Personal data was stolen from 100 million Americans this year in cyber-attacks and thefts from retailers, banks and hospitals. Many of them will become victims of identity theft. While the financial hit to people and companies is real, the emotional impact can be “life-altering,” says Terrell McSweeny, a member of the Federal Trade Commission, at a conference Wednesday.
The Federal Reserve cited an improving economy Wednesday as it ended its landmark bond-buying program and pointed to gains in the job market — a key condition for an eventual interest rate hike.
An optimistic statement from the Federal Reserve sent the dollar up and gold prices down Wednesday as traders prepared for rising interest rates.
Panera Bread Co. on Tuesday reported third-quarter net income of $39.2 million.
Express Scripts Holding Co. on Tuesday reported third-quarter net income of $582.3 million.
Strong corporate earnings pushed up stocks across industries on Tuesday, with the energy sector and small companies leading the gains.
The stock market is closing out its best week in almost two years as earnings gains from Microsoft and others got investors in a buying mood.
It might be a blue Christmas for Amazon.
Microsoft’s latest earnings report shows CEO Satya Nadella is making progress in his push to embrace cloud computing.
Stocks are closing with big gains after several major U.S. companies reported higher profits.
The Education Department has loosened credit requirements for a federal student loan program used by parents and graduate students.
FedEx expects another record for holiday-season deliveries.
Staples is looking into a potential credit card data breach and has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue.
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.
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.