The U.S. economy was growing at a moderate pace in December and early January, helped by gains in sales of autos and other consumer products, increased factory production and a pickup in tourism in various parts of the country, the Federal Reserve reported Wednesday.
General Motors says it expects pretax earnings and profit margins to increase this year over last, after adjusting last year for recall costs.
U.S. businesses added to their stockpiles by a modest amount in November, even though sales were weak for a fourth consecutive month.
Wells Fargo & Co. reported a slightly higher fourth-quarter profit as the country's biggest mortgage lender generated more income from interest payments.
The rapid hiring that made 2014 a stellar year for job gains is showing no sign of slowing down.
With people drinking less soda amid health concerns, Coke and Pepsi are pushing smaller cans and bottles that contain fewer calories and, they say, induce less guilt. That all comes at a price: Those cute little cans can cost more than twice as much per ounce.
MetLife is challenging its U.S. designation as a company that is "too big to fail," a tag given to corporations that the government believes could pose a risk to the economy in the event of a collapse.
Another Chinese automaker is showing vehicles this year at the auto show in Detroit, raising the perennial question about when these companies might sell in the United States. The answer: Years from now, according to carmakers and industry observers alike.
The Russian ruble accelerated its fall on Tuesday amid a renewed decline in the price of the country's valuable oil exports.
An ad by McDonald's is testing the fine line companies need to walk when referencing national tragedies.
Month after month, U.S. hiring keeps rising, and unemployment keeps falling. Eventually, pay and inflation are supposed to start surging in response. They're not happening.
Creative industries including Hollywood and broadcasting contribute more to the U.S. economy than previously thought, the government said Monday in its first official analysis of the arts and culture sector's economic value.
Resort towns like Aspen dramatically demonstrate an unnerving trend: Across the country, the rich are getting richer while the rest of the country is essentially treading water.
Thieves with stolen usernames and passwords have broken into customer accounts at American and United airlines and in some cases booked free trips.
The average price of regular gasoline nationwide has dropped 27 cents a gallon in the past three weeks, to $2.20.