China's Economic Growth Should Slow Over Next Two Decades
October 20 2014 1:31 PM
An increasing number of reports say China's economic growth rate will fall -- soon and sharply.
Hong Kong, Abu Dhabi Investors Want To Buy Reebok From Adidas
October 20 2014 12:00 PM
The German sneaker maker bought Reebok in 2006 in hopes of gaining market share in the U.S., but the plan hasn't worked.
eBay Board Member Resigns After PayPal Split Announced
October 20 2014 10:41 AM
Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen, who joined eBay in 2008, has decided to resign.
Data-Hacked Stores, Beware
October 20 2014 10:14 AM
Forty-five percent of U.S. credit card holders say they will probably avoid stores that have been hacked. Sixteen percent will never come back.
Americans Feel Confident, But Their Spending Doesn't Quite Show It
October 17 2014 2:31 PM
Americans are growing more confident in the economy, but they are still holding back some spending.
Rising Income Inequality Doesn't Reflect American Values: Yellen
October 17 2014 11:07 AM
The Fed chief pointed to four pillars of economic opportunity that could narrow the gap.
GE Earnings Beat Forecast
October 17 2014 9:49 AM
The company is reshaping its portfolio of businesses to grow its industrial segment and shed its finance and appliance businesses.
US Housing Starts Rose In September
October 17 2014 9:42 AM
The more volatile multifamily home segment led the increase.
Walmart Shifts Focus From Supercenters To E-Commerce
October 16 2014 3:39 PM
The massive retailer is investing more in e-commerce as rival Internet retailer Amazon invests in physical storefronts.
Fear Of Deflation On The Rise, Especially In The Eurozone
October 16 2014 12:33 PM
Falling consumer prices, particularly in Europe, are adding to fears that inflation won't speed up and lift the world economy.
More Americans Getting Jobs — And Keeping Them
October 16 2014 9:29 AM
The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell last week as companies hire and keep more workers, according to the U.S. Labor Department.
Fed's Beige Book Reports Moderate Economic Growth
October 15 2014 4:57 PM
The Fed's compilation of anecdotal reporting found that businesses expect consumer spending to improve through the year.
Shrinking Deficit Won't Likely Boost Democrats In Polls
October 15 2014 4:45 PM
The federal budget deficit is at its lowest since President Obama took office.
US Federal Deficit Shrinks To Six-Year Low: Treasury
October 15 2014 11:12 AM
The deficit has fallen to less than half its trillion-dollar-plus level in 2008, the Treasury Department said Wednesday.
Whole Foods Launches Produce Rating System
October 15 2014 10:53 AM
The upscale grocer is struggling to increase sales as lower-priced stores promote their organic food selections.
Despite iPhone 6, US Retail Sales Fell More Than Expected In September
October 15 2014 9:38 AM
Economists thought that retail sales grew last month, but consumers pulled back spending.
Crumbs Returns To A Tough Dessert Market
October 14 2014 4:53 PM
Crumbs Bake Shop is coming back. That doesn't mean cupcakes are.
Macy's To Open Thanksgiving Evening
October 14 2014 3:24 PM
Black Friday will start on Thursday, Thanksgiving, at Macy's department stores.
The Great Recession Still Haunts Small Business Owners
October 14 2014 11:17 AM
The National Federation of Independent Business' Small Business Optimism Index is now 5 points below the 1973-2007 average.
Why Americans Aren't Spending
October 14 2014 10:31 AM
Young adults are trying to save, while senior citizens simply can't spend more money. What does this mean for retailers ahead of the holidays?