The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose to the highest level since September, while durable goods unexpectedly rose.» Read More
Accelerating deductions, harvesting losses and timing investment income can help taxpayers lower the 2014 tax bite from Uncle Sam.
Two studies offer different conclusions about whether big companies offer too little disclosure about their operations, or perhaps too much.
The widening income gap between the world’s richest and poorest is leaders’ greatest concern for 2015, according a survey by the WEF.
Just after an election that was driven by voters' anxiety about the economy, the U.S. is likely Friday to report the latest strong monthly job gain.
The economy added 214,000 jobs in October, the Labor Department reports, fewer than expected yet at a pace that suggested the recovery remained intact.
William Dudley, head of the New York Fed, said the U.S. interest rate hike would be "welcome" and signal economic health.
The Cleveland Fed president said she sees the first rate hike coming sometime next year, though she refused to put a timetable on the move.
Ship lines and terminals on the West Coast are accusing the dockworkers union there of a continuing effort to hamper cargo movements.
Art Cashin of UBS Financial Services says stocks jumped after ECB head Mario Draghi held pat on his stance for more stimulus.
Blame gold's free fall on the Fed, but if a long-shot referendum passes it could be the Swiss National Bank that stops it.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected, while U.S. productivity came in better than forecast.
The number of planned layoffs by U.S. employers surged nearly 70 percent in October, according to a report by Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
Issues expected to get a new look include a corporate tax overhaul, environmental and financial regulation, trade deals and the Keystone oil pipeline.
The GOP breakthrough in the midterms represents a setback for the president and changes the outlook for issues key to business.
The pace of growth in the U.S. services sector slid for a second month, but employment hit a fresh nine-year high.
The Minneapolis Fed president said an interest-rate hike at any time in 2015 would be "inappropriate" because of the muted outlook for inflation.
The pace of growth in the U.S. services sector slowed more than previously estimated in October, hitting its lowest level in six months.
U.S. private employers added 230,000 jobs in October, exceeding economists' expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday.
Speaking a week after the U.S. central bank ended its quantitative easing policy, Fisher described Chair Janet Yellen as "impressively balanced."
If Republicans take the Senate, as expected in Tuesday's midterm election, the economy could grow much faster, former GE chief Jack Welch says.
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