Gap said it would raise the hourly pay for its U.S. employees, while Wal-Mart Stores said it remains "neutral" on the issue of minimum wage.
With at least 21 civilians killed, dozens of police dead or wounded and an overnight truce in shatters, events in Ukraine moved quickly on Thursday.
U.S. businesses have been hit the hardest financially by cybercrime compared with other countries around the world, according to a new report.
It might be unfathomable to people who bear scars from inflation in the 1970s, but what the global economy could use is a dose of higher prices.
Even if Thursday's economic data comes up punk, markets may just write it off to bad weather.
China's manufacturing activity slowed to a seven-month low in February, a private survey showed on Thursday, once again stirring concerns over the health of the world's second-largest economy.
For the first time since 1995, investors can invest directly in QVC. The shopping network has survived the digital shift surprisingly well.
The frail state of emerging markets is expected to be high on the agenda when the world’s 20 major economies meet in Australia this weekend.
Facebook has agreed to acquire WhatsApp in a deal of approximately $16 billion, including $4 billion in cash and approximately $12 billion worth of Facebook shares.
Billionaire hedge fund manager Kenneth C. Griffin announced that he was donating $150 million to Harvard. The NYT reports.
A Nebraska court invalidated the governor's decision to allow the controversial Keystone XL pipeline to pass through the Midwestern state.
The Department of Homeland Security has warned airlines of a new security threat involving shoes on flights from overseas points to the United States.
Flush with cash and wary of market volatility, wealthy investors increasingly are buying rare coins and other so-called treasure assets, say advisors.
Google may offer broadband Internet service in 34 more cities scattered across eight states in an ambitious expansion amid tough competition.
The second-largest U.S. mainstream grocery store operator, said on Wednesday it is in talks about a possible sale of the company.
The electric car maker delivered earnings and revenue that topped expectations and announced plans for increased Model S production.
Wal-Mart and Nordstrom report tomorrow. A crummy outlook may be priced into Wal-Mart.
The FOMC unanimously voted at the January meeting to reduce the pace of its monthly bond-buying program by another $10 billion to $65 billion.
Shareholders are waiting on new CEO Doug McMillon to offer guidance on where Wal-Mart is headed.
Wal-Mart said it's looking at supporting an increase in the federal minimum wage, breaking with business that oppose the measure, Bloomberg reported.