U.S. stocks drifted to a slightly lower finish on Thursday, weighed down by falling energy stocks as the slump in oil prices deepened.
The stock market largely shrugged off the Federal Communications Commission's vote to impose tougher rules on broadband providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T to prevent them from creating paid fast lanes for the Internet and slowing or blocking Web traffic.
The House voted Wednesday to expand the benefits of popular college savings plans that President Barack Obama failed to scale back.
Morgan Stanley said Wednesday that it has agreed to pay $2.6 billion to settle with the federal government over its role in the mortgage bubble and subsequent financial crisis.
The Dow Jones industrial average notched its third record high close in a row Wednesday, even as other market indexes ended lower.
Target Corp. delivered a cautious profit outlook for the first quarter and reported a loss in its fourth quarter, dragged down by costs to end its money-losing foray in Canada.
U.S. home prices rose in December at a faster pace than the previous month, likely because of a much smaller number of homes for sale.
Defying the Republican-run Congress, President Barack Obama rejected a bill Tuesday to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, wielding his veto power for only the third time in his presidency.
The Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index delivered new highs Tuesday, beating marks they set last week.
The Home Depot Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $1.38 billion.
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday’s auction with rates on three-month bills rising to the highest level in five weeks while rates on six-month bills were unchanged.
Following weeks of recrimination and distrust, Greece and its creditors in the 19-nation eurozone reached an agreement Friday on extending the country's rescue loans, a move that should dramatically ease concerns it was heading for the euro exit as soon as next month.
The Nasdaq composite rose for an eighth straight day Friday, pushing the index closer to its all-time closing high.
For roughly 500,000 Wal-Mart workers set to receive pay raises, something is better than nothing. But it still won't be enough for many of them to afford housing and transportation and feed and raise children without government aid, according to economists and researchers.
American Express violated U.S. antitrust laws by barring merchants from asking customers to use one credit card over another, a federal judge ruled Thursday.