Walmart and Gap, two of the nation's largest retailers, weigh-in on paying their workers a higher minimum wage.
Walmart Stores reports a lower profit for the holiday quarter as comparable sales in the U.S. declined again.
Minutes from the latest Fed meeting included discussions on raising interest rates, which spooked investors and snapped the Nasdaq's longest winning streak in eight months.
Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would help lift 900,000 families out of poverty, but it could also eliminate about 500,000 mostly low-wage jobs, a report says.
Stocks took a bit of a breather Tuesday on new evidence the harsh winter weather has been taking a toll on the economy. Mother Nature's latest casualty: the housing sector.
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Stocks posted solid gains on Friday, wrapping up their best week so far this year, powered by energy and consumer stocks.
Comcast and Time Warner Cable like to tout their planned merger as a marriage of equals, but consumers are expressing big doubts about whether they'll benefit.
Campbell Soup reported that its second-quarter profit and revenue came in above Wall Street expectations, helped by the later Thanksgiving.
Wintry weather has prompted economists to trim forecasts for first-quarter GDP -- even though some of that lost growth could be pushed into the second quarter.
For the first time in 15 years, J.D. Power says car, truck and SUV owners are reporting more problems with their three-year old cars than they did the year before.
Comcast confirms it has agreed to buy Time Warner Cable for about $45.2 billion, in stock in a deal that would combine the nation's top two cable TV companies.
The Dow took a well-deserved breather Wednesday after posting triple-digit gains in three of the four previous sessions, its gains checked by loses from P&G and Amazon.
The wage gap between those with a college education and those without one is growing, new research shows, while younger college grads also expressing greater job satisfaction.
For years we've talked about Ben Bernanke-inspired rallies. Tuesday brought the market its first Janet Yellen-inspired rally.
Workers at Volkswagen's Tennessee plant are set to vote on whether to join the UAW, in what is viewed as a bellwether of the health of unionized labor in the U.S.
Chinese PC giant Lenovo just inked a deal to buy the Motorola Mobility smartphone unit from Google -- and investors pummeled its stock. But Lenovo may surprise pessimists.