Six out of 10 small-business owners say raising the minimum wage would hurt small businesses, while about the same percentage also said they would not reduce workforce or benefits if an increase occurred, a survey finds.
U.S. job openings and overall hiring both rose in September, signaling improvement in the job market.
One of the biggest barriers to long-term corporate sustainability is its biggest potential beneficiaries: shareholders. Designation as a benefit corporation can change that.
Wall Street got a rise Thursday after the number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level since September, in a sign that the U.S. job market is recovering.
U.S. wholesale prices fell in October for the second month in a row, driven down once more by cheaper gasoline costs.
Members of the Federal Reserve agreed last month that they would likely reduce bond purchases in coming months if the job market improved further, though the minutes released Wednesday don't indicate when the reduction might begin.
Existing-home sales declined for the second month in a row in October, while tight inventory means continued double-digit gains in home prices, the National Association of Realtors said.
U.S. businesses increased their stockpiles in September by the largest amount in eight months while sales posted a modest gain.
There will be a change of leadership at the Federal Reserve on Jan. 31, with Janet Yellen as President Obama's nominee to head the central bank.
The night before his assassination, President John F. Kennedy made a historic stop at a LULAC meeting that forever shaped politics.
The Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index broke through two milestones Monday before the market gave up nearly all its gains late in the day.
Gov. Susana Martinez said she will make New Mexico's Job Training Incentive Program a permanent part of her annual Economic Development Department budget request to the Legislature.
U.S. homebuilder confidence stayed steady in November, despite concerns that another federal budget fight could cause would-be homebuyers to delay home purchases, according to the builder sentiment index released Monday.
Bitcoin, the virtual currency that fuels transactions on Internet black markets, will make its case to Congress today that it is currency with potential to open the digital economy to poor societies around the world.
The Dow crossed 16,000 for the first time and the Standard & Poor's 500 index topped 1,800 soon after the market opened Monday, though both indexes dipped below the high-water mark soon after trading began.