U.S. consumer spending rose at the fastest pace in three months in June, providing momentum for the economy going into the second half of the year.
The world's largest consumer products maker said it will cast off more than half its brands around the world during the next year or two, leaving it with about 70 to 80 of its top performers.
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. and ALPFA will provide financial education and career guidance at ALPFA's 2014 convention this weekend.
Chrysler says its U.S. sales rose 20 percent in July from a year ago, its best performance for the month in nine years, pumped up by a 41 percent surge in Jeep sales.
Arts & Entertainment
Ariana Grande is topping the charts with her addictive single "Problem," impressing critics with her vocal range and maintaining an image that her young Nickelodeon fans can vibe with.
Employers added 288,000 jobs in June, the fifth straight month of job gains above 200,000. That's the first such stretch since 1999, during the height of the dot-com boom.
Construction, automotive, wholesale sectors lead the way to stellar growth for the HispanicBusiness Fastest-Growing 100.
Congress is providing $11 billion to prevent a 28 percent reduction in federal highway and mass transit spending at the peak of the summer construction season through these three tricks.
Sony reported a surprise jump in quarterly profit Thursday as sales got a perk from a cheap yen and its bottom line was helped by gains from selling buildings and its stake in a video-game maker.
WWE has hit 700,000 subscribers since the company home to Hulk Hogan, Brock Lesnar and John Cena launched the WWE Network in February.
Green Economy & Conservation
Energy firms are wrapping renewable energy projects that generate steady cash into "yieldcos" they hope will attract dividend hunters.
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