The huge volume of imported containers handled by the supply chain of shippers, truckers, railroads and others through the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles for the holidays has essentially ended, setting inventories for the holiday shopping season.
Big banks are "working with" regulators investigating market manipulation of global securities that is shaping up to be at least as widespread as the rate rigging that led to the Libor scandal.
Amazon and U.S. Postal Service have struck a deal for Sunday deliveries in Los Angeles and New York during the holiday season.
Mitel Networks is buying rival Aastra Technologies in a cash-and-stock deal that will leave Aastra shareholders owning about 43 percent of the combined company.
Housing affordability fell for the sixth consecutive quarter -- July through September -- in response to rising home prices and interest rates, a trade group said Thursday.
SAC Capital Advisors, hedge fund of billionaire Steven A. Cohen, Friday pleaded guilty to fraud charges as part of a $1.2 billion deal with the government to resolve a long-running insider trading investigation, but the judge hearing the case reserved her decision on whether to accept the plea until after a pre-sentencing report was filed.
Once an event on the day after Thanksgiving -- and the traditional start of holiday shopping -- this year, you've grown into a two-month season of nonstop door buster deals, super sales and early early-bird specials.
In poking fun at current events, satirical newspaper The Onion often finds a way to heap ridicule on the newspaper industry. But just like some news outlets it lampoons, The Onion announced Friday it is ending the last of its print editions and moving to an all-online format.
The price of gasoline is the lowest in nearly two years, with five states seeing average prices of under $3 a gallon.
A technical glitch on Walmart's U.S. website offered some items at a fraction of their actual price, but the retailer said it was canceling the orders and refunding customers' money.
Best Buy said Friday it will open on Thanksgiving at 6 p.m., joining a growing number of major retailers to allow consumers to shop ahead of what has become the biggest shopping day of the year.
SAC Capital Advisors pleaded guilty to criminal fraud charges Friday in a deal with the government that requires the hedge fund to pay a record $1.8 billion to settle charges that it allowed insider trading to occur for more than a decade.
Speculation that the Federal Reserve will wind down the U.S. economic stimulus beginning next month grew after the latest figures for jobs growth exceeded Wall Street expectations.
U.S markets rebounded from Thursday's trading sessions, with gains across all major indexes as government data indicated the U.S economy is stronger than many believed.
Nvidia's stock climbed Friday after third-quarter profit topped Wall Street expectations and it raised its quarterly dividend by 13 percent.