Retailers have been trying to get a fresh read on the consumer and can't afford to sit back and wait for the tide to turn.
An influential Democratic senator threatened Thursday to block U.S. arms sales to Iraq if Congress doesn't get an assessment of Iraqi forces and assurances the weapons won't fall into the hands of extremist militants.
A Liberian man is being tested for the deadly Ebola virus in Nigeria's commercial capital of Lagos.
Barclays filed a motion to throw out a lawsuit that alleged the bank lied to clients over its high-speed trading venue.
Michelle Kwan jumps into race on behalf of her husband, Democrat Clay Pell, who faces a tough primary.
The new board will have the task of determining if ousted founder Dov Charney will return in some capacity to American Apparel.
If this turning point comes, the U.S. may soon see the fortunes of middle- and lower-class workers rising.
His new plan would expand the Earned Income Tax Credit to a larger group of people, essentially making a low-wage job more attractive.
Social conservatives are moving to put abortion at the center of the midterm elections, despite warnings from other Republicans to tread lightly on social issues.
SodaStream is mulling a deal to go private, Bloomberg reported, citing sources familiar with the issue.
Marine Corps officers have launched a formal investigation into whether a Lebanese-American Marine deserted his unit in Iraq or months later after returning to the United States, a military spokesman said Thursday.
The SEC said it had charged Morgan Stanley with misleading investors about mortgage-backed securities it issued before the financial crisis.
Her comments follow criticism from former New York Times editor Jill Abramson.
What began as a traffic stop quickly devolved into a midday crime spree, during which a man wielding a rifle in one hand and a handgun in the other waved them wildly at cars driving down a highway, burst through a closed garage door in a stolen SUV and attempted to steal a state dump truck, all as a news helicopter watched from above.
After the SEC passed new rules, this financial advisor's advice is: Stay out of money-market funds!
BofA has agreed to pay $16.6 M to resolve allegations that it processed drug trafficker monies subject to sanctions.
A mother and teenage daughter have died of injuries they suffered in a fiery explosion inside their food truck earlier this month, authorities said Thursday.
Investors are starting to score from some S&P 500 stocks springing back from a long period of suffering. USA Today reports.
Shares of Facebook hit a record high after a surge in mobile advertising revenue helped the company trounce estimates.
He announces a new budget proposal to streamline anti-poverty programs into one state-run program.