this month to the lowest level in four months, knocked down by a slowdown in hiring.
U.S. home prices rose at a faster pace in February than the previous month, driven by higher sales and a limited supply of available houses.
UPS boosted first-quarter earnings by 14 percent as things like charging more for bulky but lightweight boxes helped increase U.S. revenue.
RadioShack has agreed to mediation with state attorneys general concerned about the electronic retailer's planned sale of customer data as part of its bankruptcy reorganization.
Aetna has hiked its 2015 forecast beyond analyst expectations after booking a 17-percent jump in first-quarter earnings, as enrollment gains and moderate medical cost growth helped the nation's third-largest health insurer.
The home of the Whopper enjoyed its biggest sales jump in nearly a decade in the U.S. and Canada during the first quarter.
Volkswagen's patriarch has left the building. Does this mean change is coming to the world's No. 2 automaker — in particular, to its high-cost ways of doing business?
Mylan N.V. rejected Teva Pharmaceuticals' $40.1 billion buyout offer, saying the cash-and-stock proposal undervalues the company.
For 6½ years, the Federal Reserve has held its key interest rate near zero, and for nearly that long the financial world has speculated about when the Fed will start raising it. Don't look for it soon.
U.S. users of Discover cards are getting their Apple Pay, the last holdout among major credit card networks in the country.
The chairman of the board of Volkswagen AG, Europe's biggest automaker, has stepped down after clashing with other board members over his criticism of the company's top management.
European authorities say police in several countries have detained 26 people in a crackdown on an organized crime network accused of trading in illegal horse meat.
What killed Comcast's $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable? Regulators' desire to protect the Internet video industry that is reshaping TV.
Purchases of long-lasting manufactured goods in March jumped by the largest amount in eight months, but a closer look at the details reveals that businesses kept pruning their investment plans in the face of a softening U.S. economy.
PepsiCo says it's dropping aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to customer feedback and replacing it with sucralose, another artificial sweetener commonly known as Splenda.
When it comes to McDonald's, everyone seems to have an opinion about what the company needs to do differently.
The fuel bill at American Airlines fell by nearly half in the first quarter, helping the company set a record profit despite a dip in revenue.
Microsoft is changing its business. The question is whether it's changing fast enough.
Sales of new U.S. homes plummeted in March, as the spring buying season opened with sharp declines in the Northeast and South.
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates are down slightly this week and remain near historic lows.
Unimpressive results at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. are hurting pay for its top executives.
House Republicans pushed White House-backed trade legislation toward committee approval on Thursday despite strong objections by Democrats demanding stronger labor and environmental standards as well as a ban on currency manipulation by Asian nations.
Encouraged by lower gas prices, consumers in the U.S. spent big in the first quarter on vehicles that carry lots of passengers and cargo — and deliver hefty profit margins for General Motors.
U.S. homebuyers flooded back into the real estate market in March, pushing up sales and prices at the start of the spring buying season.
McDonald's plans to unwrap a plan next month that it says will help turn around sales declines around the world.
Home rental prices are soaring in San Francisco, while pockets of the Midwest and South are also posting big annual increases.
Some small business owners say government quotas are keeping them from finding the highly skilled help they need.
Coca-Cola reported a quarterly profit Wednesday that beat Wall Street expectations as the world's largest beverage maker raised prices to offset slower growth.
Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries has recalled all of its products after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested positive for listeria, a potentially deadly bacteria.
Employers in 31 U.S. states cut jobs last month as weak economic growth weighed on hiring and a slowdown in oil and gas drilling caused big job losses in some states.
McDonald's sales have been sputtering for more than two years and the company seems trapped in a cycle of bad headlines that likely won't end soon. But don't write the obituary just yet. McDonald's has many strengths that the rivals biting at its heels can only envy.
The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that energy companies can be sued under state antitrust laws for illegally manipulating natural gas prices more than a decade ago during California's energy crisis.