The Fed will keep its version of the monetary printing press running a while longer, though Chairman Ben Bernanke provided hints Wednesday that the days of extreme easing are coming to a close.» Read More
A large explosion and fire hit a Williams Olefins chemical plant in southern Louisiana, injuring at least 30 people, authorities said.
Recently, Wal-Mart has been only hiring temporary workers at many of its US stores, the first time the world's largest retailer has done so outside of the holiday shopping season.
Finally, a way for young Wall Streeters to talk to each other without the SEC, FBI or the boss finding out what they're saying and doing.
As Apple stock sputters along, one analyst details risks for the tech giant that no one's talking about.
Ford plans to add 800 more white-collar workers by the end of 2013 after already signing on 2,200 so far this year. It's another sign of surging domestic demand.
U.S. business inventories rose, but with goods taking longer to sell businesses could slow their pace of stock accumulation to prevent an unwanted piling up of merchandise.
More than half of Americans polled in a survey released Thursday said they agreed with the statement: "We are really in the era of Big Brother."
Media giant Gannett announced on Thursday that it was merging with television station Belo, in a $1.5 billion deal that would expands Gannett's reach into broadcast.
As homes prices rise, banks are acting faster on overdue loans. The rate at which banks took ownership of properties rose 11 percent in May over April.
U.S. retail sales rose more than expected in May as households stepped up purchases of automobiles and bought other goods.
After months of uncertainty about taxes and budget cuts, small businesses are carefully hiring again. But some start-ups say it's challenging finding qualified applicants.
With U.S. stock futures pointing lower after the sharp drop in Japanese stocks overnight, leading market watchers give their predictions on the markets and the Fed's next move.
DuPont said its operating profit would fall more than it expected in the first half of the year as a wet spring in North America and Europe hurt its agriculture business.
Inside Goldman Sachs, Gary D. Cohn is the man who is waiting — and waiting — to be king, the NYT reports.
Selling gun-jumping technology to Wall Street is big business for suppliers of economic data. Should it be banned?
The rout in global financial markets that has spared few asset classes extended into Thursday, with Asian stocks plunging across the board.
Apple is exploring launching iPhones with bigger screens, as well as cheaper models in a range of colours, over the next year, said four people with knowledge of the matter.
Sony CEO Kaz Hirai made it clear he sees the console as one of the tentpole units that will lead the company back to prosperity. Early indications are Sony plans to do that by changing the closed gate philosophy it has held for so long.
Start-ups are attacking the $34 billion language-services market, breaking through a fundamental business barrier at a fraction of the cost.
Google has aggressively avoided paying corporate tax in Britain, a U.K. parliamentary committee said in a damning report on Thursday.