U.S. manufacturing grew in November at the fastest pace in 2½ years as factories ramped up production, stepped up hiring and received orders at a healthy clip.
U.S. developers boosted construction spending in October at the fastest pace in more than four years, propelled by a surge in government projects. But spending on home construction and commercial projects both fell.
Bank of America will pay $404 million to mortgage buyer Freddie Mac to settle all remaining claims over home loans sold in the previous decade.
Bernard Madoff's former right-hand man is testifying at the trial of five former co-workers.
Two and a half years after Saab shut down production due to financial trouble, the Swedish car rolled a new sedan off its assembly lines in Trollhattan, in south-west Sweden, on Monday.
Forget home delivery. With the so-called Prime Air unmanned aircraft project, Amazon can potentially deliver goods to customers who are camped out in the middle of a field.
According to the National Retail Federation, 80 percent of U.S. stores plan to offer discounts for the busiest online shopping day of the year.
Cantor Gaming is the latest Las Vegas-based gambling company to move into the Chinese market.
Serial startup firm Rocket Internet is targeting the growing market for peer-to-peer lending with the launch of a new site in Germany.
President Barack Obama is doing his part to support small businesses.
The five nations in the East African Community regional economic bloc have signed an agreement to adopt a common currency.
Millions of Americans turned out as the holiday buying season started earlier this year on Thanksgiving Day. But there's still a lot of shopping left.
In the search for answers this shopping season, consumer behavior online and off is being tracked aggressively with help from advances in technology.
Mexican drug cartels looking to diversify their businesses long ago moved into oil theft, pirated goods, extortion and kidnapping. Now, federal officials confirm the cartels have even entered the country's lucrative mining industry.
Welcome news on inflation and unemployment on Friday will ease pressure on the European Central Bank to act again next week to shore up the 17-country eurozone economy. But they do little to ease longer-term worries over the recovery.