Consumer sentiment rose this month to the highest level since January, suggesting spending will strengthen this year.
Charter is trying to convince the government that consumers will benefit if it is allowed to create a cable giant through its proposed $67.1 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Bright House.
The Consumer Fi3nancial Protection Bureau released thousands of complaints Thursday from disgruntled customers of banks, credit card companies and other providers of financial services.
Stocks retreated Wednesday, erasing all of the week’s earlier gains, as negotiations between Greece and its creditors seemed no closer to reaching a resolution.
The U.S. economy contracted in the first three months of the year, just not as much as previously estimated.
The IRS is doing business with tax delinquent contractors despite a federal law that bars the tax agency from awarding contracts to these businesses, a government watchdog said Wednesday.
Italian prosecutors are seeking to indict 297 people and the Bank of China in connection with a massive money-laundering investigation reported by The Associated Press earlier this month.
Google will start to censor unauthorized nude photos from its Internet search engine in a policy change aimed at cracking down on a malicious practice known as “revenge porn.”
E-commerce company eBay has sold its 28.4 percent stake in Craigslist back to the online classified advertising site, ending years of legal wrangling between the two companies.
1st time in decades
The burger chain that put “supersize” into the American vernacular is slimming down: For the first time in more than 40 years, and perhaps ever, McDonald’s says the number of U.S. restaurants it has is shrinking.
Nasdaq sets record
U.S. stocks notched their biggest gains in a week Thursday, pushing the Nasdaq composite index to an all-time high.
Union-backed Democrats launched a last-ditch effort Thursday to scuttle President Barack Obama’s trade agenda by sacrificing a favored program of their own that retrains workers displaced by international trade.
Stocks rose for a second day after an encouraging report on retail sales suggested that Americans are finally feeling confident enough to spend more.
With little news to drive trading, major market indexes drifted mostly lower in a listless day of trading on Tuesday. Bond prices fell, driving a benchmark interest rate to its high for the year, and crude oil jumped back above $60 a barrel.
McDonald’s says a key sales measurement dipped in May, with weakness in the U.S. and some overseas markets.