Saturday, April 18, 2015
Rising gas prices in March led to a slight increase in inflation, a sign that some of the broader economic impact from cheaper oil is fading.
Friday, April 17, 2015
The Fight for US$15 campaign that began with fast-food workers expanded in size and scope Wednesday to include a range of workers who say their meager pay is a form of economic injustice.
U.S. regulators on Wednesday approved an early closure of commercial sardine fishing off the West Coast to prevent overfishing.
Hackers could exploit in-flight entertainment systems to fatally sabotage the cockpit electronics of a new generation of airliners connected to the Internet, a U.S. government report warns.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
A former CEO and two former top executives at mortgage giant Freddie Mac have settled a government lawsuit. They were accused of understating the amounts of high-risk mortgages that Freddie held just before the housing bubble burst in 2007.
Brokers who manage Americans' retirement accounts may soon be required to put investors' interests first under new restrictions proposed by the U.S. government.
U.S. requirements on "dolphin safe" tuna labelling still discriminate against Mexican-caught tuna, according to a World Trade Organization ruling published Tuesday.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Americans increased their spending on autos, furniture, clothing and building materials in March, which caused overall retail sales to rise for the first time in four months.
Saturday, April 11, 2015
More than 62 million visitors came to Orlando last year, making the theme-park mecca the most-visited tourist destination in the U.S., city tourism officials said Thursday.
Friday, April 10, 2015
The Federal Reserve was split at its last policy meeting on when to raise ultra-low U.S. interest rates, with timing ranging from June to 2016, according to minutes released Wednesday.