Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages declined this week, edging closer to historically low levels as the spring home-buying season begins.
U.S. import prices rose more than expected in March as food prices recorded their largest increase in three years.
Analysis shows that a tiny group of doctors received $3 million or more apiece in Medicare payments -- a threshold that raises federal regulators' eyebrows.
Wholesale inventories rose at a slower pace in February, which could support views that restocking won't help the economy in the first quarter.
Comcast seeks to rebut critics of its planned takeover of Time Warner Cable, arguing that newcomers would ensure competition in Internet and video markets.
For Idaho Candy owner Dave Wagers, making candy the old-fashioned way in a venerable building in downtown Boise is a labor of love -- and a sweet success.
President Obama will sign two executive orders Tuesday to address the wage gap between men and women that are part of a bigger Democratic effort.
The U.S. Justice Department is investigating high-speed trading for possible insider trading, Attorney General Eric Holder will tell lawmakers Friday.
U.S. employers maintained a solid pace of hiring for a second straight month in March, further evidence the economy was shifting into higher gear after a brutally cold winter.
The U.S. economy likely created jobs at the fastest pace in four months in March as it shifted into a higher gear after being held back by a brutally cold winter.
The U.S. housing market faces an unusual dilemma this spring: Too few people are selling homes, and too few buyers can afford the homes that are for sale.
Federal Reserve Board member Jeremy Stein says he plans to resign next month to return to Harvard University.
Many computer users have had trouble adapting to Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system, so it's coming out next week with an update that brings back some familiar features.
The Supreme Court rules that a Minnesota rabbi who complained about an airline's frequent flier program, saying his lawsuit is prohibited by federal regulation.
GM CEO Mary Barra endured a second day of harsh questioning from Congress, as lawmakers pressed her for answers on why the company waited a decade to recall defective cars.
New orders for U.S. factory goods rebounded more than expected in February, with shipments posting their biggest gain in seven months.