A wide range of innovations from Eli Whitney's cotton gin to the early Google servers will help tell the story of American business history for the first time at the Smithsonian.
The burger chain that put "supersize" into the American vernacular is slimming down: For the first time in more than 40 years, and perhaps ever, McDonald's says the number of U.S. restaurants it has is shrinking.
Harriet Tubman? Eleanor Roosevelt? Rosa Parks? Speculation is rising over which American woman will be chosen to grace the $10 bill, which has featured Alexander Hamilton since 1929.
Unemployment rates rose in 25 U.S. states last month, driven higher in many cases by more people who began looking for work but didn't immediately find jobs.
Office Depot shareholders voted overwhelmingly in favor of the company's $6.3 billion acquisition by one-time rival Staples.
Shares of KB Home jumped Friday after the custom home builder reported better-than-expected results for the second-quarter, delivered more homes for a higher average selling price and said its backlog of orders spiked.
Fitbit flexed some muscle Thursday and its shares rocketed 50 percent higher in the first day of trading for the fitness tracking gear maker.
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates eased this week after hitting their highest levels this year in the previous week.
American lobster prices are swelling as the summer fishing season gets off to a slow start in New England
An index designed to predict the future health of the economy posted a second straight strong increase in May, indicating the economy should gain strength in the second half of this year.
The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell last week, evidence that layoffs remain at unusually low levels and the job market is moving closer to full health.
The number of people worth $1 million or more rose by 920,000 last year, hitting a record 14.6 million.
The quality of cars and trucks made by European, Korean and U.S. companies has improved so much in recent years that Japanese automakers, long the industry standard, are having trouble keeping pace.
AT&T Mobility LLC has been slapped with a $100 million fine for offering consumers "unlimited" data, but then slowing their Internet speeds after they reached a certain amount.
New credit and debit cards with computer chips are putting the squeeze on small businesses.