U.S. business inventories rose, but with goods taking longer to sell businesses could slow their pace of stock accumulation to prevent an unwanted piling up of merchandise.
As homes prices rise, banks are acting faster on overdue loans. The rate at which banks took ownership of properties rose 11 percent in May over April.
Media giant Gannett announced on Thursday that it was merging with television station Belo, in a $1.5 billion deal that would expands Gannett's reach into broadcast.
After months of uncertainty about taxes and budget cuts, small businesses are carefully hiring again. But some start-ups say it's challenging finding qualified applicants.
U.S. retail sales rose more than expected in May as households stepped up purchases of automobiles and bought other goods.
With U.S. stock futures pointing lower after the sharp drop in Japanese stocks overnight, leading market watchers give their predictions on the markets and the Fed's next move.
More than half of Americans polled in a survey released Thursday said they agreed with the statement: "We are really in the era of Big Brother."
Selling gun-jumping technology to Wall Street is big business for suppliers of economic data. Should it be banned?
Apple is exploring launching iPhones with bigger screens, as well as cheaper models in a range of colours, over the next year, said four people with knowledge of the matter.
Google has aggressively avoided paying corporate tax in Britain, a U.K. parliamentary committee said in a damning report on Thursday.
Inside Goldman Sachs, Gary D. Cohn is the man who is waiting — and waiting — to be king, the NYT reports.
The director of the NSA told Congress that terrorism threats are on halt due to its phone logs. The New York Times reports.
The rout in global financial markets that has spared few asset classes extended into Thursday, with Asian stocks plunging across the board.
NBC's Pete Williams reports the latest on the NSA leaker; and Sen. Lindsey Graham, (R-SC), weighs in, and also discusses immigration reform and the budget deal.
JPMorgan Chase last Friday announced a nationwide round of job cuts in its mortgage servicing unit that would eliminate roughly 1,800 jobs, CNBC has learned.
Start-ups are attacking the $34 billion language-services market, breaking through a fundamental business barrier at a fraction of the cost.
Amazon has launched a section on its website where consumers can buy 3-D printers and related materials, including software, all in one place.
There's excitement over the possibility that natural gas may overtake gasoline as primary fossil fuel for vehicles. There's one problem: Where would a natgas car fill up?
Hewlett-Packard is slightly ahead of where the company thought it would be on its path toward reinvention, CEO Meg Whitman tells CNBC.
After falling dramatically for more than a month, applications for mortgage refinances finally swung to the positive last week, rising 5 percent despite the rise in mortgage rates.