The long-awaited surge in hiring at small businesses appears to be under way.
A Texas lawyer has filed a lawsuit against General Motors on behalf of 658 people who were injured or killed in crashes allegedly caused by faulty ignition switches.
The world's largest online retailer is facing off in India against a new name in e-commerce that was founded by former Amazon employees.
More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.
U.S. consumers are more confident about the economy than they have been in nearly seven years.
U.S. home prices rose in May from a year earlier at the weakest pace in 15 months as sales remain modest in the spring buying season.
The sausage brand started by the late country singer of the same name has become a breakfast staple, with products even including a pancake-and-sausage on a stick. Now the brand is hoping its new bowls and sandwiches can lure eaters at other meals.
This much is clear: The Federal Reserve will make another cut this week in its monthly bond purchases, which have been aimed at keeping long-term loan rates low. This much is not: When will the Fed start tightening its interest-rate policy to thwart any runaway inflation?
China's anti-monopoly agency announced an investigation Tuesday of Microsoft Corp., stepping up regulatory pressure on foreign technology companies.
Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in June, as the real estate market appears to have cooled off this summer.
Real estate website operator Zillow is buying rival Trulia in a $3.5 billion deal that would make the biggest player in the online real estate market.
Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home.
Red Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it's getting rid of some of its promotional discounts and plating dishes higher as is the style at fancy restaurants.
Virgin America's next destination is Wall Street. The California-based airline filed on Monday for an initial public offering of shares.
Nissan is recalling more than 226,000 additional vehicles over a defective air bag that has affected much of the global auto industry.