The number of Americans filing for benefits fell more than expected last week, near 42-year lows.» Read More
Economists are uncertain whether growth lies ahead for Spain this year — despite upbeat economic data out on Thursday.
Singapore's economy expanded 4.4 percent on year in the final quarter of 2013, below market expectations, data on Thursday showed.
As youth unemployment continues to be an issue in Britain, new research has warned of the health impacts of joblessness among young people.
One of the most successful U.S. exports of 2013 may have been Black Friday, the day when consumers are tempted into starting Christmas shopping early.
Manufacturing output in the euro zone posted its strongest growth since May 2011 in December but the data point to continuing divergence in the bloc.
Peter Schiff, CEO of Euro Pacific Capital, says Wal-Mart can't afford to pay its employees a minimum of $15 per hour.
The problem of U.S. underemployment may lessen in 2014, with better quality, higher-paying jobs on the market.
The pace of growth of business in the Midwest slowed in December, signaling a cooling in the region's manufacturing.
US consumer confidence rose in December as consumers grew more optimistic about the job market, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday.
The U.S. housing market could be in the early stages of yet another bubble, warned Robert Shiller, co-founder of the Case-Shiller index.
China's top planning agency pledged to curb local government debt while the central bank said it will keep monetary policy stable in 2014.
Congress is letting popular tax breaks expire at the end of the year, creating uncertainty—once again—for millions of individuals and businesses.
Asia faces four big challenges – inflation, interest rates, Japan's role and politics – all of which may hit hopes for a cheery 2014, HSBC said.
The legalized marijuana experiment kicks off in earnest Wednesday, as Colorado beats Washington in opening the first licensed retail outlets.
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Gas prices took the long way around in 2013, ending the year just a few cents from their starting points.
The White House is coming under pressure from some of its closest allies to name a CEO to run its health insurance marketplace.
Signed contracts to buy existing homes rose slightly in November, breaking a five-month negative streak, according to the National Association of Realtors.
Calls for China to accelerate financial reforms grew louder on Monday after figures showed its indebted local governments owe nearly $3 trillion.
Extreme Dodge in Jackson, Mich. offers clues about how small businesses are faring under Obamacare, NBC News investigates.