The country's second-largest discounter gets aggressive in price guarantees for online sales and the nation's leading organic grocer hands out pink slips.
ConAgra said it will cut about 1,500 jobs and outsource technology and back office positions, joining other packaged food companies in announcing cost cuts.
U.S. stocks closed sharply higher Wednesday as investors looked for bargains among beaten-down shares and the biotechnology index bounced back.
With half of the S&P 500's revenue coming from overseas, the dollar's surge has crimped sales. The good news is the greenback's run may be over for a while.
Now that the dust has settled, let's take a look at what the still ultra low interest rate environment could mean for stock investors.
Stocks closed lower Thursday in a volatile session on uncertainty about U.S. monetary policy and global economic growth.
Volkswagen shares lose around $16.9 billion in value after revelations that the German carmaker rigged U.S. emissions tests for about 500,000 diesel cars.
Facebook gives its 1.5 billion active users a new way to express empathy and a casual-dining chain offers a promotion that tarnishes its own brand.
Our bias in favor of U.S. stocks robs us of opportunities to invest in promising companies that happen to be based elsewhere.
Energy stocks pushed Wall Street higher Wednesday, but volume was light ahead of the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates later this week.
Historically low interest rates have motivated more people to borrow money and may prevent them from retiring, at least not when they want.
U.S. stocks jumped 2 percent Tuesday, bouncing after steep losses last week and a China-fueled rebound in global equities.
Disney has signed agreements with Amazon and Microsoft that will allow them to use its cloud-based digital movie service.
Plummeting stock prices have taken a toll on U.S. consumer confidence, though there are signs the setback may be temporary, a survey finds.
The past week's stock market rout was sparked by concern over a possible rate rise by the Fed and not by the yuan's devaluation, a Chinese official says.