NBC has changed the leadership of its troubled news division by bringing back the executive who led the network out of a dark period two decades ago.
The U.S. trade deficit in January dropped sharply as both exports and imports fell.
Hyundai is recalling more than 26,000 Genesis luxury cars in the U.S. and Canada to fix a water leak that can cause the transmission gear shifter to malfunction.
Daimler AG says it will spend about $500 million and create 1,300 jobs with a new plant near Charleston that will build its Sprinter vans.
A burst of hiring in February underscored the resilience and confidence of U.S. businesses, which are adding workers at the fastest pace in 17 years. Yet the strong job gains did little to raise wages last month.
U.S. worker productivity was even weaker than first thought from October through December while labor costs rose at a faster rate.
Orders to factories edged down 0.2 percent in January following declines of 3.5 percent in December and 1.7 percent in November, the Commerce Department said Thursday.
Average long-term mortgage rates have fallen for the first time in four weeks and remain near historic lows reached in May 2013.
The number of people seeking unemployment benefits rose last week to the highest level since May, though the pace of applications remains at a level consistent with steady hiring.