U.S. construction spending jumped in October, fueled by solid gains in home building and the largest increase in federal construction in nine years.
The makers of a breakthrough drug for hepatitis C put profits before patients in pricing the $1,000 pill that cures the liver-wasting disease, Senate investigators said Tuesday.
U.S. factory activity plummeted last month to the lowest level in more than six years, with a stronger dollar and low oil prices cutting new orders and hurting production.
Unemployment across the 19-country eurozone economy has fallen to its lowest level in nearly four years, official figures showed Tuesday, in another positive sign for an economic region that has struggled to get people back to work for years.
Cyber Monday has been the single busiest sales day of the year at Portland-based Moonstruck Chocolate.
Slightly more Americans signed contracts to buy homes in October, a modest rebound after two prior monthly declines. The figures add to evidence that the housing market has lost some of its momentum after rapid sales growth earlier this year.
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The Chinese yuan will join a basket of the world's leading currencies, the International Monetary Fund announced Monday.
Federal Reserve officials have moved to prevent the central bank from bailing out failing companies, a power it exercised during the 2008 financial crisis.