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A blue Christmas for Amazon?

It might be a blue Christmas for Amazon.

Cloud business lifts Microsoft’s quarterly results

Microsoft’s latest earnings report shows CEO Satya Nadella is making progress in his push to embrace cloud computing.

Stocks surge as US companies report higher profits

Stocks are closing with big gains after several major U.S. companies reported higher profits.

Education Dept. loosens eligibility for parent loan program

The Education Department has loosened credit requirements for a federal student loan program used by parents and graduate students.

FedEx predicts increase in holiday deliveries

FedEx expects another record for holiday-season deliveries.

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Staples investigating possible data breach

Staples is looking into a potential credit card data breach and has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue.

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McDonald's CEO outlines changes as sales slide

After posting yet another disappointing quarter, McDonald's CEO Don Thompson said Tuesday the company hasn't been keeping up with the times and that changes are in store for its U.S. restaurants.

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Pig farms rebound from virus; meat prices may drop

A virus that killed millions of baby pigs in the last year and led to higher pork prices has waned thanks to warmer weather and farmers’ efforts to sterilize their operations.

Fear-gauge flashes wild week on Wall Street

Europe’s economy sputters, oil prices plunge and stocks start swinging wildly. Wall Street’s long dormant “fear index” now predicts more turbulence ahead.

Fed survey finds moderate growth nationwide

The U.S. economy was strengthening in most regions of the country in September to early October, helped by gains in consumer spending, manufacturing and commercial construction, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest survey of business conditions.

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Wal-Mart cuts sales outlook amid tough economy

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cut its revenue outlook for its current fiscal year as it announced it is scaling back its expansion plans for its supercenters next year and stepping up investments in its online operations.

Stock swoon brings S&P 500 closer to ‘correction’

The downturn in the U.S. stock market has brought it closer to what professional investors refer to as a “correction.”

Unequal Pay: Must be a lot of good karma out there

Men are eight times more likely than women to negotiate salary when taking a job, according to a study by Linda Babcock and Sara Laschever for their 2007 book Women Don’t Ask: The High Cost of Avoiding Negotiation and Positive Strategies for Change.

US stocks close out worst week since May 2012

U.S. stocks are closing out a turbulent week with another loss, giving the market its worst week since May 2012.

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As market sinks, investors brace for turbulence

The Dow Jones industrial average plunged 334 points as falling energy stocks and worries about the global economy sent investors fleeing out of the market. The blue-chip index rose 275 points the day before.

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