WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - One week after falling to a 14-year low, the number of people who applied for U.S. unemployment benefits rose sharply last week but remained near a postrecession bottom.
U.S. stocks declined, erasing a monthly gain for the Standard & Poor's 500 Index, as results at companies from Exxon Mobil Corp.
Target Corp. (TGT), struggling to fix a botched expansion in Canada and undo the lingering damage of a holiday hacker attack, hired former PepsiCo Inc. executive Brian Cornell as chief executive officer.
What can Samsung do to turn around its fortunes amid weak mobile-phone sales? The Wall Street Journal's Yun-Hee Kim speaks with Nam Hyung Kim, a partner at Arete Research.
Panasonic Corp. (6752) agreed to help set up the battery factory that Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA) Chairman Elon Musk needs to sell more electric cars, without settling its share of the investment costs.