A new study on state fiscal condition ranks a northeastern state dead last, citing revenue shortfalls, budget practices and high levels of debt.
U.S. housing starts fell less than expected in December, pausing after recent strong gains.
Are you a hunter or gatherer? Why are tennis balls fuzzy? Prepare to be stumped—here are the top 25 oddball interview questions for 2014.
Fifty years after the first U.S. surgeon general's report declared smoking a hazard, the effects keeps rising, according to a report released.
As the use of industrial robots rises, human manufacturing jobs will continue to decline, strategists at Bank of America Merrill Lynch wrote.
The computer network at Neiman Marcus was penetrated by hackers in July, and the breach was not fully contained until Sunday, the New York Times reports.
China's economy put in its weakest performance in 14 years in 2013, highly anticipated economic growth data on Monday is expected to show.
HSBC, one of the world’s biggest banks, has “glaring problems” and may need to plug a $111 billion capital gap, a controversial new report claims.
Asking for a hug, acting out a Star Trek role are just a few of the ways that job seekers shocked their potential employers during an interview.
Thailand's main opposition party wants to differentiate itself from street protestors' demands, with its leader saying he isn't seeking to suspend democracy.
National Labor Relations Board to Wal-Mart Stores Inc's treatment of striking workers is likely to become a critical symbol of labor unions' attempts to organize the many non-union workplaces in the United States in the face of stiff resistance from management.
More than 688 junior flight attendants at the carrier will get furlough notices in April.
ABN Amro broke most banking stereotypes when its chairman dressed up in drag and masqueraded as a brothel owner at a corporate event.
China Mobile finally starts selling iPhones on its massive network, with focus on how big a slice Apple can carve out in the booming Chinese market.
Luxury goods group Richemont is joining other global retailers in entering India since New Delhi relaxed investment rules.
The U.S. Senate approved a $1.1 trillion spending bill that quells for nearly nine months the threat of another federal agency shutdown.
A drive by some cities to cut costly police retirement benefits has led to an extraordinary face-off between local politicians and the law enforcement officers.
The facility, which Larry Page, Sergey Brin and Eric Schmidt are building at San Jose's airport, is expected to be finished next year.
The government sent a 16-page technical bulletin to retailers and other merchants that describes the techniques used to attack Target late last year.
For the past several months, a number of elderly Korean patrons and a McDonald's they frequent have been battling over the benches inside. NYT reports.