Black Friday, Meet Black November
October 30 2014 10:56 AM
Amazon is promoting Black Friday deals beginning Nov. 1 this year — 28 days before Black Friday.
US Economy Grows 3.5%
October 30 2014 8:49 AM
The report caps the U.S. economy's strongest six-month growth in more than a decade.
End Of Fed's Stimulus Won't Settle Debate Over Its Effectiveness
October 29 2014 4:12 PM
Many factors contributed to the economic recovery, and the Fed's intervention is only one.
Fed Ends Stimulus, Keeps 'Considerable Time' Outlook For Interest Rate Hike
October 29 2014 2:26 PM
The Fed ended its unprecedented asset-purchasing program that has poured more than $4 trillion into the economy.
Higher Milk, Cocoa Prices Drag Down Hershey's 2014 Profits
October 29 2014 12:28 PM
Higher milk and cocoa prices dragged down the candy maker's third-quarter earnings.
Federal Reserve Expected To Raise Outlook On US Economy
October 28 2014 8:11 AM
“The economy is growing consistently and at a faster pace than it was prior to QE3.”
Obama's Plans To Boost Manufacturing Have Long Way To Go
October 27 2014 5:06 PM
The Obama administration announced plans Monday to boost manufacturing job creation. Progress has been slow.
Merck Sales Hurt By Generics, But Earnings Beat Expectations
October 27 2014 11:52 AM
The U.S. pharmaceutical company is divesting assets and investing in research for new products like insomnia drug Belsomra.
'Amazon Not On Fire'
October 24 2014 1:25 PM
Since its founding, Amazon has barely eked out a profit. And investors are not happy about the company's latest disappointments on Wall Street.
Procter & Gamble To Sell Duracell, Earnings Meet Expectations
October 24 2014 11:43 AM
The world's largest household products maker is shedding less profitable brands like Duracell to focus on stronger brands like Crest.
Income Inequality Doesn't Harm Upward Mobility, Scholars Argue
October 23 2014 4:49 PM
The popular notion that income inequality hinders the poor and middle classes from achieving the American dream may be wrong.
What Big Tobacco Taught Big Soda
October 23 2014 12:25 PM
Many soft-drink makers are now combating falling sales by adopting alternative "health-conscious" products.
Only 4 Countries Of 41 Fulfilling Anti-Bribery Pledge
October 23 2014 12:11 PM
Japan, Ireland, Australia, Canada and others are doing little or nothing to crack down on companies that bribe foreign officials.
Despite Countless Recalls, GM Sees Profits Soar
October 23 2014 9:28 AM
The automaker nearly doubled its Q3 profit — even as it has been forced to recall more than 30 million vehicles so far in 2014.
Disney To Introduce Polynesian Heroine In 2016
October 22 2014 10:00 PM
"Moana" will feature a 14-year-old female sea explorer.
Shootings Will Only Strengthen Canada's Resolve, Says PM
October 22 2014 8:35 PM
A gunman shot and killed a solider and injured two others in Ottawa.
Weak Inflation Means Fed Can Keep Interest Rates Low
October 22 2014 7:28 PM
U.S. consumer prices rose only slightly in September and have risen under the Fed's 2 percent target for months.
US Social Security Benefits To Rise By 1.7% Next Year
October 22 2014 7:10 PM
The cost-of-living adjustment is tied to the Labor Department's Consumer Price Index.
What We Don’t Know About The Ottawa Shootings
October 22 2014 5:33 PM
Police confirmed more than one person was involved in the shootings in Ottawa Wednesday, but details are unclear.
McDonald's Reports 30% Drop In Profits After Chinese Meat Scandal
October 21 2014 11:58 AM
CEO Don Thompson blamed "unusual events" in Asia, but the fast-food chain's meat woes didn't start this summer.