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US stock indexes end higher, breaking three-day slump

U.S. stocks rebounded Thursday, snapping a three-day losing streak for the Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor’s 500 index.

US producer prices fall in April

A sharp drop in the cost of gasoline and food pushed down overall U.S. producer prices in April.

Stock indexes end mostly lower after a listless day

Weak U.S. retail sales data helped set the stage Wednesday for a listless day of trading on Wall Street.

Stocks edge lower amid bond volatility

A spike in long-term interest rates rattled investors Tuesday, nudging major U.S. stock indexes lower for the second day in a row.

US stocks jump the most since March following hiring gains

The U.S. stock market had its best day in two months Friday following good news about the job market.

US economy rebounding with solid if unspectacular job gains

Rebounding from a dismal start to the year, the U.S. economy added 223,000 jobs in April, a solid gain that suggested employers are helping fuel a durable if still subpar recovery.

Airline trade group wants more uniform rules on child seats

So you’re headed off to a foreign destination with your family, hauling a car seat or similar device for your infant to occupy for the hours-long flight. But once abroad, the corresponding airline says the device isn’t authorized in that country and must be checked, making for a frustrating connection.

US stock indexes close slightly higher after drop

Stocks rose moderately Thursday in relatively quiet trading, a contrast to the heavy selling that occurred a day earlier when Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen suggested that stock prices might be too high.

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Whole Foods plans new chain to court millennials

Whole Foods is planning to open a new chain of stores that courts millennials with lower prices as it faces intensifying competition as a purveyor of organic and natural products.

Stocks drop on weak jobs data, jitters over Yellen comments

U.S. stocks fell across industries on Wednesday as investors worried over stock valuations, economic growth and rising interest rates.

Fed Chair Yellen: stock market prices ‘quite high’

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Wednesday described stock market valuations as high and said the central bank was carefully monitoring their impact on financial stability.

US stocks sink as oil price jumps above $60

A combination of concerns knocked the U.S. stock market lower Tuesday, snapping a two-day run.

Warren Buffett defends practices, showers advice at meeting

Berkshire Hathaway shareholders always celebrate Warren Buffett at the annual meeting, but amid the praise Saturday, investors also questioned a couple of the conglomerate's recent business moves.

Workers in confined spaces to come under protection rule

Construction workers in confined spaces like manholes and tanks will come under a new federal rule intended to give them similar protections to workers in manufacturing and other industries.

Apple, IBM, Japan Post team up to improve elderly care

Apple, IBM and Japanese insurance and bank holding company Japan Post have formed a partnership to improve the lives of elderly people in the country.