The IRS says last year there was a 66 percent increase from 2012 in tax fraud from Social Security identity theft of nearly $50bln in refund claims.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Bookseller Barnes & Noble said that Michael Huseby, the head of its digital division, has been named chief executive, effective immediately.
Some questions and answers about what's at stake for the U.S. economy after more than a million Americans lost their unemployment benefits last month.
The CEO of Publicis Groupe revealed that the approval process for its proposed merger with Omnicom is progressing faster than expected.
The parent of family restaurant and entertainment chain Chuck E. Cheese, is exploring a potential sale, people familiar with the matter said.
Ford CEO Alan Mulally says he will not leave the automaker for Microsoft and will stay at Ford at least through 2014.
Sony’s secret weapon to crack into the tight-knit pay-TV market? The 25 million PlayStation 3 devices already in U.S. homes.
A study from Spectrem Group also found that 58 percent of the rich are unwilling to invest outside the U.S. this year.
As prime dipping season begins, Kraft Foods confirmed a shortage that couldn't come at a worse time.
Robert Gates, who served both George W. Bush and Barack Obama, delivers an icy assessment of his most recent boss and his foreign policy. The FT reports.
From LED streetlights in Brazil to taming smog in China, the key to a happy new year may be finding sustainable solutions in one part of the world that can be exported to another, says Terry Tamminen.
Sprint on Tuesday unveiled a new option called "framily" plans that give up to 10 family members or friends discounts if they sign up as a group.
Nearly 3,000 properties were on the block at the year's first big foreclosure auction in Atlanta as buyers look for bargains to rehab, flip or rent.
Regulators are probing whether several big banks deliberately mispriced mortgage bonds in the years following the financial crisis, the WSJ reported.
Microsoft beat perennial winner Apple in a new study that measures consumer brand strength.
ADP's payroll report, the warm up act for Friday's jobs data, could drive market direction more than usual Wednesday.
Germany's reliance on export-driven growth was a hot topic when U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew arrived in Berlin on Wednesday.
Weather has become a $2 billion to $3 billion industry that includes everything from media to meteorologists to tracking services.
Yahoo unveiled new products at the Consumer Electronics Show, including a competitor to Google's predictive search technology for smartphones.