Factory orders stumbled in April, said a Commerce Department report, with an 0.4% decline that was worse than the 0.1% expected. It was the 8th decline in the last 9 months.
Industry analysts said Tuesday they were impressed by the first gains in gross margin in three years by Dollar General Corp. during the first quarter ended May 1. Gross margin increased 45 basis points to 30.5% during the quarter, which the company said ...
Two of the country's biggest movie theater chains are under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice. The DOJ is looking into how both the chains -- AMC (AMC) and Regal Entertainment (RGC) -- use their clout over smaller competitors.
General Motors, Fiat Chrysler, and other automakers beat analysts' expectations and saw their best May sales in years. But now, it is taking consumers even longer to pay back auto loans.
I've written about health care for more than two decades, starting from my native Iowa where I covered the presidential campaign bus rides of Bill and Hillary Clinton through the Hawkeye state talking health reform and the economy.