Sears Holdings said it plans to spin off Lands' End, which would be its third spinoff since the beginning of last year. Associated Press.
Investors are examining the data to determine when the Federal Reserve will scale back, or taper, its $85 billion per month stimulus program.
U.S. consumers increased their spending in October even though their wages and salaries barely increased, raising questions about how strong the economy will grow at the end of the year.
WASHINGTON (AP) -� Creative industries led by Hollywood account for about $504 billion, or at least 3.2 percent of U.S. goods and services, the government said in its first official measure of how the arts and culture affect the economy.
IN BITCOIN, FRAUD IS QUICKER THAN THE LAW | Pump-and-dump schemes are shut down in the financial markets all the time. But such frauds involving digital money like Bitcoin have gone unchecked, Nathaniel Popper reports in DealBook.