Wal-Mart is replacing the chief of its U.S. discount stores in what could be an indication that it's losing confidence that its largest business unit will rebound after more than a year of disappointing results.
If an iced coffee from Dunkin' Donuts is part of your afternoon routine, expect a nudge to buy a cookie or doughnut you didn't plan on.
Sales of new U.S. homes plunged in June, a sign that real estate continues to be a weak spot in the economy.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week to its lowest level in more than eight years.
The city's bus strike will continue without an end in sight after bus officials rejected the union's revised demands, and the union turned down a Golden Empire Transit offer.
The nation's largest retail trade group has pared its annual sales forecast because of slower-than-expected growth during the first half of the year tied to winter storms and lingering economic woes.
Women who own small business are still far behind their male counterparts when it comes to getting loans and government contracts, a congressional report said Wednesday.
PepsiCo raised its forecast for the year on Wednesday and said its new Lay's potato chips - including a cappuccino variety - should help boost its profit in the months ahead.
The ignition switch defects that engulfed General Motors are now a rapidly growing problem at Chrysler.
Donald Trump says his new hotel in the Old Post Office building in downtown Washington "will be one of the fine ... and maybe the finest" hotels in the world.
Delta Air Lines Inc. said Wednesday that second-quarter earnings rose 17 percent, topping analysts' expectations, as passengers flew more miles at higher average fares and fuel spending declined.
Increased production of passenger jets helped push up Boeing's profit by 52 percent in the second quarter, topping Wall Street's expectations.
Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella painted an upbeat vision of the future Tuesday, saying that the next version of Windows will be unified across screens of all sizes and that two money-losing units - Nokia phones and Bing search - would become profitable in 2016.
Americans will spend, on average, more than $669 on back-to-school expenses, up 5 percent from a year ago.
One of the world's wealthiest men, Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, is making an argument for a three-day work week, saying it could help people balance their work and home lives.