The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose to the highest level since September, while durable goods unexpectedly rose.» Read More
McDonald's may look look very different in the future, with new menu items, delivery services, loyalty programs and maybe even all-day breakfast options, said the company's CEO.
Months before legal sales of marijuana begin in Colorado and Washington, officials are struggling with rules to govern issues including "medibles," mold and production.
Macro factors in the U.S. and Europe are creating a challenging environment for retailers said McDonald's President and CEO Don Thompson.
US consumer sentiment weakened in April as Americans remained concerned about their employment and financial prospects, a survey released on Friday showed.
Economic growth regained speed, but not as much as expected, which could heighten fears the weakening economy could struggle with spending cuts and higher taxes.
Chevron on Friday reported first quarter profit that beat Wall Street's expectations, yet revenue was lower as refinery output suffered.
Most homeowners know a special insurance policy is needed to cover flooding, but the insurance industry estimates that only 13 percent of them are covered.
Even as new numbers show the overall employment picture improving, new college graduates may not be so lucky when it comes to finding work.
A former merchandising executive at retailer Aeropostale was convicted of defrauding the company and taking more than $25 million in kickbacks from a key vendor, federal prosecutors in New York said.
For two wealthy Americans who admitted involvement in offshore tax evasion, the difference between a prison term and probation on Thursday came down to one thing.
President Barack Obama said he needed definitive proof the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons in the country's civil war before he would take action.
The CEO of the world's biggest advertising firm has warned the industry is facing sluggish growth and the firm is fighting a daily battle.
Bankers who behave recklessly would be jailed under a new law being considered by MPs and peers on the banking commission, whose final report is due next month. The FT reports.
Searches of financial terms on Google can be used to predict the direction of the stock market, according to an analysis of search engine behavior.
Electronic Arts, once the videogame industry's biggest independent publisher, has laid off hundreds of employees as it continues to struggle.
A technical glitch shut down the CBOE for over three hours, preventing investors from trading two key products used by institutions to hedge the broader market and volatility.
Online-travel agency Expedia beta on earnings but warned of a lower full-year profit from its discount travel website Hotwire due to higher car-rental rates and competition.
Starbucks hit its earnings target amid a strong increase in US same-store sales. Its outlook disappointed, however, sending shares lower after-hours.
Shares of beleaguered retailer JC Penney rose more than 7 percent in after-hours trading on Thursday after billionaire financier George Soros disclosed a 7.9-percent stake.
Yahoo Chairman Fred Amoroso resigned and will not seek re-election to the board at the shareholders meeting in June, the company said. Maynard Webb Jr. was appointed interim chairman.
Get the best of CNBC in your inbox
Jon and Pete Najarian, co-founders of Optionmonster.com, offer up their favorite fantasy picks for week 13 of the NFL season.
NHTSA has given Takata until Tuesday to order a nationwide recall before taking legal action, including fines, CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports.
Drivers may want to consider experimenting this new formula that will resolve their parking problems. CNBC's Kelli Grant reports.