The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits tumbled to a 15-year low last week and consumer spending rose in March, signs the economy was regaining momentum ..
New York Times Co reported a 4.6 percent rise in quarterly adjusted operating profit despite dwindling print ad sales as cost-cutting initiatives paid off. The company said in ..
U.S. labor costs rose solidly in the first quarter as wages in the private sector increased, which could keep the Federal Reserve on track to raise interest rates this year. T ..
A french fry supplier to the McDonald's restaurant chain in China has been issued Beijing's biggest-ever pollution fine for releasing dirty wastewater, state media r ..
About a third of China's regions posted economic growth of less than 7 percent in the year's first quarter, data showed, trailing the wealthiest regions, and adding ..
Royal Dutch Shell is pushing ahead with plans to explore for oil in the Arctic Ocean near Alaska this summer despite opposition from environmental groups. The Anglo-Dutch oil ..
Even America's top-performing millennials are not measuring up to their counterparts overseas when it comes to numeracy, literacy and problem-solving skills. ..
World stock markets and the dollar remained in a sharp sell-off mode on Thursday, having been jolted sharply lower by weak U.S. growth data and cautious comments from the Fede ..
World stock markets were mostly lower Thursday after the U.S. economy skidded to a near halt in the first three months of the year and Japan's central bank held off from ..
Apple Inc. is said to have found a defect in a key component of its watch during production, forcing the company to limit supply of the new device, the Wall Street Journal rep ..