U.S. home sales rise slightly to 4.97 million in April, their highest level in 3 1/2 years, as inventories jump.» Read More
Philip Falcone and his hedge fund Harbinger Capital have reached an agreement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that would require the firm to pay $18 million.
Patent expirations on big-name drugs has resulted in modestly less spending on medicines in the U.S. for the first time in at least 55 years, a report showed Thursday.
Facebook is in advanced talks to acquire Israeli mobile satellite navigation start-up Waze for $800 million to $1 billion, business daily Calcalist reported on Thursday.
U.S. wholesale inventories rose in March, fueled by increased stocks of cars and machinery which have provided support for economic growth early in the year, but wholesale sales posted the biggest fall in four years.
David Einhorn, one of the most closely followed managers in the hedge fund industry, had some blunt advice on Wednesday for his fellow investors: Do your own homework.
A small change to federal rules that just went into effect means more contracts could go to women-owned small businesses, Inc. reports. See if your business qualifies.
Recently published health care figures from the federal government confirm what health advocates have been screaming about for years: charges vary enormously, NBC News reports.
Days after reporting some of the industry's deepest losses, hedge fund billionaire John Paulson said investors should stick with managers for the long term.
Ren Zhengfei, founder and CEO of Huawei Technologies, defended the Chinese firm's stand on U.S. cybersecurity concerns when he spoke to the media for the first time on Thursday.
Toronto Blue Jay pitcher J.A. Happ's skull fracture from a line drive to the head raises questions about protective gear for baseball. Here are some available products.
A number of top U.S. retailers reported disappointing April sales as consumers gravitated toward discount chains and bad weather delayed spring shopping in much of the country.
Politicians in Washington are holding back the US economy and job growth can't reach its full potential until Congress gets its act together, said Richard Fisher, president of the Dallas Fed.
A rising population of working seniors will bring stronger economic growth if companies can retool to accommodate an older workforce, the Fiscal Times reports.
Five years after the mortgage meltdown sparked a wave of foreclosures, millions of Americans are still fighting to save their homes. That is hurting a broader housing recovery.
New claims for unemployment benefits dropped to the lowest level in nearly 5-1/2 years last week, signaling labor market resilience in the face of fiscal austerity.
After the deadly Bangladesh building collapse, some retailers are sharing information about how their products were made. The NYT reports.
The amount of oil produced in the U.S., now at a 21 year high, is nearly even with the amount being imported.
Wrigley has temporarily halted the production of its Alert caffeinated gum as the FDA's investigates the safety of caffeine-added foods.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose last week, fueled by demand for refinancing as interest rates fell to the lowest level of the year.
The Internal Revenue Service will play an important role in how health-care reform is managed, even deciding who will have to buy coverage.
The Futures Now team; Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services; and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial discuss movement in the bond market following comments from Fed chief Ben Bernanke.
The FMHR team reveals their favorite stocks to own now.
A few airlines could see a doubling of their stock price within the next few years, Wolfe Research's Hunter Keay says.