Wall Street will fixate on a wave of U.S. economic data next week, crested by payrolls data on Friday that could sway expectations about the timing of future interest rate hikes and spark volatility in record-high stock prices.
Upstate New York continues to trail downstate as well as the nation as a whole when it comes to job growth following the economic downturn, according to a report released Friday by the state comptroller.
Business events and economic reports scheduled for the coming month: All times are Eastern.
More than 30 million children's wristbands distributed at McDonald's restaurants are being recalled because they can cause skin irritation or burns.
Weeks into the "Pokemon Go" craze, demand remains strong for "Poke Ball"-shaped treats made by a high-end doughnut company, one of many businesses and organizations coming up with creative ways to lure players in their search for the elusive "pocket monsters." Even on sweltering summer days, the popular smartphone game has gotten throngs of players out of their homes to real-world locations designated as "PokeStops" and "Gyms." Theme parks, bars and even a county animal shelter are among those trying to capitalize on that surge in foot traffic.
Mazda Motor Corp. is recalling more than 190,000 CX-7 sport utility vehicles because of a potentially dangerous steering control defect.
Former Obama economic advisor Austan Goolsbee says the Fed’s mistakes in its rate increase forecast thus far, along with incoming economic data, may cause Donald Trump to see a boost in the polls.
If the U.S. economy continues on the same path, a “serious discussion” about raising interest rates will be warranted at the FOMC’s September meeting, according to Atlanta Federal Reserve President Dennis Lockhart.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the Fed is moving toward raising interest rates in light of a solid job market and an improved outlook for the U.S. economy and inflation.
A gauge of consumer sentiment edged lower in August, a potentially worrying sign for an economy heavily reliant on personal spending for growth.
Wall Street reversed course to trade lower on Friday afternoon after hawkish comments from Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer raised the specter of a rate hike as soon as next month.
U.S. economic growth was a bit more sluggish than initially thought in the second quarter as businesses aggressively ran down stocks of unsold goods, offsetting a spurt in consumer spending.
Cars that wirelessly talk to each other are finally ready for the road, creating the potential to dramatically reduce traffic deaths, improve the safety of self-driving cars and someday maybe even help solve traffic jams, automakers and government officials say.
Discount-store rivals Dollar General and Dollar Tree reported weaker-than-expected sales figures Thursday, as struggling lower-income shoppers spent less at their stores.
U.S. economic growth may actually be alot better than we think...
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market was continuing to gain momentum.
Demand for long-lasting factory goods rebounded in July, a sign the manufacturing sector could continue to stabilize in the second half of the year.
Another key member of the Federal Reserve is indicating to circle September on your calendar for an increase in interest rates.
Global messaging service WhatsApp says it will start sharing the phone numbers of its users with Facebook, its parent company.
THE ISSUE: In this angry election year, many American voters are deeply skeptical about free trade — or downright hostile to it.