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Retailers broadly missed analysts' estimates for same-store sales in March, a month that typically sees cold weather and slow hiring in the early weeks.
Taco Bell wants to fix its high-calorie and high-sodium reputation, so healthier items are on the way—by 2020, that is.
A top Federal Reserve official took an early stab at how the central bank should reduce its swelled balance sheet to a more normal size in the years ahead, arguing the current plan may need some adjusting.
Three more top executives at J.C. Penney have left the ailing retailer, the New York Post reported, following the ouster of Chief Executive Ron Johnson.
A breakthrough agreement to expand background checks for gun buyers, boosts the prospects the Senate will approve at least some of President Barack Obama's proposed gun restrictions.
Cutting lines at airports used to be only for the rich, famous or very frequent fliers. But then airlines started granting fast-track access to anybody who was willing to shell out a few extra dollars.
Many Americans believe the sequester budget cuts harm the economy, even though most see little impact on their own families, a new NBC/WSJ poll shows.
Gas prices are expected to slide this summer, delivering some relief to consumers. How low they go depends on where you live.
The second-largest U.S. oil company said its output declined in the first two months of the first quarter from the previous quarter due to maintenance in the Gulf of Mexico.
PC sales plunged to record lows in the first quarter as tablets gain in popularity.
KFC parent Yum Brands reported sales fell 13% in March at restaurants in China amid a new bird-flu scare.
Two days after J.C. Penney's board of directors ousted Ron Johnson as chief executive, hedge fund manager and board member Bill Ackman broke his silence to say he's sticking by the beleaguered department store retailer.
So did at least one law firm, a hedge fund, a private equity fund, trade groups and lobbyists.
One is, as always, expressing the president's priorities. The second is to lure Congressional Republicans, again, into negotiations for a budget "grand bargain."
President Obama's fiscal 2014 budget plan proposes cancellation of or cuts to several weapons programs.
Homes are more affordable now than they have been in decades, but that could turn more quickly than expected, because the affordability is based entirely on mortgage rates.
According to Einstein, nothing's faster than the speed of light. But for some traders the speed of light—at least through fiber-optic cable—just isn't fast enough anymore.
The US Postal Service is delaying its plan to cease Saturday delivery of first-class mail, a service that it says is costly but that many Americans rely on.
Silicon Valley’s latest attempt to shape national policy risks attracting negative publicity, critics say.
President Barack Obama called the sequester reckless and said his 2014 budget proposal a "fiscally responsible blueprint for middle class jobs and our economy."
A man born to wealthy parents was awarded about $371,000 in damages after accidentally being switched with another baby 60 years ago, NBC reports.
Detroit's bankruptcy may be an extreme remedy, but the city's fiscal ailments are widely felt in other cities, states.
So the holidays have arrived. How do you tip all of the people who clean the house, walk the dog? Here is your guide.
Bob Doll, Nuveen Asset Management, and Mike Santoli, Yahoo Finance, discuss why good news isn't always good news for the market and weigh in on the Fed.
Former Republican Senator of Texas, Kay Bailey Hutchinson, feels Republicans are trying to fix issues with Obamacare.
Dorian Warren, Columbia University Associate professor; Robert Laszewski, Health Policy and Strategy Associates president; and Scott Gottlieb, M.D, American Enterprise Institute, discuss issues and the future of Obamacare.