Time Warner says earnings grew 24 percent in the first three months of the year, as the company benefited from strength in its television networks.
Manufacturing job growth, which included adding a half million workers between January 2010 and the middle of last year, has hit a plateau over the last six months.
Revisions will probably show the economy has been bigger than its stated $15 trillion. That won't mask the reality that this is the worst economy in 83 years.
Payments processor MasterCard reported profit that beat Wall Street's expectations, but its chief executive maintained a cautious outlook for the full year and said the second quarter quarter looks "dodgy" in the U.S.
The gloomy news continued for jobs as ADP reported Wednesday that private companies created just 119,000 new positions in April.
Merck posted lower-than-expected first-quarter sales, as generic competition hurt demand for its Singulair asthma drug and the stronger dollar hit overseas sales of its medicines.
Tom Wheeler is a venture capitalist and former wireless and cable lobbyist; Melvin Watt is a 20-year House veteran and former chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose last week, fueled by demand for refinancings as interest rates dropped, data from an industry group showed on Wednesday.
A private equity group made up of Bain Capital LLC and Golden Gate Capital Corp has emerged as the lead contender to buy BMC Software for more than $6.5 billion, three people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
Warren Buffett may be on safari for major acquisitions, which he likes to call elephants, but shareholders may wonder if his Berkshire Hathaway has become the biggest elephant in the room.
Federal Reserve officials are weighing a stricter cap on bank leverage, a move that would respond to increasing demands to constrain the riskiness of large lenders. The Financial Times reports.
Apple's move to issue debt could be just the thing the battered company needs to rehabilitate its image with investors.
"Apple of course has huge amounts of cash, but...the cost of borrowing now is so unbelievably low that issuing long-term bonds ... is actually a very smart thing," Schwarzman said on CNBC.
Yahoo's recent announcement of an expanded maternity leave policy has sparked a discussion among worker rights activists. Will its move now pressure other companies to follow suit?
U.S. gas prices saw their cheapest April in three years, the AAA says, bringing hopes of relief at the pump just as the summer driving season picks up.
Yahoo CEO Mayer, who sparked an uproar and hurt her image as a working mom when she banned telecommuting 2 months ago, is now offering employees generous new family leave benefits.
President Obama suggests he'd consider military action against Syria if it can be confirmed that President Bashar Assad's government used chemical weapons in its civil war.
Some businesses have reopened, but many others remain closed. Slow cleanup and lack of connectivity are among the roadblocks. An update from the Jersey Shore to lower Manhattan.
Some in the housing market are murmuring the "B" word. The latest S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index only add to that hypothesis.
President Obama's proposal to slow Social Security spending by calculating cost-of-living increases differently has given conservatives and liberals something in common: they hate it.