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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After two days of wild swings propelled by news out of Russia and Ukraine, the market stayed within a narrow range Wednesday as investors took a breather.
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After the Russian troops massed along the Ukraine border were ordered back to their barracks by President Putin, the market regained all of Monday's losses, and then some.
Russian troops are occupying Ukrainian soil and that’s causing fear in markets around the world. The Dow tumbled 153 points, the S&P 500 fell 13, and the Nasdaq...
In his annual letter, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett anticipates more deals in energy, cites a long-term commitment to HJ Heinz and is bullish on the U.S. economy.
Political uncertainty in Ukraine caused volatility in the markets Friday, but the Dow and S&P 500 still ended the day higher, closing a strong month on an positive note.
The path toward U.S. energy independence, made possible by a boom in shale oil, will be much harder than it seems.
Retailers and homebuilders rallied Wednesday, but the market mostly marched in place. The major averages posted strong early gains, then retreated, though all closed higher.
Stocks drifted lower on Tuesday thanks to middling economic news that held the market in check, but Tesla raced ahead and some big name retailers posted big gains.
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The average price for a gallon of gasoline in the United States rose nearly 12 cents during the past two weeks world crises heightened concerns in the oil market.
Stocks ended slightly lower Friday, but shares of deal site Groupon are now available at a big discount, while travel site Priceline got some air under its wings.
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