The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, as did spending and income.
AT&T has approached DirecTV about a possible acquisition of the satellite TV company, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.
Americans devote a smaller portion of their overall budget to groceries than most other countries, experts say.
Turkish police fired water cannon and tear gas on Thursday to prevent hundreds of protesters from defying a ban on May Day rallies.
The number of American companies planning job cuts rose in April.
Sprint is meeting with banks to work out funding for its bid for smaller rival T-Mobile US, a source familiar with the situation said.
Forget the Guinness horses or Budweiser's frogs; Leica offers us - in their own words - "the most boring ad ever made."
MasterCard, the world's second-largest credit card company, posted a 14 percent rise in quarterly profit as more customers used cards to shop.
A court injunction prohibited two firms from proceeding with plans to buy Russian rocket engines used to send U.S. Air Force satellites into space.
Even brands that are part of our cultural landscape cannot withstand the test of time. Here's some that vanished over the last 25 years.
Op-ed: Unless right-wing critics of Thomas Piketty's new book step up their game and actually make some valid points, they will go down on the side of wrong.
Despite approval from shareholders, Coca-Cola will probably change a pay plan due to Warren Buffett's criticism, reports the Wall Street Journal.
Innovation is the name of the game for most tech firms. In Sony's case, much more needs to be done on this front, analysts say.
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A new private equity fund aims to raise $200-$300 million to invest in the legal marijuana industry, the Financial Times reports.
While VC firms may reward entrepreneurs in NYC and San Fran, may believe that longer-term innovations happening elsewhere are key to economic growth.
Janet Yellen surprised no one, and that's terrific news.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will take a break to deal with substance abuse issues on reports of a new video showing him using drugs.
Wall Street welcomed a further reduction in the Federal Reserve's monthly bond purchases and largely ignored other new data.
Ukraine has had its $17 billion IMF bailout signed off, but lenders are already warning of threats to its funding.