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A better-than-expected jobs report sent stocks soaring into record territory, relieving worst fears about the economy but still signaling that job growth has slowed.
The pace of growth in the vast U.S. services sector slowed in April to its weakest pace in nine months, an industry report showed on Friday.
Job creation accelerated in April, with the U.S. economy adding 165,000 new positions and the unemployment rate edging lower amid worries over a spring slowdown.
A little known rule change is signaling just how meaningless the retirement vehicle has become.
Barnes & Noble aims to make its "Nook" tablets more appealing to consumers by offering buyers access to Google's apps store, hoping to generate interest in the device.
Verizon Communications wants to buy out Vodafone from their wireless joint venture, but will not do so at any cost, its chief executive said.
Surging demand for firearms and ammunition have not resulted in a jump in share prices for gunmakers.
Warren Buffett said if the Fed were to increase its massive bond-buying program that would be "pretty extraordinary." He also talked about his stake in IBM and joining Twitter.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau expanded its probe into the car loan industry by issuing subpoenas to auto lenders over the sale of financial products like extended warranties, the WSJ reported.
Dennis Gartman, founder and editor of the Gartman Letter, believes the new Affordable Care Act (ACA) could be a key reason why businesses are reluctant to hire new workers.
Government investigators found that JPMorgan devised "manipulative schemes" that transformed "money-losing power plants into powerful profit centers."
LinkedIn beat on both earnings and revenue but the stock fell sharply after-hours as the social-networking site's outlook fell short.
AIG reported earnings that beat market expectations but revenue fell short. Shares rose after-hours.
Kraft Foods reported first-quarter earnings and revenue that beat expectations. Shares ticked higher after-hours.
Twitter has hired Cynthia Gaylor from Morgan Stanley to run its corporate development team, bringing in a veteran investment banker with experience in initial public offerings.
President Obama chooses longtime fundraiser Penny Pritzker as Commerce secretary and adviser Michael Froman as U.S. Trade Representative.
Payday loans cost the U.S. economy nearly $1 billion and thousands of jobs in 2011, while borrowers often face bankruptcy, according to a new report.
Uncle Sam, financial services companies and spend-happy consumers all share the blame in creating America's savings crisis.
Despite regulatory pressure and the general negative public stigma, big American banks are doing better against their global competitors.
Stock markets don't want a strong economy, but want a "decent" one said Bob Doll, chief equity strategist at Nuveen Asset Management.