Rebounding from a dismal start to the year, the U.S. economy added 223,000 jobs in April, a solid gain that suggested that employers are helping fuel a durable if still subpar recovery.
McDonald's says a key sales metric edged lower in April, with weakness across most regions.
U.S. wholesalers expanded stockpiles modestly in March even though their sales fell for an eighth straight month.
Wal-Mart, already Canada's biggest retailer, wasted little time in cementing that title after its rival, Target, retreated back to the U.S.
China's imports and exports contracted again in April in a new sign of economic weakness, adding to pressure on Chinese leaders to reverse a politically dangerous slump.
When the government reports Friday on job growth during April, it could help clarify an increasingly nagging question:
Nintendo Co. reported a net profit of 41.8 billion yen ($350 million) for the fiscal year through March, a reversal from deep losses the previous year.
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates are up this week to the highest level since mid-March.
The cash register keeps ringing for Alibaba, and mobile growth is a key reason why.
McDonald's may be developing a taste for a new ingredient as it fights to reinvent itself: Kale.
U.S. companies hired in April at the slowest pace in nearly a year and a half, a private survey found, as the strong dollar dragged down overseas sales and energy companies cut back on spending in the face of lower oil prices.
U.S. worker productivity declined in the first three months of the year as labor costs jumped, reflecting a slowdown in growth.
Bill Lewis was under more pressure than most new hires when he began a job in information technology last year in Monroe, Connecticut. Jobless for a year, he had eight weeks to persuade his employer to keep him and pay his salary.
Take a product on a home shopping channel and sell out in a matter of minutes- it's the dream of many entrepreneurs.
The European Union has unveiled a long-term strategy to help its technology companies compete with U.S. giants like Google and Amazon by unifying the continent's digital sector and taking a hard line on abuses by dominant firms.