U.S. business inventories rose in January, but a drop in sales meant it was now taking the longest time since late 2009 to move goods from shelves.
U.S. retail sales rose slightly more than expected in February, pointing to some strength in the economy after harsh weather abruptly slowed activity in recent months.
A Department of Labor officials offers a sneak peek into a controversial plan to tighten regulation of retirement financial advisers.
A large prostitution study found an industry filled with workers pitted against each other, strict financial quotas, and increasing use of technology. Sound like your office?
With little news about China's economy or the Ukraine crisis, markets lacked a clear direction Wednesday. But for two small biotech stocks, the direction was straight up.
Artificial intelligence, with software that can learn, could take over many more jobs, including loan officers, law-firm clerks, taxi drivers and building cleaning crews.
President Barack Obama is rebounding from record-low approval ratings as he remedies the botched rollout of his health-care website and moves past years of budget standoffs.
You can usually enroll anytime during the year for commuter benefits offered by your employer -- and doing so can help reduce your tax bill.
This rare harmony holds the potential to reshape the debate on bridging the growing opportunity gap. Just don't count on Obama's proposal to pass without changes.
Stocks retreated on Monday due to new concerns about the pace of economic growth in China, and the on-going tensions in Ukraine.
Commuters are leaving their cars at home and using trains, buses and subways at record levels, taking 10.6 billion trips on public transit last year, the most since 1956.
Double-digit annual returns for most U.S. public pension systems have done little to shrink the yawning deficits facing many of them after a decade of inadequate funding.
Bitcoin and businesses surrounding it have had it tough lately. But allow us to present two reasons not to count out the virtual currency yet: Marc Andreessen and Fred Wilson.
The market rallied early thanks to a better-than-expected jobs report, but the gains quickly faded over the situation in Ukraine. The major indexes ended Friday mixed.
Whether Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto created Bitcoin or not, the media frenzy around the search for its inventor signals a milestone in the acceptance of the virtual currency.
The market plunge was caused by the financial crisis, but guess which sector has been among the best performers during the past five years? Yes, financials.
U.S. job growth rose more than expected in February, which could ease fears of an abrupt slowdown in economic growth.
The trade deficit in the U.S. was little changed in January as exports and imports grew, a sign economies throughout the globe are picking up.
Dorian Nakamoto says he isn't the creator of bitcoin, adding further mystery to the story of how the world's most popular digital currency came to be.
U.S. hiring likely picked up in February, but the size of the gain is nevertheless expected to be modest as the economy struggled with unusually severe winter weather.
It's important to have three to six months of living expenses stashed aside for when the unexpected happens, from the bad (being laid off) to the good (a corporate transfer).
Disney says it is laying off 700 people from the interactive unit that makes video games and operates websites, about a quarter of the workforce in the division.
As competition for low-wage jobs that don't need college degrees has grown, it's meant higher unemployment and lower wages for those with less education.