Less than a month after edging out Brazil, California has slipped back to its ranking as the eighth-largest economy in the world.
Americans again bought vehicles that sit up high and come loaded with features like backup cameras and smartphone capabilities in June. Horsepower was also in; gas-sipping not so much.
U.S. businesses added jobs at a robust pace in June, a private survey found, evidence that rising consumer spending and a healthy housing market are supporting more hiring.
U.S. manufacturing growth improved in June, helped by a jump in employment.
Kraft shareholders have approved the sale of the company to ketchup maker H.J. Heinz, creating one of the world's largest food companies with annual revenue of about $28 billion.
U.S. construction spending posted a solid gain in May, pushing total activity to the highest point since the fall of 2008, with the strength led by a big jump in non-residential projects.
Nike Chairman Phil Knight plans to step down, and says he wants President and CEO Mark Parker to succeed him.
U.S. home prices increased at a solid clip in April, led by double-digit jumps in Denver and San Francisco.
Consumer confidence showed a solid gain in June following a modest increase in May, supporting the view that strong job gains are giving a boost to the overall economy.
They're called managers, and they sometimes work grueling schedules at fast food chains and retail stores. But with no overtime eligibility, their pay may be lower per hour than many workers they supervise.
The airline proudly proclaimed itself a holdout on fees for years, allowing passengers to check one bag for free. Now it will charge up to $25 for checked luggage.
Online retail giant Amazon has opened its Mexico site for business, offering free delivery on orders of over 599 pesos ($38.25).
Anxious pensioners swarmed closed bank branches Monday and long lines snaked outside ATMs as Greeks endured the first day of serious controls on their daily economic lives.
Disney is merging its consumer product and interactive divisions, a move that acknowledges the shared goals of important product lines like the Disney Infinity video game franchise and the upcoming line of wearable toys called Playmation.
Solid job growth is finally boosting paychecks for the rest of us.
General Electric Co. is selling its U.S., Mexico, Australia and New Zealand fleet businesses to Element Financial Corp. for $6.9 billion.
The National Football League is getting a new official automotive sponsor: Hyundai.
The average price of gasoline has dropped 2 cents over the past two weeks to $2.85 a gallon.
China's central bank has announced the fourth recent round of interest cuts and lower reserve requirement ratios for small businesses, as Beijing tries to shore up the country's sluggish economy.
Kohl's has reached a nearly $1 million settlement with prosecutors in four California counties who alleged some of the company's department stores charged customers more than the price advertised on shelves and signs.
Consumer sentiment rose this month to the highest level since January, suggesting that spending will strengthen this year.
Nevada economic officials say work on a massive Tesla Motors battery factory east of Reno is going smoothly and it should be operational within a year.
The state of Japan's economic recovery remains murky, with inflation still nearly flat in May despite unprecedented monetary stimulus, though joblessness was flat at 3.3 percent and household spending rose for the first time in over a year.
Shares of Micron Technology slumped in aftermarket trading Thursday after the chipmaker said the weak PC market hurt its business in its fiscal third quarter.
Greece and its creditors moved closer to clinching a deal this weekend that would keep the country from defaulting on its debts and falling out of the euro bloc, after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras made more concessions Friday.
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates were mixed this week, marking slight increases or declines but remaining close to high levels for the year.
U.S. consumer spending surged in May with the biggest monthly increase in nearly six years — a sign of stronger economic growth ahead.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid rose slightly last week, but remained at a historically low level that signals an improving job market.
McDonald's says fewer people are picking soda for Happy Meals after it stopped listing the drinks as an option on its menu boards.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is releasing thousands of complaints from disgruntled customers of banks, credit card companies and other providers of financial services.
The U.S. economy contracted in the first three months of the year, just not as much as previously estimated. More recent data show that the weakness was largely temporary, with a rebound in the works for the April-June quarter.
Congress was poised to hand President Barack Obama a major victory on trade Wednesday, with the Senate set to approve "fast track" negotiating authority and House Democrats dropping their opposition to a part of the legislative package.
Monsanto Co. reported better-than-expected earnings results for the third quarter on Wednesday as executives of the huge agricultural business continued to make a case for a $45 billion takeover of Swiss competitor, Syngenta AG.