On Friday, the government will likely estimate that the economy shrank in the January-March quarter for a second straight year, depressed by brutal weather, a reeling energy sector and an export slump. Yet few will see any cause for panic.
Renters are on the rise in America's biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies, according to a study released Thursday.
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week to their highest level so far this year as new data showed strength in the housing market.
More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, though the overall level remains low and points to a healthy job market.
McDonald's is tweaking how it cooks it burgers in hopes of winning back customers.
Hammered by cheaper oil, drilling firms have laid off workers and dragged job growth lower in states from Texas to North Dakota.
Exxon Mobil shareholders overwhelmingly rejected several environmental resolutions including proposals to put a climate-change expert on the board and set goals for greenhouse-gas emissions.
U.S. banks' earnings rose 6.9 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier as revenues increased, delinquent loans continued to fall and the number of "problem" banks reached a six-year low.
Imagine a world where David and Goliath are best buds. Well it's becoming reality more frequently in the business world.