Wages have remained stagnant, and this is "the missing link in this whole economic recovery," economist Joel Naroff said.
Cramer often says that if you do homework, you can prosper by holding a relatively small number of stocks.
Bill Simon is leaving his post as the CEO of Walmart U.S. and transitioning out of the discount retailer, the company said.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
General Motors reported a lower profit due to numerous recalls and the expected cost of at least $400 million for its victims' compensation fund.
A commercial jetliner carrying 116 people disappeared over west Africa after losing contact with air traffic controllers. NBC News reports.
A Republican congressman will pressure the Securities and Exchange Commission for reforms after Bill Ackman's efforts to take over Allergan.
I would bet inflationistas a truckload of scarce limes that inflation pressures are temporary and inflation is about to fall, says Ron Insana.
The team will assess whether a National Guard deployment would help to handle the immigration crisis at the Mexican border.
President Obama will call for an end to a corporate loophole that allows companies to avoid federal taxes by shifting their tax domiciles overseas.
"We have to make sure, as all airlines do, that conditions are indeed stable," CEO Doug Parker told CNBC on Thursday.
President Barack Obama’s push to deter U.S. firms from buying foreign companies for tax purposes will make several deals less attractive.
Larry Zelvin, the Homeland Security head who helped secure banks from cyberattacks and erect defenses after the Target breach, is retiring.
China's factory activity expanded at its fastest in 18 months in July as new orders surged while the euro zone's private sector also perked up.
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"We're past the bottom in mining for sure," Caterpillar's CEO tells CNBC.
Ford Motor reported quarterly earnings that beat analysts' expectations on Thursday.
Social media giant Facebook reported bumper earnings growth on Wednesday, but some analysts have called into question how long the party will last.
EU diplomats will weigh sweeping Russian sanctions on Thursday, according to a proposal seen by the Financial Times.
An earnings deluge will hit the stock market Thursday, and analysts say that mostly good reports could continue to drive new highs.