Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen cautioned Wednesday that global weakness and falling financial markets could depress the U.S. economy’s growth and slow the pace of Fed interest rate hikes.
Alphabet, Google’s new parent company, topped Apple as the world’s most valuable business in after-hours trading Monday after reporting surging earnings.
The number of people signing contracts to purchase homes managed to inch up last month, thanks to unseasonably warm weather in the Northeast.
The stock market gave up a modest gain and turned lower after the Federal Reserve issued a cautious assessment of how the U.S. economy was doing.
Facebook is growing at an exceptional pace as it enters adolescence, propelling it into a better position to challenge Google as the Internet’s most powerful company.
Wikipedia is getting another source of cash for its 15th birthday, expanding beyond fundraising drives that have already poured $250 million into the Internet’s leading encyclopedia.
American businesses are facing numerous risks and few upsides as they enter 2016, with political uncertainties, greater regulation and cyber theft among their top concerns, says the leader of the nation’s most influential business lobby.
Stocks tumbled again on fears of a global slowdown and alarm over plummeting oil prices, officially sending the Standard & Poor’s 500 index into what’s known as a correction, or a drop of 10 percent or more from its peak.
The developer of Lumosity “brain training” games will pay $2 million to settle federal allegations that it misled customers about the cognitive benefits of its online apps and programs.
About 1.4 million households that got financial help for health insurance under President Barack Obama's law failed to properly account for it on their tax returns last year, putting their subsidies at risk if they want to keep coverage.
The U.S. economy is motoring ahead despite slowing global growth that caused upheavals in financial markets around the world this week.
A wave of late selling pummeled U.S. stocks Friday and pushed the market to its worst week in four years.
There’s no reason for panic. Worry, yes, but not panic.
Stocks and oil prices plunged again Thursday on spreading fears that China's economy, a major engine of global growth, is sputtering.
Chinese stocks nosedived on Thursday, triggering the second daylong trading halt of the week and sending other Asian markets sharply lower as investor jitters rippled across the region.