U.S. stocks slumped Thursday as investors reacted to disappointing corporate earnings reports and assessed the implications of the approaching end to economic stimulus from the Federal Reserve.
Target is bringing in an outsider as its CEO for the first time as the retailer fights to redefine itself to American shoppers.
Average U.S. mortgage rates declined slightly this week, hovering near their lows for the year.
In an election-year rebuttal to Republicans, President Barack Obama will sign an executive order Thursday requiring federal contractors to give their workers more rights in labor disputes.
The U.S. unemployment rate has plunged since the start of last year to a five-year low of 6.1 percent. Yet for Douglas Hunter and millions like him, happy days aren't quite here again.
The U.S. economy has rebounded with vigor from a grim start to 2014 and should show renewed strength into next year.
A private survey shows that businesses hired at a healthy pace in July, though the job gains slowed from the previous month.
The long-awaited surge in hiring at small businesses appears to be under way.
A Texas lawyer has filed a lawsuit against General Motors on behalf of 658 people who were injured or killed in crashes allegedly caused by faulty ignition switches.