Buoyed by steady job gains and low mortgage rates, Americans purchased new homes in August at the fastest pace in more than seven years.
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates declined this week following the Federal Reserve's decision to keep interest rates at record lows for now.
Caterpillar is planning another round of job cuts that could exceed 10,000 people through 2018, as the construction and mining equipment maker adjusts to downturns in key markets that it serves.
If you're driving a diesel-powered four-cylinder Volkswagen, you're stuck with a fun-to-drive machine that's belching unhealthy pollutants from its tailpipe.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits rose slightly last week yet remained at a low level consistent with solid job growth.
Anger at the world's top-selling car company was echoed Wednesday by private dealers, auto wholesalers and owners across the U.S. as fallout from the smog test trickery mounted.
Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn stepped down Wednesday, days after admitting that the world's top-selling carmaker had rigged diesel emissions to pass U.S. tests during his tenure.
A judge has ordered a former employee of a mid-Missouri tech firm and his wife to pay $10 million for stealing trade secrets and partnering with a Chinese firm to sell knockoff products to unsuspecting buyers, including the U.S. Navy.
Chinese manufacturing activity fell to its lowest in more than six years in the latest sign of the slowdown in the world's second biggest economy, according to a survey released Wednesday.
A New York-based federal appeals court has rejected claims of a former employee of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York who says she was fired for her probe into the banking firm Goldman Sachs.
A French prosecutor is arguing that a corruption investigation involving International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde should be dropped.
When Chinese President Xi Jinping addresses some of the top names in Chinese and American business Wednesday in Seattle, they may be most interested in what he says about progress toward a treaty that would provide a framework for broader investment.
Portland Mayor Charlie Hales has challenged local businesses to lead the way on climate change.
If you hate standing in line for your Starbucks fix, there's an app for that.
U.S. home rents rose at a slower pace in August, a downshift that may reflect the rise of apartment construction in many major cities.