Job creation surged in November, with the U.S. economy adding a dazzling 321,000 positions though the unemployment rate held steady at 5.8 percent.
Ashton Carter, who faces Senate confirmation, was deputy secretary from 2011 to 2013.
Start-up Uber closed a new $1.2 billion round of financing, with investors valuing the company at a staggering $40 billion.
Apple attorneys proved a class representative's iPod was purchased after the class period ended. What will the judge do now?
IBM has taken some heat for its buyback and investment strategy. CFO Martin Schroeter explains why they think it's the right path for success.
The Federal Reserve should not rush to raise interest rates to head off risky financial market bubbles, said the Cleveland Fed president.
The FAA is looking to hire as many as 10,000 air traffic controllers over the next 10 years, including more than 1,700 in 2015.
Companies are beefing up C-suite jobs designed to oversee and maintain growth as the economy improves, executive placement consultant Robert Damon says.
Russia's Vladimir Putin is going to "lock somebody up" to send a message to speculators betting against the ruble, says former diplomat David Gordon.
Will Congress give Main Street coal in its stocking this year?, asks Parker Karnan, executive director of the Independent Running Retailers Assoc.
Stagnant wage growth in developed countries is in danger of dragging economic performance down, the ILO warns.
With less than 4 weeks left to trade in 2014, the "Fast Money" crew gives 7 stocks to play as we head into year-end.
The U.S. trade deficit narrowed less than expected in October as lower crude oil prices failed to offset a jump in imports.
Oil and gas exploration projects worth more than $150 billion are likely to be put on hold next year as plunging oil prices render them uneconomic.
The slick stuff has been on a slide, but "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer has found value in this energy name.
A U.S. spaceship designed to one day fly astronauts toMars blasted off on Friday for an unmanned trial run around Earth.
NASA's unmanned spacecraft flawlessly launches from Cape Canaveral on Friday morning, ushering in a new era of space travel.
American workers are on the move again, switching jobs in greater numbers in a trend that heralds faster economic growth and a more dynamic labor market.
Traditional advisory firms that use robo-advisor technology offer the best option for investors in reaching long-term financial goals.
A Washington state woman claimed a $90 million Powerball lottery jackpot after buying a ticket for the first time.