The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell to 324,000, the lowest since January 2008. The drop points to fewer layoffs and possibly more hiring.
Flush with cash, big investors have bought at least 55,000 single-family homes across the U.S. in the past year, and home buyers say it's hard to compete.
Intel announced that it has named Brian Krzanich to succeed Paul Otellini as the company's new chief executive officer, effective May 16.
Financier Ronald Perelman told CNBC that earnings are growing at the companies he holds stakes in, but top-line growth has been difficult, much like the rest of Corporate America.
A plan to renovate 99-year-old Wrigley Field will be a 'great deal' for Chicago's economy, according to Cubs owner Tom Ricketts.
An SEC investigation into stock trading after a leak involving a government decision is a "very gray area," former SEC attorney Jacob Frenkel tells CNBC.
The number of planned layoffs fell to their lowest level of the year, suggesting slowing economic growth has not translated into significant job losses, a report showed.
Tuition deposits are needed to confirm a spot in college. What if you're not sure you'll have enough money? Never fear, some creepy old man is here.
The U.S. economy is awash in fossil fuel production, raising a tantalizing prospect of whether the U.S. should liquidate its Strategic Petroleum Reserve to help close the deficit.
The Fed's commitment to loose monetary policy is likely to lead to asset and equity bubbles in the next two years which could be worse than the previous crisis, renowned economist Nouriel Roubini said in an opinion piece for Project Syndicate.
Best Buy's move to exit Europe has many on Wall Street hoping the big box retailer does the same in China.
The Pentagon is preparing to ask Congress soon for more authority to shift funds to cope with automatic spending cuts, confronting lawmakers with another exception to the "sequester."
Hedge fund trader Doug Kass will quiz billionaire investor Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway Inc's annual meeting in Omaha this Saturday.
One in four U.S. businesses are vulnerable to having their trade secrets stolen, according an cyber expert, who said the ongoing threat could cost the U.S. economy "billions rather than millions".
Ford, facing greater demand for its F-Series trucks, is adding a third shift and hiring more than a thousand new workers at its final assembly plant in Claycomo, Missouri.
Yelp reported a narrower loss than in the year-earlier period and its revenue and outlook beat expectations. Shares rose after-hours.
U.S. authorities on Wednesday charged three men with interfering with the investigation of the Boston Marathon bombing.
Facebook posted revenue that surpassed Wall Street forecasts, but earnings were a penny light.
Visa reported earnings and revenue that beat market expectations. Shares rose after-hours.
Ford, GM, Chrysler and Nissan reported double-digit U.S. sales gains last month, signaling the best April for car and truck sales in six years.