Stockpiles held by wholesale businesses rose in October, while sales posted a smaller gain.
Federal regulators are proposing that the eight biggest U.S. banks be required to further increase the amount of capital they set aside to cushion against unexpected losses.
The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that warehouse workers who fill orders for retail giant Amazon don't have to be paid for time spent waiting to pass through security checks at the end of their shifts.
Some Americans will soon be able to buy a home with a down payment as low as 3 percent, compared with the current minimum of 5 percent, the mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac say.
Hold the pickles, onions and special sauce. The Big Mac is becoming a victim of finicky tastes.
General Mills is bringing back popular '90s cereal French Toast Crunch in a nod to nostalgia and in the hopes of boosting its weak cereal sales.
Bernard Madoff's former director of operations for investments has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and ordered to forfeit $155 billion.
China's export growth tumbled in November and imports contracted unexpectedly in a new sign of weakness in the world's second-largest economy.
CBS Corp. and TV provider Dish Network Corp. say they have reached an agreement that ends a contract dispute that led to a short programming blackout in 18 local markets.
U.S. employers added a whopping 321,000 jobs in November, the biggest burst of hiring in nearly three years and the latest sign that the United States is outperforming other economies throughout the developed world.
Orders to U.S. factories slipped for a third straight month in October and would have fallen even more except for a big jump in defense orders.
Bebe stores Inc. said Friday that it recently detected suspicious activity on computers that run the payment processing system used for its stores, making it the latest company to disclose a data breach.
The U.S. trade deficit fell slightly in October as exports rebounded while oil imports dipped to the lowest level in five years.
Malaysia's government said Friday it has picked Christoph Mueller, the chief executive of Ireland's Aer Lingus, as the new head of its beleaguered flag carrier, Malaysia Airlines.
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits slipped below 300,000 last week, after having spiked above that level in the prior week for the first time in nearly three months.