After spending nearly $300 million on a new computer system, the government still can't get it to work. And officials can't say when it will.
Women who own small businesses are still far behind their male counterparts when it comes to getting loans and government contracts, a report says.
Shanghai police detain five people in an investigation into a China-based supplier to fast-food brands over allegations the firm supplied rotten meat.
To push for a vote on a bill to renew extended federal aid, advocates for the long-term unemployed highlight personal stories of jobless people.
Thousands of aging Americans are taking part in home-sharing programs that allow seniors to stay in their homes and save money while getting companionship.
Ken Griffey has saved an Alabama knife factory not once but twice. In the process he's proved that believing in people is as important as making a profit.
The roots of America's current craft brewing boom go back to 1978, when Jimmy Carter, who didn't drink alcohol, legalized homebrewing.
Social media can be a major time suck, but itcan be a big money drain, too, when it feeds your desires for stuff you can't afford.
Consumer prices rose in June as the cost of gasoline surged, but the overall trend continued to point to a gradual build up of inflationary pressures.
Having a problem with a bank, and no luck getting through the customer service maze? The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is your ally.
McDonald's and KFC in China faced a new food safety scare Monday after a Shanghai television station reported a supplier sold them expired beef and chicken.
Two huge beverage companies are expected to post opposing financials, and it looks like a good week for Chipotle, Facebook and a hero named Hercules.
The jewelry industry has begun to make use of 3-D technology to lower production and shipping costs, giving hope to U.S. manufacturing.
Leaders often say job seekers lack skills needed for today's manufacturing jobs. But a new Philadelphia high school aims to get its students ready for them.
A gauge predicting the economy's future health increased in June for a fifth consecutive month, supporting the view that economic growth should accelerate.
Consumer sentiment slipped in July while an index of consumer expectations weakened for a third straight month, a University of Michigan survey shows.
College educated entrepreneurs in Brooklyn are taking their futures into their own hands by creating new businesses for themselves and their communities.
Average U.S. mortgage rates declined slightly this week with rates remaining near historic lows.
New claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, but the economy's brightening outlook was dimmed by a tumble in housing starts last month.