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.
McDonald's says a key sales metric dropped 1.4 percent in the U.S. in February, yet again hurt by tough winter weather.
Urban Outfitters, Krispy Kreme and Ulta are among the firms reporting earnings this week, which ends with what could be a new movie franchise based on a video game.
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.
Chiquita Brands has agreed to merge with Fyffes in an all-stock transaction that values the Dublin-based fresh produce distributor at about $526 million.
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.
Crocs' signature clogs are long past their peak of popularity, but the company, buoyed by an investment from the Blackstone Group, is doing better than many expected it to.
A sneaky CEO was caught snooping on the sporting goods competition. DISH and Disney make a deal. And Siri moves into the driver's seat with CarPlay.
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.
Cerberus' $9 billion deal to merge Safeway with Albertsons is a bet that a larger supermarket chain can better fend off an attack by big-box stores and online retailers.
Tensions over the Ukraine-Russian conflict remain high, but there were no new developments that blocked investors on Wall Street from buying.
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.
Kroger and Safeway say they won't sell AquAdvantage salmon, which AquaBounty Technologies has been developing since 1995. Walmart is silent about the futuristic fish.
Bob Evans Restaurants cited problems with bad weather, and rising pork prices and labor costs. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store failed to beat Wall Street's profit targets.
Fewer Americans than projected filed for unemployment benefits last week, a report shows, while worker productivity rose less than previously thought in the fourth quarter.