Thursday, October 2, 2014
U.S. consumer confidence deteriorated in September after hitting the highest level in nearly seven years in August. But economists said the fall appears to be a temporary slip that shouldn't dampen consumer spending in the coming months.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates topped Forbes' latest list of the 400 richest Americans for the 21st straight year.
The U.S. government's emergency actions in the financial crisis went on trial Monday as lawyers accused it of having illegally seized teetering insurance giant AIG in September 2008.
Pro football pays the bills in prime-time television.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Economists see steady growth but remain mixed on their outlook for the health of different segments of the U.S. economy.
Saturday, September 27, 2014
After a dismal winter, the U.S. economy expanded at an annual rate of 4.6 percent in the spring, the fastest pace in more than two years, the government reported Friday. The solid rebound is expected to provide momentum for strong growth the rest of the year.
The price of a gallon of gasoline may soon start with a “2” across much the country.
U.S. Bank is refunding about US$48 million in the latest federal settlement by a major bank over improper billing for extra credit card products that customers didn't receive.
Friday, September 26, 2014
Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods slumped in August as demand for commercial aircraft descended from record highs, but investment plans by businesses posted promising gains.
Argentina exited its recession with 0.9-percent economic growth in the second quarter, national statistics institute INDEC said Wednesday, a rare bit of good news amid the country's new debt default.