International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde says the world economy is recovering but fragile and "faces some downside risks."
U.S. home prices rose steadily in May, pushed higher by a healthy increase in sales this year.
U.S. consumer confidence fell this month to the lowest level since September. Consumers are worried about the job market and rattled by events in Greece and China.
Ford Motor Co.'s net income jumped 44 percent to $1.9 billion in the second quarter as global sales rose and customers paid more for new trucks and SUVs with premium features.
Overseas business helped UPS during its second quarter, as did the absence of a hefty charge recorded a year ago.
Small businesses will soon be able to get loans approved again by the federal government.
Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods posted a sizable gain in June, but the advance was fueled by higher demand for commercial aircraft. Outside of this volatile category, a key category that represents business investment rose by a far more modest amount.
Victims of apartheid in South Africa cannot sue IBM Corp. and Ford Motor Corp. in New York because they cannot show that the companies' alleged offending behavior occurred in the United States, a federal appeals court said Monday.
Burger King got a boost from the return of its "Chicken Fries."
Technical talks over Greece's third bailout in five years are poised to start in the next day or so as negotiators representing the country's creditors continued arriving in Athens Monday.
McGraw Hill Financial, owner of ratings agency Standard & Poor's, is buying SNL Financial for about $2.23 billion.
The average price of gasoline has dropped a penny over the past two weeks to $2.82 a gallon.
Fiat Chrysler will buy back about 300,000 Ram pickup trucks in the biggest such action in U.S. history as part of a potentially expensive deal with U.S. safety regulators to settle legal problems in about two-dozen recalls, two people briefed on the matter say.
Allergan PLC, the Dublin-based pharmaceutical giant, announced Sunday it has agreed to buy Naurex, a developer of drugs for depression and other central nervous system disorders, for $560 million.
Verizon workers in nine states have voted to go on strike if necessary over a dispute about a new contract, a union official said at a rally Saturday.