Stock futures are mixed on a very busy day for Wall Street with major retailers posting earnings and the U.S. government reporting data on employment, trade and worker productivity.
The 17-country eurozone has just emerged from recession, yet its economy grew just 0.1 percent in July-September compared with the previous three-month period.
Janet Yellen, President Obama's nominee to run the Federal Reserve, says the economy has regained ground lost to the deep recession, but adds that unemployment remains too high and the Fed is still trying to accelerate the economic recovery.
Median home values held steady in small counties across the country but dipped in large ones, according to a new housing brief from the U.S. Census Bureau.
As White House, Federal Reserve and Treasury Department staff prepare Janet Yellen to face Senate confirmation hearings to be the next head of the Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke's close call in 2010 remains seared in their memories.
IntercontinentalExchange, a futures exchange based in Atlanta, valued the deal to buy the parent of the New York Stock Exchange at about $11 billion based on the Nov. 1 closing price of its shares.
Some lawmakers think automatic spending cuts known as sequestration haven't been as harsh as advertised -- but the second round will be far worse.
China and India are increasingly driving world energy demand as the U.S. production boom puts it on track to become independent of the global market, the International Energy Agency said Tuesday.
More and more Americans are giving up on their Thanksgiving holiday meal as Black Friday shopping, the annual rite of passage on the day after Thanksgiving, continues to creep further into the holiday as more stores open their doors a day early.
Five years after the global financial crisis erupted, the world's biggest economies are growing and hiring, but only by the grace of extraordinary aid from central banks and government spending.
Big banks are "working with" regulators investigating market manipulation of global securities that is shaping up to be at least as widespread as the rate rigging that led to the Libor scandal.
Gov. Chris Christie offered his Republican Party a prescription to win over Hispanic and black voters: show up.
A move by Sen. Rand Paul to force an audit of the Federal Reserve by holding up the nomination of Janet Yellen to chair the central bank comes at a delicate time for the U.S. economy.
Federal prosecutors want Bank of America Corp. to pay about $864 million over losses incurred by the government after it bought thousands of home loans made by Countrywide Financial during the housing boom.
U.S. President Barack Obama said Saturday military veterans deserve "a good job, a good education and a home to call their own."