Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell in the latest week as interest rates edged higher, an industry group said on Wednesday.» Read More
After showing steady and healthy gains through much of last year, home builder sentiment took a step backward in February.
ConAgra Foods is raising its earnings forecast to account for its $5 billion acquisition of food maker Ralcorp and better-than-expected results from its consumer foods and commercial foods segments.
You're paying more at the pump and prices are likely to continue to climb as we head into the summer driving season — particularly in the Northeast.
Wall Street legend Martin Zweig, famous for predicting a market crash just before Black Monday in 1987, has died, his New York firm said.
Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson proposed a new tax plan in hopes of finding a middle ground between Democrats and Republicans on deficit reduction.
David Einhorn reiterated his arguments that a judge should block a shareholder vote on Apple's proposal to eliminate its ability to issue preferred shares without investor approval.
Microsoft is so confident it has the best email service that it is about to spend at least $30 million to send its message across the U.S.
Hackers breached the Twitter account of fast-food chain Burger King, posting the online equivalent of graffiti and sometimes making little sense.
President Barack Obama will make a fresh push to force Republicans to make concessions that will head off budget cuts that appear to kick in starting on March 1.
The fire on board the Carnival Corp cruise ship that drifted for days in the Gulf of Mexico awash in raw sewage started from fuel from a leaking diesel engine line that ignited, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Monday.
Executives at Reader's Digest must be hoping that the magazine's second trip to bankruptcy court in under four years will be its last.
Office supply retailers Office Max and Office Depot are near a merger that could be announced this week, according to people familiar with the matter.
European telecom stocks have declined more than 10 percent over the past year. That sell-off has pushed yields on many large-cap names to between 6 and 10 percent. Yet dividend fund managers who would normally snap up such high yielding stocks are steering clear, worried about the sector's health and the prospect of dividend cuts.
Bruce Willis' action sequel "A Good Day to Die Hard" debuted as the weekend's top draw with a $25 million debut from Friday to Sunday.
A draft of a White House immigration proposal obtained by USA TODAY would allow illegal immigrants to become legal permanent residents within eight years.
A deal involving Bank of America shows how bank bailouts have continued, even if in a much quieter form than in the depths of the financial crisis.
The following is a look at the items listed in Jesse Jackson Jr.'s charging document, when they were allegedly purchased and for how much.
Microsoft's pride may be costing it billions of dollars. The tech giant may be missing out on about $2.5 billion in revenue by not offering its Office Suite on Apple's iPad.
American millionaires say they are better off than they were at their 2007 peak.
New data show uneven benefits from the economic recovery of 2010-11, with a big rise for the highest earners and little change for others. The New York Times reports.
President Obama played straight man to comic Zach Galifianakis, subjecting himself to a biting interview in order to tout Obamacare.
Dion also said in a "Squawk Box" interview that aired Wednesday the music business is not what it used to be. She also contended that live performances are still the best way to experience her music.
Stocks are likely to suffer in the short term, but jumping out of the market is not a smart move, said Jack Bogle.
Charles Campbell, MKM Partners executive director, shares his thoughts on raising the minimum wage and the expansion of overtime pay.
Frank Blake, chairman & CEO of Home Depot, discusses his company's plans to increase its online orders and accommodate mobile shoppers. Also Blake weighs in on his support of Internet taxes.
Frank Blake, Chairman & CEO of Home Depot, discusses his company's do-it-yourself extravaganza in Las Vegas, and provides his outlook on the spring selling season. Definitely the cold weather has had an impact on us, says Blake.