Not only is the chairman's absence a break with a 25-year tradition, but it comes at a time when markets crave clarity on the direction of monetary policy.
Struggling retailer J.C. Penney is adopting a "poison pill" just two days after reporting its sixth straight quarter of big losses and steep revenue declines.
Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman said the company is on track for its five-year turnaround plan and is identifying strategic acquisitions.
US manufacturing activity hit a five-month high in August as hiring picked up and new orders increased at their fastest pace since January, an industry report showed on Thursday.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been acting like she's going to run for president in 2016. "She'd be ... terrific," said her former State Department economic guru.
Earlier yesterday, I was told by an NYSE spokesman had said the exchange didn't keep historical records of trading errors and busted trades. Now the NYSE says that's just not true.
The goal is to link a new college financial ratings plan to federal financial aid awards.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week but held close to a six-year low.
Running out of money to fight wildfires at the peak of the season, the U.S. Forest Service is diverting $600 million from other areas to fill the gap.
Americans are much less worried about drunken, drowsy, and aggressive driving than they were four years ago, according to a national survey released by AAA.
So what was the most popular U.S. website last month? Not Google (sort of). Turns out that Yahoo had the most unique monthly visitors in July, beating even the search king.
The average American household is earning less than when the Great Recession ended four years ago, according to a report released Wednesday.
In announcing a move that will affect about 15,000 employees, United Parcel Service cited costs associated with the federal health care law. The New York Times reports.
Elon Musk says the electric car company is now building more than five-hundred Model S vehicles a week and is on target for a major ramp-up in production next year.
HP announced some management changes after posting an 8% drop in revenue as PC sales continue to slide. However, the company raised its outlook.
Wells Fargo is cutting 2,300 jobs from in the mortgage production unit,the company said on Wednesday.
The minutes of the July meeting reveal a growing concern over inflation.
Shares of Apple have upside potential in both the near- and long-term, Steve Milunovich of UBS says.
Google's potential bid for rights to the NFL's "Sunday Ticket" package would be a game changer, Pete Najarian says.
Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman is shuffling the executive deck just hours ahead of fiscal third quarter earnings on Wednesday, which are expected after the bell.