Nasdaq chief Robert Greifeld said Tuesday he was worried about a U.S. trade war with China but expects President-elect Donald Trump to adopt a pragmatic approach once he takes office.
Shoppers put in a strong showing on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday.
The Monday after Thanksgiving is still a time when millions of Americans pause to check out online deals and check off items from their gift list -- but a one-day Cyber Monday frenzy appears to be going the way of the dial-up modem.
The U.S. economy in the third quarter grew at the fastest pace in two years, with a revised report showing stronger consumer spending than first estimated.
Government orders for protesters of the Dakota Access pipeline to leave federal land could have little immediate effect on the encampment where scores of people have been gathered for months to oppose the US$3.8 billion project.
Just three days after the death of Fidel Castro, the first scheduled commercial flight from the U.S. to Havana in more than 50 years landed Monday to the applause of passengers and a water-spraying salute from firetrucks.
Thanksgiving weekend shoppers picked up hot toys, TVs and new Apple products, buying both online and in stores, but spent less per person because of rampant discounting that they've come to demand.
After disbelief, anger and grief, the US tech sector is looking to come to grips with the presidency of a man described by many of its leading lights as a "disaster" for innovation.
Mohammed Shaheedul Huq serves a customer from his food cart in Brooklyn on Nov. 21.
After enjoying the Thanksgiving turkey, some Americans hit the stores for what retailers hope will be a new tradition to start the holiday shopping season.