U.S. stocks advanced Friday, capping off a second straight weekly advance for the market. Investors were encouraged by the latest corporate deal news, that General Electric would be selling its long-struggling lending business.
Jack Daniel’s has turned back the latest challenge to a state law that determines which spirits can be marketed as “Tennessee Whiskey,” but upstart distillers hoping their brands make the cut vow the fight isn’t over for good.
Buying an Apple Watch won’t be as simple as walking into an Apple store and handing over your credit card.
Weak demand for desktop computers caused PC sales to plunge more than 5 percent in this year’s first quarter, reflecting the industry’s ongoing struggles with the shift to smartphones, tablets and other mobile gadgets.
Walgreens will shutter about 200 U.S. stores as part of an expanded cost reduction push, but the nation’s largest drugstore chain has no plans to shrink in the wake of its combination with European health and beauty retailer Alliance Boots.
U.S. stocks edged higher Thursday, led by gains for energy companies as the price of oil stabilized following a big drop the day before.
A business-supported measure that would make it harder for workers to win employment discrimination lawsuits when they believe race, gender, age or other biases have played a role in being fired or passed over was approved by the Missouri House on Thursday.
Across Latin America, companies increasingly are looking north for business. The prospect of tighter commercial ties across the Americas has handed the United States a chance to reclaim some of the regional economic and political clout it lost to a surging China over the past decade.
Fed officials disagreed widely when they met last month on when they would be ready to lift interest rates from record lows.
YouTube will soon give viewers the option of paying a monthly fee to skip ads.
Deal news gave the stock market a lift Wednesday.
Oregon-based defense contractor FLIR Systems Inc. has agreed to pay $9.5 million to settle bribery charges filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission that involved expensive trips and gifts given to Middle Eastern government officials.
AT&T is paying $25 million in a settlement with federal regulators over data breaches at call centers in Mexico, Colombia and the Philippines that compromised customer data for some 280,000 U.S. customer accounts.
Jeri Vargas put her elderly mother on the “Do Not Call” list years ago.
Burger King is paying the expenses and providing gifts for the wedding of an Illinois couple with an interesting connection to the fast food restaurant chain. Joel Burger and Ashley King accepted the company’s proposal Monday.
Bigger burgers will be back on the menu at McDonald’s, at least for a while.
Starbucks says it will now cover four years of tuition reimbursement for workers to earn an online undergraduate degree from Arizona State University, instead of just two years. Last week, McDonald’s Corp. also announced it was expanding a college tuition assistance program to workers at all its U.S. stores.
Consumers increased their borrowing to a record high in February, driven by a large jump in auto and student loans.
U.S. stocks fell Tuesday as an early advance fizzled in the last hour of trading. Energy stocks rose with the price of oil while consumer discretionary stocks were among the biggest decliners. Utility stocks also dragged down the major indices.
U.S. job openings surged in February to a 14-year high, yet employers filled fewer of those jobs than in the previous month.