The U.S. economy has rebounded with vigor from a grim start to 2014 and should show renewed strength into next year.
A private survey shows that businesses hired at a healthy pace in July, though the job gains slowed from the previous month.
The long-awaited surge in hiring at small businesses appears to be under way.
A Texas lawyer has filed a lawsuit against General Motors on behalf of 658 people who were injured or killed in crashes allegedly caused by faulty ignition switches.
The world's largest online retailer is facing off in India against a new name in e-commerce that was founded by former Amazon employees.
More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.
U.S. consumers are more confident about the economy than they have been in nearly seven years.
U.S. home prices rose in May from a year earlier at the weakest pace in 15 months as sales remain modest in the spring buying season.
The sausage brand started by the late country singer of the same name has become a breakfast staple, with products even including a pancake-and-sausage on a stick. Now the brand is hoping its new bowls and sandwiches can lure eaters at other meals.
This much is clear: The Federal Reserve will make another cut this week in its monthly bond purchases, which have been aimed at keeping long-term loan rates low. This much is not: When will the Fed start tightening its interest-rate policy to thwart any runaway inflation?
China's anti-monopoly agency announced an investigation Tuesday of Microsoft Corp., stepping up regulatory pressure on foreign technology companies.
Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in June, as the real estate market appears to have cooled off this summer.
Real estate website operator Zillow is buying rival Trulia in a $3.5 billion deal that would make the biggest player in the online real estate market.
Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home.
Red Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it's getting rid of some of its promotional discounts and plating dishes higher as is the style at fancy restaurants.
Virgin America's next destination is Wall Street. The California-based airline filed on Monday for an initial public offering of shares.
Nissan is recalling more than 226,000 additional vehicles over a defective air bag that has affected much of the global auto industry.
President Barack Obama says a loophole that lets companies dodge U.S. taxes by moving their headquarters overseas is unpatriotic.
Regulators have closed a small lender in Illinois, bringing U.S. bank failures this year to 14 after 24 closures in all of 2013.
On windy winter days, Duke Energy senior scientist Greg Aldrich likes to head to the sage-covered hills north of Glenrock to watch golden eagles ride the thermal air currents radiating off the sun-drenched earth.
Fast food workers say they're prepared to escalate their campaign for higher wages and union representation, starting with a national convention in suburban Chicago where more than 1,000 workers are expected to discuss the future of the effort that has spread to dozens of cities in less than two years.
A war breaks out between Israel and Hamas. An airliner is shot out of the sky in Ukraine. A Portuguese bank's finances look shaky. And the U.S. stock market's response? After dipping briefly on the bad news, it climbs higher.
Having for months dismissed Western sanctions on Russia as toothless, business leaders here are now afraid that the crash of the Malaysian jetliner will bring about an international isolation that will cause serious and lasting economic damage.
Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in June after a May decline, helped by a recovery in demand in a key category that signals business investment plans.
Britain's economy has grown to surpass the peak it reached in 2008, before the global banking crisis caused a deep recession, official figures showed Friday.
Starbucks said Thursday that its revamped breakfast sandwiches and other new menu items helped boost sales at its U.S. cafes.
Shares of Amazon.com Inc. fell Thursday after the e-commerce retailer reported a larger than expected second quarter loss as expenses outpaced a surge in revenue.
Recall expenses chopped $1.5 billion from General Motors' bottom line in the second quarter, as it added up the costs of repairs for nearly 30 million cars and set aside funds to compensate victims of small-car crashes.
Wal-Mart is replacing the chief of its U.S. discount stores in what could be an indication that it's losing confidence that its largest business unit will rebound after more than a year of disappointing results.
If an iced coffee from Dunkin' Donuts is part of your afternoon routine, expect a nudge to buy a cookie or doughnut you didn't plan on.
Sales of new U.S. homes plunged in June, a sign that real estate continues to be a weak spot in the economy.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week to its lowest level in more than eight years.
The nation's largest retail trade group has pared its annual sales forecast because of slower-than-expected growth during the first half of the year tied to winter storms and lingering economic woes.