Bond funds have made money so far this year as many stock markets around the world have faltered.
After weeks of propane shortages and high prices during the bitterly cold winter, some relief is coming rural residents who have dealt with chilly homes and frustrations keeping their heating tanks filled.
Subtle change may be motivated by competitive pressures
Google is becoming more secretive about its acquisitions as the Internet company hunts for promising innovations and engineering talent to help shape the future of technology.
Comcast, which was already the nation's No. 1 pay TV and Internet provider, says its $45.2 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable will provide faster, more reliable service to more customers and save money on TV programming costs. If the acquisition is approved, Comcast will serve some 30 million pay TV customers and 32 million Internet subscribers. But industry watchdogs say the deal will give the company too much power and ultimately raise the price of high-speed connections.
The stock market rose for the fifth time in six days Thursday as higher earnings from several big U.S. companies helped investors shrug off discouraging news about jobs and retail spending.
Detroit's troubles have been front and center in the heavy campaign by union opponents seeking to dissuade workers at Volkswagen's lone U.S. assembly plant from voting for representation by the United Auto Workers.
Supporters of a higher wages are urging Missouri lawmakers to let voters decide whether to increase the state's minimum wage to $10 an hour.
The hackers who stole millions of customers' credit and debit card numbers from Target may have used a Pittsburgh-area heating and refrigeration business as the back door to get in
After a rocky start to the week, U.S. stocks roared back on Thursday, giving major stock indexes their biggest gain of the year.
Investors went hunting for bargains a day after U.S. stocks racked up the biggest losses in more than seven months.
Investors to Corporate America: Meh.
When President Barack Obama promised to do something about growing economic inequality in his State of the Union address, he spoke to a public whose own experiences have shaped very personal views about who makes it in today's economy and who gets left behind.
Traditional consumer companies like Wal-Mart and Mattel have continued to struggle as Americans spend more cautiously in the uncertain economy. Meanwhile, Amazon.com has flourished as shoppers increasingly buy online rather than head to stores.
January’s global sell-off in stocks has left many small investors more puzzled than panicked — and unsure how to act.
Stock investors were hit from all sides in January.