The U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 3.6 percent in the third quarter of 2013, the Commerce Department reported Thursday.
First-time unemployment benefits claims dropped under 300,000 for the week for only the second time since March 2007.
In the face of a 16-day government shutdown, Americans were buying new homes at a brisk pace in October, ringing up the sector's largest monthly gain in more than 33 years.
The Federal Reserve's 'Beige Book' survey, released Wednesday, found that the U.S. economy grew modestly in most regions from October through late November despite the partial government shutdown.
Survey: CEOs at the largest U.S. companies expect to boost hiring in the next six months.
Stocks edged higher Wednesday as investors pondered a pair of economic reports and the outlook for the Fed's economic stimulus program.
U.S. service sector firms grew in November at the slowest pace since last summer, indicating that cautious spending by consumers and businesses may be slowing growth.
U.S. private-sector employment rose by 215,000 in November, significantly more than expected, Automatic Data Processing said Wednesday.
A New York state parole board has agreed to parole former Tyco CEO Dennis Kozlowski after more than eight years in prison on a $134 million corporate fraud case.
J.C. Penney Co. says key sales measures were up in November.
Employers can require their workers to sign arbitration agreements waiving all rights to class-action lawsuits over workplace grievances, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
It what may become a recurring rumor, a blog reporter says Sprint Corp. will move its headquarters to somewhere in California.
Detroit is eligible to shed billions in debt in the largest public bankruptcy in U.S. history, a judge said Tuesday, turning down objections from unions, pension funds and retirees.
U.S. home prices rose only modestly in October, real estate data provider CoreLogic said Tuesday, adding to signs that prices have stabilized after experiencing big gains earlier this year.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, in a rule issued Tuesday, is expanding its oversight to Sallie Mae and other nonbank companies that collect student loan payments.