U.S. wholesale prices settled lower in November for the third month in a row, pushed down again by cheaper gasoline and lower home heating oil costs. Excluding volatile energy costs, inflation was mostly stable.
House Speaker John Boehner is speaking out against interest groups on his right flank that he says are attacking him for not being conservative enough.
The slow rollout of a new federal health insurance marketplace may be deepening differences in health coverage among Americans, with residents in some states gaining insurance at a far greater rate than others.
Stock futures slid Thursday morning and unemployment claims rose, but spending increased on appliances, furniture and cars in November, indicating a better jobs picture.
The federal government ran a much smaller deficit through the first two months of the budget year than the same period last year, signaling continued improvement in the country's finances.
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Wednesday that the signup trend for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act is turning positive.
Top Republicans and President Obama are lining up behind a modest U.S. budget agreement, but the tea party is against it on principle and liberals decry the omission of an extension of unemployment benefits.
Senate and House negotiators reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon, with votes expected in both houses of Congress within days.
Republican and Democratic negotiators reached for a budget agreement Tuesday to reduce automatic spending cuts, risking a backlash from liberals and conservatives alike.
Optimism among U.S. small-business owners rose slightly in November, the National Federation of Independent Businesses said Tuesday.
General Motors on Tuesday named Executive Vice President Mary Barra to succeed retiring Chief Executive Officer Dan Akerson in January.
General Motors announced that Mary Barra will become the CEO, replacing Dan Akerson who is stepping down because of his wife's health problems.
As the biggest economy in the world, what happens in the U.S. has a huge effect on the nascent recovery starting to happen across most regions. And as America considers what action to take on its most important issues, investors face uncertainty.
Susana Martinez, the country's first Hispanic female governor, says having a woman for president is "way overdue."
Already time-crunched, financially squeezed small-business owners have more to stress over now that an easier way to shop for health insurance won't be available in January, as originally planned.