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In a positive sign for the economy, a new report showed that the pace of growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector picked up while a separate report showed that construction spending rose last month.
U.S. consumer sentiment unexpectedly improved in January as Americans felt Washington's deal to avert the "fiscal cliff" at the beginning of the year boded well for the economy, a new survey showed.
Pfizer's animal health subsidiary Zoetis raised $2.2 billion in its public offering on Thursday, becoming the largest IPO from a U.S. company since Facebook.
Payrolls rose 157,000 while the unemployment rate edged higher to 7.9 percent, news unlikely to alter the Fed's monetary policy.
If Congress can't agree on a deficit-reduction plan soon, vacationers heading to the country's national parks this spring and summer could find reduced staffs, shorter visiting hours and even closings.
Chevron posted a rise in quarterly profit as its refining arm managed to improve earnings despite the crippling of the company's oldest refinery last August.
Disinheriting someone can be harsh, and may haunt a family member from beyond the grave, but there may be pragmatic reasons for doing so.
A new study found that Americans support increases in payroll taxes and taxing higher incomes for Social Security, but want minimum benefits and cost-of-living adjustments to be increased too.
A suicide bomber killed a Turkish security guard at the U.S. embassy in Ankara on Friday, blowing the door off a side entrance and sending smoke and debris flying into the street.
McDonald's popular $1 McDouble cheeseburger, which has lured customers to the Golden Arches since 2008, is getting hard to sustain as rising beef prices threaten the company's profit margin.
Dell is nearing an agreement to sell itself to a buyout consortium led by its founder and Chief Executive Michael Dell and private equity firm Silver Lake Partners.
More Chinese students are enrolled at American colleges than ever before, but US degrees that are not from Harvard aren't widely valued at home. The Christian Science Monitor reports
Federal authorities are scrutinizing private consultants hired to clean up financial misdeeds like money laundering and foreclosure abuses, taking aim at an industry that is paid billions of dollars by the same banks it is expected to police. The New York Times reports.
The Democratic-led Senate on Thursday approved must-do legislation to permit the government to borrow hundreds of billions of dollars more to meet its obligations, putting off one Washington showdown even as others loom in coming weeks.
Many small-business owners are pessimistic and expect the economy to remain stagnant or worsen in 2013 with little hiring, according to a new survey.
Virtually every state's tax system unfairly takes from those who make the least, says a new report. But which states take the most from their richest residents?
Russell Wasendorf Sr., who admitted looting more than $100 million from broker Peregrine Financial Group in a scheme that shook confidence in the U.S. futures industry, was sentenced to 50 years.
Americans working into their late 60s is part of a long-term trend that is expected to continue, despite the tight job market.
Facebook announced on Tuesday its expanding its online retail business with its latest product, the Facebook Gift Card.
More than half of the top 200 U.S. housing markets saw foreclosure numbers rise, according to a new report, but not where you might expect; investors should take note.
The start-up Cuff is working to make wearables stylish by making them look like jewelry.
Vodka magnate Yuri Scheffler, visiting in New York, says he feels sorry for Ukraine. "There is only one law in Russia, and it's called 'Putin.'"
The New Jersey teen who sued her parents for financial support has reunited with them, and the family wants privacy.
Discussing President Obama's stance on minimum wage and overtime pay, with Dan Mitchell, Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute, and Dean Baker, co-director for Center for Economic and Policy Research.
Neel Kashkari, (R) California Gubernatorial Candidate, discusses fracking employment opportunities, education, and taxes in the state of California.
Jim Capretta, Ethics and Public Policy Center Fellow, and Scott Gottlieb, M.D., American Enterprise Institute, discuss the individual mandate and cancelled insurance plans under Obamacare.