These days, one of the most-coveted roles among A-list actresses is business owner.
U.S. shoppers kept their spending in check in April, as modest wage growth over the past year keeps family budgets tight.
The eurozone economy is growing faster than the U.S. and at its highest tick in nearly two years despite a disappointing slowdown in Germany and recession's return in Greece.
U.S. businesses increased their stockpiles slightly in March, as sales picked up for the first time since July.
Macy's is feeling a big chill from international tourists because their money isn't going as far as it used to.
Drivers who have seen a steady rise in the price of gasoline can relax: They will almost certainly be paying far less for gas this summer than they have in at least six years.
The number of available jobs in the U.S. fell in March, though companies filled more of their open positions in a sign they are still confident enough to hire.
U.S. household debt levels were mostly unchanged in the first three months of this year, held back by tight mortgage credit standards and consumer reluctance to borrow heavily.
Young people aspiring to buy their first home are already facing disappointment this year. Rising prices are putting more homes out of reach, and pickings are slim.
Verizon Wireless will pay $90 million and Sprint $68 million to settle charges that the mobile giants allowed phony charges on their customers' monthly bills so they could keep a cut of the profit, federal regulators announced Tuesday.
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The families of at least 100 people who died in crashes caused by faulty General Motors ignition switches will be offered compensation by the company.
Olive Garden's plan to win back customers? Take the breadsticks it's known for and make sandwiches out of them.
The billionaire chief executive of the Chinese conglomerate Tiens has given 6,400 of his best salespeople a vacation that started in Paris and ended with a parade on France's Cote d'Azur.
China cut interest rates Sunday for the third time in six months to boost sluggish economic growth and announced that it is giving banks more flexibility in setting rates paid to depositors in a new step to make its financial system more market-oriented.