U.S. sales of new homes surged in August, led by a wave of buying in the West and Northeast.
Wal-Mart is introducing a mobile checking account for its customers that will eliminate the overdraft and bounced-check fees traditionally charged by banks.
BP wanted its money back - hundreds of millions of dollars of it - but a federal judge said Wednesday that the oil giant must stick by its agreement with the companies it compensated for business losses due to the 2010 Gulf oil spill.
The toy wars just got a bit colder thanks to Disney's "Frozen," with Hasbro wrestling the rights for dolls from the hit movie away from its rival Mattel.
A growing number of small business owners are forgoing health coverage and are paying staffers more to compensate for the lost benefits.
Legions of middle-class families are straining under the weight of accelerating costs for a range of essential services from day care to health care.
The Cadillac luxury brand will move its headquarters to New York next year to get closer to those living lives of luxury.
The World Trade Organization has sharply reduced its forecast for global trade growth this year, pointing to uneven economic growth in countries including China and the U.S.
A handful of big companies pursuing overseas mergers to lower their tax bills came under pressure Tuesday after the U.S. unveiled rules to discourage them.
The Procter & Gamble Co. is selling its Iams and Eukanuba brands in Europe to Spectrum Brands, shedding the remaining parts of its pet care business.
Further evidence emerged Tuesday to show that the 18-country eurozone economy is failing to find any renewed momentum despite a raft of stimulus measures from the European Central Bank.
Fewer Americans bought homes in August, as investors retreated from real estate and first-time buyers remained scarce.
The death toll from crashes involving General Motors small cars with faulty ignition switches is at least 21.
Across the developing world, migration from country to city has long been a potential path out of poverty. Less and less is that true for millions of people in Asia, where the wealth gap is growing in many of the most densely populated cities in human history.
Charles Plosser, a leading inflation "hawk" at the Federal Reserve, announced Monday that he plans to retire March 1.