The number of available jobs posted by U.S. employers rose in December to the highest level in 14 years, a sign recent strong job gains will likely continue. Employers also filled more jobs and more employees quit, two additional signs of an improving labor market.
The price of oil is on a wild ride, and there is little agreement on where it's headed.
There were no super-long tarmac delays for airlines in December, making 2014 the best year on record for fewest such incidents.
Home Depot Inc., the nation's largest home-improvement retailer, says it has started to hire more than 80,000 seasonal workers for the spring selling season, the company's busiest period.
Finance officials from the world's leading economies promised Tuesday to support global growth at a time of heightened uncertainty.
Food-quality scares are hurting McDonald's in China and Japan, where weakness contributed to a key global sales figure falling 1.8 percent.
The appetite for superheroes and robots in disguise led to a healthy fourth-quarter at Hasbro even as a shift toward electronics has challenged the traditional toy industry.
HSBC's Swiss private bank hid millions of dollars for drug traffickers, arms dealers and celebrities around the world as it colluded to help them dodge taxes, according to a report based on leaked documents that lifts the veil on the country's banking secrecy.
About $355 million distributed last week to investors cheated in Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme means over half of allowable claims have been paid in full, the trustee recovering money for investors announced Monday.
The Russian car market, which was on the way to becoming Europe's largest just a few years ago, plunged 24 percent in January, reflecting the deep malaise of the Russian economy.
As the U.S. economy has steadily recovered from the Great Recession, the critical missing piece has been a painful lack of pay raises for many Americans. Their pain may be easing.
Consumers increased their borrowing in December, with the category that includes credit cards rising at the fastest pace in eight months.
U.S. employers added a vigorous 257,000 jobs in January, and wages jumped by the most in six years - evidence that the job market is accelerating closer to full health.
After several years of losing ground to craft brewers, Anheuser-Busch, the country's biggest brewery, seems to be conceding that its flagship brew may not fly with fans of fancy suds.
The United States wants to speed up talks on a vast trans-Atlantic trade pact with the European Union.