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.
Profound changes in the Americas' energy outlook stem from the persistent price of crude oil and the rise of new technologies.
Work schedule flexibility is the most desirable non-financial benefit to employees as businesses across the country find new nontraditional ways to stand out as attractive employers, according to a U.S. poll by Monster.com.
U.S. automakers Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler Group said sales of trucks and SUVs boosted overall sales in November.
Retailers posted record sales on Cyber Monday with most buyers using mobile phones to make purchases.
Manufacturing activity in New York City expanded at the fastest pace in three years in November, the Institute of Supply Management said Tuesday.
BlackBerry's interim CEO said Monday that the smartphone maker is "very much alive, thank you."
The final month of a stellar year for stocks began with a thud as all three major indexes closed lower Monday, the first day of trading in December.
California on Monday opened an online insurance exchange for small business as part of the national health-insurance overhaul.
Construction spending rose 0.8 percent in October over September to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $908.4 billion, the Census Bureau reported.
Today is Cyber Monday, when national retailers offer online discounts akin to the "door busters" of Black Friday.
U.S. finance giant Bank of America said Monday it would pay $404 million to settle all claims brought by the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp., commonly known as Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.
Fast-food workers will walk off the job in about 100 cities this Thursday, marking the largest effort yet in their push for higher pay.