The job prospects for this year's college grads have improved slightly, but they're starting their careers with more debt than any other class.
AT&T plans to pay $48.5 billion to buy DirecTV, in the latest sign that the wireless industry and the U.S. television market are set to converge.
Darden Restaurants says it entered an agreement to sell its Red Lobster chain to investment firm Golden Gate Capital in a $2.1 billion cash deal.
Apple's reported $3.2 billion deal for Beats Electronics makes a lot of sense. Beats is worth a lot more to Apple than to nearly anybody else.
AT&T is in active talks to buy satellite TV provider DirecTV and may complete a deal in the next few weeks that could be worth close to $50 billion.
Hillshire is buying Pinnacle Foods, whose brands include Duncan Hines, Bird's Eye, Hungry Man and Aunt Jemima, in a deal valued at about $4.23 billion.
Most students about to graduate college will be without a job when they pick up their diploma, but they're optimistic about getting one.
Apple is orchestrating a $3.2 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, the headphone maker and music streaming distributor founded by hip-hop star Dr. Dre.
Lawmakers express concern about combining the top two U.S. cable operators at a hearing to discuss Comcast's plan to merge with Time Warner Cable.
Merck said it would sell its consumer care business to Germany's Bayer for $14.2 billion.
Pfizer reports revenues well below Wall Street expectations, hurt by falling sales of generic medicines it calls established pharmaceuticals.
More than a third of consumers surveyed said they feel guilty when they pay full price for goods, suggesting that Americans remain eager for bargains.
Microsoft is warning that a newly discovered flaw could allow cyberhackers to have complete access to users' computer files.
Comcast has offered to sell 1.4 million subscribers as part of a transaction aimed at winning regulatory approval for its planned Time Warner Cable buyout.
A huge merger may be brewing in the drug industry. Pfizer has approached British rival AstraZeneca about a takeover, according to the Sunday Times.
The Congressional Budget Office revises downward its budget-deficit estimate and finds Obamacare will cost considerably less than expected.
Comcast seeks to rebut critics of its planned takeover of Time Warner Cable, arguing that newcomers would ensure competition in Internet and video markets.
A group of Milwaukee residents wants to revive part of that proud history by buying Pabst Brewing from a California executive in hope of returning the brand to its birthplace.
Stocks were in and out of the plus column Wednesday, but ended with gains. The Dow ended a hair shy of a record, and the S&P 500 notched a new high.
Facebook agrees to buy virtual reality headset maker Oculus VR for $2 billion, making it one of the most peculiar acquisitions in the social network's 10-year history.
Warren Buffett may be one of the most effective investors alive, but when he goofs -- and he does -- the price tag can be massive.
To spark a bidding contest for World Wrestling Entertainment, all Vince McMahon needs to do is wave a "for sale" sign.