World financial leaders are pledging to act boldly and ambitiously to give a weak and uneven global recovery some momentum, but they have often fallen short in the past when trying to follow through on their promises.
Acura says it is recalling 43,000 vehicles in the U.S. to replace both front seat belts.
Sears Holdings Corp. said Friday that a data breach at its Kmart stores that started last month may have compromised some customers' credit and debit cards.
Finance ministers from the world's largest economies said Friday they are determined to prevent a slide into another global recession, but a top U.S. official expressed frustration that a number of major economies were not doing enough to bolster growth.
A virus that killed millions of baby pigs in the last year and led to higher pork prices has waned thanks to warmer weather and farmers' efforts to sterilize their operations. And as pigs' numbers increase, sticker shock on things like bacon should ease.
Some changes could be in store for Olive Garden, including how the restaurant chain prepares its soups and pasta, after an activist investor on Friday succeeded in its bid to take control of the board of the chain's parent company.
U.S. markets are stabilizing at the end of a wild week. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 32 points, or 0.2 percent, to 16,690 as of 10:04 a.m. Eastern time Friday.
President Barack Obama is all in with his economic pitch. The American public is not. Over the next 27 days, either the public or the president is going to get the message.
The federal government said Thursday that it reached a $5 million settlement with Wells Fargo to resolve allegations it discriminated against pregnant women, new mothers and women on maternity leave.
As if the global economy didn't have enough troubles, it looks like Germany, Europe's traditional growth engine, risks falling into recession - or growth so weak it holds back the entire euro currency union's weak recovery.
Average U.S. mortgage rates fell for the third straight week, making it more affordable to borrow to buy a home.
Airline delays and cancellations are up slightly from last year's peak travel season.
U.S. wholesale companies restocked their warehouses in August at the fastest pace since April, led by big increases in computers, lumber and furniture. But wholesale sales fell by the most since January.
Time Warner Cable said Thursday its shareholders approved its acquisition by Comcast Corp., clearing another hurdle for the $45 billion deal.
Though braced by a resurgent United States, the global economy is under threat from other regions - from Europe and Latin America to China and Japan - where growth is stalling and prospects remain dim.