The nation's unemployment rate dropped to 4.9 percent in January, hitting its lowest point in eight years, since February 2008.
The willingness of U.S. stock investors to abide price-earnings ratios stretching into three and four digits came under pressure Friday as the Nasdaq Composite Index fell to its lowest since October 2014.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Sen. Chuck Schumer are calling for an investigation into the cause of a radioactive leak into the groundwater at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in Buchanan.
FRANKFURT Volkswagen will offer generous compensation packages to the roughly 600,000 U.S. owners of diesel vehicles whose emissions are over the legal limit, the head of its claims fund told a German paper.
Everyone knows the GOP is the party of small government and low taxes. At last night's debate, the 2016 Republican presidential candidates sparred over who had the best fiscal conservatism cred.