Switzerland led the World Economic Forum's global competitiveness rankings in 2013-14, with the U.S. improving its position to fifth place, the WEF announced Wednesday in Geneva.
A business begins with a founder who has a vision and an opportunity, but with growth comes the need for skilled help to keep the business growing.
Standard & Poor's alleged the Justice Department filed its $5 billion lawsuit
against the credit rating agency in "retaliation" for its downgrade of U.S.
Economic growth has slowed in some large emerging economies while major advanced economies are experiencing a moderate recovery, reports the OECD.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told Congress the government will
run out of money to pay its bills in mid-October unless lawmakers raise the
country's borrowing limit.
No wonder Congress keeps trying to repeal Obamacare -- the health-care reform law is poised to take away benefits from representatives and their aides.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint
Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey are to press the administration's
case for action against Syria to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Tuesday.
Verizon is set to announce a major deal to control its own U.S. cellphone business.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela was released from a Pretoria hospital Sunday but was still critically ill, a government statement said.
Today, more than three years after Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act, the swipe-fee saga has gone the way of much of the sweeping financial overhaul brought on by the Great Recession: It hangs in limbo.
What is the real meaning of Labor Day? And what are President Obama's thoughts on Labor Day 2013?
Worries over Syria preyed on investors Friday, pushing U.S. equities markets
down for another day in a month that posted the biggest monthly pullback in a year.
President Obama said Friday he is not considering an open-ended commitment or "any boots on the ground" in
response to the Assad regime's use of chemical weapons in Syria.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday the U.S. has unequivocal
evidence the Syrian regime used chemical weapons that killed 1,429 people, and called Syrian President Bashar al-Assad a "murderer."
the stock market reaches record highs and housing rebounds, more older adults than previously thought are living in
poverty and going hungry.