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The pace of expansion in the U.S. manufacturing sector unexpectedly slowed in March, according to a new industry report released.
"Squawk Box" enlisted some Wall Street heavyweights to help answer that question as stocks by any measure begin the second quarter at all-time highs.
MetroPCS urged shareholders to support its proposed merger with Deutsche Telekom's T-Mobile USA after two proxy advisory firms recommended that shareholders vote against the deal.
Signs of life in the job market could start pushing some employees to do what they've been dreaming about: quit. Too bad their employers probably won't see it coming.
Big business and big labor have settled on a framework for an immigration overhaul. Now, the lawmakers need to resolve the nitty-gritty—and keep their parties' political flanks mollified.
Google, getting a headstart on the annual tradition of April Fools' pranks, released a YouTube clip on Sunday declaring that the world's most popular video website will shut down at midnight.
A unit of Japan's Panasonic is under investigation by U.S. authorities looking at whether the company paid bribes overseas to airline employees or government officials to help land business.
Abnormally cold weather curbs consumer demand for spring goods and apparel, but some companies, including drug chains and dollar stores, are benefiting from the spring’s delay.
Exxon Mobil was working to clean up thousands of barrels of oil in Mayflower, Arkansas, after a pipeline carrying heavy Canadian crude ruptured, a major spill likely to stoke debate over transporting Canada's oil to the United States.
Major U.S. business and labor groups have reached an agreement on a guest-worker program that removes a major hurdle to a broad immigration overhaul and clears the way for Senate legislation to be introduced soon, according to a source.
It's no secret, it's harder for older workers to land a job. Here are some tips for how to land that job -- without having to lie about your age!
U.S. consumer spending rose in February and income rebounded, further signs economic activity accelerated in the first quarter, even though part of the increase in consumption reflected higher gasoline prices.
The toy's inventor passed away in January, leaving behind an enormous legacy. The 100-employee company is now fighting to translate the iconic toy for a digital generation.
One of the reasons why the crisis in Cyprus has had limited market effects is that it would be unlikely to be repeated in the US.
Will the second quarter have automakers smiling? Will the housing recovery rev up? Here's a look at what to expect from some key sectors.
BlackBerry reported quarterly earnings and revenue on Thursday that outpaced market expectations.
Mike Merrill decided to make his life an IPO. His friends -- and girlfriend -- are his shareholders, and they get to vote on everything he does.
The renowned investor is urging investors and bank account holders to "run for the hills" after the bailout in Cyprus.
When defensive sectors lead, the stock market is usually heading for trouble, but that bit of trader lore may not ring true this time.
The stock market is likely to see its typical, seasonal pullback in the second quarter, but unlike previous years, more bullish strategists expect a significantly higher end-of-year finale.