The U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 2.8 percent in the third quarter of 2013, the Commerce Department said Thursday, at a pace that exceeded the first and second quarters.
Twitter's initial public offering of shares is set to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday at a price that values the company at more than $18 billion.
Wells Fargo is paying $335 million to settle claims it misrepresented the quality of mortgage-backed bonds it sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the run-up to the housing collapse.
Walmart workers launched a surprise strike in Southern California as part of a series of protests planned for the holiday season, but a company spokesman said the action hadn't disrupted business Wednesday.
It's the end of an era as Blockbuster announced it's shuttering its remaining 300 video stores.
The U.S. index of leading economic indicators rose 0.7 percent in September, climbing to 97.1, the Conference Board said Wednesday.
Time Warner said Wednesday that its third-quarter net income rose 44 percent and backed its profit guidance for the full year, with shares rising 2 percent in morning trading.
Major indexes back to record highs Wednesday as traders anticipated that the Federal Reserve will keep up its stimulus program for some time.
Cargill says it will start labeling beef products that contain 'pink slime' after the finely textured beef came under attack last year.
Strong demand for Michael Kors' luxury clothing helped push fiscal second-quarter net income up 49 percent, beating analysts' expectations and boosting the company's guidance for the year.
Tesla Motors took a beating on Wall Street after reporting its third-quarter earnings.
Online travel company Orbitz missed profit expectations for the third quarter.
AOL posted a sharp profit decline in the third-quarter Tuesday, due in part to a write-down related to its Patch news service, but saw increases in ad revenue and share value.
The European Commission forecasts that austerity measures will continue to drag on growth and that some countries will do well while others remain mired in misery.
What has two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles and onions on a sesame bun? Burger King's latest sandwich.