Manufacturing in the eurozone hit a 32-month high in January, with Germany leading the expansion, Markit Economics reported.
U.S. stocks slid lower in morning trading on Monday on fresh concerns about the U.S. and global economies, as well as word from Ford Motor that auto sales are off to a lackluster start this year.
Making merely minimum wage can be a very challenging prospect.
Traditional consumer companies such as Wal-Mart and Mattel have continued to struggle as Americans spend more cautiously in the uncertain economy. Meanwhile, Amazon.com has flourished as shoppers increasingly buy online rather than head to stores.
CEO Bryan Stockton called 2013 a "challenging and transformative year at retail."
Coupons.com Inc., the online coupon company, said Friday that it plans to raise up to $100 million by selling shares in an initial public offering.
GoldieBlox, a small business in California's Bay Area with the mission of empowering girls, won a free Super Bowl ad as part of a contest hosted by software giant Intuit.
Few topics lit up Twitter during the State of the Union address like myRA -- President Obama's proposal for a beginner's retirement savings program aimed at getting more workers to start socking away for their golden years.
Wal-Mart said Friday that key earnings figures may come in at the low end or below its prior forecasts for its fourth quarter and full fiscal year.
Shares of toy companies slipped in Friday trading after Mattel's results during the critical holiday quarter missed analysts' expectations.
U.S. stocks tumbled Friday, with the Dow Jones and the S&P 500 posting their worst percentage declines in more than a year.
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Shares of Computer Sciences Corp. soared to a multiyear high Friday as the information technology company's latest results topped Wall Street's expectations.
January's global stock sell-off has left many small investors more puzzled than panicked, and unsure how to act.
Chevron profit fell 32 percent in the fourth quarter on lower oil and gas production and lower prices for refined fuels relative to the cost of crude.