The economy grew at a modest to moderate pace from early October to mid-November as housing and the auto and technology industries continued to support a pickup in activity, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Activist billionaire Carl Icahn put more pressure on Apple Wednesday by filing a formal proposal aimed at getting the technology giant to share more of its cash hoard with shareholders.
Stocks ended mixed Wednesday as investors tried to make sense of better-than expected economic reports and gauge the mindset of the Federal Reserve.
Online food delivery service Dashed has added the delivery of Christmas trees to customers in three U.S. cities, the company said this week.
Corporate CEOs are growing more optimistic about the economy, and a budget deal in Washington would help push next year's growth higher, according to a survey released by the Business Roundtable Wednesday.